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Vancouver miner faces civil suit alleging 'slave labour' amid takeover rumours

Business in Vancouver | November 21, 2014
Bisha project Nevsun Resources Eritrea

Nevsun Resources faces rumours of $1 billion acquisition and civil suit on same day.

Mining proposals threaten Cabinet Mountains streams, lakes and grizzlies

Spokesman-Review.com | November 23, 2014

The Kootenai National Forest and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality are preparing to release decisions on a proposal for the Montanore Mine near Libby plus a separate decision on the Rock Creek Mine near Noxon.

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.

Junior gold miners (GDXJ) breaking three month downtrend?

Junior Gold Miners facing shakeout?

CHART: Gold-silver ratio nears bullish breakout

Frik Els | November 20, 2014
CHART: Gold-silver ratio nears bullish breakout

Declining ratio sets up rally for both precious metals.

Goldcorp to open Argentina’s Cerro Negro gold, silver mine in February

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 20, 2014
Goldcorp to open Argentina’s Cerro Negro gold, silver mine in February

The mine is expected to produce 4,000 tons/day of gold and silver concentrate during its 23 years of life.

U.S. Senate reveals top banks ‘unfair advantage’ in physical commodities business

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 20, 2014
U.S. Senate reveals top banks ‘unfair advantage’ in physical commodities business

The two-year investigation concluded that Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan have been manipulating commodity prices.

Gold is tumbling

Michael Allan McCrae | November 19, 2014
gold price drops

A $15 drop.

Peru blows up machines to scare away illegal gold miners

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 19, 2014
Peru blows up machines to scare away illegal gold miners

Just weeks before the country hosts U.N.-sponsored climate talks.

Parent company liability for foreign subsidiary’s actions – alarming new trend?

A recent lawsuit in British Columbia is the latest example of an emerging trend in which plaintiffs are seeking to hold parent companies liable in negligence in relation to the actions of their foreign subsidiaries.

A Russian miner, a good camera, the arctic tundra: here’s the result

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 19, 2014
A Russian miner, a good camera, the arctic tundra: here’s the result

Ivan Kislov is a young Russian mining engineer who spends his breaks taking breath-taking photographs of wild animals, mostly foxes, in the arctic tundra.

Strike at Peru's top copper mine not hurting output: firm

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2014
Strike at Peru's top copper mine not hurting output: miner

But unionized workers insist on claiming that Antamina's output would likely drop by at least 90%.

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What you need to know about the Canadian government's corporate social responsibility initiative

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Being eligible for “enhanced Government of Canada economic diplomacy.”

Russia's gold and the end of the American empire

kingworldnews | November 16, 2014

On the heels of a massive rally in the gold and silver markets, the top trends forecaster spoke with King World News about Russia’s stunning moves in the gold market, and why this spells the end of America’s dominance of the world.

Corporate social responsibility is not filling a wish list of community wants: Michael Porter

Michael Allan McCrae | November 14, 2014
michael porter

A top corporate strategist.

INFOGRAPHIC: a new vision for the mining company of the future

Visual Capitalist | November 13, 2014
Cat Uphill Battle

Mining companies today face a complexity of problems: spiraling costs, government intervention, deepening pits, lower ore grades, lack of community trust, and declining productivity are just some of the issues.

SilverCrest reports Q3 2014 financial results: cash flow from operations of $2.3 million, net earnings of $0.2 million

SilverCrest Mines Inc. | November 13, 2014

• Cash flow from operations was $2.3 million ($0.02 per share), decrease of 67%.

New research finds manufacturing execs concerned with access to U.S. mineral supply

National Mining Association | November 13, 2014

The survey revealed significant concern among business leaders that current mining policy presents a challenge to their supply chain and that reform is necessary.

India back to being world’s top gold consumer

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 13, 2014
India back to being world’s top gold consumer

Global demand, however, fell to its lowest in nearly five years as Chinese buying slid by a third.

Barrick names new executive director for Pascua-Lama

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 13, 2014
Barrick names new executive director for Pascua-Lama

The news come only a day after the project executive director in Chile, Eduardo Flores, told local media that Barrick was hopeful it could find a way forward with the long-delayed mine.

Fortune Minerals receives share issuance approval to complete the purchase of the Revenue Silver Mine

Fortune Minerals Limited | November 12, 2014

The RSM is an historic producer that operated between 1876 and 1912 by Caroline Mining Co. and had production estimated at approximately 15 million ounces of silver before the mine closed.

Turquoise Hill surges after Mongolia taps new leader

Frik Els | November 12, 2014
Turquoise Hill surges as Mongolia taps new leader

Nominee Amarjargal Renchinnyam is a respected economist who could help bring Vancouver firm's $5bn Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold expansion project back on track.

CHART: Mining capital crisis continues

Frik Els | November 12, 2014
CHART: Mining capital crisis continues

To keep the lights on 30% of juniors need to raise money within six months, 59% within a year new survey shows.

For mining equipment markets worldwide: the worst may be over

Parker Bay Mining | November 12, 2014
Collapse of equipment makers adds fresh evidence the mining boom is over

After two and a half years in decline, the mining equipment market turned up slightly in the third quarter.

Barrick to push ahead with Pascua Lama, ‘no margin for error’

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 12, 2014
Barrick to push ahead with Pascua Lama, ‘no margin for error’

Finishing the project would take time and around $4 billion more of what Barrick has already invested.

Five banks fined over $3bn in foreign exchange probe

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 12, 2014
Five banks fined over $3bn in foreign exchange probe

These are the first cases to come out of a global probe into allegations of widespread rate-rigging in foreign exchange markets.

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