Skillings Mining Review Magazine Announces June 2013 Issue On Iron Ore Projects

Top Quote Skillings Mining Review magazine's June 2013 issue features in-depth iron ore industry coverage. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 06, 2013 - Walnut, California -- In this month's feature, iron ore coverage looks at projects from Alderon Iron Ore corporation and WorleyParsons Canada, Golden West, Fortescue, and PolyMet, from giants like Rio Tinto and Vale, to juniors such as WPG Resources and Aquila Resources in Australia. This month's issue also analyzes the views being taken on the forecast for iron ore profitability by large iron miners like Rio Tinto, Vale and Arcelor Mittal following their first-quarter earnings announcements. This coverage is in addition to regular reports by Skillings provided every month on world, US and regional steel production as well as US iron ore price report and statistics.

    Also in the issue, Dr. Florin Gheorghiu, Vice President of Engineering and Technology at Advanced Explorations describes for Skillings some of the challenging aspects of the Roche Bay magnetite project in the Arctic Circle, including power generation and climate considerations, as well as ore characteristics and environmental protections.

    Steel news this month features new environmental rules to go into effect for Chinese producers, as well as the vote by Timken Co. shareholders to split the specialized steelmaker's bearings division into a separately traded company. Copper news includes reporting on the recovery steps being taken by Kennecott Utah following the April landslide it suffered, as well as the announcement that BHP Billiton will sell its Pinto Valley, Arizona copper mine to Capstone.

    In finance, Skillings delves into gold trading and consolidation, as well as a comparison of Allied Nevada and Newmont Gold stock evaluations by traders. Health and safety issues covered this month include investigations into correlation between taconite mining and mesothelioma by researchers in Minnesota, and the potential of mechanized mining, as seen in South Africa, to protect miners. Other topics include logistics, discussing current US capacity to export coal, lowered water levels in the Great Lakes, and the entry of the Valemax ship Malaysia into China despite a ban on mega-ships.

    Skillings Mining Review, first published in 1912, provides monthly news overviews of the industry in mining regions of the United States, Australia and globally through its US and Australia editions. Its international team of reporters covers perspectives from industry analysts and professionals as well as industry news, tendencies and events ranging from mine operations and project exploration to legal, safetyand political issues related to mining and steel production.

    Current Skillings content can be accessed via the magazine's website, Subscribers receive hard copies of the magazine and gain full online content access.

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