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Many Toronto-listed miners don't disclose environmental and social info — report (23 January 2019, 3:01 pm)

The Responsible Mining Foundation says companies gain from strengthening their ability to ‘know and show.

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Australia's Galaxy Resources raises estimate for Mt Cattlin Project (22 January 2019, 10:39 pm)

Galaxy said the reserves for the project are now estimated to be 42% higher than its last estimate.

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Miners try to move away from fossil fuels — report (22 January 2019, 9:11 pm)

A research report by Wood Mackenzie states that electrification and automation will be a key priority for global mining companies.

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Jervois Mining offers C$16.6m in shares for Uganda cobalt projects (22 January 2019, 5:26 pm)

Jervois, which has applied for a prospecting licence in Tanzania, says the deal would complement its efforts to establish a presence in east Africa.

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Runaway train wreck, copper outages cost BHP $600 million (22 January 2019, 11:10 am)

Three incidents occurred during the second half of 2018 hit BHP's production volumes by 4 million tonnes of iron ore and 70,000 tonnes of copper.

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Gastar emerges from Chapter 11 as private company (23 January 2019, 7:11 pm)

Gastar Exploration Inc. has emerged from Chapter 11 as Gastar Exploration LLC, a private company.

CAPP seeks Alberta energy-policy changes (23 January 2019, 7:03 pm)

In a campaign it calls “Vote Energy,” the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers calls for action in Alberta on market access, regulatory competitiveness, climate policy, and fiscal and economic policy. Among its recommendations are to complete six oil-export pipelines, including three now stalled. The province, hurt by transportation bottlenecks lowering the value of bitumen produced in the prolific oil sands region, will hold a general election by May 31.

Block R returned to Equatorial Guinea (23 January 2019, 6:59 pm)

Ophir Energy PLC, London, is no longer operator of Block R, which contains the Fortuna natural gas discovery, and will not be granted an extension to the joint production contract, the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea confirmed. Ophir was issued a notice of the decision in December 2018 after the company’s exploration license expired. The block has been returned to the state.

CNOOC set to increase reserves, production through 2021 (23 January 2019, 5:20 pm)

CNOOC Ltd. will steadily increase its oil and natural gas reserves and production this year with plans to drill 173 exploration wells, acquire 29,000 sq km of 3D seismic data, and put six new projects onstream.

Pluto LNG to supply Western Australia mineral sands project (23 January 2019, 4:57 pm)

A joint venture of Woodside Energy Ltd., Perth, and Melbourne-based Energy Developments Pty. Ltd. (EDL) has signed an LNG supply deal with mineral sands company Sheffield Resources Ltd., Perth, for Sheffield’s Thunderbird project in the Kimberley region of northern Western Australia.


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