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Here's the link, here's a translation:
The inhabitants of the municipality of Cajamarca, on the West side of the department of Tolima, voted this Sunday to say No to gold mining in its territories. In this way they have opposed the La Colosa mining project owned by the multinational AngloGold Ashanti.The bulletin number 10 of the national electoral body stated that the No vote had won with 97.92% of votes, i.e. 6,165 votes. For Yes there were only 76 votes. There were 41 blank votes and 14 annulled votes.Since 8am this morning the 18 voting locations were open across the municipality, with a total potential number of voters of 16,000. The result of the vote now obliges the municipal council to adopt the necessary measures to prohibit mining in its territory.
Hoorah, pip pip and top hole old sports, the intrepid AW has regaled us all with another GMO.
Check out this, "Who is The Angry Geologist?"
And this, "Carving Up Anglo".
Both of those are way too cool. Go read.
Dear StanFuck the fuck right off Stan Sudol, you and your worthless website that just scrapes content off other people and gathers all the clicks for itself. Don't you even think of ripping off IKN like you do other sites in your desperate attempt to fill your parasitical den of plagiarism with content. The day that Reuters, Bloomberg, Globe & Mail, Mining Weekly and every other channel you cheat out of traffic slaps a cease and desist order on your sorry, freeloading ass will be a good day for the internet. Fuck the fuck right off and never come back to IKN.Love, Otto.
Pretty damned wonderful post from my favourite blogger. This bit...
The nice thing about SHIT intercepts is that for the FAG (the Fraudulent Angry Geologist) they give you an opportunity to pad your PR with some MAXIMUM IMPACT (tm) BS, by letting you:
- Report a nice high-grade SHIT intercept - everyone loves those
- As a bonus you can call it a new "structure" - have some fun, name it after your girlfriend
- Even better - as you only have a single hole, it is "impossible" to calculate a true width, because, you know, GEOLOGY!!!
...plus my introduction to the word 'chimping' right afterwards, made me laugh so loud it scared the dog. Go see for youself right here.
"We are excited to see the results of our efforts over these past months coming to fruition..."
Management ChangeThe Company advises that it has appointed Dante Rodriguez as Interim Chief Operating Officer, replacing Cesar Maldonado as COO. Mr. Maldonado has agreed to remain as a consultant to the Company. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Maldonado for his valuable contribution to the Company during his tenure as COO.Mr. Rodriguez has most recently held the position of Vice-President, Exploration for the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Impulsora Minera Santacruz, S.A. de C.V.
If you're going to fake knowledge of Spanish, Keith, fake it right. From here:
“For any geologist, putting this kind of historic narrative together with good geology is very, very compelling, and it’s incredibly fun to be doing it,” he says. “It’s like a dream come true. At the end of the day, I don’t know what we’re going to find, maybe nothing. It’s in the hands of the Gods — Los Manos de Dios — but all the indicators are there, and, as exploration geologists, this is what we do. We work on hunches, we sift through evidence, and sometimes we work with historical narratives, as well.”
"It’s important to measure whether you have the financial and the psychological strength to be early. But the truth is the contrarians—successful contrarians are always, always early."
That's from Mark Moseley-Williams' Facebook page. Looks like he could do with laying off the pies, too. Take it easy on the fruity rum punches there, Mark.