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Ivanhoe Mines Kamoa-Kakula Project

When we write about great deposits they are most often well known mines with long established pedigrees and histories of daring exploration in isolated locations. But not all great deposits are ...

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Mining Methods: Block Caving

What is Block Caving? Block (gravity) caving is a bulk underground mining method, which allows large low-grade deposits to be mined underground. This method involves undermining the orebody to make ...

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Cobalt: Commodity Overview

Refined and purified Cobalt

Although cobalt (Co) is well known for the blue dyes that bear its name, metallic cobalt is a lustrous silver-grey. Metallic cobalt is ferromagnetic (can be magnetized) and has a very high ...

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Update: Brucejack Gold Project, BC, Canada

Construction at Pretvm's Brucejack Project as of October 2016.

Overview The Brucejack Project is a gold-silver deposit in northern British Columbia, Canada. The Brucejack project is 100% owned by Pretium Resources (TSX:PVG). This project is in the development phase of it’s ...

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Molybdenum: Commodity Overview

Introduction Molybdenum (Mo, Atomic number 42) is a silvery grey metal, notable for its extremely high melting point (2623°C). It has many uses in the aerospace, military and petroleum industries, ...

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The Central African Copper Belt

Nkana open pit in Kitwe

Sediment-hosted copper deposits are the second most important source of copper next to porphyry copper deposits and account for about 20% of the world’s copper production. The Central African Copper ...

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