Russia's Sukhoi Log gold deposit could well be the world's largest but there still seems no rush by the government to develop its riches. It may well be worth even more remaining in the ground.
Regulators dropped their probe into Rio Tinto Alcan on Thursday, saying they were satisfied with commitments made by the firm to ensure it does not favour subsidiaries when purchasing supplies.
After a weaker day yesterday, gold was marginally stronger in early trade and appeared to be picking up a little more ahead of NY opening due to a weaker dollar.
After a weaker day yesterday, gold was marginally stronger in early trade and appeared to be picking up a little more ahead of NY opening due to a weaker dollar before being driven down yet again at COMEX opening.
Gold price targets of $2,000 an ounce and even higher are in sight as the global financial crisis and geopolitical concerns continue to foster short and long-term demand for precious metals.
China, which is dependent on uranium imports to supply its growing nuclear power industry, is to speed up exploration for uranium mining options at home and abroad.
Saskatchewan will not review how it taxes potash miners until late next year at the earliest as it waits to see if BHP follows through on plans to develop a huge mine in the province.
The fall was caused by lower prices and slowing demand from major copper consumers like China, says Gonzalo Fernandez, an analyst with Grupo Santander.
The miner has cut its forecast from its mine in Sierra Leone yet again and is in advanced talks to secure the financing it needs to fund its working capital requirements.
Anglo Pacific has signed a royalty financing agreement with Hummingbird to pay the explorer $15 million in exchange for a 2% return royalty on any gold ore produced from the latter's Dugbe project in Liberia.
China used to be the world's largest exporter of coke, but its exports have almost dried up since 2008, when Beijing raised the export duty from 25% in a bid to reduce pollution.
Plans by both Gold Fields and AngloGold to reduce exposure to South Africa produced different outcomes from ratings agencies, as former got cut, while the latter was affirmed at investment grade.
Gold breached $1700 overnight before settling back just below this level ahead of U.S. opening, but fundamentals - particularly with solid Asian demand - remain positive.
Gold dips back below $1700 with investors "wary of thin markets", signs of progress on Fiscal Cliff
If you want to be happy with your mining stock portfolio over the last two months you need to lower your expectations, says Michael Kosowan but, believes there are opportunities if you follow some simple rules. An interview with the gold report
Contrary to their tarnished image, mining companies are investing in renewable energy faster than other industries and will account for 1.8 percent of global clean-power spending this year
Edgewater Exploration says a permitting decision should come soon for the Corcoesto gold project and that a BFS is just around the corner.
A significant increase in the enormous Twin Metals polymetallic resource in Minnesota, and identified higher grade zones, means the project economics just look like getting better and better
The latest academic report on Fly in Fly out mining camps in Australia suggests that some are hotbeds of crime and drug and/or alcohol abuse and like concentration camps – but are they really?
The technical picture for both gold and silver currently still favours the downside, says Julian Phillips.
The gold price firmed on Monday, in line with stock markets and the euro, after Chinese data signalling quicker growth sharpened the appetite for high risk assets.
CEO Vitaly Nesis says exploration results have highlighted the potential of Albazino and pave the way for the expansion decision to be taken in the second half of 2013.
An IMF representative said Monday the fund has halted $240 million in planned loans to the DRC for failing to publish mining contracts as requested.
Brazil’s Vale plans to cut capex by 24% next year, after a drop in iron ore prices led the company to rethink its outlook for expansion.
Barclays, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan have underwritten a $1.5 billion package to back Gold Fields' demerger of two gold mines and refinance its existing debt.