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Study shows how to improve Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Posted on March 18, 2013

An international effort to ensure good governance of natural resources could do more to improve accountability and sustainability (IIED), according to research in the oil- and gas-rich Caspian Sea Region that the International Institute for Environment and Development has published today. The …

Hi Ho Silver Plans Spring 2013 Diamond Drill Program at its recently-optioned English Bay Property

Posted on January 15, 2013

Hi Ho Silver Resources Inc. submitted applications for diamond drilling permits on the company's Saskatchewan English Bay Gold Property in the LaRonge Gold Belt.

Atlas Copco to acquire MEYCO, broadens offering for tunneling and mining

Posted on December 27, 2012

Deal broadens Atlas Copco’s offering with mobile equipment for applying sprayed concrete (shotcreting) in underground operations.

Globe 24-7 and Thompson Creek strategic partnership

Posted on December 27, 2012

Globe 24-7 HR & Recruitment has announced today a strategic partnership with Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. to manage a large-scale Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) program for their Mt Milligan gold / copper project in northern British Columbia.

PureFunds partners with ISE and Factor Advisors to launch three new ETFS on NYSE Arca, including first diamond/gemstone fund

Posted on November 30, 2012

Three PureFunds™ global equity Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), including the first ever ETF to hold shares exclusively of companies engaged in the diamond/gemstone industry, successfully launched on the NYSE Arca exchange today.

Newmont recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for third consecutive year

Posted on October 29, 2012

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) announced Monday it was recognized for transparent climate change disclosure practices by the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) Leadership Index for the third consecutive year.

Pele Mountain Achieves Processing Milestone: Mixed Rare Earth Concentrate and Yellow Cake Produced at Eco Ridge

Posted on October 24, 2012

The Canadian junior achieved a significant milestone with the production of a mixed rare earth carbonate concentrate along with uranium oxide, also known as yellow cake.

Namakwa Diamonds closes tenders

Posted on October 18, 2012

Namakwa Diamonds has closed its recent sale of rough diamonds from the Kao Mine in Lesotho, operated by 62.5% owned subsidiary, Storm Mountain Diamonds.

Seton Canada teams up with Second City veterans for Eye Safety video

Posted on September 26, 2012

200 Canadian workers suffering job related eye injuries a day is no laughing matter, but a video meant to drill job safety into the consciousness of young workers and their managers is and you can watch it at MINING.com.

Olympus hits higher gold grade at Jugan Hill, Bau, East Malaysia

Posted on September 26, 2012

Olympus Pacific Minerals Inc. (TSX:OYM)(ASX:OYM)(OTCQX:OLYMF)(FRANKFURT:OP6) has drilled a 24.50 meter intersection grading 7.15 g/t gold in drill hole JUDDH68A at its Jugan Hill deposit within the Bau Gold Project in Sarawak, East Malaysia. This result adds weight to the company's expectation of higher gold grades at depth.

Castle Minerals – Gold mineralisation identified at Wa South & new prospect identified

Posted on September 26, 2012

Castle Minerals Limited (ASX: CDT) is pleased to announce that RAB drilling at its Wa South prospect in north-west Ghana has confirmed two parallel trending gold zones approximately one kilometre apart.