Uzbekistan’s reforms to tackle previously existing challenges in the mining sector

Artpol6 | January 26, 2017
img0 After 25 years of authoritarian rule, elected on 6 December 2017 the new President of Uzbekistan is launching reforms to address pressing economic and social issues. The creation of free conversation of the national currency is the cornerstone of the reform. President’s Mirziyoyev’s aspirations to open up the country to the international markets has caught ...

Australian gold­miners renew interest in Mongolia

MINEX FORUM | December 29, 2016
img0 Australian gold producers are among a host of mining companies that have taken a close look at Mongolian explorer Xanadu Mines in recent weeks, with a shortage of new discoveries, improving appetite for acquisitions and recent policy stability in Mongolia putting the nation’s stalled mining industry back on track.  Xanadu’s Ulaanbaatar-based managing director Andrew Stewart ...

Alaser Gold announced the maiden resources assessment for its flagship Çöpler mine in Turkey

MINEX FORUM | December 23, 2016
img0 TSX- and ASX-listed miner Alacer Gold has calculated an initial resource estimate for the Çakmaktepe satellite deposits of the company’s flagship Çöpler mine, located in the Çöpler District of eastern Turkey, said miningweekly.com. Toronto-headquartered Alacer said on a 100%-basis, the Çakmaktepe and Bayramdere deposits have an indicated oxide resource of 2.42-million tonnes grading 1.8 g/t ...

“The economic gods are starting to smile for Mongolia”

MINEX FORUM | December 23, 2016
img0 Image: mad.intelligence.com Despite debt downgrade, IMF-led bailout looks realistic as commodities bottom out, said asia.nikkei.com. The international financial community’s confidence in the Mongolian government’s ability to deliver reforms and service its debt may be improving after a long slump. That was the impression left by an investment conference in Tokyo on Dec. 7, attended by foreign ...

Canadian engineers to develop a new sistem for mines using microseismic data

MINEX FORUM | December 20, 2016
img0 ESG Solutions is working with the Ultra-Deep Mining Network (UDMN) to improve safety and productivity in mines through the development of innovative methods focusing on rock stress risk reduction using microseismic data collected during mine operations. Specifically, stress tensor determination from microseismic source mechanisms provides a relatively inexpensive way to assist in the evaluation of induced stress ...

Showcase of Russian mining projects to London investors

MINEX FORUM | December 6, 2016
img0 Junior companies listed in London, Toronto and Stockholm presented their Russian projects at the 5th annual Investment Conference MINEX Eurasia, which took place in 28 November in London. AzargaMetals Corp Dorian Nicol, President and Chief CEO (CEO) of Azarga Metals Corp, presented the The Unkur Project: A High Grade Silver Copper Deposit in the Zabaikalsky ...