Ukraine

Ukraine escalation lifts gold price to 3-week high

Frik Els | April 14, 2014
Ukraine escalation lifts gold price to 3-week high

Safe-haven buying sparked after Ukraine calls for UN Peacekeepers and chances of "gas war" increases.

Russia invaded Crimea and these US Energy companies made a killing

The Energy Report | April 10, 2014
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Don't put all your investments in one stock, warns S&A Resource Report Editor Matt Badiali.

Gold fear trade returns on Ukraine escalation

Frik Els | April 8, 2014
Gold fear trade returns on Ukraine escalation

Retakes $1,300 an ounce after Russia says Ukraine headed for a civil war.

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The most profitable gas in the world

Oilprice.com | April 2, 2014

There is only one certainty in Ukraine: The energy sector must and will be transformed, and how long this takes will depend on who ends up in the driver's seat and how serious they are about becoming a part of Europe and reducing dependence on Russia.

Crimean artifacts caught up in Ukraine-Russia dispute

Ana Komnenic | March 30, 2014
Crimean artifacts caught up in Ukraine-Russia dispute

A Crimean museum's ancient gold collection in limbo after Russia annexation of the Ukrainian territory.

Ukraine to pay 80% more for Russian gas

Ana Komnenic | March 28, 2014
Ukraine to pay 80% more for Russian gas

Ukraine uses gas for about 40% of its energy needs, and more than half of that supply comes from Russia.

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Birth of a new Ukrainian nation? Interview with Robert Benshn

Oilprice.com | March 22, 2014

What the lof Crimea means for Ukrainian energy?

Gold near six-month high

Ana Komnenic | March 12, 2014
Gold price near six month high

Developments in China and Ukraine are likely the driving forces.

Dr Doom: Be afraid, but not very afraid of emerging market crises

Frik Els | January 31, 2014
Dr Doom: Be afraid, but not very afraid of emerging market crises

While many emerging markets are teetering right now, noted economist Nouriel Roubini says chance of a fully-fledged crisis is low.

Russia is getting queasy about Ukraine's shale plans

Ana Komnenic | January 17, 2014
Russia gets queasy over Ukraine's fracking plans

Ukraine has two major shale gas production deals with Chevron and Shell.

Black Iron jumps 37 pct after announcing $536 million Metinvest deal

Michael Allan McCrae | July 23, 2013
black iron jumps 37 pct after announcing $536 million metinvest deal feat

Backing from Ukraine's largest mining and steel producer.

Ukraine to begin gold mining this year

Kerry Hall | May 29, 2013
Ukraine Golden Gate

Country estimates it has more than 900 tonnes of gold resources.

New energy and coal minister promises to push $1 billion LNG terminal

Ukrainian Journal | December 28, 2012

Ukraine wants to diversify

Black Iron to release bankable feasibility study for the Shymanivske Iron Ore Project and host conference call on November 15, 2012

Marketwire - Mining and Metals | November 8, 2012

Initial results set for release

Black Iron continues to intersect thick iron bands with grades exceeding 30% with three additional infill holes at Shymanivske

What the Loss of Crimea Means for Ukrainian Energy: Interview with Robert Bensh

Black Iron reported drill results at Shymanivske iron ore project in Ukraine, infill drilling and the intersection of thick iron bands in each hole with grades greater than 30% iron.

EastCoal Inc. closes C$17,010,000 private placement

The Company is focused on the Donbass coal basin of Ukraine which has large coal reserves and excellent prospects.

Film about child miners in Ukraine banned at home

Andrew Topf | April 1, 2012
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Kyiv Post reports an award-winning film scheduled to appear last month at an international documentary festival has been banned.

Ukraine Court Rules Against Rusal in Zalk Aluminum Plant Dispute

Brama Gateway to Ukraine | March 25, 2012

Ukraine's government won a court hearing as it seeks to regain control over the Zaporizhskyi aluminum smelter from Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska's United Co. Rusal. The Kiev Commercial Court ruled to overturn a sale agreement and return a 68.01…

Ukraine to produce 36 million tonnes of steel in 2012

Steel Guru | December 25, 2011

The Ukrainian parliament has forecast 3.8% growth in domestic pig iron production in 2012 compared to the expected results for 2011, increasing to 30 million tonnes. Production of steel is predicted to increase by 3.4%YoY in 2012 to 36 million tonnes….

Ukraine to issue gold, silver investment coins

Vietnam Business News | December 25, 2011

Former Soviet republic of Ukraine is considering to mint more gold and silver coins and made it available for general public. According to Ukraine’s National Bank, launching of investment coins made of gold and silver will allow people looking for an…

Riding with The King: Iron ore junior hires Larry King as pitch man

Andrew Topf | November 29, 2011
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It's not often that a junior mining company has star power in its corner.

Black Iron (TSE:BKI) was busy fielding media calls Monday when the Toronto-based company announced it has retained celebrated CNN talk show host Larry King to help raise the profile of the company.

Black Iron owns the Shymanivske project in Ukraine, an NI 43-101 compliant resource with 345 Mt measured and indicated resources grading 32% iron and 469 Mt of inferred resources grading 31% iron.

The project is surrounded by five other operating mines including ArcelorMittal's iron ore complex.

EastCoal to buy Menzhinsky coking coal mine in Ukraine

Energy Business Review | October 6, 2011

EastCoal has signed a letter of intent with Aponet Enterprises under which it has acquired the right to purchase a 100% interest in the Menzhinsky coking coal mine in the Donbass district of Ukraine.

Ukraine-based mineral sands operation orders Multotec spiral concentrators

International Mining | September 28, 2011

Ukraine-based Velta LLC has placed an order with Multotec for the supply of NHM and SC20 spiral concentrators to process minerals from an operation in the Birzulovo ilmenite deposit in South Ukraine. Delivery is scheduled for the end of October 2011 and Multotec engineers, together with representatives from Multotec's local distributor, DIN, will be deployed [...]

Ukraine-based mineral sands operation orders Multotec spiral concentrators

Mining & Quarry World | September 23, 2011

Ukraine-based Velta LLC has placed an order with Multotec for the supply of NHM and SC20 spiral concentrators to process minerals from an opencast operation in the Birzulovo ilmenite deposit in South Ukraine. Delivery is scheduled for the end of October

ValGold to acquire past producing gold-silver mine and surrounding region in Western Ukraine

Marketwire - Mining and Metals | September 21, 2011

ValGold Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:VAL)(FRANKFURT:VR2) ("ValGold") is pleased to announce that it has negotiated an agreement to acquire a 75% interest in a private Ukrainian company, Klinservis – Center Ltd., which is to hold a 25 year mining licence over the past producing Muzhievo gold-silver mine and the surrounding mineral fields of the Beregovo Mining District in western Ukraine ("the MBK Project").

Ukraine will ensure Russian energy transit to Europe

PR Newswire: Mining | September 9, 2011
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Ukraine always has been and always will be a reliable partner for transit of energy to Europe, stated the Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yuriy Boyko during his meeting with the representatives of the foreign diplomatic corps in Ukraine.

"Ukraine has demonstrated its commitment to integration with the European Union in the energy sector by becoming a full member of the Energy Community and carrying out comprehensive work to bring its energy sector in accordance with European requirements," stressed the Ukrainian energy minister.

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