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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.

Gold rises on Ukraine, Gaza tensions

Jeffrey Richmond | July 21, 2014
Gold rises on Ukraine, Gaza tensions feat

Emerging markets may give support going forward.

AngloGold Ashanti signs gas deal for Aussie mines

Jeffrey Richmond | July 21, 2014
anglogold ashanti signs gas deal for aussie mines feat

Pipeline seen saving miner millions.

China's MMG board grants undivided approval for $5.85bn Las Bambas buy

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 21, 2014
China's MMG board grants undivided approval for $5.85bn Las Bambas buy

Las Bambas will be one of the world’s largest copper mines after it starts up in 2015, with annual output equivalent to more than twice the amount of copper MMG currently produces.

Why we mistrust the resource sector, and what needs to change

Resource Works | July 21, 2014
Why we mistrust the resource feat

Hint: Environment

Rick Rule: This gold sell-off is a normal event in this market

Casey Daily Dispatch | July 20, 2014
rick rule gold

That is precisely what’s happening.

Goldcorp mulled buying Newmont Africa mines: Bloomberg

Jeffrey Richmond | July 18, 2014
goldcorp mulled buying newmont africa mines bloomberg feat

Move signifies departure for Vancouver-based miner.

Gold slips as rate fears beat geopolitical tensions

Jeffrey Richmond | July 18, 2014
gold slips as rate fears beat geopolitical tensions feat

Safe-haven rally short-lived.

Fewer discoveries, slower development weigh on gold industry

SNL Metals & Mining | July 18, 2014
Fewer discoveries, slower development weigh on gold industry

Length of time from discovery to production to continue trending higher.

Gold spikes as airliner shot down in Ukraine

Jeffrey Richmond | July 17, 2014
pro-russian rebel posing with a heavy machine gun feat

Event increases global tensions and demand for safe-haven metal.

After winning the silver fix, CME goes for the gold

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 17, 2014
After winning silver fix, CME goes for the gold

The exchange would bid to be involved in a new process, which may turn the current twice-daily gold price-setting conference call into an electronic auction.

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