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  • News

    IRON ORE: Black Iron picks up local partner for Ukraine projects

    July 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    UKRAINE – Black Iron of Vancouver and Metinvest BV, Ukraine’s largest mining and steel producer, have signed a deal to jointly develop Black Iron’s Shymanivske and Zelenivske iron ore projects in Kryvyi Rih. Metinvest will make an initial…

  • News

    Rio repairs Bingham Canyon, ships first Oyu Tolgoi copper, expands Pilbara

    July 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – When a wall failure sent 150 million tonnes of rock and earth pouring into the massive pit at the Bingham Canyon mine in Utah in April, owner Rio Tinto (NYSE: RTP; LSE: RIO) said the event would reduce its copper output for…

  • News

    COPPER: Oyu Tolgoi begins shipping concentrates to customers

    July 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONGOLIA – The Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi area has made its first shipment of copper concentrates to customers in China. A convoy carrying 600 tonnes of concentrate left the mine site on July 9, 2013. The remaining…

  • News

    CSR: Teck, UNICEF launch partnership to save 150,000 children in India

    April 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DELHI, India – Teck Resources of Vancouver and UNICEF Canada have launched a $5-million, five-year program, the Zinc Alliance for Child Health (ACH), that will save more than 150,000 children’s lives in the country. The program will scale…

  • News

    COAL: More Chinese miners killed in second blast at mine

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHINA – Just three days after a blast killed 28 Chinese coal miners, a second blast at the same mine killed six more. Eleven other miners were missing after the explosion in the mine near the city of Baishan in Jilin province.

  • News

    New Amulsar resource as Lydian pushes towards production

    March 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Lydian International is on the move in Armenia as it advances its Amulsar gold project towards production.

  • News

    Centerra continues to face challenges at Kumtor

    February 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The past year has been marked by significant operational and jurisdictional challenges for Toronto-based producer Centerra Gold at its flagship Kumtor gold mine 350 km southeast of Bishkek in the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Oyu Tolgoi produces first concentrate

    January 31, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONGOLIA – The Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project, located in the South Gobi region 80 km from the Chinese border, has produced its first copper concentrate. The announcement was made by 66% owner Turquoise Hill Resources of Vancouver. The…

  • News

    GOLD: Centerra acquires all of Oksut project in Turkey

    January 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TURKEY – Centerra Gold of Toronto has completed the purchase of the 30% interest in the Oksut gold mine that belonged to partner Stratex International of London, UK, for US$20 million. Stratex will retain a 1% net smelter royal subject to…

  • News

    GOLD: Centerra buying out partner at Oksut project

    December 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TURKEY – Centerra Gold of Toronto is going to buy out its joint venture partner, Stratex International, at the Oksut gold project in the Kayseri region in the central part of the country. The transaction will give Centerra a 100% interest…

  • News

    Black Iron takes on Ukrainian iron ore

    December 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Low operating costs and proximity to steel mills in Europe and the Middle East make Black Iron’s Shymanivske iron ore project in the Ukraine a compelling proposition, despite fluctuations in the iron ore price, the Toronto-based company…

  • Feature

    A far-sighted site

    December 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    When Silvercorp Metals Inc of Vancouver acquired an exploration permit for the Gaocheng (GC) silver-lead-zinc property in southern China in April 2008, the entire mining industry was in the midst of one of its bleakest moments in history.