Last missing Polish miner found dead

MINEX Forum | May 17, 2018
img0 Rescuers searching for Polish miners trapped almost a kilometer underground since a tunnel collapsed 11 days ago have found the body of the last missing man, taking to five the death toll in the incident, coal company JSW said on Wednesday. The Zofiowka mine in southern Poland was hit by an earthquake on May 5, ...

Tragic accident at the Mindeli coal mine

MINEX Forum | April 10, 2018
img0 The President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan has offered his deep condolences to President Giorgi Margvelashvili and the Georgian population over the tragic accident at the Mindeli coal mine in western Georgia that has claimed the lives of six and injured three. Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has also offered his condolences to Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi ...

Alrosa selects top projects for resuming production at Mir

MINEX Forum | April 3, 2018
img0 Out of the 33 entries in the competition that Russian diamond miner Alrosa launched to find a technical solution for resuming miningoperations at the Mir deposit, three projects have been awarded the second and third places, but no outright winner was named. The second place was taken by two projects, one of which was presented by employees of Alrosa and the other by the Yakutniproalmaz Institute. ...

Alrosa to decide Mir mine future before privatisation

MINEX FORUM | January 26, 2018
img0 Russian State-controlled diamond miner Alrosa needs to decide what to do with its Mir mine mine after last year’s flooding incident before its privatisation plans come back on the agenda, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev said on Friday. Russia does not plan to reduce its stake in Alrosa in 2018 and has not thought yet whether its privatisation would be possible in 2019, Moiseev told reporters ...

Highland Gold’s net profit downs by 30%

MINEX FORUM | September 4, 2017
img0 Image: eruda.ru Highland Gold Mining Limited reports its unaudited financial results and production figures for the half year ended 30 June 2017 (“H1 2017″). FINANCIAL SUMMARY IFRS, US$000 (unless otherwise stated) H1 2017 H1 2016 Gold sold (gold and gold eq. oz) 128,503 127,697 Total Group cash costs (US$/oz)* 509 444 Group all-in sustaining costs (US$/oz)* ...

Accident in Alrosa’s Mir mine: Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched the fact-finding mission

MINEX FORUM | August 9, 2017
img0 Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case over the flooding incident in the Alrosa diamond company’s Mir mine, located in the Siberian Republic of Yakutia, a source in the committee’s press service told TASS. “The Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case in accordance with Article 216.1 of the Russian Criminal Code (breach of ...