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Even top juniors are running out of money

Frik Els | October 6, 2015
Even top juniors are running out of money

New report on top 100 junior mining companies says "waiting it out no longer a viable strategy"

Investors pile into Freeport on restructure hopes

Frik Els | October 6, 2015
Investors pile into Freeport on restructure hopes

Copper miner up nearly 7% after announcing cuts to its board and an "alternative course" oil and gas business acquired only three years ago.

Gold will break out as rate hike myth dies

Peter Schiff - SchiffGold | October 6, 2015
BofA Merrill Lynch: Gold below $1,000 in 2016

Two persistent myths convince gold bears that the price of gold will remain low – a looming series of interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve and the fact that gold did not rally during the last round of quantitative easing.

Copper Mountain announces record mill throughput Editor | October 6, 2015
Copper Mountain production jump

Generating an estimated US$60 million in gross revenue.Copper Mountain is located in Canada, 20km south of Princeton.

Andrew Pullar's plan: Go long, set goals with world-class assets

The Gold Report | October 5, 2015
Study: New projects need a $3.50 copper price

To come to terms with what has happened in the gold equities market, you have to understand what has happened to gold itself.

Rubicon Minerals temporarily suspends mill operations

Michael Allan McCrae | October 5, 2015
rubicon minerals mill closure feat

Stock drops by a third.

Kinross shares surge as investors shrug US probe

Frik Els | October 5, 2015
Kinross shares surge as investors shrug US probe

World's 5th largest gold miner up nearly 8% after saying it's co-operating with SEC and DoJ investigating whistleblower case at giant West Africa mine.

South Africa's last bullion bluechip battles relegation

Reuters | October 5, 2015
Top Chinese gold miner sets aside $1bn for African buys

The Johannesburg stock market, the capitalist heart of South Africa's 'City of Gold', is close to relegating the last bullion producer in its bluechip index, the latest sign of the precious metal losing its place in an economy it once dominated.

Peter Schiff - Euro Pacific Capital

Failure to launch

A deep bench of excuses, ranging from the weather to the Chinese economy, has been called on to justify why the US economy hasn't built up any noticeable steam, and why the Fed has failed to move rates off zero

Trans-Pacific Partnership will benefit Canada’s mining sector

Mining Association of Canada | October 5, 2015
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Mining is one of Canada’s largest outward investing sectors.

For many miners, there’s no avoiding the gold ‘production cliff’ now

Financial Post | October 5, 2015
Gold price just short of $1,200 as 'cautious optimism' returns

When Steve Parsons and his colleagues published their first report on the gold “production cliff” in early 2013, they thought the thesis was obvious, even though almost no one was talking about it.

Scarce silver to get even tougher to find in 4th quarter

Money Metals Exchange | October 4, 2015
US Mint unveils 2013 First Spouse gold coin designs

The void left by government mints in North America is shaking up the silver market, creating a major opening for competitors to supply the growing ranks of “silver stackers” and capture market share.

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
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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
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"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
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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.

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