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Price fixing lawsuits come to platinum, palladium market

Frik Els | November 26, 2014
Platinum, palladium price-setting technology ‘optimum’ for gold: LME

Goldman, BASF, HSBC and Standard Bank accused of front-running and spoof orders while in charge of the London PGM Fix since 1989.

Mining equipment suppliers caught in vicious spiral

Frik Els | November 26, 2014
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Already clobbered by the mining sector's woes, the crude oil slump could't come at a worse time for the resources equipment and services industry.

Analyst: Glasenberg could grab Rio by way of China

Frik Els | November 26, 2014
Analyst: Glasenberg could grab Rio by way of China

By promising top shareholder Chinalco, Rio's stakes in Oyu Tolgoi and Simandou.

Harry Dent's simple strategy for surviving withdrawals from 'markets on crack'

The Gold Report | November 26, 2014
Wall street sign mining

An aging world is a deflationary one, according to "The Demographic Cliff" author Harry Dent. He predicts a major, painful crash in the next two years based on population statistics and historic patterns.

Police and protestors clash at Ivanhoe mine in South Africa

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 26, 2014
Police and protestors clash at Ivanhoe mine in South Africa

Locals were protesting the imminent construction of Platreef platinum mine.

When it rains…Iron ore, gold miners the most vulnerable to Ebola risk

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 26, 2014
When it rains…Iron ore, gold miners the most vulnerable to Ebola risk

Report shows there are 39 assets in production within the Ebola-affected region.

France may be next in line to bring its gold back

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 26, 2014
France wants its gold back

France is the world's fifth-largest holder of gold, only behind the U.S. Germany, the IMF and Italy.

Gold stocks surge in massive volumes

Frik Els | November 26, 2014
Gold stocks surge in massive volumes

Led by 11% jump in Kinross and a 5% gain for Goldcorp, top producers add billions in value after gold closes above $1,200 for the first time in 4 weeks.

So bad it's good: surviving 2014

The Gold Report | November 25, 2014
businessman hands mining

While some thought 2014 was so bad it was good—for contrarian investors—others will be all too happy to see the year in the rearview mirror.

Alaska’s Pebble mine scores win after court orders EPA to back off

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 25, 2014
Alaska’s Pebble mine scores win after court orders EPA to back off

A federal judge has ruled in favour of the Pebble mine project, putting a temporary halt on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay.

China: follow the money!

Schmidt's Gold Thoughts | November 25, 2014

On morning of 17 November, while Western investors were sleeping, China opened the door to its investment world. On that day China began two way trading between the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges.

China’s gold imports rise for third month on jewelry sales

Bloomberg | November 25, 2014
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China’s gold imports from Hong Kong rose for a third month as increasing jewelry sales countered weakening demand for the metal as an investment amid falling prices.

Canadian Government releases updated CSR strategy: key developments

Fasken Martineau | November 25, 2014

The updated CSR Strategy reflects the Canadian government’s continued commitment to CSR, particularly in the extractive sector.

Hedge funds catching up to gold, silver price rally

Frik Els | November 24, 2014
Hedge funds catching up to gold, silver price rally

Large investors in gold futures increase bullish bets 55% for the week, while silver speculators move out of net short position.

Golden gains come after the pain

Richard Mills - Ahead of the Herd | November 24, 2014

Gold mining stocks are extremely undervalued and way oversold compared to the price of gold.

Ivanhoe jumps on exploration results at African mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 24, 2014
Ivanhoe jumps on exploration results at African mine

The miner has hit exceptionally high-grade silver, zinc and copper at its Kipushi mine in the DRC.

Peter Schiff - Euro Pacific Capital

The clock is ticking in Switzerland

All eyes should now be focused on the Swiss voters.

Frank Holmes - U.S. Global Investors

Solar energy powers silver demand to record high

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For the first time, in fact, silver demand in the fabrication of solar panels is set to outpace photography, if it hasn’t already done so.

More than a dozen short-term repairs, plans await Mount Polley remediation: report

Business in Vancouver | November 24, 2014
Canada’s Mount Polley disaster: experts warned tailings pond 'getting large'

A tailings berm breached during the Mount Polley mine disaster has yet to be repaired to the point it can withstand the arrival of water…….

Florian Siegfried: seeking less risky business in mining M&A

The Gold Report | November 24, 2014
Reports review mining

Florian Siegfried, head of precious metals and mining investments with Zurich-based AgaNola, says there are small signs—fewer equities participating in the recent rally, greater spreads in the high-yield market—that the sentiment toward gold is changing.

BHP warns more cost cuts, management shake up before demerger

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 24, 2014
BHP warns more cost cuts, management shake up before demerger

The world's largest miner has stepped up its cost-cutting plans as it battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices.

LiDAR survey discovers Roman gold mines in Spain

Andrew Topf | November 23, 2014
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The existence of 2,000-year-old gold mines was confirmed by an aerial survey done last week above the northwestern province of León, using laser technology.

Continental Gold continues to beat the odds in Colombia

Kitco | November 23, 2014

Toronto-based explorer Continental Gold is stepping closer to developing a commercial-scale underground gold-silver mine in northwestern Colombia , with at least one analyst cheering on the progress.

Barrick Gold co-president joins insider buying spree

Financial Post | November 23, 2014

Two weeks ago, the Financial Post noted that Barrick Gold Corp. executives Kevin Thomson and Ammar Al-Joundi were loading up on shares. They have since been joined by one of the gold miner’s co-presidents.

Greek dilemma: Are new jobs created by gold mine worth the ecological risk?

Yahoo! | November 23, 2014

One of Europe's richest fields of gold and other key metals has reopened, and the prospect of a further expansion is pitting locals worried about farming, fishing, and tourism against those eager for jobs amid severe economic crisis.

Maritime, Rambler ink deal to re-examine Hammerdown mine

Maritime Resources Corp. of Vancouver and Rambler Metals & Mining of Baie Verte, Newfoundland, have agreed to re-examine the former Hammerdown gold mine that lies in Maritime's Green Bay property near Springdale.

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