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TOP STORIES | Thursday , 24 Feb 2011                                                     

Wardrop PA says Alaska's Pebble copper-gold project of global importance

Wardrop's 43-101 report suggests the mine life of the Pebble copper-gold-moly project could span from 25 to 78 years, yielding billions of pounds of copper, and millions of gold ounces.    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

Mining deals to ramp up in 2011, transactions bigger, bolder-E&Y

A new Ernest & Young report says mining is poised for strong growth this year, thanks to soaring commodity prices backed by buoyant demand from emerging markets.    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

Lazarus Zim gambles really big on SA steel

With power issues and some muddled government thinking just two of the challenges facing any entrants, it is hard to see how a new steelmaker in the country can be competitive    Wednesday , 23 Feb 2011

Yamana reports 4.5 million-oz. increase in gold reserves

Yamana Gold declared proven and probable gold equivalent mineral reserves of 25.1 million ounces as of year-end 2010.    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

No acquisition plans for Fresnillo, for now

The Mexican miner told reporters it will invest $800m over 2011 on expanding projects and exploration adding that given current prices, any potential targets are too expensive    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

Rights issue launched by Belgium's Nyrstar to buy more zinc mines

Rights issue launched to purchase more mines and boost zinc self-sufficiency. Nyrstar launches seven-for-10 rights issue of €490M. 2010 profits rose to €207M, 123% above expectations.    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

Gold likely to underperform other metals in 2011 - Eibl

While gold is expected to continue to rise over the course of 2011, other metals are likely to take centre stage in the performance tables over the year    Wednesday , 23 Feb 2011

Gindalbie puts Mid West on the iron ore map

The Mid West Magnetite-iron ore mine developer Gindalbie Metals says its maiden shipment from its Karara iron ore project will occur within the next two months    Wednesday , 23 Feb 2011

Four banks shortlisted for massive coal IPO - Mongolia

The country has shortlisted BNP Paribas , Deutsche Bank , Goldman Sachs and Macquarie Group to manage the Erdenes-Tavan Tolgoi IPO, expected to be Mongolia's biggest and planned for the first half of 2012    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

Codelco warns copper prices could be curbed by rising oil prices

As high oil prices about to hit world economy, copper prices could be dampened, says top copper producer's executive VP of finance. Volatility magnified by Middle East unrest.    Wednesday , 23 Feb 2011

Colombia: Greystar gold/silver mine project splits local community

Canada's Greystar project spotlights mining hurdles in Colombia. Greystar to invest $1 bln in four years in Angostura.    Wednesday , 23 Feb 2011

Higher sales see Exxaro profits more than double

The South African diversified miner said higher prices and sales helped it double full year profit but, said a stronger rand would continue to put pressure on earnings    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

Rio Tinto gets 3-month extension to mine rights at Simandou

The transnational miner said it has been granted a three-month extension before it must formally give up its rights to part of Guinea's giant Simandou iron ore concession    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

High copper prices boost Inmet Q4 profits

The copper miner said Wednesday its Q4 profit rose on strong results from its Las Cruces copper mine and higher metals prices    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011

Beyond Rossing South - Extract finds more uranium in Husab project area

Extract Resources, 41% owned by Kalahari Minerals, has announced the discovery of further uranium mineralisation on its Husab Project in Namibia, separate from the big Rossing South discovery.    Wednesday , 23 Feb 2011

Yesterday's Top Story: Fractal analysis suggests silver to reach $52 - $56 by May - June this year

A technical analysis view that shows gold could reach up to $1860, or perhaps higher, silver poised to top $50 and the HUI Index in the mid 900s all by the middle of the current year.    Tuesday , 22 Feb 2011


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