New South Wales gets new resources minister

Anthony Roberts.

China snatching up gold at lower prices

"At least someone is grateful for plunging gold prices."

SPECIAL: Northwest Mining Association annual meeting is running this week

The second largest annual mining convention in the US.

Bitcoin 'miner' sells $8 million in hardware in 24 hours

"The faster and more efficiently you can solve math problems, the more bitcoins you get."

Rio Tinto revises Pilbara expansion

"We will deliver the expansion at an estimated capital cost of more than $3bn below previous expectations."

VIDEO: Jim Rogers on US 'debtonation'

"Prepare yourself for another lost decade or more."

Chinalco abandons independent Glencore Bambas bid, may team up with Minmetals

Las Bambas requires an estimated $5.9bn investment to be fully developed.

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the 10 men behind China's river of gold

China is stealthily accumulating gold bullion at the most amazing rate

VIDEO: Bitcoin vs. Gold as explained by Peter Schiff

Bitcoin replicates all of gold's properties except the single most important one: Value. Intrinsic value of the metal itself. Bitcoin doesn't have any.

How much do Canadian mining execs earn?

Executive salaries are often a controversial subject, but how much do execs really make? The answer to this question is not only important to investors but also to companies that want to reign in costs while retaining a talented work force. And it helps to know what the competitors are paying. The 2013 Canadian Mine Salaries survey looked at 72 mines in 10 provinces and territories. Here's a glimpse into what they found.

BHP opens new global head office

World's number one miner's new Melbourne headquarters are just a few blocks away from the original 1885 premises.

Wrong to highlight oil sands as major source of climate change: IEA chief economist

"I expect a growing amount of Canadian energy exports will go to Asia."

Visualizing a mine: Four simulation programs that are setting a new standard

Successful mining operations have talented professionals designing, operating and managing them and the most successful operations have their professionals using the best and most advanced software tools to help them.

INFOGRAPHIC: Arc-Flash accidents protection

Recent studies show that as many as 10 U.S. workers are killed or injured everyday in arc flash accidents.

TomaGold and IAMGOLD sign $17.5m agreement

TomaGold and IAMGOLD finalize an option agreement in which IAMGOLD may earn a 50% interest Monster Lake, Winchester and Lac à l'eau jaune properties.

Profits at Silver Wheaton drop 36% on metal price declines

Record production not enough to offset declining realized silver and gold prices.

Cerrejon says finding it tough to reach 34mt this year

Colombian coal miner, the world's 4th largest exporter, suffering from strikes and sabotage.

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UPDATE: North Arrow finds diamonds, closes financing

North Arrow's discovery catapulted its stock by more than 50% on Tuesday affording shareholders in a private placement that closed Friday a tidy paper profit.

Ghana's water facility turns waste into commercial fertilizer and energy

A waste treatment plant that can produce about 500 tons of fertilizer per year, and can generate about 580,000 kWh per year of electricity from the biogas produced from the process.

Aurizon's rail plans could open mining in Pilbara

At present, rail in the Pilbara is owned by Rio Tinto, BHP and Fortescue.

Can Canada compete in LNG?

Keith Schaeffer says yes.

Anglo to cut 200 jobs from Queensland coal mine

"The continuing low coal prices have placed considerable pressure on the profitability of the Dawson operation."

INFOGRAPHIC: The meteorite hunt

A visualization by Christian Goss that analyzes the connection between where meteorites have been found and who is interested in doing research on them. This infographic was a staff pick at Visually. Meteorites image by The […]

Taseko's second turn at prosperity still not good enough for environmental regulators

Seven-year effort.