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MINING.com   02 April 2018   Nigeria   West Africa  
<p>Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribute to the local economy.</p> <p>In an interview with ...
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MINING.com   09 January 2018   Brazil   Maranhão State  
<p>Recently formed Equinox Gold (TSX-V:EQX) announced that its board of directors approved $146 million for the full-scale construction at the Aurizona Gold mine, located in the Maranh&atilde;o state of north-eastern Brazil.</p> <p>With the idea of pouring ...
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MINING.com   03 January 2018   Indonesia   Papua  
<p>Indonesia&rsquo;s government has extended until June 30, 2018, the temporary special mining permit it issued to PT Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of US-based Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX).</p> <p>The permit was issued to allow the miner to continue exporting ...
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MINING.com   01 January 2018   Canada   Ontario  
<p>December 31, 2017 marked the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.</p> <p>After 107 years of operations, Porcupine Gold Mines&rsquo; Dome underground mine in Timmins, Ontario, ceased operations due to aging infrastructure, ...
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MINING.com   13 November 2017   Sierra Leone   West Africa  
<p>Another huge diamond has been released from the Earth's clutches following an astounding discovery in the West African country earlier this year.</p> <p>Sierra Leone's Minerals Agency announced on Saturday that a 476-carat diamond was discovered in the ...
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MINING.com   18 October 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO), the second largest mining company, declared force majeure last Friday on shipments of refined copper from its Kennecott unit in the U.S. following the death of a worker earlier in the week.</p> <p>Albert Lozano died on October ...
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MINING.com   18 October 2017   Australia   Melbourn  
<p>The world's number one mining company BHP (NYSE:BHP) reported solid September quarter production across its business units on Tuesday and made no changes to its production and cost guidance for its current financial year to end-June 2018.</p> <p>The Melbourne-based ...
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MINING.com   05 September 2017   Africa   Tanzania  
<p>Acacia Mining (LON:ACA), Tanzania's No.1 gold producer, announced Monday that it will reduce operational activity at its Bulyanhulu Gold Mine.</p> <p>&ldquo;The decision was driven by unsustainable cash outflows at the mine due to the concentrate ban and ...
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MINING.com   07 August 2017   Canada   Ontario  
<p>It's the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.<br><br>Porcupine Gold Mines, a subsidiary of Goldcorp (NYSE:GG, TSX:G), said last week that mining operations are permanently ending at the Dome underground mine in Timmins, ...
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MINING.com   28 March 2017   Iran   Middle East  
<p>Zinc has rallied of late, being the best performing commodity on the London Metal Exchange for the week March 13-17.<br><br>Up 12% year to date, the corrosion-resistant metal is being buoyed by record refined output in China and tight supply after a number ...
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