Recent Articles

Banks Island Gold pushes back against media reports

Posted on July 29, 2015

Not closing and the spill was not toxic.

Mining data provider SNL acquired by McGraw Hill for $2.2 billion

Posted on July 28, 2015

SNL Financial was privately held by the private-equity firm New Mountain Capital LLC,, which purchased a 60% stake four years ago.

Underground gold miner limits production after pollution violation

Posted on July 27, 2015

Banks Island Gold accused of pollution spills

Caterpillar CEO says more restructurings are likely

Posted on July 24, 2015

Strong greenback is another drag.

Quick gold mine closures not expected despite bullion's fall

Posted on July 21, 2015

Bullion's slump to a five-year low this week is heaping new pressure on an already stressed gold mining industry but mine closures are not expected to happen quickly as operators instead try to reduce costs to keep operations going.

Canada's mine ministers meet in Halifax

Posted on July 20, 2015

Getting through the downturn.

Nevermind the machines how about paying attention to the minerals?

Posted on July 15, 2015

"There are probably 300 data points available around a typical truck or shovel at a mine site. Not one of those data points relate to the value of that asset being carried."

Wellgreen Platinum's above ground advantage

Posted on July 14, 2015

"I think in general the investor who are interested in a development stage company tend to be the same group of investors. But if they are looking for that allocation in PGMs, they don't have many options to look at outside of South Africa or Russia. It means there are small group of companies who are our peers."

Cameco's uranium shipments halted due to wildfires

Posted on July 9, 2015

Production continues at all the mines.

Mount Polley gets greenlight for a 'restricted re-start'

Posted on July 9, 2015

Production is authorized at half the normal rate.

Bitcoin is way up, euro is way down

Posted on July 5, 2015

Greece votes no.

Exploration's big problem explained in one chart

Posted on July 5, 2015

We need some leadership, people.

Great Barrier reef escapes in-danger listing from UNESCO

Posted on July 5, 2015

Lobbying from the Australian Government

Two lithium juniors combine in $80 million deal

Posted on July 2, 2015

Achieve more at scale.

Thiess wins $137 million Chilean copper mine contract

Posted on July 1, 2015

Mine will produce 50,000 tonnes of copper cathode per year.

Blaze contained at Fortescue's Cloudbreak mine

Posted on July 1, 2015

No injuries.

It's a plane but it lands like a helicopter

Posted on July 1, 2015


The end of coal mining in Britain

Posted on July 1, 2015

Employed a million men and boys at its peak.

Eldorado Gold to make payroll despite Greek turmoil

Posted on June 29, 2015

This month Eldorado dropped 16% to $4.03.

BC gov't forms panel to act on Mt Polley recommendations

Posted on June 24, 2015

The committee will be chaired by the Chief Inspector of Mines and includes an equal number of representatives nominated by First Nations, mine labour unions and industry.

Caterpillar lets go of 50 workers

Posted on June 22, 2015

More cuts at the East Peoria, Illinois campus.

Gold hidden as parts of microwaves, DVD players seized at Indian airport

Posted on June 22, 2015

A total of 56 passengers are being investigated.

Apple's fascination with gold explained

Posted on June 22, 2015

"Particularly impressive"

Rio Tinto sees 'a few years of reduced consumption of new steel'

Posted on June 19, 2015

The old cycle is playing out again.

Mayor pleads for funds from security bond to stop blowing dust

Posted on June 19, 2015

"I can feel the dust on my teeth."

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