Nov 08, 2015

   

Industry News

Mining Alaska Part IV: Red Dog Mine

    6thNovember2015 Mining Alaska Part IV: Red Dog Mine – by Mallory Peebles (KTUU.com – November 5, 2015) http://www.ktuu.com/ ANCHORAGE – Red Dog Mine is Alaska’s only Arctic mine. Located 106 miles north of the Arctic Circle, the mine employs close to 500 people, not including about 130 additional contracted workers. Beneath the frozen...

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Nov 07, 2015

   

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France’s Fives Group to invest in Iran’s aluminum industry

  TEHRAN- France’s Fives Group made an agreement with Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) on making joint venture for the construction of an anode production plant in Iran, according to the IRNA news agency. Anode, which is made from calcined petroleum coke (CPC), is used in the process of extracting aluminum from its oxide, alumina....

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Nov 07, 2015

   

MineConnect News

MineConnect ANNUAL MEETING

SAVE THE DATE   UPDATE November 7th     MineConnect ANNUAL MEETING   Friday, December 4, 2015 8:30 a.m.  Refreshments 9:00 a.m.  Meeting Dynamic Earth   AGENDA   Refreshments   Welcome and Opening Remarks Mike Mayhew President   2015 Hall of Fame Inductees: Two TBA   2015 Audited Financial Statements          Introduction of New Board...

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Nov 06, 2015

   

Industry News

Canadian Mining Companies Better Beware, the Liberals Are Coming for Them

  By Justin Ling November 6, 2015 | 12:37 pm A regime change in Ottawa means that the government of Canada will be breathing down the necks of its mining companies operating in the the global south, a Liberal MP confirmed to VICE News. John McKay, who has sat in the House of Commons since...

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Nov 06, 2015

   

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Chromite tax helped kill Capreol plant: Tories

  Keith Leslie , THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Ontario’s Opposition says a Liberal government plan to tax the mineral chromite prompted Cliffs Natural Resources to pull out of the Ring of Fire mining project in the province’s north. The U.S.-based Cliffs withdrew earlier this year from the Ring of Fire, a region 540 kilometres...

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Nov 06, 2015

   

Industry News

[Timmins] 2 local derelict mine sites among those cited in ECO report

    Alan S. Hale (Timmins Daily Press – November 5, 2015 www.republicofmining.com   TIMMINS – Ontario’s environment watchdog has released a report slamming the provincial government and the mining industry for not putting in place adequate financial assurances to prevent the government from footing the bill for any clean-up after mining operations. Such provisions...

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Nov 06, 2015

   

Industry News

Mine closure in Red Lake, Ont., surprises mining economist

  CBC Thunder Bay   New strategy required for gold extraction, Lakehead postdoctural fellow says CBC News Posted: Nov 05, 2015 10:03 AM ET The news of a temporary closure at the Rubicon Minerals mine in Red Lake, Ont., came unexpectedly to one mining economist at the Centre for Excellence in Sustainable Mining at Lakehead University....

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Nov 05, 2015

   

Industry News

Taylor Mine is the newest mine in Ontario

  KIRKLAND LAKE – St Andrew Goldfields Taylor Mine project is now in commercial production and will increase the company’s gold production. With the acceptance of the Taylor Mine closure plan the company has three gold producing mines in operation. “We are pleased to declare Taylor the newest mine in Ontario, one which we anticipate will bolster...

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Nov 05, 2015

   

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Latin America’s mining industry remains optimistic

  Cecilia Jamasmie | November 5, 2015 Mining.com   While miners, analysts and media worldwide remain focus on the difficulties the sector is facing and the uncertain outlook for a turnaround in the near term, those in Latin America has managed to remain optimistic, a new report shows. According to a study by international law...

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Nov 05, 2015

   

MineConnect News

Naturallia Mining Panels MineConnect Panel

Naturallia Mining Panels   Friday, November 13, 2015 9:30am-10:30am                                           Holiday Inn – Georgian Room A     A Mining Overview: Addressing Mining Challenges with Innovation Solutions and Approaches   Moderators: Shannon Katary & Eric Maag, Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)                                                                                                                                Rob Assabgui Director, Mining & Milling (Ontario Operations)...

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