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Eldorado Gold in the green after court decision

Andrew Topf | October 2, 2015
Greece sees Eldorado Gold’s Hella mine as partial solution for its financial problems

A decision on Friday by a Greek court going in favour of Eldorado Gold's (TSX:ELD) Skouris mine has bumped the stock up by close to 10 percent.

Gold mining costs continue to come down

Financial Post | October 2, 2015

Gold miners have managed to cut their costs significantly since prices started to freefall in 2013. And, fortunately, it appears that trend is not slowing down.

Water supplies uncontaminated: UN on Argentina cyanide spill

Andrew Topf | October 2, 2015
Argentine judge lifts Barrick’s Veladero gold mine halt

Samples "showed no deviation from measurements taken in June 2015".

Commodities terrible, terrible quarter in just one chart

Michael Allan McCrae | October 1, 2015
headstone sick

Unless you were hiding out in rough rice or lean hogs, commodities were not your friend in the third quarter of 2015.

China's astonishing rise in one simple chart

Frik Els | October 1, 2015
China's astonishing rise in one simple chart

When compared to the US, the world's largest economy for 150 years, China's ascent is even more startling because it took place over such a short time-span.

Solid gold opportunity for London mining company Editor | October 1, 2015

He’s not grizzled, doesn’t have any teeth missing and he wears standard business attire instead of overalls and a hat.

Barrick Gold waiting for Newmont's call

Frik Els | October 1, 2015

Barrick Gold (TSE:ABX, NYSE:ABX) is waiting for Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) to contact it about taking full control of Australia's Super Pit mine.

Survival secrets from Colorado Resource Investing front lines

The Gold Report | October 1, 2015
Survival secrets from colorado resource investing front lines - 333

Top experts and select companies traveled to Colorado last week for a pair of conferences focused on the survivors in the natural resource mining sector.

Silver standard plans up to US$12.6m to advance to feasibility Golden Arrow's Chinchillas project for a business combination with Pirquitas Mine

Silver Standard Resources Inc. | October 1, 2015
holding a silver bar 333

"Combining these two neighboring assets offers compelling benefits and allows us to accelerate the development of Chinchillas while benefiting from the existing infrastructure and cash flow being generated at the producing Pirquitas Mine"

NIRP, its likelihood and effect on commodities

GoldMoney | October 1, 2015

There can be little doubt that negative interest rate policies (NIRP) are now a distinct possibility after the Fed backed down from raising the Fed Funds Rate at their September meeting, having prepared markets well in advance for the event.

Low commodity prices could persist says Lagarde

Michael Allan McCrae | September 30, 2015
christine lagarde IMF low commodity prices

Change that is "necessary and healthy"

China's central bank adds to gold reserves

Michael Allan McCrae | September 30, 2015
gold china adds to holdings

Up 1%.

Mining protests turn deadly in Peru

Michael Allan McCrae | September 30, 2015
las bambas protests feat

State of emergency declared at Las Bambas.

Russian owners bid to take Polyus private

Financial Times | September 30, 2015

Polyus Gold’s largest shareholder has launched a widely anticipated offer to take the UK-listed miner private, but has drawn criticism from its independent board committee for the “disappointing” level of its bid.

Gold price: Asian bargain hunters are back

Frik Els | September 29, 2015
Gold price: Asian bargain hunters are back

Indian and Chinese importers make the most of the summer months to import a total of nearly 500 tonnes.

Platinum price falls to 7-year low

Frik Els | September 29, 2015
Platinum price falls to 7-year low

Platinum price drop below $900 not good news for gold price either.

Could mining in Iran supplant the country's oil business?

Michael Allan McCrae | September 29, 2015
iran seeks mining investment

Iran is ranked among 15 major mineral-rich countries with potential reserves worth $770 billion.

The fortunate problem of being a junior with too many targets

Michael Allan McCrae | September 29, 2015
graham downs ATAC Resources

ATAC Resources is developing Canada’s only Carlin-type gold district in the Yukon.

Navigating the post PPL No. P15-IV-01 workplace examination

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | September 29, 2015

The current metal/non-metal examination regulation falls far short of this important benchmark (clarity in terms of its requirements).

Visual Capitalist

Number crunching: The impact of China's currency devaluation

Visual Capitalist | September 29, 2015
Commodities, mining stocks sinking as China devalues its currency again

Today's infographic looks at the impact this had on global currencies using three different timeframes:
1 day, 1 week, and 1 month.

Australia’s minerals sector facing skills crisis

AusIMM | September 29, 2015
miners workers mining

The mining industry is now losing highly skilled professionals as they pursue alternative work.

Today's gold charts: Gold Miners Bullish Percent Index and Gold Bugs Index

Smart Money Tracker | September 29, 2015

The bullish percent level is diverging as miners again test the lows.

World’s first deep sea mining proposal ignores consequences of its impacts on oceans

EarthWorks | September 28, 2015

As the deep sea mining industry chases investors at the Asia Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit, a new critique by the Deep Sea Mining Campaign reveals indefensible flaws in the Environmental and Social Benchmarking Analysis of the Solwara 1 project commissioned by Nautilus Minerals.

Glencore: how did it go so wrong, again?

The Guardian | September 28, 2015

Glasenberg’s perceived arrogance has irked and magnified his misjudgments on how the financial markets might move.

Swiss gold rigging probe won't have price impact

Frik Els | September 28, 2015
Swiss gold rigging probe won't have price impact

The Swiss competition commission is investigating seven large banks for manipulating precious metals prices.

Kaminak Gold announces CAN$22.5 million investment

Kaminak Gold | September 28, 2015

Funding from Electrum Strategic Opportunities Fund and existing, large shareholders including Ross Beaty and Zebra Holdings and Investments S.à.r.l., Luxembourg

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