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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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MINING.com   20 March 2017   Germany   North-Rhine Westphalia  
<p>RAG AG-owned Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine, located in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia, will be turned into a giant battery that stores excess solar and wind energy.<br /><br />Set to be totally transformed by 2018, the mine will become a 200-megawatt ...
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