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  1. News - World - MINING

    Chinese miners face frosty reception in northern Canada

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver Workers face reception as chilly as weather when they arrive in northern Canada, where locals think they should be doing the jobs themselves Chinese miners will feel the chill When 200 Chinese miners arrive at the remote Murray River coal patch in northwestern Canada in the next few weeks, they risk a cool welcome in more ways than one. The site east ...

  2. News - World - MINING

    Controversy over Canadian Dehua's hiring of Chinese miners

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 02:56am

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver Anger over hiring of Chinese miners Plans to open Chinese-funded mines in Canada have been plunged into controversy after it was found that most of the workers ... "Hundreds of jobs have been created in Canada. Dozens of consulting firms have been hired … for our projects," Liu said. But job advertisements for Canadian Dehua's projects specified ...

  3. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Mainland and Hong Kong investors snap up mines despite gloomy outlook

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:39am by Toh Han Shih

    ... stake in the company. Another Toronto-listed company, Northcliff Resources, will spend C$579 million on a tungsten and molybdenum mining project in New Brunswick, Canada, its chief executive, ...

  4. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Industry slump is hurting small players the most

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... of exploration and development companies that do not have revenue, more than half of which are based in Canada. Being bought by a larger miner is proving increasingly elusive as companies ... have to spend a billion or two billion to build". There are about 973 mining companies based in Canada that reported no revenue in the past 12 months. The largest, Detour Gold, started ...

  5. Business - Commodities - MINING

    China Gold ramps up production on the mainland

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... copper mine in Tibet by sevenfold by 2015. The Vancouver, Canada-based firm, listed in Toronto and Hong Kong, has also maintained its overseas asset acquisition efforts, despite not having ...

  6. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Rio chief's exit a non-issue to clients

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 06:20pm by Bloomberg

    ... targets, Rio's annual report shows. He gave up his 2011 bonus following an earlier write-down. In contrast, Canada's Kinross Gold booked a severance expense of US$16.4 million after chief ...

  7. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Gold miners let down by size and equipment

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... largest gold miner, Canada's Barrick Gold, alone produced 240 tonnes of the precious metal. Only five Chinese gold miners have an annual output of more than 10 tonnes, while the remaining 700 ...

  8. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Giant copper mine offers Mongolia a cash bonanza

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 05:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ulan Bator Deep in the heart of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia amid a landscape of sand dunes and ice canyons, one of the world’s biggest copper mines is about to come on stream. Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto and Canada’s Turquoise Hill Resources have jointly led construction of the US$6.2 billion Oyu Tolgoi mine which is expected to produce 450,000 tonnes ...

  9. Business - Commodities - MINING

    Pentagon and Toyota unite in bid to crack China's rare-earth cartel

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Department of Defence and Asia's biggest carmaker are working with Canada's Ucore Rare Metals Inc and Matamec Explorations Inc, which are developing North American mines that would boost ...



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