Kerry Hall

Kerry Hall is a Vancouver-based journalist. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists as well as the Editors’ Association of Canada.

Strike stops work at Colombia's biggest coal producer

Cerrejon and workers at loggerheads over employment contract.

Kenya's new mining tax discourages investment

Gross proceeds from transfers of shares or property subject to withholding tax.

Anglo CEO says South Africa licence threats 'out of order'

Company says it needs to get rid of three mines to preserve its business and profits.

Rinehart to profit on coal discovery in eastern Australia

Rare high-quality deposit drilled near the coast.

Randgold: African mining code changes will deter investors

Governments must provide stable, business-friendly regimes.

Google memorializes Canada's penny with a doodle

Illustration ushers out the coin in style.

Randgold produces record results amidst raging Malian civil war

Mines in Mali delivered more than 700,000 ounces of gold last year while government and rebel troops fight for control of the country.

Nokia scores $1.35bn grant for graphene development

Company will work with European research consortium on new applications and products.

Mineral exploration expands by 47% in BC

The province plans to spend $7 million to increase jobs, competitiveness, reduce backlog and create a more efficient permit process.

Mining in Canada's North expected to nearly double by 2020: report

Stakeholders must address matters of infrastructure, regulatory uncertainty, skills shortages and Aboriginal rights.

Asteroid mining rendered as future of space prospectors

VIDEO: Companies prepare for galactic exploration and need to raise billions of dollars to get there.

Cyclone off Australia halts world shipments of iron ore

Three major ports closed affecting big miners Rio Tinto, BHP and Fortescue.

Pacific Group hedge fund buys gold with one-third of its assets

Asset managers bet on price increases as more printed money issued.

Australia and India to start talks on uranium sales

Government representatives will meet in March.

Egypt finds highly concentrated natural uranium reserve

Government plans to offer mining contracts to international companies.

Raking over the Rio coals

A round up of commentary on the CEO switch.

Shell opens its largest grease plant in China

Company set to supply growing demand in world's biggest auto market.

Lake Shore Gold to increase production in 2013

Company ended 2012 on target

US dollar may be getting new signature and/or doodle

Pundits speculate on the nation's possible new Secretary Treasurer and his autograph

How the US trillion-dollar coin would work

Former US Mint director outlines the process

American Eagle coins hit five-year low in 2012

But sales were brisk for the start of the new year

Leading New York analysts predict huge 2013 gains for gold

Senior market strategist confident about prices rising.

White Tiger Gold renegotiating loan after production shortfall

Company cites production, process and weather problems as contributing to shortfall

Brits delve into commericalizing carbon super material

Graphene amongst the thinnest, lightest, strongest and most conductive substances