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Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito mine

Goldcorp says it has commenced ramp up mining operations at Peñasquito.

5,000 signatures to save abandoned mine in Quebec

A former quartz and feldspar mine that closed in 1972 has become the latest tourist attraction in western Quebec.

Bonus payment agreement ends strike at Freeport’s mine

Close to 1,000 workers, mostly truck operators, stopped working by the end of September.

World's largest miner gets rejected

SolGold says BHP Billiton's offer not in its best interest.

Nigerian minister wants $500 million for mining sector

Minister Kayode Fayemi is negotiating a $500 million investment fund with the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority.

Uranium miner looking at gold

Aura Energy has set its hopes on a gold deposit next to its uranium Tiris project in Mauritania.

Eritreans' case against Nevsun can proceed in Canada

“There is a real risk that the plaintiffs could not be provided with justice in Eritrea," said Justice Patrice Abrioux.

Indian politician denounces illegal sand mining

Sushil Kumar Modi declared that the illegal activities were happening with the blessing of the police and the mining and transport departments.

Armadale discovers high-grade coarse flake graphite mineralisation in Tanzania

Drilling commenced circa 2 kilometres from a previous RC drill hole, which returned 60m at 10.7% Total Graphitic Carbon.

Gold giants looking at renewables

Major producers are adopting shadow prices on carbon to mitigate carbon risk and address energy challenges.

Sibanye Gold resumes operations at Cooke mine after attack

Four employees were attacked by unknown assailants.

Strike continues at Anglo American’s Australian coal mine

140 workers remain on strike.

Gold prices are not shining

Gold futures finished at their lowest level in more than two weeks on Monday.

Endeavour appoints foreign affairs wiz to BoD

Livia Mahler and Olivier Colom were appointed as independent non-executive directors.

Cameco to court over tax bill

The CRA is looking to shift an estimated $7.4 billion in foreign earnings between 2003 and 2015 back to Canada.

Scrap value of copper encourages wire thieves in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan police saw increased interest in copper wire.

Chinese firm buys Anglo American niobium and phosphate operation in Brazil

CMOC bought Fosfatos Brasil Limitada and Nióbio Brasil Limitada for US$1.7 billion.

Glencore reviews bribery allegations against business partner

Och-Ziff’s partner in Congo paid $100 million in bribes to local authorities over a 10-year period to secure access to mining assets. Bloomberg quotes an anonymous source saying Dan Gertler is that partner.

Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine to remain suspended

Provincial mining police found Barrick had not installed security cameras and sensors as required.

Moneta Porcupine starts drill program on Golden Highway Project

Moneta's 2016/2017 plan consists of drilling several priority target areas along 8 kilometres of Destor Porcupine Fault Zone corridor.

Australia’s biggest underground mine halts production

The power outage was the product of strong winds and heavy rain caused by what has been called “the most extreme weather system” that has hit the area in decades.

Protesters block access to Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine

The Canadian miner said operations were unaffected, adding it expects the issue to be resolved quickly.

Another roadblock for Blue River’s project in Washington state

The Canadian company’s plans in the Okanogan County are now on hold.

Is Barrick Gold's Veladero mine reopening soon?

In a matter of hours, officials from the Argentinian province of San Juan will deliver a technical report that will seal the fate of Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine.

U.S. Mint releases 2016 30th Anniversary Silver Eagle proof coins

After seven months of Silver Eagle rationing, the U.S. Mint has released its exclusive 2016 30th Anniversary Silver Eagle proof coins.