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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.
Global Minerals seeks silver in historic Slovakian mine
Explorers like Vancouver-based Global Minerals (CTG-V) are now looking at these historic mining jurisdictions as opportunities, where existing infrastructure and exploration records can offer capital savings and an opportunity to kick-start operations.
Goldcorp remains on target at Eleonore
Goldcorp's US$1.4-billion underground development will come in two stages, with the first being the sinking of the Gaumond exploration shaft and the excavation of a separate surface ramp.
Wesdome goes back to the well with Mishi
The company's newest mine, Mishi, in Wawa, Ont., began commercial production in the first quarter, and is expected to contribute a modest 9,000 oz.
Japan and Vietnam join forces to exploit rare-earth elements
“Japan is the second-largest consumer of rare-earth products after China, but it could catch up in a few years if the Japanese government gives proper backing,” says Yasushi Watanabe, an expert in mineral processing engineering at the National ...
Stinky rocks hide Earth's only haven for natural fluorine
When fluorine gas was first isolated by French chemist Henri Moissan in 1886, he was sent a sample of antozonite to study, explains chemist Florian Kraus from the Technical University of Munich in Germany, who carried out the latest analysis of the ...
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'A really big opportunity': Inside PSG's $46m Zambian farming deal
Chayton made its first investment after Crowder was approached by two Zimbabwean farmers who lost their farms due to the Mugabe government's land reforms.
Climate change linked to ozone loss: May result in more skin cancer
"What this research does is connect, for the first time, climate change with ozone depletion, and ozone loss is directly tied to increases in skin cancer incidence, because more ultraviolet radiation is penetrating the atmosphere.
KFC expects more global fast-food chains to enter the Kenyan market
It was very flattering and humbling to see Kenyans queuing to try our products when we first opened. Even today we still have similar volumes, although the queues have died down because the processes are much faster and efficient.