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Golden Gate Capital Announces Successful Completion of Canada Fluorspar Acquisition

Golden Gate Capital Announces Successful Completion of Canada Fluorspar Acquisition

Canada Fluorspar Inc. and Golden Gate Capital announced today that Golden Gate Capital has successfully completed the acquisition of Canada Fluorspar Inc., a specialty mineral resource company based in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Canada Fluorspar will remain headquartered in St. John’s and led by the current management team. [More]
Forecast Report on India Iron Ore Mining Market

Forecast Report on India Iron Ore Mining Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Iron Ore Mining in India to 2020" report to their offering. [More]
New Mining Services Lab Opened by Clariant at Roha, India

New Mining Services Lab Opened by Clariant at Roha, India

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 10, 2014 to mark the opening of its new 10 million INR Roha, India Mining Lab complex, located in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra. [More]
New SlipStream RC Pro Completion Roller Cone Drill Bits from Varel International

New SlipStream RC Pro Completion Roller Cone Drill Bits from Varel International

Varel International, the world’s largest independent supplier of drill bits for the oil, gas and mining industries, announces the launch of SlipStream™ RC Pro completion roller cone drill bits. Designed for the fast and effective drill out of frac plugs, SlipStream RC Pro incorporates a unique, hybrid cutting structure matched specifically to the distribution of high hardness, high abrasion, and elastic or plastic materials found in such plugs. [More]
Itronics Develops new Silver Refining Process

Itronics Develops new Silver Refining Process

Itronics Inc., a growing and diversified fertilizer, silver, and minerals producer, today announced that it has successfully tested and is now scaling up a new refining process for recovering silver, which reduces cost and increases efficiencies, from the Company's silver-iron-sulfur concentrates that are produced internally by the Company's photoliquid de-silvering process. The new process will be named the "Itromet Silver Refining Process." [More]
Chilean Company, Lixivia, Receives 3M Investment

Chilean Company, Lixivia, Receives 3M Investment

3M, through its New Ventures Business, has invested in Lixivia, a Chilean company that 3M has been working with on an engineering process to increase recuperation of copper sulfurate above levels reached through standard industry applications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. [More]
Mexico Cerro Prieto Mine Commences Gold Production

Mexico Cerro Prieto Mine Commences Gold Production

Oroco Resource Corp. ("Oroco") is pleased to report the announcement by Goldgroup Mining Inc. of the completion of its Phase 1 development of the Cerro Prieto Mine in Sonora State, Mexico and the commencement of Cerro Prieto gold production (see Goldgroup Mining news release, dated January 9, 2014, for the details of Goldgroup's initial production at Cerro Prieto). [More]
Geoscience BC Releases Airborne Magnetic Survey Results from TREK Project

Geoscience BC Releases Airborne Magnetic Survey Results from TREK Project

Geoscience BC is pleased to announce the release of the TREK airborne magnetic survey, flown over the northern Interior Plateau region last summer and fall. TREK, short for Targeting Resources through Exploration and Knowledge, is Geoscience BC's newest multiyear minerals project focused on adding information to this underexplored region of the province. [More]
Mechel OAO Closes Deal on Asset Disposal in Voskhod Mining and Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant

Mechel OAO Closes Deal on Asset Disposal in Voskhod Mining and Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant

Mechel OAO, one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces closing the deal for disposal of 100% shares in Voskhod Mining Plant (Khromtau, Kazakhstan) and Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant (Tikhvin, Leningrad Region, Russia) to Turkey's YILDIRIM Group for a total of 425 million US dollars. [More]
Avrupa Minerals Options the Slivovo Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International

Avrupa Minerals Options the Slivovo Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International

Avrupa Minerals Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a terms sheet ("Terms Sheet") to option out the Slivovo Project in Kosovo to Byrnecut International Limited ("Byrnecut"). Under the Terms Sheet, Byrnecut has the option to earn a 51% interest in the Slivovo Project by spending EUR1,000,000 in exploration on the project by March 1, 2015, or 12 months from the exact closing date, of which EUR360,000 is a firm commitment and must be spent by September 1, 2014, or 6 months from the closing date. [More]