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Video: Cobre Panama mine closure investigated by Canada’s CTV News

“How a Canadian copper mine triggered an uprising in Panama” was the tagline of a W5 Investigation by CTV News, aired on National television over the February long weekend. W5 investigated how the Panamanian government’s 20-year mining concession with Canadian mining company First Quantum Minerals triggered mass protests and civil unrest amid...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 01:22
Carnegie Museum of Natural History awards University of Arizona  Geosciences professor

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH) announced Tuesday Robert T. Downs is the winner of the 2023 Carnegie Mineralogical Award. Downs is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geosciences at The University of Arizona. The award honors outstanding contributions in mineralogical preservation, conservation, and education.  ...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 01:22
Sayona delivers Moblan lithium feasibility with $1.6 billion NPV

Sayona Mining (ASX: SYA) has completed the definitive feasibility study for its Moblan lithium project, giving it a post-tax net present value of C$2.2 billion ($1.6bn) and a post-tax internal rate of return of 34.4%. Moblan is a joint venture with Investissement Québec’s SOQUEM (40%) and is located 130 km north of Chibougamau, in the Eeyou...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 23:18
Anglo Asian releases initial resource estimate for Xarxar copper deposit

Anglo Asian Mining (LON: AAZ) released on Tuesday a JORC-compliant mineral resource update (MRE) for the Xarxar copper deposit in Azerbaijan following its discovery last year. The initial MRE shows 24.9 million tonnes of mineralization with average grades of 0.48% copper, for 119,100 tonnes of contained metal. A majority of the MRE is in...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 21:16
CHART: China’s Belt and Road mining investment hits record

A new report from Griffith Asia Institute, a unit of Australia’s Griffith University, shows 10 years after the launch of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) cumulative engagement tops $1 trillion with about $634 billion in construction contracts and $419 billion in non-financial investments. The authors point out that 2023 was the first...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 20:16
Tudor Gold ups ounces, grades at Goldstorm deposit in British Columbia

The indicated resource count at Tudor Gold’s (TSXV: TUD) flagship Treaty Creek project in British Columbia has grown by 19% in terms of gold-equivalent (AuEq) ounces following last year’s drill program targeting the norther portion of the Goldstorm deposit. Located in the Golden Triangle region of BC, the 179 sq. km Treaty Creek property...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 20:16

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