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Tin pioneer Kay Nimmo named in Top 100 Women in Mining

Nimmo was selected for the Top 100 listing based on criteria such as perseverance in the face of adversity and a trail-blazing approach.

BHP expected to catch up on iron ore shipments

BHP's maintenance work on its Port Hedland facilities, spare rail capacity and 40 ships waiting to be loaded means it will be able to make its production target for June 2018 - July 2019.

World Gold Council announces update to AISC guidance

It is expected that companies may choose to use the updated guidance starting January 1, 2019.

Sandstorm Gold board approves $18m share buyback, shares jump

The 18.3 million shares represent approximately 10% of Sandstorm’s current shares outstanding.

University of British Columbia students win World Mining Competition

A large component of every World Mining Competition case is an extensive financial analysis.

Golden Ridge closes option deal with Barrick for 100% interest in Hank Project

Golden Ridge spent $4 million on exploration at Hank and completed nearly 11,000m of diamond drilling.

Sibanye-Stillwater signs three-year gold wage agreement with unions

Sibanye-Stillwater currently employs over 32,000 people at its South Africa gold operations.

SACS Cable to boost connectivity in Africa via Teraco Data Centres

Low latency access between Africa and the Americas set to benefit local carriers, content and cloud providers as well as enterprise

ALROSA sells large rough diamonds in Vladivostok for $10.3 million

The company has sold 119 gem-quality rough diamonds with a total weight of 1,890 carats.

Seequent merges Geosoft and Leapfrog brands

Seequent is known for its Leapfrog 3D geological modelling solutions.

Gold production up 60% over last year at RNC Minerals’ Beta Hunt mine

Year-to-date October 31, 2018 mined gold ounces was 71,957.

RSC Mining and Mineral Exploration partners with Terra Modelling

The agreement provides a considerable combined offering to the mineral exploration and mining market.

Kimberlites exploration drilling underway in Fort à la Corne Saskatchewan

Star Diamond Corporation announced that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada commenced an HQ core drilling program on 11 holes.

ALROSA reports October diamond sales $242.8 million – down 28% YoY

ALROSA's total diamond sales in January-October 2018 grew 6% YoY.

X-Terra Resources to acquire 100% interest in four New Brunswick properties

The company says is has completed due diligence on the acquisition of the properties.

Baffinland Iron Mines sets 5 million tonne shipping record

This establishes the record for the largest shipping program ever executed in the Canadian High Arctic.

First Vanadium expands Carlin, Nevada vanadium deposit

The Carlin Vanadium deposit is considered the largest, highest grade primary vanadium deposit in North America.

3D visualization to ramp up speed, accuracy on drilling projects

Seequent and IMDEX are collaborating to integrate IMDEX HUB-IQ, which provides access to sub-surface data.

ICMM introduces innovation roadmap for cleaner mining vehicles

Following two innovation summits between ICMM members and suppliers, a governance model for collaboration has been designed.

Critical Elements one step closer to becoming battery grade lithium supplier

Critical Elements can now deliver a battery grade lithium hydroxide to the electric vehicle market.

Yamana Gold sells Gualcamayo to Mineros in $85 million deal

The Gualcamayo acquisition adds 491,000 ounces of gold in reserves and 2.28 million ounces of gold in indicated mineral resources.

Spain to close most coal mines by end of 2018

Government and unions reached a deal that will see €250 million invested in mining regions over the next ten years,

Baffinland and Qikiqtani Inuit sign amended Mary River project agreement

The Amended Agreement supersedes the original Mary River IIBA, originally signed in September 2013.

Great Bear Resources announces high-grade discovery

Great Bear Resources today reported a significant new high-grade gold discovery in the Hinge Zone at its Dixie Project in the Red Lake District of Ontario.

Polymetal International declares dividends for H1

Polymetal International plc announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company has resolved to pay an interim dividend of $ 0.17 per share.