Lead – Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX: EXN) mineral resource company operating in Durango and Zacatecas States, Mexico, has announced the assay results for five recent holes at its Platosa Property. The drilled off hole in the northwest portion which is Hole LP773 has intersected a high-grade massive and semi-massive Sulphides reporting 817 g/t (24 oz/T) Ag, 12.41% Pb, [...]
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Tin – Indonesian government plans to stop small business miners in its main tin-producing Bangka-Belitung island for the next four years due to damage on its 657,510 hectares of forest areas in Bangka-Belitung. Governor Eko Maulana Ali is quoted saying: “Traditional Tin mining has been expanding. Farmers and fishermen have now switched to mine Tin.” Click here to access the [...]
Coal – Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF), US coal and iron-ore miner, plans to acquire TSX-Venture Exchange-listed KWG Resources and TSX-Venture Exchange-listed Spider Resources for a combined C$186-million in the hopes of owning marjority of the Big Daddy chromite project. Cliffs Ferroalloys president William Boor is quoted saying: “However, obtaining control of Big Daddy would enable Cliffs to develop [...]
Palladium – Pan African, gold mining company that produces approximately 100,000 oz per year, has announced that it would increase its resource to 15.8% in its Phoenix project to 469 000 oz of 4E PGM (platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold). Pan African CEO Jan Nelson is quoted saying: “The increase in the total resources, assuming a 50% recovery, extends [...]
Palladium – North American Palladium (NAP) is planing its scoping study for their Offset zone at its Lac des Iles (LDI) palladium mine, in northern Ontario. The said scoping study will start by Q3 of 2010. NAP CEO William Biggar is quoted saying: “And the Offset zone is the real growth driver at LDI, with the potential to almost [...]
Tungsten – China Minmetals Corporation, a Chinese metals and mineral trading company, has signed an agreement with the Chenzhou city government to pursue its plan to spend $659 million for a five year exploration of rare earth minerals like Tungsten, Tin, and Bismuth in Hunan province. According to Xinhua, Chenzhou which is located in southern Hunan and bordering [...]
Palladium – Pan African Mining Corp. (TSX-V: PAF) has announced that its Phoenix project has an increased resource of 15.8 percent for its palladium, platinum, rhodium and gold. CEO Jan Nelson is quoted saying: “The increase in the total resources, assuming a 50% recovery, extends the life of the Phoenix project from 13 years to approximately 16 years, based [...]
Palladium – North American Palladium (NAP), a precious-metals producer, is doing a scoping study to develop the new Offset zone at its Lac des Iles (LDI) Palladium mine in northern Ontario and expects completion by Q3 of this year. CEO William Biggar is quoted saying: “This will make NAP a very low cost producer of palladium.” Click here to access [...]
Nickel – Mutiny Gold Limited: ASX:MYG, a diversified Australian resources company, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Mac Equity Partners Pty. Ltd. to secure the necessary funds to continue aggressive exploration activities at its two flagship Western Australian projects. The two projects are the White Well gold project in the Murchison and the Widgie [...]
Nickel – Western Areas NL:ASX:WSA, Nickel Sulphide producer, has teamed up with Minara Resources (MRE.AX), a fellow nickel producer, to treat ore from the Spotted Quoll mine, in Western Australia. Minara has the capacity to treat 550 000 t/y of ore and will be fully operational in June. Click here to access the entire news.