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  • 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.

  • News

    Fronteer gang looks to duplicate success with Pilot

    November 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    With its coffers over-flowing Pilot Gold is in the unique position amongst juniors of being able to drive heavy exploration programs at two projects, while partaking in the development of a third into a mine.

  • News

    Turquoise Hill secures power for Oyu Tolgoi

    November 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Turquoise Hill Resources rose more than 11% after announcing it has finalized the much anticipated power purchase agreement (PPA) for its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia’s South Gobi desert.

  • News

    Turquoise Hill, Rio Tinto push ahead at Oyu Tolgoi

    August 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Turquoise Hill Resources, formerly known as Ivanhoe Mines, says the first construction phase at its sizeable 66%-held Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project in Mongolia’s South Gobi desert is wrapping up with initial production expected to start…