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:

Glenstrata, the new mining king, is born

In what shouldn’t come as a surprise for those following the recent events related to the touted and long delayed $66 billion merger between diversified miner Xstrata (LON:XTA) and commodity trader giant Glencore International (LON:GLEN), the Swiss company's shareholders have approved the deal.

Vale gets green light for railway expansion

Brazil’s Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world's number one iron ore producer, was granted Monday an environmental permit to expand the Carajás railroad (EFC), a key part of its plans to increase iron ore production in the Amazon.

India to auction 54 coal mines

Only three days after India’s auction for the 2G telecom spectrum ended in a fiasco with no bids, the South East Asian country is now talking about selling 54 coal mines.

Keystone XL opponents demand Obama reject pipeline

Less than two weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term, thousands of protesters rallied in Washington Sunday asking him to reject the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, which would transport crude oil from Canada to the U.S.
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BHP reaches conditional port deal for Jansen potash mine

Jansen is expected to give BHP exposure to a market driven by rising global food demand and represents one of its few major growth prospects.