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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 17 2018

Eritrea 'poison pill' complicates miner Lundin's aspirations: sources

VANCOUVER/TORONTO The weak human rights record of one of Africa's poorest countries is coming between Lundin Mining Corp and its pursuit of a prized European copper and gold asset. Cash-rich Lundin's latest run at fellow Canadian miner Nevsun Resources Ltd is designed to bag the Timok project in Serbia, but it had to bring on a partner to pick up Nevsun's Bisha mine in Eritrea.

May 04 2018

Alcoa ready to resume labor talks for Canada aluminum smelter

TORONTO Aluminum producer Alcoa Corp said on Friday that management at its Quebec smelter have notified the provincial labor ministry they are ready to resume mediated contract talks with the United Steelworkers union.

Apr 06 2018

SoftBank's first lithium deal raises prospects for junior miners

TORONTO/VANCOUVER SoftBank Group Corp's entry into the lithium sector, a hot commodity for electric car batteries, is raising hopes that small miners struggling to secure bank funding can tap alternative financing to cash in on booming demand.

Apr 04 2018

Eldorado Gold says Greece arbitration ruling is positive

TORONTO, April 4 Canada's Eldorado Gold Corp said on Wednesday that an arbitration panel in Greece has ruled it has a valid technical plan to build a metallurgy plant to process concentrate mined from Skouries and Olympias.

Mar 29 2018

Eldorado Gold updated Greek mine plan reduces 'footprint'

TORONTO, March 29 Canada's Eldorado Gold Corp filed a new technical report for its contentious Skouries gold mine project in Greece on Thursday, which said it "significantly" reduces the development's environmental footprint.

Mar 29 2018

Goldcorp deposits 3,000 ounces of gold in blockchain 'milestone'

TORONTO Goldcorp Inc made the first gold deposit on Tradewind Markets' new digitized trading platform, the companies said on Thursday, with 3,000 ounces of bullion from its Red Lake mine complex in Ontario.

Mar 28 2018

Barrick Gold founder, philanthropist Peter Munk dies at 90

TORONTO Reuters) - Canadian mining magnate Peter Munk, who built Barrick Gold Corp from a single mine into the world's largest producer of gold, has died at the age of 90, the company said on Wednesday.

Mar 23 2018

Barrick Gold cuts 2017 compensation for top two executives

TORONTO Barrick Gold Corp, the world's largest producer of bullion, cut the 2017 compensation for its top two executives to reflect a challenging "shareholder experience" and operations at some mines.

Mar 21 2018

First Quantum hopes to resolve mammoth $8 billion Zambian tax bill

TORONTO/LONDON Canada's First Quantum Minerals on Wednesday was hopeful of resolving a dispute with Zambia over a whopping 76.5 billion Zambian kwacha ($8.07 billion) bill for unpaid duties on imported mining equipment.

Mar 14 2018

First Cobalt buys US Cobalt in sprint to production

TORONTO/VANCOUVER First Cobalt Corp on Wednesday announced a friendly takeover of US Cobalt Inc as the Canadian mine developer accelerates its push to first production of the battery metal on forecasts for a boom in electric vehicles.


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