Cecilia Jamasmie

Cecilia Jamasmie, news editor at www.leljde.com.cn, has 20 years of experience in print media, TV, online media and public relations. She is particularly interested in Diamonds, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the Latin American market. Cecilia has been interviewed by BBC News and CBC among others. She has also been syndicated by Forbes, Seeking Alpha and BIV and been a guest speaker at mining conventions, such as MINExpo 2016 and the World's Copper Conference 2018. She holds a Master of Journalism (MJ) from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and she is currently based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Pure Gold kicks off exploration campaign at Madsen Red Lake project

The company will focus on the Wedge, Fork, and Russet South satellite deposits with the object of converting and growing mineral resources used in the recently released preliminary economic assessment (PEA).

Wall at Vale's Gongo Soco pit begins gradual slide; dam holds

Vale said the Sul Superior dam, located just 1.5 km from the mine, remains intact and that it continues to be monitored 24/7 via radar, drones and a robotic station capable of detecting the slightest movements.

Mapped: Who owns the world’s gold reserves

Central banks around the globe have been on a gold buying spree this year, with Russia and China, leading the pack.

SolGold’s shares crater on possible mining referendum in Ecuador

Investors worry a referendum on mining in Imbabura, the province in which its flagship?Cascabel copper-gold project?is located, could jeopardize the mine's future.

Vale downplays risk of dam break at Gongo Soco mine

Vale said risk of a new dam break as a consequence of an unstable embankment at Gongo Soco open pit, in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, are now minimal.

Sibanye, Lonmin merge to create world’s largest platinum miner

The deal?also establishes the Sibanye-Stillwater Group as the world’s second-biggest palladium miner.

Barrick Gold considers $1B expansion of Pueblo Viejo mine

President and CEO Mark Bristow said?the company expected to complete a feasibility study for the project, which could extend the life of the mine into the 2030s.

Barrick’s bid for Acacia an “appropriate” and “elegant” solution to Tanzania woes — CEO

The $285-million takeover bid, considered by some analysts and Acacia’s minority shareholders as low, would see the world's second largest gold producer buying the remaining 35% of the African miner it does not already own, at a discount.

Danakali about to secure financing for potash project in Eritrea

Debt financing agreements worth $200 million could be finalized “any day” and are expected to catalyze equity financing to start the almost 30-month development of the 1.1 billion-tonne Colluli sulphate of potash project, the company said.

B2Gold not buying Zimbabwe project, not interested in M&A

The Canadian miner said its long-term growth strategy focus on developing its existing pipeline of?projects, while seeking global exploration?opportunities.

Chile’s Codelco dismisses rumoured 40% copper output drop at Chuquicamata

The state-owned copper miner said that since mining at the open-pit mine ends in 2020, which is when the underground section begins commercial operations, it will able to keep productive capacity unchanged.

McEwen kicks off commercial production at Gold Bar in Nevada

Once at full-tilt, the open-pit operation is expected to generate 65,000 ounces of gold annually over an 8-year mine life.

World’s No. 2 lithium miner SQM sees demand growing by 17% this year

The Chilean lithium producer expects demand to grow about 17% in 2019 to at least 315,000 tonnes, compared to the less than 260,000 tonnes it totalled last year.

Zambia's Chamber of Mines just deepened worries of sinking global copper output

Copper output in Africa’s second largest producing country could decline by as much as 100,000 tonnes this year, adding to recent, sharp declines at the world’s main producing nations.

Newcrest starts drilling at Greatland Gold’s project in Western Australia

The farm-in deal gives Newcrest the option to acquire 70% of the project by spending $65 million on exploration and development over five years.

Acacia blames Barrick for barring it from Tanzania talks, mulls takeover bid

Comments come after parent company Barrick Gold proposed to acquire all of the shares it does not already own in the Tanzanian miner.

BHP more bullish on long-term EV prospects

The world's largest miner has revised up expectations for electric vehicle sales and market penetration, but warns the electrification of the transport sector will proceed only as fast as the development of charging infrastructure does.

Indoor rainforest maker to transform former Australian coal mine

UK-based charity The Eden project has partnered with Alcoa to build a $150 million eco-tourism attraction?at the company’s former Anglesea coal mine in Australia.

Lynas to move upstream processing of rare earths from Malaysia to Australia

The Australian miner, the world's only major producer of rare earths outside China, said the A$500 million-plan ($346 million) aims to boost production, appease Malaysian regulators and fend off takeover attempts.

Canada’s Pure Gold starts trading in London

The decision to take a dual listing comes as Canadian investors shun junior miners, preferring the buzz and growth potential of cannabis producers.

Canada injects $325K into ‘climate change adaptation’ for mining sector

Mining Association of Canada (MAC) will be in charge of developing program to?give miners tools and knowledge needed to better plan for climate change.

South African court clears way for Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin

The transaction would create the world’s No.2 platinum producer as Lonmin is the world’s third-largest while Sibanye-Stillwater is the fourth.

IAMGOLD rejects rumours of planned assets sale

The Canadian miner said it wasn’t aware of any "material change" that would account for the sharp price rise in its stock on Thursday and into early trading on Friday.

Poland’s KGHM hits production record, expects Sierra Gorda to exceed target

Europe's second-largest copper producer also posted its best quarterly results in the last three years, with revenue rising by PLN 1.2 billion (about $312 million).

De Beers, Namibia to spend $468m on world’s first custom-built diamond searching ship

The new vessel is expected to add about 500,000 carat a year of production capacity to Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between De Beers and the African nation's government.