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China, Russia creating own gold market

Posted on August 16, 2015

As Western central banks continue their manipulation of the gold price in order to prop up flagging fiat currencies, two of the world's largest bullion hoarders are fashioning their own gold market which will function outside the dollar system.

Fresnillo increases gold, silver production

Posted on August 4, 2015

Profit for the period of US$76.4m, a decrease of 44.3%

Guyana Goldfields pours its first gold

Posted on August 4, 2015

The commissioning and startup of the hard rock crushing circuit is projected to be completed later in the third calendar quarter of 2015.

Heap leach conference comes home

Posted on July 29, 2015

The State of Nevada.

TIMELINE: Birth and development of the diamond mining industry

Posted on June 12, 2015

While the term "diamond" comes from the Greek word "Adamas", meaning "unconquerable", the earliest gems were found in India, in 4th century BC.

World Coal Association urges G7 leaders to invest more in cleaner technologies

Posted on June 10, 2015

The industry body said that instead of fighting fossil fuels, industrialized nations should try to make them cleaner.

Amur Minerals rises and falls on licence to mine nickel, copper in Russia

Posted on May 28, 2015

On Thursday the stock lost over 7%, closing at 18.30 pounds, after having skyrocketed almost 120% from May 22 to May 26.

FQM establishes online university to develop future leaders

Posted on May 27, 2015

EduMine has been providing online training to FQM’s mining operations in Zambia and Mauritania for several years.

Engineers should look to nature if they want to build lasting structures

Posted on May 4, 2015

"Engineers must recognize they can control erosion for a time, but not for a long time."

INFOGRAPHIC: How diamonds are mined

Posted on May 1, 2015

The last kimberlite eruption occurred over 25 million years ago.

Tahoe Resources is up after reporting net earnings of $31.9 million

Posted on April 28, 2015

Operations continue to perform within guidance.

The Northern Miner celebrates 100 years of publication with a special anniversary issue

Posted on April 23, 2015

It was a hundred years ago that journalist Ben Hughes and printer Ernie Hand launched The Northern Miner from the silver fields of Cobalt, Ontario.

First Majestic trades higher after share acquisition news

Posted on April 6, 2015

Up $4.17 a share.

Mine water experts gather in Vancouver

Posted on March 26, 2015

Running from April 12th to 15th.

Copper up, FCX down as workers halt production at Grasberg

Posted on March 20, 2015

The copper price recovered from a one-month low on Wednesday to gain 3% on Thursday, as the metal markets reacted to a dovish Fed statement and news out of Indonesia that production has stopped at the Grasberg mine.

Allied Nevada is bankrupt

Posted on March 11, 2015

Allied Nevada owns the Hycroft gold and silver mine in Nevada, but falling precious metals prices and debts of $543m forced it into restructuring.

Senate passes huge Arizona copper mine

Posted on December 15, 2014

The United States Senate has passed a controversial land swap deal, paving the way for the country's largest copper mine to move forward, following close to a decade of roadblocks by Washington.

The five most popular mining maps

Posted on September 10, 2014

Are you a map lover? A mining enthusiast? Since 1992 InfoMine has been analyzing and tracking mines and exploration projects around the world. Here are InfoMine’s five most popular MapMine maps.

INFOGRAPHIC: The world's largest diggers

Posted on August 21, 2014

Top machine can excavate 9,000 tonnes of earth in just one hour.

Sprott introduces new and improved gold ETF

Posted on August 18, 2014

Taking on the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF.

As depressing as Bre-X: a week of Imperial Metals commentary

Posted on August 8, 2014

A chilling effect.

IMAGE GALLERY: Throwing the switch on KGHM's Sierra Gorda mine in the Atacama Desert

Posted on July 31, 2014

The143-kilometre seawater pipeline is operational

McEwen Mining finds replacement for past president

Posted on July 15, 2014

To take over from past President Ian Ball.

These photos will show you just how big a Russian diamond mine can be

Posted on July 14, 2014

Mirny's operations lasted 44 years.

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