The mining industry has accelerated its investment in IT as it looks to address cost-reduction and productivity issues. Getting the most out of your IT investment is sure to be a key discussion topic for attendees of the Next Generation Mining Summit CIS 2011, which will be taking place from 18-20 October 2011 in Moscow, Russia. This closed-door summit, hosted by GDS International, is set to feature some of the leading voices in the regional mining sector, including Nikolai Vlasov, Chief Geologist at Petropavlovsk (LON:POG); Roman Panov, Head of International Assets & Operations at Norilsk Nickel (LON:MNOD); and Evgeny Charkin, CIO at Severstal (MCX:CHMF) (LON:SVST).
Australian Market Report of February 18, 2011: YTC Resources (ASX:YTC) Announce Further Strong Copper Results From Nymagee Deposit
Australian Market Report of February 18, 2011 includes: YTC Resources Limited (ASX:YTC) announced further strong drill results from the northern section of the Nymagee Copper Deposit; Meridian Minerals Limited (ASX:MII) has signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement to acquire a 75% interest in the non-alluvial assets of Russian gold company ZAO ZRK Omchak; Peninsula Energy Limited (ASX:PEN) confirmed high grade uranium resource in South Africa; Hot Rock Limited (ASX:HRL) commences its first major exploration program at two geothermal projects in Chile.