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More balance in reports: reader

Posted on April 4, 2014

Less National Enquirer tabloid stuff .

Tibetans protest land seizure linked to gold mining

Posted on March 23, 2014

Hundreds of Tibetans last week protested land seizures for the construction of highways linked to gold mining in the Kanlho (Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

Who owns the biggest Bitcoin wallet?

Posted on December 19, 2013

The answer might be obvious to those who have been following the Silk Road saga.

Construction to begin at Queensland's first oil refinery

Posted on December 6, 2013

"Most of Australia's oil is generated and used in Queensland…Gladstone just felt like the place to be."

Worker dies at Newcrest's Telfer in the Pilbara

Posted on December 5, 2013

The man was reportedly crushed by polypipe.

Three dead at Barrick PNG subsidiary gold mine

Posted on December 5, 2013

Miners vs illegal miners.

Zimbabwe government to reduce mining royalties

Posted on December 4, 2013

Last January the government set gold royalties at 7%, platinum at 10% and diamonds at 15%.

Peregrine Diamonds rises 52% on sample results

Posted on December 4, 2013

"One of the highest grade kimberlites in the world."

The bitcoin map of the world

Posted on December 4, 2013

Find the stores accepting bitcoin near you.

China's great appetite for Port Hedland iron ore

Posted on December 3, 2013

Shipments reached 22.3 million tonnes from 16.2 million tonnes a year earlier.

China's CNOOC has big LNG plans for British Columbia

Posted on December 3, 2013

"24 million tonnes of super-cooled gas per year, or just over three billion cubic feet a day."

Don't disrupt our famous breeding: Aussie zoo to miner

Posted on December 2, 2013

Alkane Resources' zirconium and rare earths project, if approved, would be built near Dubbo.

BC gov reduces natural gas royalty outlook

Posted on November 29, 2013

Lower prices, lower production.

Shell preached to World Bank about coal

Posted on November 29, 2013

"We were talking to them about the impact their policies have on the energy mix of the world."

China addresses coal overcapacity

Posted on November 29, 2013

Cheap imports, domestic overproduction.

UK museum buys gold bracelet from the Iron Age

Posted on November 28, 2013

"First gold Iron Age jewellery ever found in the north of England."

$1k for one bitcoin

Posted on November 28, 2013

One month ago bitcoin was trading at $205

Turquoise Hill to go ahead with $2.4b rights offer

Posted on November 27, 2013

The company will use the proceeds to repay two credit facilities.

German financial watchdog to investigate gold price-fixing

Posted on November 27, 2013

Similar probes in the US and UK are reportedly under way.

Market assumption about Detour Gold was wrong: Haywood

Posted on November 27, 2013

The stock dipped another 7.4% Tuesday.

Woodside chairman to head up major CAT distributor WesTrac

Posted on November 26, 2013

Starting April of next year.

INFOGRAPHIC: 2013 global gold mine and deposit rankings

Posted on November 25, 2013

How rare are 1 million+ oz gold deposits?

Bitcoin quadruples in a month, breaks through $800

Posted on November 25, 2013

$867 per bitcoin on Japan's Mt Gorex exchange.

Newcrest to slash Telfer gold mine jobs

Posted on November 22, 2013

Newcrest employs 1200 people at the Telfer operation site.

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