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Mongolia foreign investment craters 70%

Frik Els | August 1, 2014
Mongolia foreign investment craters 70%

The Asian nation is dependent on foreign investment in the mining sector to fuel growth.

AME BC welcomes environmental assessment approval for KSM Mine project in BC

MINING.com Editor | August 1, 2014
AME

Granting of certificate builds certainty for BC's mineral explorers and developers.

Vale Q2 profit down on weak prices from iron glut

Jeffrey Richmond | July 31, 2014
Vale sees iron ore prices coming back to historical levels

Write-downs also hurt bottom line, yet production robust.

Eldorado Gold reports in-line quarterly earnings

MINING.com Editor | July 31, 2014
Eldorado

Gold revenue grows while gross profit shrinks.

New gold fix to debut by year-end

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 31, 2014
New gold fix to debut by year-end

The plan is to announce a third-party administrator by the end of September.

Barrick mothballs Pascua-Lama

Frik Els | July 31, 2014
Barrick mothballs Pascua-Lama

Toronto-based miner has already spent $5 billion on the Chile-Argentina project first launched in 2006.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Will the KSM project suffer the same fate as Pebble?

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
kerr-sulphurets-mitchell (ksm) indian mask feat

Potential problems in the horizon for Seabridge Gold's proposed gold, copper, silver and molybdenum mine in northern British Columbia, just 30 km from the Alaska border.

Goldrea Resources says approved to list on CSE

MINING.com Editor | July 29, 2014
Goldrea Resources announces approval to list on the CSE

Will trade under the symbol "GOR."

BHP to complete Olympic Dam expansion years from now

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2014
BHP to complete Olympic Dam expansion years from now

The company revealed it will take four years to trial a processing method it hopes will help make the expansion profitable.

Global mining sector on the way up, but recovery still slow

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2014
Global mining sector on the way up, but recovery still slow

The industry’s aggregate market capitalization improved for the sixth month in a row in June, reaching $1.75 trillion, the highest level since January 2013.

Gold falls on stronger US dollar

Jeffrey Richmond | July 28, 2014
gold falls on stronger dollar feat

Signs of improving US economy dampen demand.

Goldcorp pours first gold at Argentina’s Cerro Negro mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Goldcorp pours first gold at Argentina’s Cerro Negro mine

The miner poured the initial dole bar at a weight of 100 kilograms containing an estimated 317 ounces of gold.

Scotiabank, Deutsche, HSBC accused of rigging silver price

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Scotiabank, Deutsche, HSBC accused of rigging silver price

The three banks have been accused of fixing the price of trillions of dollars worth of silver.

Paul Renken: Bottom-fishing for the best junior resource equities

The Gold Report | July 28, 2014
Paul Renken Bottom Fishing for the best junior resource equities

Sees a lot of value in unloved resource equities.

Top ten mining terms you should know

Jeffrey Richmond | July 28, 2014
Top ten mining terms you should know

What do a drift, ramp and raise have in common?

Mass grave with hundreds of skeletons found in Bolivian mining town

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 27, 2014
Mass grave with hundreds of skeletons found in Bolivian mining town

Hundreds of thousands have died over the years at the city's main silver mine, as a direct result of cave-ins, overwork, hunger and disease.

Industry experts discuss growing minerals demand in committee hearing

MINING.com Editor | July 26, 2014
Industry experts discuss growing minerals demand in committee hearing

Better access to US minerals would encourage manufacturers to return.

Jordan Roy-Byrne - The Daily Gold

More weakness ahead for miners

More weakness ahead for miners

No pain, no gain. That is one comment regarding this seemingly terminal bottoming process in the precious metals complex.

Gold fix operator picks committee to oversee spot price

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Gold fix operator picks committee to oversee spot price

The company’s new board is made up of compliance officers at the four banks that currently operate the gold prices setting process.

Codelco delays $6.8 billion mine expansion, reviews impacts on glaciers

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Codelco delays $6.8 million mine expansion, reviews impacts on glaciers

The company says its future depends on the Andina mine expansion, as dwindling ore grades in its old mines are expected to bring annual output down.

Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.

Pebble Mine will not be built: Friedland

Jeffrey Richmond | July 24, 2014
pebble mine will not be built friedland feat

Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.

UN opens up more deep sea areas for mining, issues seven new licences

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 23, 2014
UN opens up deep sea for mining, issues seven new licences

State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.

Black Mountain up 20% on high-grade silver results

MINING.com Editor | July 22, 2014
Silver bars

Grades never before seen with historical results.

Jocelyn August: Upcoming catalysts for precious and base metals, uranium and oil and gas plays

The Mining Report | July 22, 2014
Jocelyn August, Upcoming Catalysts for Precious and Base Metals, Uranium and Oil and Gas Plays feat

Three top catalysts for absolute movements in precious metals.

Major Drilling to buy Taurus Drilling ops for $39 mln

Jeffrey Richmond | July 21, 2014
major drilling to buy taurus drilling ops for $39 mln feat

Deal set to close August 1.

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