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First Quantum suspends work at Mauritania copper, gold mine
First Quantum Minerals has suspended operations at the Guelb Moghrein copper and gold mine in Mauritania, where days of worker protests over pay left one person dead over the weekend.
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Cogeco hit by downgrades after $1.36B Atlantic gamble
�Given the surprise of this transaction, we believe the shares will be range-bound with limited upside,� Jeff Fan at Scotia Capital said.
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Mexico's Pemex eyes more freedom with new president
There are signs Pena Nieto's team could try to alleviate Pemex's tax burden first to lay the groundwork for more comprehensive overhauls down the line.
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ENRC Buys Frontier License, Plans 92000 Tons of Copper Output
July 31 (Bloomberg) -- Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. will pay the Democratic Republic of Congo $101.5 million for the mining license at its Frontier site, purchased this year as part of an acquisition of assets from First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ENRC ...
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Are you there? Fears Nasa could lose touch with its latest Mars Rover when it ...
Nasa could lose touch with its latest Mars rover just as it attempts to land on the red planet on 6 August. The Curiosity vehicle, which is the size of a car, is aiming for a deep depression known as Gale Crater.
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Scientists turn to meteorites to discover more about how the Earth was formed ...
They were able to confirm that these samples came from no fewer than two parent bodies and that the crystallization of their minerals occurred about 4.6 billion years ago, only two million years after condensation of the oldest solids in the Solar System.
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Zambian State to Seek as Much as 25% of New Mines, Minister Says
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- Zambia, Africa's biggest copper producer, plans to own as much as 25 percent of new mines in the country as it seeks to attract investors to boost employment, Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma said.
New Great Game Being Played In Afghanistan, Without The US
In 2007, the Chinese state-owned Metallurgical Group Corp., or MCC, signed a $3.5 billion lease for the Mes Aynak Copper Mine in mineral-rich Logar province, 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) southeast of Kabul. The site is thought to contain the world's ...
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Rocky outcrops on ancient mountain range on Mars could offer a window into ...
'These minerals are associated with fresh craters that happened after activity caused by water,' said Damien Loizeau, an ESA Research Fellow and lead author of the study.
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The dress rehearsal that is out of this world: Nasa tests the Mars rover that ...
... has two rovers. The first is an exact replica of Curiosity, the rover which will arrive on the martian surface on 5th August.
New Mars rover has a human approach  Phys.Org
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