EIA predicts the future growth in non-OECD Asia

MINEX FORUM | September 19, 2017
img0 Based on projections in US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017), much of the future growth in world energy consumption will occur in the nations of Asia outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (or non-OECD Asia). Although China and India account for most of the region’s energy consumption, EIA projects broad ...

Portland Stone Firms are about to go underground

MINEX FORUM | September 19, 2017
img0 Used in the construction of some of the world’s most elegant landmarks, Portland stone is renowned. But after centuries of being quarried, surface reserves are dwindling, leading the only two licensed extraction firms to turn to mining instead. Mining-technology.com reports on how the transition underground is being made. What do such seemingly disparate edifices, both ...

ALROSA has been included in the FTSE4Good

MINEX FORUM | September 15, 2017
img0 ALROSA has been included for the first time in the FTSE4Good international rating, which is an indicator of compliance with internationally recognized standards of corporate social responsibility, company’s press-service reports. FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to support investment in companies based on their environmental, social and governance criteria. All the companies in the FTSE4Good Index ...

MineTech competition to be held at the MINEX Russia Forum

MINEX FORUM | September 14, 2017
img0 MINEX Russia 2017 Forum organisers are pleased to invite mining equipment producers and technology providers to present solutions at MineTech – the 1st Russian Competition of Mining Challenges and Solutions. The competition will take place on 12 October 2017 at MINEX Russia Mining Forum in Moscow. Competition challenges 1. Challenges from Polymetal International (open pdf) 2. Challenges from ...

Petropavlovsk’s profit increased by 166%

MINEX FORUM | September 12, 2017
img0 Petropavlovsk PLC issues its Half Year Report for the period from 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017 (“H1 2017″ or the “Period”). Financial Highlights ■   20% increase in Group Revenue to US$304 million (compared to US$254million in 2016) due to 19% increase in production and 5% increase in average realised gold price ■   Profit for the ...

Eurasia makes a preliminary deal with Singaporian GoldMint

MINEX FORUM | September 11, 2017
img0 Eurasia, the platinum, palladium, iridium, rhodium and gold production company, announces it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with GoldMint PTE (“GoldMint”), a Singapore based Limited Company, said Eurasia. It is agreed that where Eurasia identifies potential exploration and mining projects it may choose to collaborate with GoldMint on financing all or part of ...

Poluys has launched the Natalka project at the Vostok Economic Forum

MINEX FORUM | September 8, 2017
img0 PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX — PLZL), the largest gold producer in Russia, announced that the first stage of hot commissioning of Natalka has been officially launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin via video-link during a ceremony at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. Following completion of the hot commissioning, the Company anticipates that full production will be launched at Natalka before the end of 2018 as earlier guided. The Natalka deposit is Polyus’ main greenfield project, ...