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Euro Sun's stock jumps after financing announcement for Rovina gold project in Romania

The Rovina project site is in the historic mining district known as the “Golden Quadrilateral” — one of the largest gold-producing areas in Europe.

Sherritt International reaches $3B pound nickel production milestone

In 2019, Sherritt's Moa JV is expected to produce between 31,000 and 33,000 tonnes of finished nickel and between 3,300 and 3,600 tonnes of finished cobalt.

Canada’s mining sector at a crossroads — report

Canada's mining sector is going through dramatic change, but the industry remains bullish on growth, and miners increasingly believe innovation and advances in technology will reshape the industry.

Canada's gold production to grow robustly in 2019 — Report

Analysts have revised Canada's 2019 gold mine production growth forecast up to 6% from 2%.

Black Iron's shares skyrocket after inking MOU with Glencore on Ukraine iron ore project

The companies envision an investment from Glencore that will help fund construction in exchange for offtake of production of four million tonnes of iron ore a year.

Mining Association of B.C. applauds new resources for Ministry in 2019 budget

MABC has advocated for an adequately resourced system that functions with clarity, consistency and co-ordination.

Investors applaud Yamana Gold’s Q4 results

Yamana Gold’s stock was up 4.65% in after hours trading.

Technology to redesign 77% of Australian mining jobs over next five years — report

An injection of A$5 billion to A$13 billion in workforce capability will be needed over the next decade.

Global aluminium market to remain undersupplied over coming years — report

While there are deficits ahead, the global aluminium demand picture will improve.

Iron ore prices reach almost two-year high

Analysts believe the price surge lines up with the market halting up to 40 million metric tonnes of Vale’s iron ore production.

Rio Tinto to remain strong despite difficulties—report

A key asset is the Oyu Tolgoi copper project in Mongolia, which will partially diversify the miner's earnings away from iron ore.

EY appoints new global mining and metals leader

Paul D. Mitchell has been named the new EY global sector leader for mining and metals.

Central bank gold buying surges to 50-year high

Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan remained key buyers throughout the year.  

Initial drilling at Gran Bestia boosts Lumina Gold’s Cangrejos project

Five holes previously drilled by Newmont Mining confirm the existence of a satellite deposit not included in the current NI 43-101.

BC exploration tax credits made permanent

Exploration in British Columbia hit paydirt on Monday.

Slow growth for Europe's mining sector — report

In Q2 2019, analysts expect investment levels across the European mining sector will be sluggish.

Vale's tailings dam bursts after end-year rebound in iron ore prices

As early as next week, iron ore prices may start to reflect the impacts of Vale's dam bursting at Corrego de Feijao in Brumadinho.

ALROSA earns $463m at international auctions in 2018

Alrosa traditionally holds its auctions in Russia, Belgium Israel, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.

Trevali announces executive overhaul

By Thusday afternoon, Trevali's stock had dropped 10%.

Mining the Americas in 2019 — a forecast

Canada's cobalt sector and Ecuador's budding mining sector for copper and gold will be investment hot spots.

MineHub and IBM to introduce global mining and metals supply chain solution with blockchain

The first use case will manage concentrate from Goldcorp’s Penasquito mine in Mexico.

WPC Resources rebrands as Blue Star Gold

Blue Star will be a Vancouver-based gold and silver exploration company focused on mineral exploration and development in Nunavut, Canada.

IAMGOLD announces $170m gold prepay arrangement

The prepaid gold arrangement is supported by a syndicate of banks.

Potential 2019 El Niño poses risks to some South American mining regions

El Niño could impact countries such as Brazil, Colombia, and Ecuador that heavily rely on hydroelectric plants to generate.

ALROSA increases rough and polished diamond sales to $4.5B

ALROSA saw a 6% growth in its diamond sales last year.