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Holy mother of God. Here's an extract from the Beeb report. Some Spanish language reports i've seen this evening are more detailed and...well, perhaps it's best if there aren't so many details...
Mr Murillo showed videotaped confessions by the suspects who said they had loaded the students into dumper trucks and taken them to a landfill site in Cocula, a city near Iguala.
About 15 of the students were already dead when they arrived and the rest were shot, according to the suspects.
Mr Murillo said the bodies were then burned with petrol, tyres, firewood and plastic in an inferno that lasted for 14 hours.
"The fire lasted from midnight to 2pm the next day. The criminals could not handle the bodies (for three hours) due to the heat," he said.
He said that the suspects then crushed the remains, stuffed them into bags and tossed them in a river.
The suspects said they were not sure how many students they had taken but one said there were more than 40, Mr Murillo said. continues here
PS: Yes reader SP i do mean you, you ingratiating fucktard.
Oh dear. Link to all the fun, right here.
"While we were disappointed with the final Chilean court ruling, it has afforded us a unique opportunity to challenge our previous assumptions within the context of evolving industry dynamics."
You get that? Go on, read it again, it's fun. No doubt in my mind that he was born to be a mining CEO.
Right here. My fave bit...
"...if the Company had not stockpiled the 5,878 gold equivalent ounces of the high-grade gold and silver concentrates in its inventory, in preparation for processing in the new Aguila Mill Doré facility, the outcome would have resulted in net income instead of a net loss per share for the three months ended September, 30, 2014."
Designed for a wider audience, this map created by one Anthony England and doing the rounds on the Twittermachine is also useful for IKN's readership.
Did you sell some mining stock in Namibia/Mali/Tanzania/Burkina Faso/Nigeria/DRC/etc because of ebola? Did somebody tell you to sell because of ebola in that country? Do you feel stupid yet? Are you going to take their advice again?
"As of this week, our WoodEx sawmill is now operating on a full one-shift basis. Since this past August, our Kootenay Wood preserving operations has been operating near a 1.5 shift basis. In addition, harvesting operations from our private timberlands has been progressing since late July. As of this month, we are operating at a steady-state on these lands and have commenced silviculture operations with an order of 1.2 million new seedlings."
- It must remove the government classification of Managed Forest (which requires replanting) on their lands. This they’ve reportedly tried to do with no success.
- If they can’t do that, they can purchase mills that are not FSC certified and as you read above, they’ve had no luck so far.
- If they can’t do that, they can have the mills they sell logs to remove their FSC certification. We strongly believe that Canfor will not remove its FSC certification.
- Galloway is not FSC certified. WynnWood and JHH have a similar certification called SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative) and would not remove their certification under their present ownership.
You would have thought that a...no...just no...
From here. Freekin dumbasses
Pro Tip: Do not leave your government issued national identity card behind when attacking places and stealing things
- On May 8th 2008, IAMGOLD (IMG.to) (IAG) sold the La Arena gold property in La Libertad to a new start-up mining company created specifically for the deal.
- Its name, Rio Alto Mining Ltd (RIO.to) (RIOM).
- RIO.to paid IMG.to $47.6m plus 5.5% of the new company in shares*
- At the time of the deal, IMG.to had a market cap of $1.84Bn.
- At tonight's close, RIO.to has a market cap of $733.23m
- At tonight's close, IMG.to has a market cap of $659.57m
- Steve Letwin is still CEO of IAMGOLD.
All prices in Canadian Dollars.
*IMG sold those shares years ago
...the gold/copper ratio, once again:
Sometimes you're wrong for the right reasons.
This time I was just plain wrong, why doesn't matter.
The whole of disc two of Aerial:
No free money to fund a moose pasture BS scamjob?
Nobody coming forward to pay directors' salaries?
Honey Badger Don't Care, he don't give a shit
And for those who require the cultural reference...
Radio: Do you know anything about the interest that China has to participate in Pascua Lama?
Saavedra: In China I met with companies from that country and they told me they were interested in investing in Argentina and particularly in San Juan. One of the projects they told me they were interested in is Pascua Lama. We can be sure that in the months to come we're going to have visits from those companies.
Radio: That would be to associate with Pascua Lama?
Saavedra: They confirmed to me that they were in talks with Barrick. It's the Zijin Mining company. It would be to come in as an investor, this was confirmed to me by the CEO of the company. Also, they've already visited the project on several occasions.
Not a clue.
Data from here.
Junior mining company investors should take a good hard stare at this chart:
Duluth Metals (DM.to) went into a JV agreement with Antofagasta (ANTO.L) in January 2010, worked the JV for years, then the market went against the juniors and things sagged. Even more so when ANTO.L decided not to pick up on its option in mid 2014, when DM.to shares went into freefall.
Thing is, turns out that ANTO.L wasn't suddenly out of love with the Twin Falls JV property, it just wanted to get its hands on 100% of the thing without having to pay much. Which brings us to today's news, ANTO buying out DM.to for a song.
They told you capitalism was fair, didn't they? They told you the little guys can beat the big guys, didn't they?