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By Matthew Hill
Vedanta Resources Plc (VED)’s Zambian unit will transport copper from its Chingola mines to Tanzania by rail instead of road for the first time in five years to lower costs.
Konkola Copper Mines Plc plans to ship 70,000 metric tons of the metal using trains by March next year, Joy Sata, a spokeswoman, said in an interview on April 2. The company plans to move the majority of its copper by rail eventually, she said. Read more
By Jim Wyckoff
Gold prices ended the U.S. day session with modest gains and near the daily high Thursday, on a late-day bounce. Bargain hunters stepped in to buy the dip in gold prices at the same time the U.S. dollar index sold off from higher levels seen earlier in the day. April Comex gold last traded up $2.60 at $1,591.00 an ounce. Spot gold was last quoted up $4.60 at $1,592.75. May Comex silver last traded down $0.158 at $28.80 an ounce. Read more
Goldstream Minerals is a Toronto-based exploration company with assets in Eastern Ontario. Goldstream is a new investment vehicle, “Creating Organic Growth Through Discovery.” Read more
Prophecy Platinum’s Wellgreen deposit in Canada’s Yukon Territory contains a very large and rich base and precious metals resource. Read more
Clifton Star’s Duparquet project is located in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, one of the richest gold regions in the world. Read more
REBgold’s proprietary bioleaching process recovers valuable metals from crushed ore, neutralizes sulphides causing acid rock drainage and stabilizes toxic elements such as arsenic and cadmium. Here’s how the process works: Read more
Prosperity Goldfields welcomes you to join in the excitement of our new Kiyuk gold discovery. Read more
Dia Bras Exploration Inc. is a Canadian-based mining and exploration corporation with gold, silver, lead, copper and zinc properties in northern Mexico and Peru.
Aguila American Gold (TSX.V:AGL) is focused on developing its 100% owned Angostura gold project in Peru. Read more
Matamec Explorations Inc is a junior mining exploration company whose main focus is in developing the Kipawa deposit. It is also exploring more than 35km of strike length in the Kipawa Alkalic Complex for rare earths-yttrium-zirconium-niobium-tantalum mineralization on the surrounding Zeus property. A timely, high value and low cost mine is projected for early 2016.
Resource Intelligence’s Executive Editor Doug Hadfield spoke with Andre Gauthier, President of Matamec Explorations to find out more about the company’s MOU with Toyota and how it will affect the company’s progress moving forward.
Apella Resources Inc. has established itself as a significant player in the junior resource sector, earning Tier 1 Issuer status on the TSX Venture Exchange. By assembling a team of accredited industry professionals, and creating an unparalleled portfolio of world-class Vanadium-Titanium-Iron projects, Apella has placed itself at the forefront of worldwide Vanadium development. Apella’s main projects are located in the Canadian province of Quebec.
Resource Intelligence’s Doug Hadfield spoke with VP of Corporate Communications Adrian Bakker about the company’s recent developments at Iron T and Lac Dore.
Tumi’s initial and ongoing focus is Mexico, one of the world’s top silver producers, where Tumi has recently acquired the La Gloria gold-tin-tungsten prospect where detailed mapping, sampling and a six-hole diamond drill program has been completed. The Company continues to study means of advancing the La Trini NI43-101 silver-gold-tellurium resource. In Sweden, research for new silver projects led Tumi to the Bergslagen District where Tumi has nine projects, including the historic Sala silver mine where Tumi has defined a 4 to 5 million tonne zinc-silver exploration target located parallel to and about 200 metres west of the historic mine. As well, Tumi is drill-testing the down-plunge extension of the historic mine.
Resource Intelligence’s Executive Editor spoke with Tumi Resources President & CEO David Henstridge about the company’s developments in Sweden and Mexico.
Tinka’s main project in Peru is the Colquipucro silver-lead-zinc project consisting of 46 contiguous mineral tenements covering an area of 10,234.85 hectares and located in the Department of Cerro de Pasco. The Company completed a 15-hole, 2,670m, Phase 1 diamond drill program in November 2007. All but one hole intercepted silver mineralization above cut-off grade and results included 60m grading 135 g/t silver, 44m grading 95 g/t silver from surface, 66m grading 83 g/t silver from surface, 10m grading 625 g/t silver, 8m grading 551 g/t silver, and 12m grading 4.4% zinc which is open at depth.
Resource Intelligence’s Doug Hadfield spoke with President and CEO Andrew Carter and David Henstridge, a technical director for the company.
Prodigy Gold’s lead project is the advanced Magino mine project, located northeast of Wawa, Ontario. Prodigy is currently evaluating the development of Magino as an open-pit mining opportunity with the potential for deeper, higher grade gold production.
An updated Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Magino Mine, was announced in December 2011. The economics of the project are outstanding, including an NPV over $939 million (5% discount), almost three times higher than the previous project NPV. The PEA calls for production capacity of 20,000 tpd. Gold would be recovered from the open pit mine at a rate of 249,300 ounces per year, or 2.6 million ounces of gold over a mine life of 11 years.
Resource Intelligence’s Doug Hadfield spoke with President and CEO Brian Maher about the company’s recent developments.
Geologix Explorations Inc. (TSX: GIX) is a mineral exploration company focused on acquiring, exploring and developing mineral resource opportunities with the potential to host world class mineral deposits. The Company’s primary focus is the Tepal Gold-Copper Porphyry Project in Michoacán State, Mexico, where the Company has completed a Preliminary Economic Assessment study (“PEA”) and initiated resource expansion drill programs to further test the project’s potential.
resourceINTELLIGENCE’s Doug Hadfield spoke with Jeffrey Wilson, VP Corporate Communications at PDAC2012.
Founded in 1995 Cambridge House International Inc. has grown to be the world leader is producing resource investment conferences, specifically in the mineral exploration sector. The conferences are held throughout North America and bring together the industry in efficient two-day events. Exhibitors are made up of public companies involved with mineral exploration, oil & gas, clean technology along with media, and service providers.
Resource Intelligence’s Doug Hadfield spoke to Jay Martin, Director of Business Development for Cambridge House.
Some commodities can make for a greener global future. For example, uranium is a low-cost, large-scale source of clean energy in the world. The vanadium redox battery can offer virtually unlimited storage capacity for the world’s new wind and solar farms. And phosphates are one of the primary nutrients for crop production globally. Uranium. Vanadium. Phosphate: Essential for the world’s growing need for clean energy and food production. And U3O8 Corp. has it covered. Read more
What materials make wind turbines turn? Why are hybrid vehicles so clean? And what makes smart phones so smart? For all these modern technologies, and more, there are rare earth elements. Read more