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  • News

    Nevsun completes prefeasibility at Timok

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nevsun Resources (TSX: NSU; NYSE-AM: NSU) has a busy year ahead. In early April, the mid-tier base metals company released a prefeasibility study for the Cukaru Peki Upper Zone, part of its 213 sq. km Timok copper-gold project near Bor, Serbia.

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    CONFERENCE: World Mining Congress to promote science and technology co-operation

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KAZAKHSTAN – The 2018 World Mining Congress is set for June 19-22, 2018, in Astana. It is billed as the largest industry event that brings together specialists and scientists from 50 countries working in mineral development, science, technology, environmental protection

  • News

    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

  • CONVENTIONS: World Mining Congress 2018: Stages of program formation

    March 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From June 19 till June 22, the 25th anniversary World Mining Congress will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Such a large-scale event of world significance is being held for the first time not only in Kazakhstan, but also in the

  • CONFERENCES: World Mining Congress 2018 – Call for Papers

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    World Mining Congress 2018: Promotion of fundamental scientific and technological cooperation in the mining industry. ASTANA – On June 19-22, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan, the 25th World Mining Congress (WMC). This is the largest industry event that brings together specialists

  • News

    Silver Bear’s shares tumble on debt conversion by Russian shareholders

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Shares of Silver Bear Resources (TSX: SBR) dropped after two major Russian shareholders announced that they are converting promissory notes at a sharp discount to the junior’s current share price. Inflection Management Corporation, an investment company owned by Russian businessman

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    Nevsun cuts mine life in half at Bisha; extends study timeline for Timok

    August 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newly appointed CEO Peter Kukielski hasn’t wasted much time putting his imprint on Nevsun Resources (TSX: NSU; NYSE: NSU). The Stanford University educated civil engineer who joined the company in May is moving quickly to put his expertise to work in re-assessing

  • News

    Five reasons diamond stocks have been dragging

    June 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the first quarter of 2017, a market-cap weighted aggregation of diamond miners in U.S. dollars including Alrosa (RTS: ALRS), Petra Diamonds (LSE: PDL), Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC), Gem Diamonds (LSE: GEMD), Lucara Diamond (TSX: LUC), Stornoway Diamond(TSX: SWY), Firestone Diamonds (LSE: FDI), and Mountain Province Diamonds (TSX: MPV, NASDAQ: MPVD) was up

  • News

    GOLD: Kinross outlines growth plans

    February 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold has outlined its organic development projects in Nevada, Mauritania and Russia as it reported year-end numbers. For 2016 the company produced a record of 2.79 million gold equivalent oz, up 7.5% from 2015, and revenue grew

  • NICKEL: SNC-Lavalin wins contract for SO2 mitigation project from Norilsk

    November 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded a contract by Norilsk Nickel to implement a sulphur recovery project at the Nadezhda smelter, located at the company’s Polar Division in the Krasnoyarsk region. The project is one of the largest

  • News

    Nevsun trumps Lundin bid for Reservoir’s Timok

    April 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – There’s been ample speculation on when Nevsun Resources (TSX: NSU; NYSE-MKT: NSU) would mobilize its substantial capital position in the mergers and acquisitions arena, and on April 24 the company finally pulled the trigger on a US$365-million deal for prospect generator

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    Nordgold pays 30% of net profits to shareholders

    November 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Moscow-headquartered Nordgold (LSE: NORD) counts itself as one of the best performing, lowest cost gold producers in the industry today, and yet, curiously, few North Americans know anything about it. Russian billionaire Alexey Mordashov, owns a 90.5% stake in the company, whose