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Preparedness spurs prompt response to Mali’s first Ebola case

Randgold Resources | October 24, 2014
Botswana blocks at least 100 copper trucks from Congo over Ebola fear

Randgold owns and operates the Morila, Loulo and Gounkoto gold mines in Mali.

Precious metals subdues as panic over

GoldMoney | October 24, 2014
Don't Panic!

For gold and silver it has been a week of two halves: first prices rallied to a peak on Tuesday, then declined to show net losses for the week on Wednesday for silver and Thursday for gold.

Golden opportunity divides town in rural Spanish city

El Pais | October 24, 2014
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The dispute dates back four years. Some locals still refuse to use certain shops in the village because their owner has taken one side or another regarding a proposal by Canadian company Asturgold to mine one of Europe’s last major gold reserves.

Barrick Gold Corp. Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign

Recently, Barrick Gold Corp. invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which launched last year and is a three-year undertaking to raise $7.5 million for regional economic development. Thanks to companies such as Barrick Gold, the endeavor is continuing to gain momentum.

Asian gold demand up as India’s Diwali boost sales

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 23, 2014
Asian gold demand up as India’s Diwali boost sales

The World Gold Council predicts that India will import 850 to 950 tonnes of gold this year.

Gold falls as stock markets firm and physical demand wanes

Reuters | October 23, 2014
Year to the day of $200 shocker, another strange gold price plunge

Gold fell on Thursday as stronger-than-expected economic data and upbeat corporate results lifted stocks in Europe and the United States.

The Swiss gold vote: should investors worry?

Wall Street Journal Online | October 23, 2014

Should the Swiss National Bank SNBN.EB -0.37% buy gold? Lots and lots of gold? The country’s electorate goes to the polls on Nov. 30 to decide.

Rio’s Walsh gets big backing from shareholders, to stay longer as CEO

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 23, 2014
Rio’s Walsh gets big backing from shareholders, to stay longer as CEO

The move is seen by analysts as an attempt to strengthen the firm’s image.

African Barrick cuts costs, to acquire more gold assets in 2015

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 23, 2014
African Barrick cuts costs, to acquire more gold assets in 2015

Tanzania's largest gold miner reported a 17% jump in third-quarter core profit, and said it anticipates full-year costs at the lower end of it target range of $1,100-$1,175 per ounce sold.

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Kicking tires in Alaska and Yukon with mining engineer Jamie Keech

Tommy Humphreys | October 22, 2014
Kicking tires in Alaska and Yukon with mining engineer Jamie Keech

A standout among three of the best Alaska and Yukon gold juniors today.

Worldwide nonferrous metals exploration budgets down 25% in 2014

SNL Metals & Mining | October 22, 2014
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Total worldwide budget for nonferrous metals exploration dropped to US$11.36 billion in 2014 from US$15.19 billion in 2013 — a 25% decrease.

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New jobs data: America off the mat, ready for the next round

First round to First Quantum

The recession hit us hard, but like any iron-willed prizefighter, we rose off the mat, ready for the next round.

El Salvador gold mine dispute to be decided in the U.S.

EFE | October 22, 2014

The fate of the El Dorado gold mine won’t be resolved anywhere near this tiny Central American country. Rather, it’s being weighed by a three-judge tribunal on the fourth floor of the World Bank headquarters in Washington.

Massive gold nugget for sale in California

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 22, 2014
Massive gold nugget for sale in California

It's expected to fetch in the $400,000 range.

Newcrest on target to produce 2.5 million ounces of gold

Australian Mining | October 22, 2014

Newcrest has slashed operating costs at its Cadia Valley operations as commercial production commenced at its newly built panel cave two.

Gold miners' outstanding forward sales jump 61 pct in Q2— report

Reuters | October 22, 2014
Sandstorm Gold gains on record sales

The volume of gold sold forward by mining companies jumped 61% in the second quarter after Russia's Polyus Gold added a major new hedge position, an industry report showed on Wednesday.

Opportunities but also challenges for Africa’s gold-producing countries

Randgold Resources | October 22, 2014
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Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow argues that the looming undersupply of gold will create opportunities for mineral-rich African countries but they will have to compete aggressively for shrinking exploration dollars.

INFOGRAPHIC: Here is why you should buy $100 worth of gold and silver

MoneyMetals.com | October 22, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Here is why you should buy $100 worth of gold and silver

Most people have the sense that the dollar isn’t worth what it used to be, but they may not grasp what this means in real terms.

INFOGRAPHIC: The most entrepreneurial US immigrants

Visual Capitalist | October 21, 2014

It might not surprise you to know that the most common migrant entrepreneurs in the US by absolute numbers are Mexicans, Indians, Koreans, Cubans, and Chinese.

Fortress Minerals to acquire Fruta del Norte project for US$240 million

Michael Allan McCrae | October 21, 2014
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Changing its name to Lundin Gold.

Euromax Resources announces US$175 million gold streaming agreement with Royal Gold

Euromax Resources | October 21, 2014

Euromax Resources has entered into a $175 million deal ith RGLD Gold, to finance the next stages of development and construction of the company's Ilovitza copper-gold project in the Macedonia.

Greenland explorer tearing it up after assays

Frik Els | October 21, 2014
Greenland explorer tearing it up after assays

Vancouver-based junior jumps 7% after assays from prospect on 3,600km2 coastal property returns strong copper-nickel-cobalt and platinum group results.

Vancouver junior jumps after bulking up West Africa project

Frik Els | October 21, 2014
True Gold jumps after bulking up Burkina Faso project

Preliminary assessment of one-year old blind gold discovery at True Gold's Karma property adds $118m in after-tax free cash flow to Burkina Faso project.

Citibank acquires Deutsche commodities trading book

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 21, 2014
Citibank acquires Deutsche commodities trading book

Tough regulations and worries about reputation have made trading commodities a source of worries for bank bosses.

Gold price: ETF investors, hedge funds catch up to rally

Frik Els | October 20, 2014
Gold price: ETF investors, hedge funds catch up to rally

Physical gold-backed ETFs enjoy inflows for the first time in five weeks,while hedge funds add to bullish positions after eight weeks of reductions.

An ebola Armageddon could trigger a rebirth in gold and silver prices: Eric Sprott

The Gold Report | October 20, 2014
Gold, silver prices rise as dollar retreats

Could an infectious disease kill the monster that has been choking gold and silver prices for more than a year?

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