Gold is trading slightly down from its Friday spot price close of $1,227.90, as investors digest the outcome of the recently-decided French presidential election.
A deal between workers and the companies that own the Collahuasi copper mine in northern Chile could mean labour peace at the often-picketed mine for the next three years.
Investors in a small-cap junior focused on the mining of a lesser-known element - scandium - were rewarded on Friday after a favourable decision from the New South Wales government in Australia.
Top Canadian uranium producer Cameco (TSX:CCO) has just signed an agreement with CanAlaska Uranium (TSXV:CVV) to conduct exploratory drilling at the West McArthur uranium project, 15 kilometres from its majority-owned McArthur River uranium mine.
Total Q1 gold production reached 29,401 ounces, compared to 32,369 oz in the year-ago quarter.
A higher South African rand versus the U.S. dollar was to blame for lowering Sibanye Gold's (NYSE:SBGL) net operating profit in the first quarter.
Mid-tier gold producer B2Gold (TSX:BTO) has had an excellent start to the year, producing more gold at lower costs than expected from its four mines in the Phillippines, Namibia and Nicaragua.
It produced 5.7 million ounces of silver from Escobal, the third largest silver mine in the world – a 17% increase from the previous quarter.
The Supreme Court of Peru has ruled in favour of a farmer that Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) claimed was illegally occupying land it wanted to develop into the Congo mine.
Quarterly revenues were about half of the revenues posted in the year-ago quarter.
Despite producing less gold, Kinross Gold (TSX:K) made more revenue in the first quarter and is proceeding with an aggressive plan that will slash costs and increase production at its Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania.
Australian lithium explorer Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) took a big step today towards its goal of becoming a low-cost lithium producer, by completing offtake arrangements for its flagship Pilgangoora project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The end of the Labour Day holiday in China saw fresh demand for iron ore and steel, with both commodities rising in tandem today.
An autonomous region of Papua New Guinea has lifted a ban on mining that has been in place since 1971 - but it will not allow the restart of the controversial Panguna copper mine which has been the source of deadly internal strife.
Canada-based nickel miner Sherritt (TSX:S) has struck a deal with its partners at the Ambatovy nickel operation in Madagascar, allowing the company to eliminate $1.4 billion in debt.
The copper price had its best day in a month, but commodity analysts were at a loss to explain why.
It's been a rough set of trading sessions for the yellow metal.
Christy Clark has proposed a ban on the export of U.S. thermal coal from B.C. ports in retaliation for the recent imposition of a 20% duty on Canadian lumber.
The United States' only rare earths mine could be back in business if a bid to purchase the shuttered operation through bankruptcy proceedings is successful.
Africa-focused gold producer has confirmed "multiple opportunities for extending the life of the operation beyond the current four-year horizon."
Imperial Metals (TSX:III) has been granted a water discharge permit from the B.C. government that will allow the company to flow treated mine wastewater from the Mount Polley mine into Quesnel Lake.
Two gold miners are dead and one is in critical condition after an underground gold mine near the Siberian city of Chelyabinsk partially collapsed.
When it comes to large, unwieldy rocks, mines and quarries deploy rockbreakers, which can be visualized as the big guns that serve as a kind of first assault in the ground war between rock and machine.
JV company Vanguard Potash Corp would develop a small 250,000 tonnes per annum potash mine, initially.
Alderon Iron Ore Corp. will purchase assets related to the Scully Mine for the purpose of disposing tailings produced from its flagship Kami project