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Gold price: This year September may bring fall

Frik Els | August 21, 2014
Gold price: This year September may bring fall

September is gold's best performing month historically, but a new research note from investment bank UBS says 2014 is unlikely to follow long-term trends.

Gold price drops as safe haven buying dries up again

Frik Els | August 21, 2014
Gold price: Safe haven buying dries up again

Gold price hits two month low as focus shifts to US economy and monetary policy.

Inflation, interest rates, and why you should own gold

The Sovereign Investor | August 21, 2014

The question: What is the best investment to own today as the Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates?

Smart money looking at this junior miner on the Cortez Trend in Nevada

Cortez Trend

Cortez District hosts Barrick’s most profitable mines and exploration growth.

INFOGRAPHIC: The world's largest diggers

MINING.com Editor | August 21, 2014
the-worlds-largest-diggers

Top machine can excavate 9,000 tonnes of earth in just one hour.

U.S. Mint platinum coins bypassed in rush for gold

Bloomberg | August 21, 2014

Gold and silver have value as hedges against a devaluation of the dollar, while platinum is viewed as an industrial commodity.

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.

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca

The jewel of the Billiton spinout

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 20, 2014
jewel of billilton spinout feat

World's largest primary silver mine by annual production is BHP Billiton's.

INFOGRAPHIC: Best, brightest CEOs in mining

Visual Capitalist | August 20, 2014
CEOs in mining feat

Who were the top earners in 2013?

Mining juniors that will make beautiful M&A music: AgaNola's Florian Siegfried

The Gold Report | August 20, 2014
mining juniors M&A music

"It's about being selective and trying to find turnaround candidates."

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.

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