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INFOGRAPHIC: Best, brightest CEOs in mining

Visual Capitalist | August 20, 2014
CEOs in mining feat

Who were the top earners in 2013?

Mount Polley spurs call for uranium tailings check

Jeffrey Richmond | August 20, 2014
mount polley spurs call for uranium tailings check feat

Seven firms have until September 15 to respond.

Aggressive cost-cutting boosts silver miner Hochschild core profit

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Aggressive cost-cutting boosts silver miner Hochschild core profit

Increased output from its mines in Peru and Argentina also helped the company slash first-half interim loss.

Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Authorities said Grupo Mexico lied about a spill of 40,000 cubic meters of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam in the northern state of Sonora.

Top Chinese gold miner sets aside $1bn for African buys

Frik Els | August 20, 2014
Top Chinese gold miner sets aside $1bn for African buys

Zijin Mining Group looking to acquire sizeable gold and copper projects in Africa this year.

Ghana’s new law could end illegal mining

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Ghana’s new law could end illegal mining

The revised regulation will empower courts to confiscate equipment seized from illicit miners.

Photos of a remote $200-million mine cleanup in Washington State

Michael Allan McCrae | August 19, 2014
holden clean up feat

It's also a religious retreat.

Gold Fields sells majority stake in Peruvian project to Buenaventura

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 19, 2014
Gold Fields sells majority stake in Peruvian project to Buenaventura

The Peruvian firm will develop the deposit as an underground mine, instead of as an open-pit project.

Not just the smart money getting into gold

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
Not just the smart money getting into gold

ETF buyers pick up more silver and gold as large investors increase bullish bets 28% and billionaire George Soros doubles his money in gold stocks.

Roxgold reaches another Burkina Faso milestone

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
Roxgold reaches another Burkina Faso milestone

Social and environment plan for ultra-high grade Yaramoko gold project approved meaning development could start before the end of the year.

Frik Els

The BHP show obscures Australian mining's deeper problems

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
The BHP show obscures Australian mining's deeper problems

Australia's non-bulk mining industry "will die without a strong pipeline of projects moving to development stage," says study.

BHP shares hammered on demerger, profit miss

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
BHP shares hammered on demerger, profit miss

World's number one miner hopes to save $3.6 billion spinning off aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into new company.

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca

Ross Beaty on the end of his Lumina Group dynasty

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 19, 2014
ross beaty feat

"I am really pleased that First Quantum has successfully acquired our Taca Taca deposit."

Pierre Lassonde, Franco-Nevada: "Very few get this but it's worth so much money"

Sprott Group | August 19, 2014
Pierre Lassonde, Franco-Nevada

Timing not always as important as it seems.

Jack Caldwell

Mt. Polley: Expert panel review

Jack Caldwell | August 19, 2014
mt polley expert panel review

"I do not believe a better panel could be found."

Which investors had a good year and why interest rates will probably stay low: Rick Rule

Michael Allan McCrae | August 18, 2014
rick rule 400 tight feat

"For those who have been around the sector for ten years and have begun to understand the good from the bad and ugly, those investors have had a very good year indeed."

Bennett unveils 2 plans sparked by Mount Polley

Jeffrey Richmond | August 18, 2014
mount polley disaster feat

"Everything is on the table."

Palladium skyrockets on Russia tensions, hits 13-year high

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Palladium skyrockets on Russia tensions, hits 13-year high

It hit $900 a troy ounce for the first time since 2001.

Ivanhoe picks banks to evaluate African copper projects

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Ivanhoe picks banks to evaluate African copper projects

The strategic review will focus on the potential introduction of third-party strategic investors or joint-venture parties for the Kamoa and Kipushi copper projects in the DRC.

Rio Tinto weighs stake in closed Papua New Guinea copper mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Rio Tinto weighs stake in closed Papua New Guinea copper mine

The miner is reviewing all options on its 53.83% stake in Bougainville Copper, the operator of its Paguna mine, which has a potential gold and copper resource worth over $60 billion.

Sprott introduces new and improved gold ETF

MINING.com Editor | August 18, 2014
John Ciampaglia

Taking on the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF.

Oz Minerals unveils PFS for $22 billion copper-gold mine

Frik Els | August 18, 2014
Oz Minerals unveils PFS for $22 billion copper-gold mine

Looking for partners for $3 billion project in South Australia forecast to produced 114,000 tonnes of copper and 117,000 ounces of gold a year.

Newcrest posts second year of major loss

Frik Els | August 18, 2014
Newcrest posts second year of major loss

Production up and costs down, but asset impairment at Papua New Guinea mine results in $2.2 billion statutory loss for Australian gold miner.

New silver fix procedure from today

GoldMoney | August 18, 2014
New silver fix procedure from today

A welcome advance on the old silver fix.

INFOGRAPHIC: The top ten nations stockpiling gold

Michael Allan McCrae | August 17, 2014
stockpiling gold

USA. USA.

High expectations for the mother of all lodes in Afghanistan

Tommy Humphreys | August 17, 2014
afghanistan mineral wealth map 333

$908 billion of mineral wealth.

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