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:

Buchans Minerals to create new base metal company

Atlantic Canada miner Buchans Minerals Corp (BMC.V) is selling stakes in three properties near Buchans, N.B., to SG Spirit Gold Inc. (SG.V) as part of its efforts to create a new company concentrating on developing base-metal mining opportunities in Newfoundland and New Brunswick.

Lucara receives record price for its Lesotho diamonds

A total of US$6.4 million obtained Lucara Diamond Corp. for the sale rough diamonds at its second tender of gems recovered from the Mothae mine in Lesotho. The company reported that all 28 lots offered received multiple bids with 7,190 carats garnering an average price of $893 per carat.

Fracking can cause water pollution: EPA

Environmentalists and academics alike welcomed the latest report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which confirms a link between hydraulic fracturing for natural gas —or fracking— to groundwater contamination.

China bets on Bolivian lithium

Chinese state company CITIC Guoan Group Corp. will commence exploration of the Bolivian salt flats to determine and quantify reserves of lithium and potassium, under the an agreement signed by the parties in August, reports America Economia magazine.
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Glencore backs Canadian junior zinc project in Ireland

Glencore's funding gets it an 11.58% stake in Group Eleven Resources, which co-owns the Stonepark deposit with Irish gold and zinc junior Arkle Resources.