Facilities scheduled to start production in the fall of 2015; seen as model for future foreign investment and development projects
The return to higher exports would be driven in part by at least 16 major projects likely to go into production within five years.
Chile, the world’s biggest copper producing country, has warned that the global resources sector needs to pay far more attention to its environmental and social licence obligations if new projects worth billions of dollars are to get up.
The Chilean government has removed BHP Billiton's US$4 billion Spence copper expansion project from its 10-year development timeline, saying it expects the world's largest miner will miss its targeted deadline of first production by 2020.
The main objective of the legislation is to ensure that profits from those so-called “blood metals” — tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold — do not go to African warlords.
The increasing engagement of Latin America with Asia may potentially be at the expense of Australia’s traditional sense of right to be a major Asian player, expert says.
The firm created a new division in April to evaluate deals in those areas, and in the past six months has made mining infrastructure-related investments in the U.S. and Africa.
In two weeks, four of today’s top experts in the metals and mining sector are gathering at the inaugural Metals Investment Forum to introduce some of their best bets for profiting in the upcoming turnaround.
Capacscaya also has significant amounts of copper, zinc, cobalt, aluminum and iron ore.
Much of the overall decline in reported gold output was due to a significant quarter-on-quarter production declines from AngloGold Ashanti, Goldcorp, and Sibanye Gold.
The loan will be used for the development of the company's Red Chris gold and copper mine in northwest British Columbia.
Shares in Vancouver firm up 12% after parent Rio Tinto and Mongolia sign landmark deal to fund $5 billion underground expansion of giant copper-gold mine.
Providing proof of origin of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold near conflict zones voluntary under law to be adopted this week.
Arispe and Carrión highlight the mining-friendly government, the new production from many sources and point to several juicy projects that lack only the means to further unlock Peru's mineral riches.
A doubling of mill processing capacity at the CSH Gold Mine in Inner Mongolia is credited for a 51 percent increase in gold production at China Gold International Resources Corp. (TSX:CGG) in the first quarter.
Saying that just over 20% of miners had met the black economic empowerment criteria is to tun a blind eye to the progress members have made so far, claims the ming group.
In this interview with The Gold Report, he suggests some companies with resources that not only make sense but could make even more sense to larger companies.
Nautilus Minerals Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2015 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of 50 top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Marketplace last year.
Mining markets are at a bottom. That much is clear.
The recurring phenomenon — a warming of the Pacific Ocean as part of a complex cycle linking atmosphere and ocean — has in the past affected mine output, triggering price spikes.
The bank says Anglo could use the funds it gets for dividends and to invest in its much stronger sectors, copper and diamonds.
The Federal Court has rejected an application by Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) to sue the federal government for rejecting its gold-copper mine in the Cariboo-Chilcotin, but will allow judicial reviews to proceed.
Markets, or rather the inter-relationships between markets, just seem to get stranger.
The country's armed forces raided 63 illegal mines operated by leftist guerrillas, blowing up machinery and arresting dozens.
Mancini advises investors to go for the best of the best: gold miners with cash flow, great balance sheets, low costs and good management.
Jean-Sébastien Jacques thinks it will take three to four years for thermal coal prices to recover.
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