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Gold miners 'laughing' amid best rally in decade as metal surges

A gauge of mining shares is extending gains after its best December since the financial crisis as investors flee to haven assets amid a slump in the broader equities market and a U.S government shutdown.

Barrick's new CEO says gold industry shake-up is just starting

“Without a doubt, this industry needs transformation,” Mark Bristow, the new chief executive officer of Barrick Gold said.

Rio plans to delay ex-CEO's bonus again amid Guinea probe

Rio said it would postpone any short- and long-term incentives owed to Sam Walsh for a minimum of two years. Rio is now planning to extend that time period.

Tropical cyclone hits far North Australia near Rio Tinto mine

Tropical Cyclone Penny slammed into the far north coast near Rio Tinto Group’s Weipa bauxite mine, triggering warnings of flash flooding and damaging winds.

Gold opens 2019 with fanfare as warning signs flash on growth

Gold bullion advancing for a fifth straight day as equities posted fresh losses after the worst year since the financial crisis.

Commodities cap another dismal year as '19 offers tough test

Raw materials have lost ground amid a flurry of signs the pace of expansion will slow next year.

Gold barrels into 2019 as growth concerns spur demand for haven

Bullion futures held near a six-month high after topping $1,280 an ounce.

Mercury limits on coal plants no longer 'appropriate,' EPA Says

According to the new EPA analysis, the costs of complying with the rule are projected at $7.4 billion to $9.6 billion annually, while monetized benefits are estimated to be $4 million to $6 million annually.

With turmoil rampant, gold targets $1,300 as gloomy 2019 beckons

Gold is closing out 2018 with a flourish.

Ballots replace bullets as mineral giant Congo holds vote

This weekend, the vast central African nation is banking on a new method: the ballot box.

Year’s best major metal gains steam as supply eclipses trade woe

The price of palladium has more then doubled in the past three years.

Barra looks to China for GM's electric rebirth: Anjani Trivedi

In 2014, Barra listened to accounts of families who’d lost a member while driving in a General Motors Co. Chevrolet Cobalt that malfunctioned.

Trump's EPA to maintain Obama-era coal plant curbs, with a twist

Electric utilities have already spent billions of dollars to meet the requirements.

Gold set for best month in two years as angst fuels haven demand

“The path of least resistance is up.”

London's streets no longer paved with gold as miners struggle

Reports that AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. is considering a London listing provides some festive cheer to a city that’s lost its way as a home for gold miners.

Life-blood of Tesla batteries hits supply limits in Andean mine

As mining activity surges, water tables are falling amid growing environmental concerns.

Global chaos makes gold a holiday winner as funds pile in

As financial anxieties heighten, investors have poured about $1.56 billion into exchange-traded funds backing precious metals over the past month.

Acquiring or selling: Mining leaders talk about their 2019 plans

From dealing with debt to dividends, to corporate-level acquisitions and asset sales, no one plans to stay still.

Indian billionaire's Australian mine plans face further delay

Adani can start work on building the rail line to connect Carmichael to Queensland’s freight network, but cannot start building the mine just yet.

BMO digs deeper in mining during a ‘transition’ year for bank

“Our lending commitments to the metals and mining sector at BMO have doubled over the last five years, and a lot of that has really been in the last couple years.”

Miners are budgeting for a recovery in copper

Don’t listen to what miners say. Look at what they do.

Zambia tax hike to make most mines unprofitable, group says

The effective tax rate will range from 86% to 105%, with about 27,900 jobs at risk - Zambia Chamber of Mines.

Five themes to watch for European miners after humbling year

It all started so well in 2018.

As global equities take a hit, gold miners are doing fine

Until now, gold has played second fiddle to the U.S. currency as investors have sought a safe haven in the face of trade war uncertainty now, we see gold’s appeal firming.

This odd couple plots to save $100B gold mining business

“This is now Mark Bristow’s company and I think John knows that.”