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Red Chris receives regulatory and funding approval

Newcrest Mining Ltd has announced that it has commenced construction of the box cut for the exploration decline at its Red Chris mine in British Columbia, Canada, following receipt of the necessary regulatory approvals.


Rockfire Resources announces Plateau resource surge

Rockfire Resources plc has announced that the company's 100% owned Plateau Gold Deposit, in Queensland, Australia, has surpassed a JORC (2012) mineral resource of 200 000 oz of gold.


Global Mining Review Spotlight with Tesmec

Global Mining Review Editor, Laura Dean was recently joined by Simone Fiorini, Ennio Alessio, Cristian Mantoan, and Alessandro Castelli from Tesmec to discuss the company’s latest innovations and projects around the world.


Trilogy Metals announce feasibility study results

Trilogy Metals Inc. has announced positive results of its feasibility study for the Arctic copper-zinc-lead-silver-gold project in the Ambler mining district of Northwestern Alaska, USA.


Fortuna commences stacking ore at Lindero gold project

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. has reported the successful completion of commissioning of the primary and secondary crushing circuits and the start of stacking ore on the heap leach pad at the Lindero gold project, Argentina.


Chuquicamata to stop smelting

Codelco has decided to stop smelting at Chuquicamata, decrease the refinery’s endowment to ensure sanity measures and will operate at one third of its capacity.