Volume 101 Number 35 Oct 12 - 18, 2015

The terminal station at Jorf Lasfar for OCP's 187 km slurry pipeline in Morocco, which can move 38 million tons of phosphate per year. Source: OCP

Morocco’s OCP aims to dominate phosphate industry

MARRAKESH, MOROCCO — It’s hard not to be struck by the juxtaposition of tradition and progress when sitting in the back of a worn taxi cab winding its way through the maze-like confines of the medina quarter in the high-profile…

Bullion bulls invest in Kaminak Gold

A pooled investment fund associated with billionaire mining magnate Thomas Kaplan — an Oxford-educated historian, who spends much of his spare time trying to save the world’s big cats from extinction — has become the latest…

Industry applauds Trans-Pacific Partnership

Representatives of the Canadian mining industry have come out in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), after the trade deal’s dozen partnering national governments, including Canada’s, reached an agreement on Oct. 4.

NDP Q&A on mining in Canada

With Canadians looking ahead to a federal election on Oct. 19, The Northern Miner asked mining-related questions to the leaders of the four major political parties running across Canada. Last week, we published the answers from the Liberal…

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