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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.

Newcrest posts second year of major loss

Posted on August 18, 2014

Production up and costs down, but asset impairment at Papua New Guinea mine results in $2.2 billion statutory loss for Australian gold miner.

BHP spinoff could be worth $12 billion

Posted on August 18, 2014

Speculation is of a new Perth-based company with current CFO Graham Kerr at the helm housing non-core assets including Australian lead-silver mine.

Nearly 17,000 Australian mining jobs to disappear by 2019

Posted on August 15, 2014

Compares with a near doubling of mining, exploration and services positions in the country over the previous five years.

VIDEO: 117-year old London silver fix ends

Posted on August 15, 2014

But participants setting benchmark price for $5 trillion market still not known.

BHP says demerger preferred option

Posted on August 15, 2014

Decision to to lob off Billiton assets could come as early as next week.

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