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Southern Ionics Opens Mineral Sand Processing Plant for Its Mission Mine, Georgia

May 12, 2015

Southern Ionics announced last week the opening of a dry mill in Pierce County to process the zircon ore it is mining in Charlton County, a signal the company will be in Southeast Georgia for years to come, officials said.

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Coal-state Officials Blast Obama Climate Change Plan at Senate Hearing

May 12, 2015

The Obama administration’s far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices and even power outages, attorneys general from two energy-producing states said Tuesday. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Oklahoma Attorney

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BLM to Review West Kirkland’s Three Hills Mine Plan of Operations Under an EA, Nevada

May 11, 2015

The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has decided to review the West Kirkland Mining Inc.‘s Three Hills Mine Plan of Operations under an environmental assessment (EA). Achieving a permit to construct a mine under an EA typically takes less

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American Sands Energy Receives Utah DEQ Permit for Its Sunnyside Oil Sands Project, Utah

May 11, 2015

American Sands Energy Corp. (AMSE)‘s comment of its ground water discharge permit and its associated construction permit has been published. “The publication of these permits by The Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Quality demonstrates the lack of

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Deadline June 16: Great Western Minerals Initiates Sale and Investor Solicitation Process

May 11, 2015

Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. (GWMG) has initiated its sale and investor solicitation process (SISP). Pursuant to the support agreement dated April 29, 2015 between the company and certain holders, a notice of the SISP was published. PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. (PwC),

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Trigold Signs Agreement to Acquire Eight Advanced Diamond Projects in Nunavut, Canada

May 11, 2015

Trigold Resources has signed a property purchase agreement for the acquisition of 100 percent interest in eight prospecting permits (the property) totaling 1,150km2 located in Nunavut, Canada from private owners. The properties specific to diamonds are within the highly prospective

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Canada Carbon Receives Support to Develop Mill Complex and Upgrades at Asbury Graphite Mine, Quebec

May 11, 2015

Canada Carbon obtained unanimous support from the municipality of Notre-Dame-Du-Laus during the May 5 council session. The municipality has now officially approved Canada Carbon’s intention to proceed with the redevelopment of the mill complex on the Asbury site. This support

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Canstar Commences First Phase of Field Work on Kenora Gold Project, Ontario

May 11, 2015

Canstar Resources Inc. has commenced the 2015 exploration program on its Kenora Gold Project in northwestern Ontario. “We are very excited to follow up on our outstanding results from 2014. With the additional land package now consolidating, and strengthening, our

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New Jersey Mining Achieves Operational Milestones at Golden Chest Mine and New Jersey Mill, Idaho

May 11, 2015

New Jersey Mining Company has achieved major operational milestones at the Golden Chest Mine and the New Jersey Mill. Juniper Mining, operator of the Skookum Shoot portion of the Golden Chest Mine, has reported to NJMC that mine development is

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U.S. DOL Issues $7.5 Million Emergency Grant to Help E. Kentucky Coal Miners Gain New Job Skills

May 11, 2015

Recent decline in the coal mining industry — eastern Kentucky’s largest employer — have led to job losses across the area and increased the region’s unemployment rate to the highest in the commonwealth. To help those affected by the job

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