Base metals should continue to do well in 2018 along with the US steel industry, though American coal will continue to lose ground to natural gas.
Mining bitcoins requires a great deal of computing power which in turn needs a lot of electricity to solve the computational puzzles that reward miners with cryptocurrency.
Eighteen people have been killed in Venezuela at an illegal gold mine following clashes with security forces.
A uranium deposit in Western Australia under development by Cameco (TSX:CCO, NYSE:CCJ) will not be held up by conservationists who oppose it.
San José is a 5,580-hectare property that shows multi-element mineralization.
Canadian gold miner expects 2017 production at higher end of guidance range.
People living close to the large open pit mine in Quebec’s Abitibi region, want to be compensated for damages related to dust, noise and explosions they claim to have been exposed to for many years.
Brings the total to $4 billion for the year.
The world's major copper producers have lost a record amount of copper output due to strikes, power outages and low ore grades
Even the most optimistic forecasts for copper by year-end is below the spot price.
Patrick Evans will become the new CEO once a deal to purchase the Canadian diamond company closes later this year
Kelly Ayotte is a former U.S. senator representing New Hampshire from 2011 to 2017
The news around China’s pollution crackdown spiked investors concerns
On the bright side, the companies have started production of ultra-heavy crude oil at their Hangingstone Oil Sands Project in Alberta
Multiple occurrences of visible gold and assays with high-grade tenor were observed in their five-hole diamond drill program
Most promising areas for sapphire exploration are expected to occur near a fault that separates the Lake Harbour Group and Narsajuaq terranes
The creators of “Gold rush: the game” claim it will be one of the most realistic mining simulators in the computerized entertainment market.
Increasing demand for efficient building systems, electric vehicles and renewables generation could add more than 4 million tonnes of annual copper use by 2030, a study shows.
The metal is up more than 20% this year, but gold mining equities have doubled and the sector as a whole has returned 53%.
The global coal trade doubled in the decade to 2012 as a boom took hold in Asia. Now, the coal trade seems to have stalled or even gone into reverse.
Documentary focuses on how Chinese mining company Myanmar Wanbao is changing and speaking the new language of a changing Myanmar.
"We are evaluating a soil and stream sediment survey campaign to begin exploring other areas where surface samples have returned favorable assay results for all three metals."
The company reported a £1.2 million pre-tax loss in the first six months of 2015, widening from the £191,000 loss reported a year earlier.
In March last year, Anna Kuranova sued the company alleging to have been fired wrongfully.
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.