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Michael McCrae

Mining Audiences and Data Intelligence Manager

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Michael McCrae is leading Kitco's coverage of the mining sector. McCrae, who has both an MBA and CMA, knows how to build digital media properties. He was co-founder and publisher of, an award-winning news site. Before coming to media, McCrae worked in IT and banking. Please reach out: or (514) 670-1383. You can also follow him at @michaelmccrae.

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MMG's Las Bambas to cease operations due to blockade

(Kitco News) - The company said that stockpiles on site have now increased to around 50,000 tonnes of copper in concentrate, and that copper production to end November was around 278,000 tonnes with "...the length of the ongoing delay and production impacts for December remaining highly uncertain."

BHP Billiton and Wyloo search for Noront deal

(Kitco News) - BHP announced it was setting up an office in Toronto

Yamana Gold announces discovery on new mineralized zone

(Kitco News) - The company said that the discovery supports a higher annual production plan of 200,000 ounces over a longer mine life now expected to be fifteen years.

Barrick Gold 'reaffirmed its confidence' in Donlin Gold project

(Kitco News) - A feasibility study update for the project is set for 2022.

Revival Gold trades up on drill result

(Kitco News) - Beartrack is a past-producing gold mine in Idaho.

Capstone Mining and Mantos Copper merge

(Kitco News) - The new CEO, MacKenzie, outlined expansion plans.

Gold Fields sets dates for gender diversity, water conversation and decarbonisation targets

(Kitco News) - The reduce energy emissions, the company is said it invested $400 million in energy projects, largely funded through power purchasing agreements (PPAs), already ensuring that two of our Australian mines are partially powered by renewable energies.

Osisko Mining announces JV for Windfall, funding

(Kitco News) - Chair and CEO of Osisko Mining, John Burzynski, welcomed Osisko's new joint venture partner.

Colombia to get $116-million rare earth refinery

(Kitco News) - Auxico Resources Canada Inc. (CSE: AUAG) said today that the company plans to build a 10,000 square metre rare earth refining facility in the free-trade zone in the city of Santa Marta, Colombia.

Taseko warns of 'significantly lower' copper sales due to floods

(Kitco News) - While flooding in British Columbia didn't affect its Gibraltar Mine, rail transportation was impacted, said Taseko Mines (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB; LSE: TKO), which warned of potential sales shortfalls.