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Freeport's $2 billion Chile sale hits snag

Posted on August 29, 2014

Phoenix-based copper giant want to to sell its Candelaria copper-gold mine to Canada's Lundin Mining.

Palladium price sets fresh 13-year high

Posted on August 29, 2014

But platinum slide continues despite Ukraine escalation.

Potash: Come back Baumgertner, all is forgiven

Posted on August 28, 2014

One year after Vladislav Baumgertner blasted the global potash market wide open, the now ex-Uralkali CEO's predictions seem to be playing itself out.

Africa silver miner surges after first pour

Posted on August 28, 2014

Shares in Quebec-based Maya Gold & Silver up 10% after pouring first silver at Moroccan mine, one of only a handful of primary silver mines on the continent.

CHART: Copper price could follow iron ore over a cliff

Posted on August 28, 2014

Iron ore is down 34% this year over China fears, soft demand and surging supply. The copper market is equally exposed, but has so far defied fundamentals.

Gold price lifted out of danger zone

Posted on August 26, 2014

Moves back above 200-day moving average as worries about sky-high stock valuations see investors looking to diversify.

Iron ore price drops to 2-year low

Posted on August 26, 2014

Spot falls to $88.90 a tonne as iron ore price suffers weakest quarter since 2009.

Big step closer to bringing back mining to Upper Peninsula

Posted on August 26, 2014

HIgh-grade maiden resource for 1 of 4 deposits Highland Copper wants to combine to restart mining in region where copper production dates back to 1845.

This chart shows how pricey gold mining stocks really are

Posted on August 25, 2014

Philadelphia Gold & Silver Index has run too far ahead of the gold price

Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Posted on August 25, 2014

Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.

Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

Posted on August 25, 2014

After a brutal correction early 2014, near term producers and explorers are enjoying a great quarter as the uranium spot price jumps 8% in August.

Gold price: This year September may bring fall

Posted on August 21, 2014

September is gold's best performing month historically, but a new research note from investment bank UBS says 2014 is unlikely to follow long-term trends.

Copper price rally evaporates on Chinese factory data

Posted on August 21, 2014

Latest gauge of manufacturing activity falls to near contraction levels.

London Mining says Ebola now impacting output, costs

Posted on August 21, 2014

Company lowers production guidance at Marampa mine in Sierra Leone as outbreak impacts supply chain and ramp up.

Gold price drops as safe haven buying dries up again

Posted on August 21, 2014

Gold price hits two month low as focus shifts to US economy and monetary policy.

Glasenberg: 'Supercycle ain't over' – demand 'higher than it’s ever been'

Posted on August 20, 2014

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg strikes positive note after announcing jump in profits, output and better trading conditions at Swiss commodities giant.

Top Chinese gold miner sets aside $1bn for African buys

Posted on August 20, 2014

Zijin Mining Group looking to acquire sizeable gold and copper projects in Africa this year.

Platinum, palladium prices are tanking

Posted on August 20, 2014

Supply fears have pushed prices higher, but industry worries are shifting to softening demand.

Not just the smart money getting into gold

Posted on August 19, 2014

ETF buyers pick up more silver and gold as large investors increase bullish bets 28% and billionaire George Soros doubles his money in gold stocks.

Roxgold reaches another Burkina Faso milestone

Posted on August 19, 2014

Social and environment plan for ultra-high grade Yaramoko gold project approved meaning development could start before the end of the year.

BHP demerger news crashes company website

Posted on August 19, 2014

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The BHP show obscures Australian mining's deeper problems

Posted on August 19, 2014

Australia's non-bulk mining industry "will die without a strong pipeline of projects moving to development stage," says study.

BHP shares hammered on demerger, profit miss

Posted on August 19, 2014

World's number one miner hopes to save $3.6 billion spinning off aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into new company.

Chinese coal burning set to decline first time in 14 years

Posted on August 18, 2014

China burns almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined, but new data show year to date declines in output and sales.

Oz Minerals unveils PFS for $22 billion copper-gold mine

Posted on August 18, 2014

Looking for partners for $3 billion project in South Australia forecast to produced 114,000 tonnes of copper and 117,000 ounces of gold a year.

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