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2014-09-22 16:23:21

UASHAT MAK MANI-UTENAM, QC, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Innu First Nations of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Matimekush-Lac John, whose traditional territory (Nitassinan) covers a large part of North-eastern Quebec and Labrador, celebrated on September 19, 2014 an important legal victory in their 900 million dollar lawsuit targeting the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), whose majority shareholder is Rio Tinto (see press release of March 20, 2013 for more information on the...

2014-09-03 16:23:31

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company" or "Dominion") reports that the Ekati Diamond Mine and the Diavik Diamond Mine performed exceptionally well in the second fiscal quarter of 2015 (May through July). Rough diamond production, sales and pricing have all exceeded plan. Unless otherwise indicated, all financial information is presented in U.S. dollars. The Company recorded a second quarter consolidated net income...

2014-06-26 20:20:56

SASKATOON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Joint Venture Company which was recently formed between Acron Group through its Canadian subsidiary and the Rio Tinto Group to continue evaluation of the development of the jointly held potash properties in Saskatchewan Canada, held its first Board of Directors meeting in London, UK today. As previously released in December 2013 (http://northatlanticpotash.com/release_121313.pdf), Acron announced a world-class potash resource had been...

2014-06-11 20:20:24

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") today announced its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the period ended April 30, 2014. Robert Gannicott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated: "A year on from our purchase of the Ekati operation, we continue to improve ore production and recoveries as we develop new ore sources. The receipt of full operating permits for the Lynx open pit development in less than a...

2014-05-23 16:21:53

VANCOUVER, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX-V: NXE) ("NexGen" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the following results from its Annual General & Special Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") held in Vancouver, BC on May 22, 2014: There were 80,994,042 shares represented at the meeting representing 47.63% of NexGen's issued and outstanding shares. Shareholders voted strongly in favour of all proposed resolutions. The number of Directors to be elected to NexGen's Board was set...

2014-05-09 12:22:44

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Thursday, May 08, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,550.97, up 0.20% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,051.50, down 0.40%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.14% lower at 1,875.63. During the trading session five out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index...

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...

2014-04-10 08:26:24

MONTRÉAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - At its award ceremony last night, held at the Royal Ontario Museum, in Toronto, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) presented Montréal Space for Life, a group of Montréal museums, with its prestigious Award of Outstanding Achievement for the creation of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. The new star in the Space for Life, which is currently celebrating its first anniversary, was a winner in the Facility Development and Design category....

2014-04-09 08:25:52

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), Vale SA (NYSE: VALE), Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO), and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE: KMP). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:...

2014-04-07 08:23:30

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that Rio Tinto has advised management that it intends to divest of its 19.1% shareholding in Northern Dynasty by way of gifting its shares to two Alaskan charitable foundations. This decision follows Rio Tinto's December 23, 2013 announcement of a strategic asset review, to include its shareholding in Northern Dynasty. Northern Dynasty...


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