Cecilia Jamasmie , Senior Editor

Cecilia has covered mining for more than a decade. She is particularly interested in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Diamonds and Latin America. Cecilia has been interviewed by BBC News and CBC among others and has been a guest speaker at mining conventions, including MINExpo 2016 and the World’s Copper Conference 2018. She is also member of the expert panel on Social License to Operate (SLO) at the European project MIREU (Mining and Metallurgic Regions EU). She holds a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia, and is based in Nova Scotia.

Posts by Cecilia Jamasmie:

NASA takes asteroid mining seriously; funds viability study

Only five months after Google’s billionaire co-founders and filmmaker James Cameron officially launched their asteroid mining focused Planetary Resources company, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is funding a study to evaluate how viable the endeavour really is.

Chinese oil company confident of Nexen takeover’s success

China National Offshore Oil Corp's (CNOOC) believes its proposed $15.1 billion takeover of Canadian oil producer Nexen Inc. (TSX & NYSE:NXY) should go ahead without major hiccups as talks with provincial leaders reaffirmed the country values China as an investor in its oil sands sector.
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Chilean lawmakers push on with glacier protection law

The bill, to be voted in Congress, could hinder construction of large mining projects or imply higher costs to meet regulations.