Category: Asia

India’s HCL to Develop Greenfield Copper Deposit

India’s sole integrated copper producer, Hindustan Copper Ltd. (HCL) will develop a greenfield copper deposit in Malanjkhand in central state of Madhya Pradesh aiming to produce 500,000 tons of copper ore per year and commence...

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KAZ Minerals Building Second Concentrator at Aktogay

KAZ Minerals is building a second sulphide ore concentrator at its Aktogay open-pit copper mine in East Kazakhstan province of Kazakhstan. The new plant will double Aktogay’s sulphide ore processing capacity from 25 million to...

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Chinese Align With ICMM to Promote Mining

The International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM) and the China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals and Chemical Importers and Exporters (CCCMC) have agreed to help promote sustainable development in Chinese companies’...

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First Doré Poured at Natalka

Polyus has poured the first doré gold (inset photo above) at its Natalka mine, a major greenfield project in Russia’s Far East, during the ongoing hot commissioning process at the mill. The full processing facility is currently...

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CNMC’s Carbon-in-Leach Plant Starts Trial Operation

CNMC Goldmine Holdings Ltd. confirmed that its newly constructed carbon-in-leach (CIL) plant is in the process of conducting trial operation, marking a major milestone in its efforts to ramp up gold output after poor ore grades...

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Rio Tinto, Sinosteel Extend Channar JV

Rio Tinto and China’s Sinosteel Corp. have agreed to extend their historic Channar Mining joint venture. This third extension of the joint venture, confirmed in Beijing by Rio Tinto Chief Executive J-S Jacques and Sinosteel...

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Iran Seeks Mining Investment

In the past two months, Iran has had agreements with South Korea, Austria and Denmark, and is on the way to signing similar accords with other countries, according to the Financial Tribune. The country is seeking $50 billion in...

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Eldorado Lowers Guidance on Kişladağ

Citing lower recoveries, Eldorado Gold has revised its 2017 guidance for the Kişladağ gold mine in Turkey to 170,000 ounces (oz) to 180,000 oz at cash costs of $500/oz to $550/oz. At the beginning of the year, the company was...

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Regional News – Asia October 2017

Polyus Starts Commissioning Natalka Mine in Russia’s Far East PISC Polyus, Russia’s largest gold producer, has launched the start of hot commissioning of its Natalka mine in the Magadan region of Russia’s Far East. Russian...

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Regional News – Asia September 2017

Thai Government Lifts Suspension of Chatree Mine Recently, representatives of Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd. met with representatives of the Royal Thai Government to discuss a possible settlement of the company’s claims against the...

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Regional News – Asia August 2017

Eldorado Provides Update on Kişladağ Eldorado Gold provided an update on its Kişladağ gold mine in Turkey. A low-grade, bulk-tonnage, open-pit operation that uses heap leach for gold recovery, Kişladağ has been in operation...

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Regional News – Asia July 2017

Amulsar Gold Project Moves Ahead Lydian International Ltd. recently announced that construction at the company’s 100% owned Amulsar gold project is proceeding as planned. As of May 31, project commitments totaled $213 million....

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