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2013-07-03 16:21:09

MOSCOW, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinePro: Smart Mining Russia and CIS is no ordinary conference! From a 3 streamed agenda to the exclusive MinePro Boardroom, this conference will offer attendees with a tailored and innovative atmosphere to hear from the industry's top professionals. Following global success from mining events in Australia, Brazil and South Africa, Mining IQ has worked with industry experts to create a conference that allows you to have a unique...

2012-05-08 06:25:39

VANCOUVER, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Goldfields Ltd. (OTCQB: MXOM) ("Pan American" or the "Company"), a precious metal producer and exploration company, has appointed Andrey Koniuhov to its board of directors. Mr. Koniuhov has over 25 years of exploration and mining experience. He currently serves as Director of Geology and Advanced Projects for Polyus Gold, the third-largest gold company in the world by reserves. Prior to that, he was Deputy CEO of Polyus...

2009-05-22 23:04:39

A gold mining community in Siberia has received a financial boost from the richest man in Russia, who has decided to register as a resident. Mikhail Prokorov's action means that his tax payments will go to the local budget of Krasnoyarsk Territory, where the village of Yeruda is located, RIA Novosti reported. No one expects Prokorov, who was previously registered in Moscow, to move to Yeruda, the Russian news agency said. Last year, he spent 500 million euros (almost $700 million) on a...

2008-09-24 21:00:24

MAGADAN. Sept 24 (Interfax) - The criticism that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev leveled at Polyus Goldf (RTS: PLZL) does not mean that the government intends to strip the country's No. 1 gold producer of its license to develop the big Natalkinskoye deposit in the Magadan region, Economic Development Minister Elvira Nabiullina told reporters in Magadan. "The president's criticism of the company does not mean that the government intends to strip it of the license to develop the deposit,"...

2008-08-06 06:00:34

By Andrew E. Kramer The Russian metals tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov announced Tuesday that he would sell a minority stake in the Arctic mining company Norilsk Nickel for $10 billion to his former business partner Vladimir Potanin, possibly ending a drawn-out ownership struggle between several of the richest men in Russia. The two oligarchs agreed last year to divide their holding in Norilsk, an iconic and extraordinarily valuable Russian factory founded by Stalin, whose value soared along...

2006-06-21 07:45:00

By Robin Paxton POKROVSKY RUDNIK, Russia (Reuters) - British banker Peter Hambro once sold part of his wine collection to fund a fledgling gold mine in Russia's Far Eastern forests. Now, his partners at Russia's third-largest gold producer toast plan to quadruple output, with a vodka named after the mine. Russia's gold deposits, second only to South Africa's, have lured investors prepared to brave opaque legislation and creeping Kremlin control over strategic assets. "It's a good time to be a...