Ireland Mining News

Galantas Gold shares soar after court confirms Irish mine consent

A judge ruled that an appeal brought forward by a local resident had failed and confirmed planning consent for an underground gold mine.

The top ten zinc producing mines in the world

India clinches the title for largest zinc mine with Rampura Agucha.

Orion’s $407m takeover bid for Dalradian Okd

Deal gives Orion mine access to mineral rights for more than 80,000 hectares of land in Northern Ireland, which includes one of the world's top ten undeveloped gold deposits by grade.

Dalradian shareholders back Orion Mine’s $230m takeover bid

The Toronto-based miner, which is developing a large untapped gold deposit in a remote part of Northern Ireland, will seek final approval of the transaction by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice early next week, with the deal expected to close on or about Sep.7, 2018.

Dalradian shareholders advised to back Orion Mine’s $230m takeover bid

The offer is priced at a 62% premium to the explorer’s share price at close on June 20, a day before it was announced.

Galantas Gold jumps after hitting main vein at Irish mine expansion

It means the company can now begin limited production, with increased feed to the mill expected in a couple of months.

New York-based equity fund buys Ireland-focused Dalradian for Cdn$537m

Shares in the gold miner went ballistic over the news, jumping around 52% in London and more than 59% in Toronto.

Dalradian up on resource update for Curraghinalt gold deposit

Document shows a 46% increase in gold ounces at the Northern Ireland project.

Irish diamond miner to expand in Finland

Karelian Diamond Resources was granted a four-year exploration claim in the Kaavi region.

Canadian miner’s plan incite protest in Irish town

Anti-mining activists were escorted out from a hotel by police after they tried to enter a conference where they thought representatives from Dalradian Resources would be in attendance.

Irish court approves Dalradian takeover of Minco

Toronto-based miner gains control over a 2% net smelter return royalty on the Curraghinalt gold project, in Northern Ireland.

Galantas Gold plummets as it halts Irish mine expansion on terrorism fears

The miner had to put its plans on hold because the Police Service of Northern Ireland said it cannot secure daily anti-terrorism cover for its blasting operations at Omagh gold mine.

Minco shares soar on possible takeover by Dalradian Resources

The deal would transfer control of Minco's 2% net smelter return royalty on the Curraghinalt gold deposit in Northern Ireland, which Dalradian is currently developing.

Galantas Gold soars on news of Irish mine expansion

After acquiring new equipment last year, Galantas is moving mining work underground at Omagh.

€1bn silver mining company takes stake in fledgling Dublin-based Group Eleven Resources

A €1bn Canadian silver mining company has taken a stake in fledgling Dublin-based zinc explorer Group Eleven Resources.

Polemic around Canadian firm’s gold project in Ireland heats up

Locals oppose to the Dalradian Resources' plans to build a processing plant at its Curraghinalt project, which will use cyanide to extract gold.

Galantas receives planning permit for Omagh underground gold mine

The positive decision is the result of 3 years of examination of environmental and other factors regarding the application.

Irish gold mine receives okay to go underground

A Canadian mining company operating the only gold mine in Ireland (Northern Ireland and the Republic) has received permission allowing it to expand underground.

Canadian miners find 'pot of gold' in Ireland

It was not at the end of any rainbow, but two Canadian firms did find their own pot of gold and are turning Northern Ireland in a new mining frontier.

Turkish miner, Lonmin to explore for gold, silver in Ireland

Turkish gold miner Koza Altın has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Britain to undertake mining activities abroad.

Alberta most attractive mining destination in Canada, third worldwide

Other two Canadian jurisdictions —New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador— also made it to the top 10 worldwide. Kyrgyzstan and Venezuela, named the two countries mining enthusiasts should stay away from.

Mining group seeking to fill up pot of gold in Ireland

Irish government has granted Connemara Mining 10 prospecting licenses.

Vedanta raises $1.7bn, India’s largest ever offshore bond sale

This is a landmark transaction for Vedanta, which is joining domestic peers in catching the flood of US dollars being unleashed by central banks.

Fraser Institute ranks Finland and Sweden top mining destinations

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Presidential betting site bars all Americans over gold trading

Popular betting site accused of providing unregulated commodities options to online gamblers