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Battle against Nevada molybdenum mine goes to appeals court
19 Oct 2016 - A San Francisco court of appeal is expected to hear today from Eureka Moly (subsidiary of General Moly), the Bureau of Land Management, and two NGOs that oppose the proposed Mt. Hope mine near the southern town of Eureka, Nevada.

Attorneys for the Great Basin Resource Watch and the Western Shoshone Defense Project will ask the three-judge panel to overturn a Reno federal district court’s ruling that upheld the permits for the molybdenum mine in 2014.

Thermal coal just hit $100 per tonne and may stay this high until 2017
19 Oct 2016 - The amazing rally in thermal coal reached a whole new level Tuesday after Australian spot prices hit $100 per tonne for the first time since 2012.

While some experts have indicated current prices won’t last, others such as Indonesia’ Coal and Minerals Director Bambang Gatot believe they will stay as high as they are now until at least the end of the first quarter of 2017.

Konkola Copper Mines shuts smelter
18 Oct 2016 - Konkola Copper Mines, a subsidiary of London-listed Vedanta Resources, has shut down its gigantic Nchanga Smelter in the city of Chingola, located in Zambia’s Copperbelt Province.

The closure, which is expected to last for 40 days, is explained by the company as a needed maintenance measure, which will debottleneck the smelting stream to its capacity and result in a 35% rise in production.

Armadale discovers high-grade coarse flake graphite mineralisation in Tanzania
8 Oct 2016 - London-based Armadale Capital announced Friday a preliminary discovery of high-grade coarse flake graphite mineralisation close to the surface at its Mahenge Liandu project, located in the Ulanga District in southeast Tanzania.

In a report compiled by Matt Bull, who is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, the company states that wide intervals of graphite schist, logged as high grade, have been intersected on the first reverse circulation drill line completed with mineralisation commencing from near surface.

Uranium miner looking at gold
8 Oct 2016 - A report published today by The Telegraph states that Australian-based uranium-focused company Aura Energy has set its hopes on a gold deposit next to its Tiris project, in the Sahara Desert of Mauritania.

Quoting Aura’s executive chairman Peter Reeve, the British newspaper says that the miner is convinced the deposit it recently acquired from Drake Resources –and that’s believed to hold up to 20m ounces of gold– could boost its revenue while it finishes the feasibility study on its main uranium mine.

Mining headhunter says the clouds are parting
3 Oct 2016 - A few highlights from the interview between Andrew Pollard, president of The Mining Recruitment Group, and BNN's Andy Bell:

"I call it a bit of a jobless recovery across the board but where we have seen the activity is at the senior executive level."

"It was so dark for so long that just a glimmer of hope really changes everything."

Scrap value of copper encourages wire thieves in Saskatchewan
2 Oct 2016 - Two unrelated thefts and four people charged. In the past couple of weeks, Saskatchewan police saw increased interest in copper wire.

Since September 14, a compound in the Colonsay area has seen its copper wires stolen twice, first by two men, one from Grandora and the other from Saskatoon, who were charged with break, enter and theft, possession of stolen property and possession of break-in tools.

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