Going to PDAC – meet and talk


A last minute decision – I am traveling to Toronto to attend PDAC 2016. It’s the perfect place to meet and talk: Angola, Mozambique, Brazil and Portugal, diamond and other gems, Nb-Ta and other pegmatite minerals, tungsten, gold, ferrous and base metal deposits, industrial minerals, natural stone. Challenges and opportunities. Where and when can we … Continue reading Going to PDAC – meet and talk

Lundin Mining 2015 Production Results and 2016 Operating and Capital Guidance


In a news release (click here) of January 21 (two days ago) Lundin Mining announces its 2015 Production Results and provides 2016 Operating and Capital Guidance. Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX:LUN)(OMX:LUMI) Lundin Mining is a diversified base metals mining company with operations and projects in Chile, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and the U.S.A producing copper, zinc, lead and … Continue reading Lundin Mining 2015 Production Results and 2016 Operating and Capital Guidance

USGS – Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Occurrence Model


The USGS is an invaluable source of knowledge and information on economic geology (and on most Geology branches, in fact). I have just come across one of their publications; in this case, on VMS deposits – an important source of precious and basic metals (in the world and in Portugal – in our case, for over two … Continue reading USGS – Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Occurrence Model

Lundin Mining Production Outlook 2016-2018


(1) Production guidance is based on certain estimates and assumptions, including but not limited to; mineral resources and reserves, geological formations, grade and continuity of deposits and metallurgical characteristics. (2) Tenke guidance has not yet been provided by operator, Freeport McMoRan Inc. (“Freeport”). Lundin Mining anticipates future production from Tenke to be comparable to expected … Continue reading Lundin Mining Production Outlook 2016-2018

Minas de ferro de Moncorvo reabrem em 2016


Segundo o Público, iremos assistir em 2016 ao (re)início da produção de minério de ferro em Moncorvo (Trás-os-Montes). O processo de reactivação das Minas de Ferro de Moncorvo, recebeu um parecer favorável por parte da Comissão de Avaliação do Estudo de Impacte Ambiental. A produção atingirá o seu nível de cruzeiro em 2021 (empregando meio milhar … Continue reading Minas de ferro de Moncorvo reabrem em 2016