The appointment of Chimed Saikhanbileg on Friday represented "business as usual" for the government, and could further drive away foreign investment.
The Kootenai National Forest and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality are preparing to release decisions on a proposal for the Montanore Mine near Libby plus a separate decision on the Rock Creek Mine near Noxon.
The results of a third-party review into the design of a northwestern B.C. gold and copper mine says it has the potential to cause significantly more environmental damage than the recent collapse of the Mount Polley tailings pond.
Nevsun Resources faces rumours of $1 billion acquisition and civil suit on same day.
The two-year investigation concluded that Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan have been manipulating commodity prices.
The miner, structured to "break even" at $1,050 per ounce, warned it would have to re-think the business if bullion prices dip below $1,000 and stayed there for a while.
Third-party review of Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC.
The country effectively halted all but processed metal shipments in January in an effort to force miners to build smelters.
Just weeks before the country hosts U.N.-sponsored climate talks.
A recent lawsuit in British Columbia is the latest example of an emerging trend in which plaintiffs are seeking to hold parent companies liable in negligence in relation to the actions of their foreign subsidiaries.
After the Toronto Stock Exchange rang the closing bell today, Ivanhoe Mines (IVN.TSX) announced they were resuming development work on Platreef, their 75.7 million ounce (Indicated + Inferred) platinum-gold-nickel-copper project in South Africa.
But unionized workers insist on claiming that Antamina's output would likely drop by at least 90%.
And if the Chinese government stops adding to its strategic reserves the price could fall towards $2.50 a pound says new research report.
A catastrophic tailings dam breach at its Mount Polley mine in British Columbia has taken a toll on Imperial Metals' (TSX:III) bottom line.
Cukaru Peki was one of the most interesting finds in recent years.
Glencore and X2, a company set up by former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, are among the suitors of the Chilean copper assets put up for sale by global miner Anglo American.
Mining companies today face a complexity of problems: spiraling costs, government intervention, deepening pits, lower ore grades, lack of community trust, and declining productivity are just some of the issues.
Decline was in line with S&P/TSX Composite index, which also plummeted 15% during the quarter.
The survey revealed significant concern among business leaders that current mining policy presents a challenge to their supply chain and that reform is necessary.
German Larrea is purchasing stock in mining unit Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO) to reinforce confidence amid falling metal prices.
The news come only a day after the project executive director in Chile, Eduardo Flores, told local media that Barrick was hopeful it could find a way forward with the long-delayed mine.
In Burkina Faso, protesters wanting to prevent President Blaise Compaoré from serving another term had stormed the Parliament and set it ablaze.
Nominee Amarjargal Renchinnyam is a respected economist who could help bring Vancouver firm's $5bn Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold expansion project back on track.
To keep the lights on 30% of juniors need to raise money within six months, 59% within a year new survey shows.
After two and a half years in decline, the mining equipment market turned up slightly in the third quarter.
The world's largest mining company has scrapped the sale of Nickel West and will continue operating the unit after failing to find a buyer at the right price.
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