Canadian Mining Journal

Russia and CIS

  • 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

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    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

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    POTASH: PotashCorp aims to regain market influence with K+S bid

    June 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Canadian giant Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan is considering a mega deal for Germany’s K+S Aktiengesellschaft that could materially change the landscape in the fertilizer business. The world’s largest…

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    GOLD: Centerra considers closing Kumtor mine

    June 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KYRGYZSTAN – Centerra Gold of Toronto has said it may have to close the Kumtor gold mine because the Kyrgyz authorities have not yet approved the 2014 Kumtor mine plan and related permits. The company says it will begin an orderly…

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    GOLD: Kinross opens high grade Dvoinoye mine in Russia

    October 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    RUSSIA – Kinross Gold of Toronto has declared commercial production at its high grade Dvoinoye gold mine in the Chukotka region. The new mine is 100 km north of the company’s Kupol gold mine, and the Dvoinoye ore will be treated at the…

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    More headaches for Centerra at Kumtor

    December 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The tough times at the world class Kumtor gold mine in the Kyrgyz Republic continue for Centerra Gold.

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    GOLD HOLDINGS: Barrick to sell Russian interest

    February 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has announced plans to sell its 20.4% interest in the Russian producer, Highland Gold. Purchased 10 years ago, this is Barrick’s only exposure to the Russian mining industry. The largest Highland Gold…

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Kinross supports economic chair at Moscow school

    July 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold announced on July 6, 2011, that it will support a professorship in development economics at the New Economic School in Moscow, Russia. The company has committed $300,000 over the next three years.

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    PERSPECTIVE: Leaked CSR report flawed

    October 19, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If words such as “suppressed report” and “international violations by Canadian mining companies” were not writ…

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    Canadian company gets environmental certification for mine in Russia

    December 23, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Kinross Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that its Kupol mine in the Far East Region of the Russian Fede…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Kinross earns cyanide code rating for transport to Kupol mine

    September 6, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    WASHINGTON, DC — Kinross Gold Corp. has become the 20th company to sign the International Cyanide Manage…