Jun 10, 2005

   

Industry News

Silvercorp Metals Retains Chinese Engineering Company for Testing and Mine and Mill Design

Vancouver’s Silvercorp Metals Ltd. announced that Changsha Engineering & Research Institute of Nonferrous Metallurgy (CNIF) has been retained to perform metallurgical testing and mine and mill design for Silvercorp’s Ying Silver project located in Henan province. The mine and mill design is expected to be completed by August of this year. Newly proposed metallurgical testing...

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Jun 10, 2005

   

Industry News

Erdene Gold to Enter into Strategic Alliance with Mongolian Copper-Molybdenum Producer

Halifax-based mineral exploration company Erdene Gold Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Erdenet Mining Corporation (EMC), a Mongolian operator of the Erdenet copper-molybdenum mine. The agreement forms the basis for a strategic alliance and joint exploration program. The agreement also provides for the mutual exchange of all data relating to Erdene-controlled...

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Jun 09, 2005

   

Industry News

IN-ROC Development opens Peru office

In-Roc Development is pleased to announce that they have opened an office in Lima Peru. There have been a number of requests from companies and government agents in Peru about In-Roc’s services. Gordon Barker CEO said, “With the increased activity in Peru, it was time to open an office in this location to better serve...

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Jun 03, 2005

   

Industry News

RDH Drillmaster sculpts Crazy Horse Memorial

Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal RDH Mining Equipment, of Alban, Ontario, 55 kilometres south of Sudbury, has sold a 150 Drillmaster Jumbo to the Crazy Horse Foundation in South Dakota. The single boom jumbo manufactured by RDH will be used to continue sculpting a mountain in the image of Crazy Horse, a revered Native American leader....

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Jun 02, 2005

   

Industry News

China – Metal import curbs loom

China will put the brakes on its booming metals sector and encourage producers to invest in mining to reduce its need for high-priced raw material imports, a top state planning official said. Xiao Chunquan, a director at the State Development and Reform Commission, told a conference Wednesday the country’s fast-growing metals capacity had pushed up...

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Jun 02, 2005

   

MineConnect News

Northeastern Ontario a hotbed for mining products and services – 06/05

Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal A recently con-cluded study rev-eals that north-eastern Ontario’s mining industry has entered a new – and historic – phase. Some have referred to this major shift as the “tipping point” in mining in northeastern Ontario. “For the first time in Sudbury and area’s 120-year history as a mining community, it is...

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Jun 01, 2005

   

Industry News

China, Chile sign joint copper venture deal

By Chen Hua (China Daily) China and Chile signed an agreement yesterday to establish a joint venture (JV) to develop copper mines in Chile. China’s biggest metal trading company, China Minmetal Corporation (Minmetals), is to team up with Chile’s biggest copper producer, Codelco, to establish a 50-50 joint venture with an initial investment of US$550...

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May 31, 2005

   

Industry News

Eldorado To Become Significant Gold Producer In China Through Acquisition Of Afcan Mining Corporation

VANCOUVER, BC – Eldorado Gold Corporation (“Eldorado”, the “Company” or “we”) and Afcan Mining Corporation (“Afcan”) (TSX: AFK) today announced that they have entered into an agreement whereby Eldorado will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Afcan. Afcan is an emerging gold producer that owns an 85% interest in Tanjianshan Gold Project...

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May 31, 2005

   

Industry News

China’s Energy Demands Fueling Canada’s Uranium Exploration in Asia

Asia Pacific Bulletin Canadian mining companies paid close attention to recent reports that the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan plans to become the world’s leading producer of uranium by 2010. With just 9.4% of global uranium production in 2004, Kazakhstan trails far behind Canada (29.2%) and Australia (22.6%) as the world’s number three producer, but...

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May 30, 2005

   

Industry News

Report Analyzes Hong Kong as a Trading Partner and Investment Platform for Canadian Companies

Canadian executives consider Hong Kong to be a good platform for doing business with Mainland China, according to a new survey by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Canada Business Association. The full results of the survey – which covers a range of...

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