Jan 04, 2016

   

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Robert M. Friedland Laurentian University Invitation

  Robert M. Friedland Executive Chairman and Founder Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. January 12, 2016 In 2004 and 2015, presented PDAC Thayer Lindsley Awards for International Discovery of the Year to Ivanhoe Mines exploration teams for the discovery of Ivanhoe’s Kamoa copper deposit in the DRC and Hugo Dummett copper-gold deposit at the Oyu Tolgoi Mine...

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Jan 04, 2016

   

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Bursary honours late B&D Manufacturing execs

  By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff  | Jan 04, 2016 – 2:00 PM | 0 B&D Manufacturing recently donated more than $10,000 to La Fondation du Collège Boréal to set up a bursary fund in memory of two of its executives, Gérald Dubois and André Ruest. From left are France Dubois-Hnatiuk, Angèle Dubois, Robert Dubois, Marie...

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Jan 04, 2016

   

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KGHM seeks global status amid commodities downturn

  by Henry Foy (Financial Times – December 30, 2015) January 4, 2016 in www.republicofmining.com Lubin – A kilometre below the rolling countryside of south-west Poland, scores of men labour in hot, cramped tunnels mining copper that has made KGHM Europe’s second-largest producer of the red metal. Yet the future of the Polish miner lies...

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Jan 04, 2016

   

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Anger at Vale over Brazil mine accident fed by cautious, slow public response

  RIO DE JANEIRO | By Stephen Eisenhammer Reuters   The Bento Rodrigues district is pictured covered with mud after a dam owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd burst in Mariana, Brazil, November 6, 2015. Reuters/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO Within hours of a deadly mining spill in November that would become Brazil’s...

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Jan 01, 2016

   

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Top 7 mining stories in 2015

  By: Jonathan Migneault – Sudbury Northern Life  | Jan 01, 2016 – 9:00 AM Like every year before and likely every year after, 2015 was a year of highs and lows in the mining sector. Here are the stories that captured the attention of readers the most last year 1. Mining fatality The community mourned...

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Dec 31, 2015

   

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Ring of Fire junior miner heads to China for infrastructure money

  By: Ian Ross N.O.B. December 2015 KWG Resources’ strategically-staked path to the Ring of Fire has attracted interest from a Chinese railroad engineering firm. KWG Resources’ ultimate dream of building a Ring of Fire railroad may have to be realized through a Chinese bank. A spokesman for the Toronto junior miner is hyping that a...

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Dec 31, 2015

   

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Column: Sudbury’s way to the future MIning Supply Companies Critical

  Thursday, December 31, 2015 2:08:27 EST PM   Sudbury Star A graphic from the report, From the Ground Up 2015-2025 Related Attachment(s) From the Ground Up 2015-2025 (pdf) Dick DeStefano, Guest column I am a big fan of insightful and comprehensive community economic plans for Greater Sudbury, having chaired and participated in at least...

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Dec 29, 2015

   

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Dayton gives Essar Steel ‘final offer’ to repay $66 million to state

By Jackie Crosby , Star Tribune December 24, 2015 – 9:15 PM     Gov. Mark Dayton has issued a “final offer” for Essar Steel Minnesota to repay nearly $66 million in loans to help build a still uncompleted taconite plant in northeastern Minnesota. The governor, in a letter sent Wednesday to Essar Steel CEO...

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Dec 29, 2015

   

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Chinese companies make up one-third of Peru’s mining investment portfolio

China On the Move in Peru and Africa     Lima, Dec. 27. Some US$19.1 billion have been invested by Chinese companies in Peru’s mining sites; this way China proves to become the country with the largest foreign investment in mining over the national territory, the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) indicated. China will...

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Dec 29, 2015

   

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Torex Announces Its First Gold Pour

Media Release Torex Announces Its First Gold Pour TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Dec. 29, 2015) – Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Torex”) (TSX:TXG) announced today its first gold pour of an estimated 350 ounces, and a similar amount of silver, in Dore, from its 100% owned El Limon-Guajes Mine (ELG) in southwest Mexico. The...

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