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 American. 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:

New GE excavator promises moving more earth for less cost

Surface mine operators are finding it harder to deliver the same amount of minerals in the same time with existing technologies. The ore being uncovered has lower concentrations of minerals as existing sites become more mature. As a result, mining companies are increasingly under pressure to find more energy efficient and reliable solutions.

Randgold Resources shines bright as year profit soars

London- and Nasdaq-listed gold producer Randgold Resources Ltd. (LON:RRS) (NASDAQ:GOLD) stocks went up 3.5 percent after the West Africa-focused miner reported a more than fourfold rise in net profit for the year ended December 2011 due to higher gold prices and a significant increase in production.

Caterpillar shuts locked out Electro-Motive plant in Canada

American-based heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) through its subsidiary Electro-Motive Canada (EMC), said today that it is closing EMC's locomotive production operations at its London, Ontario plant, after several months of unsuccessful contract negotiations with the Canadian Auto Workers union.
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Newmont Goldcorp’s kicks off commercial production at Ahafo mill expansion

The upgrade is expected to increase average annual gold production at the Ghanaian mine by between 75,000 and 100,000 ounces for the first five years, starting in 2020.