Jeffrey Richmond

Jeff is a seasoned journalist with more than a decade’s experience at international news agencies. Having lived and worked in various parts of the world, he has written and edited news and feature stories on everything from politics, financial markets, crime and the arts to the catastrophic Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in 2011, which he experienced firsthand. Jeff also writes fiction, plays and screenplays.

Gold up on Ukraine tensions, but gains pared

U.S. data showed stronger-than-expected Q2 growth.

Barrick scraps corporate development team: report

More cuts may be on the way.

Alaska lawmakers ask Kerry to intercede on B.C. mines: BIV

Mt. Polley disaster figuratively spills over the U.S. border.

Mount Polley spurs call for uranium tailings check

Seven firms have until September 15 to respond.

Bennett unveils 2 plans sparked by Mount Polley

"Everything is on the table."

Aussie mine productivity world's 2nd worst: PwC

Only Africa rated lower.

Imperial Metals evicted by B.C. First Nation

Band cites Mount Polley disaster in rejecting mine development.

Keystone pollution may be four times estimates: study

More oil from pipeline means more greenhouse gases.

Protesters slam Imperial Metals over Mount Polley

"We have two once pristine lakes that are now Imperial Metals tailings ponds."

French workers kept buried treasure 'buried'

Landscapers allegedly stole $1.2M in gold discovered on couple's property.

AngloGold Ashanti to keep cutting costs, jobs

Firm also working to restructure Obuasi mine in Ghana.

Imperial Metals shareholders mull lawsuit

Proposed move to recover investor losses after tailings pond disaster, share price plunge.

African Potash secures $3.75M for Lac Dinga

CEO says company "well set" to advance project.

Imperial Metals ordered to stop toxic tailings spill

Miner could face massive fines.

BHP vows to fight planned Aussie port strike

More than half country's iron ore shipped via export hub.

Gold flat amid conflicting developments

Host of competing factors trap precious metal.

Vale Q2 profit down on weak prices from iron glut

Write-downs also hurt bottom line, yet production robust.

Secret political payments by Japan power firm unveiled: Asahi

Seven prime ministers, other top politicians received funds.

Gold stays above $1,300 amid global tensions

Signs of improving U.S. economy dampen demand.

Top ten mining terms you should know

What do a drift, ramp and raise have in common?

Pebble Mine will not be built: Friedland

Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.

Tesla retools California plant for Model X SUV

Two vehicle models to be built on same assembly line.

Itochu, Sumitomo seek to sell Glencore stake

Move comes amid commodity price downturn.

Major Drilling to buy Taurus Drilling ops for $39M

Deal set to close August 1.

Gold rises on Ukraine, Gaza tensions

Emerging markets may give support going forward.