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Tuesday Sep 2 | The Chronicle Herald

TAYLOR: Chance of finding experienced miners dwindles

The days of former coal miners from Cape Breton pining away for an opportunity to return home to work in the mines deep underground may be just about over.

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Related Topix: Mining, Metals, Canada

Tuesday Sep 2 | The Globe and Mail

Vale, Glencore break off talks to combine Sudbury nickel assets: sources

A Canada goose flies in front of the Big Nickel, a nine-metre high replica of a Canadian five-cent coin, in Sudbury, Ont., in 2009.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Dominican park would halt Canadian company's mine

Lawmakers in the Dominican Republic approved a plan Wednesday to create a national park in an area where a Canadian company has sought to expand mining operations.

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Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Mining, Metals

Reuters

Glencore, Jinchuan frontrunners to buy BHP's Nickel West

BHP, the world's largest mining company, announced plans last week to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion but said that Nickel West in western Australia would not be part of the demerged group.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Mining, Metals

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Cline Group of U.S. confirmed as new Donkin mine operator

Morien Resources Corp. has cleared the way for a new operator, based in the United States, to take control of the Donkin coal mining project in Cape Breton.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

Mining giant Glencore makes good on pledge with $1 billion buyback

Diversified mining companies have vowed to control their spending and reward shareholders more after being criticized for years of squandering money on risky projects that resulted in multibillion-dollar writedowns as metals prices started to fall.

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Related Topix: Metals, Mining, Oceania, New Caledonia, World News

Fox News

Glencore Makes Good on Pledge with $1B Buyback

Commodities group Glencore became the first of the large miners to honor promises to return cash to shareholders, announcing a share buyback program of up to $1 billion as it reported forecast-beating first-half profit.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Donkin mine's new owner must dig in right away

The McNeil government will have a say about who will finally get to operate the Donkin mine, but will it learn from past government mistakes? When global mining giant Xstrata PLC acquired an operating interest in Donkin in 2005, there was plenty of optimism Donkin - first created by the federal government's Cape Breton Development Corp. - would ... (more)

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