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2014-04-15 12:23:40

HONG KONG, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lind Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of John Hancock as consultant. Mr. Hancock will advise Lind on various matters, including investing in the Australian resource sector. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73177 John Hancock is an Australian National and has held positions at Iscor Mining and Steel (South Africa), Hancock Prospecting (Director) and is currently a non-executive Director of Volta...

2014-04-14 12:23:45

Secured at Least 1.5 Million Metric Tons of Imported Iron Ore for 2014 BEIJING, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or the "Company") (NYSE: GSI), a leading non-state-owned steel producer in China, announced today that its principal manufacturing facility, Shaanxi Longmen Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. ("Longmen Joint Venture"), has signed a supply agreement with Rio Tinto Iron Ore Asia Pte. Ltd. ("Rio Tinto") for procurement of imported iron ore in...

2014-04-01 00:21:32

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (Newcrest) (ASX: NCM)) today released Technical Reports on the Telfer Property in Western Australia, Australia and the Lihir Property in Papua New Guinea, prepared in accordance with the requirements of Canadian National Instrument 43-101. Release of the Reports follows the release of Newcrest's 2013 Resources and Reserves Statement for the twelve month period ended 31 December 2013, which included details of...

2014-02-14 00:20:36

ASX: NCM POMSOX: NCM TSX: NM (all figures in United States dollars and in 100% terms unless stated otherwise) MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (Newcrest) has updated its Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve estimates for the 12 month period ending 31 December 2013, and these are presented in Tables 1 to 4 below. The reserves estimates reported in this release have been prepared under the direction of a Qualified Person, as defined in NI...

2014-02-13 20:21:06

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited ("Newcrest") (ASX: NCM)(TSX: NM) today released its financial results for the 6 months ended December 31, 2013 (ASX Appendix 4D Half Year Financial Report) and its updated Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves estimates as at 31 December 2013 (Annual Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves Statement - 31 December 2013). This market release is a summary document and readers are directed to the full text of those releases...

2013-07-22 08:23:08

Major iron mining operations in Pilbara region of Western Australia now running cost saving MRO optimization solution from Oniqua MRO Analytics BRISBANE, Australia, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oniqua MRO Analytics (Oniqua), the leading provider of analytics-based MRO optimization solutions for asset-intensive industries, today announced that Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue), a world leader in iron ore production and sea-borne trading, has implemented Oniqua Analytics...

2013-07-11 12:22:14

MONTREAL, July 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Rio Tinto has finalized a long-term lease with The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and will relocate its Montreal office to become a key tenant of the Deloitte Tower on Avenue-des-Canadiens-de-Montréal in downtown Montreal in 2015. Details of the lease will not be disclosed. Jacynthe Côté, chief executive of Rio Tinto Alcan stated: "Rio Tinto is committed to creating the safest, most efficient, environmentally-friendly and...

2013-06-28 20:20:32

LONDON, United Kingdom, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Rio Tinto has entered into a bridge funding agreement dated June 28, 2013 with Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. under which it has agreed to make available to Turquoise Hill a short term convertible credit facility of up to US$225 million. The aggregate of all amounts outstanding under the facility, including principal, interest (at one month LIBOR plus 5%) and fees, will be repayable at maturity on August 12, 2013. At any time after...

2013-06-27 23:35:06

Loc8.com, developers of the class-leading asset maintenance and field service software Loc8, has expanded its reach further into Australian mining sector after successfully implementing its solution at BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s rail operations, centered in Port Hedland, Australia. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Loc8.com, developers of the class-leading asset maintenance and field service software Loc8, has expanded its reach further into Australian mining sector after...

2013-04-10 20:20:47

RR.TSX TORONTO, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Rainy River Resources Ltd. ("Rainy River" or the "Company" (RR.TSX)) is pleased to announce receipt of a positive Feasibility Study ("FS") for its 100% owned Rainy River Gold Project ("RRGP") in northwestern Ontario, Canada.  The information presented below summarizes the results of the FS for a mine and processing scenario based on the October 10, 2012 National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") mineral resource estimate, which includes...