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Zinc – A mineral exploration company, Canada Zinc Metals Corp. (CZX – TSX Venture) has announced a private placement of 5,000,000 Units at a price of $0.60 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $3,000,000. Peeyush Varshney, CEO & Chairman is quoted saying: “All of the company’s claims (77,889 Ha), with the exception of a small isolated block [...]
Zinc – Nyrstar NV has announced that it has agreed to acquire a 19.9% interest in Ironbark Gold Limited (ASX-IBG) (Ironbark) for (approximately) €3.5 million. Mr Erling Sorensen, chief commercial officer of Nyrstar is quoted saying: “We are excited by this investment and our new relationship with Ironbark as we believe that the Citronen zinc-lead project has the potential [...]
Tungsten – Adex Mining Inc.(ADE.V) has announced its partnership with Lakefield, Ontario’s SGS Lakefield Research Limited to test the hydrometallurgical treatment of Molybdenum concentrate from the Fire Tower Zone at Adex’s Mount Pleasant Mine Property. If the test work is positive, it will lead to the colick here to acmpany’s upgrade related to its production of tungsten and [...]
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.
Coal – The coal export giant, BHP Billiton’s Douglas-Middelburg optimisation (DMO) project has contracted AFS Group (Pty) Ltd to supply its fuel monitoring technologies and expertise to BHP. AFS have been supplying for all all of BHP’s collieries and will now include the DMO project site. AFS Group GM Pradil Maharaj is quoted saying: ” We oversee the entire [...]
Nickel – Xstrata Plc’s (XTA.L) biggest shareholder, Glencore International AG [GLEN.UL], the trading and mining giant, has announced that 2010 is a solid year for the company. It has sold nickel, zinc, and copper at higher prices at the start of the this year. Henri Alexaline, a credit analyst at BNP Paribas was quoted saying: “If anything, these earnings [...]
Nickel – FNX Mining Company, a Diversified Canadian Nickel Company has reported that nickel sales dropped 400,000 pounds as copper sales has dropped to 50%. However, precious metals sales went up to 13,258 ounces during the Q1 of 2010. Terry MacGibbon, FNX CEO is quoted saying: “The first quarter results were impacted by a temporary shortfall at the Podolsky [...]
Nickel – Mincor, an Australian nickel-miner has confirmed that they will pursue the production at its flagship Miitel nickel mine, in Western Australia. Ramp up will start by June and is expected to be in full production by July of 2010. MD David Moore is quoted saying: “Not only does this increase the existing Miital ore reserves by more [...]
Coal – Continental Coal, a South African junior coal explorer has appointed its new CEO in the person of Lodewyk Turvey. The article is quoted as saying: “Turvey has more than 25 years experience in the South African coal mining industry, and has held roles with diversified miner BHP Billiton, Energy Coal, Ingwe, and Koornfontein Mines.” Click here to access [...]