Karelian Diamond Resources has received a PEA on its Lahtojoki diamond project

MINEX FORUM | August 1, 2017
img0 Karelian Diamond Resources plc (AIM: KDR, ESM: KDRI) announced that it has received a Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) on its 1.6 hectare Lahtojoki diamondiferous kimberlite pipe in the Kuopio – Kaavi district in south eastern Finland (“Lahtojoki”) over which the Company holds a Mining Concession. The PEA study was carried out by Michael Brennan of ...

Rosatom could provide a great contribution to the nuclear power sector

MINEX FORUM | June 27, 2017
img0 Russia’s nuclear power ambitions lag behind other emerging economies, but its advancements in technology could provide a great contribution to the nuclear power sector as a whole. For this reason, uranium price followers should keep a close watch on Russia’s nuclear sector, economiccalendar.com noted. Nuclear power use has become controversial in many countries around the ...

Nornickel has completed the Talnakh concentrator modernisation project

MINEX FORUM | June 7, 2017
img0 Nickel and palladium miner Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) has completed the Talnakh concentrator modernisation project, in Russia’s Arctic region. Talnakh Concentrator of Nornickel’s Polar Division has reached the project design parameters and capacity in line with the targets set by the modernization project. The plant’s total throughput capacity has increased over 30% from 7.6 to 10.2 mtpa ...

BELAZ makes its first steps in American market

MINEX FORUM | May 29, 2017
img0 A year ago BELAZ set up an office in Richmond Hill, Ontario, with the intention of selling its first mining truck in North America. Breaking into the North American heavy equipment market isn’t easy, especially for offshore companies without the vast dealer networks offered by some of the bigger players like Komatsu, John Deere and Caterpillar. ...

Azarga Metals estimated maiden mineral resources of its Unkur Copper-Silver Project

MINEX FORUM | April 12, 2017
img0 Azarga Metals Corp. (TSX-V:AZR) announced the results of its maiden mineral resource estimate for its Unkur Copper-Silver Project in the Zabaikalsky Region of eastern Russia. The estimate is an Inferred Mineral Resource of 42 million tonnes at 0.52% copper and 38g/t silver, containing 220,000 tonnes (ie, 480 million pounds) of copper and 52 million ounces of silver. ...

Germany and Austria develop their electric-car charging infrastructure

MINEX FORUM | April 4, 2017
img0 Two adjacent European countries are stepping up efforts to improve their public electric-car charging infrastructure. Initiatives in Germany and Austria should see major improvements to charging networks in a short period of time, as both countries aggressively promote electric cars in an effort to reduce emissions. Austria hopes to unify what is already a considerable number of ...