Chairman of mining group Hanlong, Liu Han's disappearance also highlights the dangers faced by Western firms trying to do business with Chinese tycoons.
Move could impede the Kitsault molybdenum mine.
Company posts fourth quarter loss.
In September 2011, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark laid out an agenda to spur job creation in the province. As part of her plan, she promised 17 new or expanded mines in BC by 2015. However, a recent decision to …
"There is a loyalty improvement, which is great for the industry."
Chilean state-own Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Thursday its January-September profits climbed 27% compared to the same period last year, thanks mainly to the settlement of a heated legal dispute over a copper mine with diversified miner Anglo American (LON:ALL).
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B and TCK.A),(NYSE:TCK) said Wednesday it is deferring about $1.5-billion in capital it had expected to spend this year and in 2013, adding its third quarter profit dropped by more than half.
Canadian Lumina Copper Corp. (CVE:LCC) fell 8.5% Tuesday after the company hinted its expected sale will have to wait as it plans to carry a study at its Taca Taca massive copper/gold/molybdenum deposit in Argentina.
Augusta Resource jumped more than 10% on Monday after announcing it has received an air quality permit for its Rosemont mine in Arizona which could by itself account for about 10% of annual US copper output once in production in 2015.
The diversified miner suffered lower realized prices across the board with copper down 14% to $3.57 a pound, its realized coal price was 26% below Q2 2011 at $202 a tonne. Zinc (-15%), silver (-24%), lead (-22%) and molybdenum (-18%) prices all declined.
The World Trade Organization will investigate China's quotas and tariffs on rare earth minerals following prompting from the US, EU and Japan, who allege the export restrictions are in contravention of international trade regulations.
Arguably the richest prize in mining, the Pebble project pits a watershed where up to 40 million salmon spawn each year against copper and gold reserves worth as much as $500 billion according to a new documentary.
Chile’s largest open pit copper mine, Chuquicamata, has officially started its conversion towards underground mining. The project will cost Codelco over $2 billion in the preliminary phase but will substantially increase production and extend the mine's lifespan.
Ontario-based MFS Systems (2007) Inc. said its cooling equipment could help large companies such as Chile’s copper producer Codelco and molybdenum processor Molymet increase their profits while maintaining high environmental standards.
Chile-owned copper giant Codelco plans to invest $400 million in a molybdenum processing plant and to maximize its market value amid a legal dispute with global miner Anglo American.
Rio Tinto Copper's Chief Executive, Andrew Harding, said the investment will secure low cost copper, gold and molybdenum production for the company in next two decades.
Already with massive copper, gold and molybdenum deposit in Argentina, Lumina Copper now has two new copper mineralized zones.
My name is Sean Magee, and I'm here today on behalf of Northern Dynasty Minerals – a 50% owner of the Pebble Project.
Australian copper producer OZ Minerals has struck a deal with Canada's International PBX Ventures for a 90% interest in the Copaquire copper-molybdenum property in Chile.
The mining industry in British Columbia produced some healthy numbers in 2011, buoyed by high commodity prices and continued growth in mineral exploration, according to PwC’s annual BC Mining Survey.
Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") (TSX: NDM; NYSE Amex: NAK) announces that the Board of Directors of Pebble Mines Corp., the general partner of the Pebble Limited Partnership (the "Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") has approved a budget of approximately US $107 million to advance the Pebble Project in 2012, with the objective of readying PLP to initiate permitting under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) toward the end of the year.
Inmet Mining Corporation (TSX:IMN) has launched a $1 billion senior unsecured notes offering as part of a total finance plan for the $6.18 billion copper/gold/molybdenum project Cobre Panama.
Teck Resources' epic $5.6 billion Quebrada Blanca copper-molybdenum mine expansion has taken another step ahead.
Teck Resources fought against lower metals prices to post record revenues for the first quarter.
Avanti shares rose 20% Thursday after the Vancouver company secured $640 million in financing for its Kitsault molybdenum mine.
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (the "Company" or "Thompson Creek"), a growing, diversified, North American mining company, today announced the completion of the mill expansion project at the Endako mine.
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