Russian lawmaker Kerimov detained by French police in tax evasion case

David McHutchon | November 22, 2017
img0 NICE, France (Reuters) – Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov was arrested by French police at Nice airport on Monday evening in connection with a tax evasion case, an official at the French prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. Kerimov is ranked by Forbes magazine as Russia’s 21st wealthiest businessman, with a net worth of $6.3 ...

Nordgold to participate in a public discussion regarding the Montagne d’Or project

David McHutchon | August 16, 2017
img0 Montagne d’Or (the “Company”), owner of the Montagne d’Or mining project (the “Project”) in French Guiana, announces its intention to start a public consultation during the fourth quarter of 2017. The objective will be to gather feedback from all stakeholders involved in the project to ensure transparency and collaboration, Nordgold’s press service reported. The consultation will aim to ...

Euro Sun Mining holds public meeting to discuss its Rovina Valley Project

David McHutchon | June 26, 2017
img0 Euro Sun Mining Inc. (TSX:ESM) reported that in accordance with Romania’s public administration transparency laws, the National Agency for Mineral Resources (“NAMR”) hosted a public meeting to discuss the draft Government decision approving the mining licence of the Company’s Rovina Valley Project at its headquarters today, June 26, 2017. The meeting was originally scheduled for ...

The local band supports the Cameco’s mining operations in northern Saskatchewan

David McHutchon | June 19, 2017
img0 The Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) and Cameco Corporation announced the signing of a collaboration agreement that enhances and sustains their existing relationship and commercial ventures. The agreement confirms LLRIB’s support for Cameco’s mining operations in northern Saskatchewan, the parties’ commitment to protecting the environment and ensures LLRIB will continue to benefit from employment, ...

Historic buildings relocate in Swedish Kiruna due to miner activity

David McHutchon | May 29, 2017
img0 The entire Swedish city of Kiruna has begun a long-planned and quite challenging relocation to an area situated about 3km (2miles) east, after ground fissures created by iron ore mining activity weakened the ground beneath it, said mining.com. The decision, however, didn’t take any local by surprise. In fact, mining company Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB) has ...

Memorial to miners dead in the largest England mine disaster was opened in Barnsley

David McHutchon | May 8, 2017
img0 Image:yorkshirepost.co.uk The explosion made the ground shake for miles around, and flames erupted from 300 yards below. All around Barnsley – it was just before Christmas – “black snow” and burning wood fell out of the sky. The apocalyptic scenes of December 1866 claimed 361 lives in England’s worst coal-mining disaster, yorkshirepost reported. The Oaks ...

Опережающее развитие российской экономики – роль, место и ориентиры для горнорудной отрасли

Arthur Poliakov | June 4, 2015
img0 С начала 2015 года Российское правительство приступило к реализации концепции «опережающего развития». В статье автор попытался высказать своё мнение о процессах, происходящих в горнорудной отрасли РФ, и о том, за счёт чего и при каких условиях возможно улучшить ее состояние.