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Codelco to unveil plan to speed up delayed Chuquicamata mine expansion

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2015
Codelco to unveil plan to speed up delayed Chuquicamata mine expansion

The plan seeks to tackle an almost yearlong delay in the project to turn century-old Chuquicamata open pit mine into an underground operation.

Why Kal Kotecha is still sticking with his New Year's resolution

The Gold Report | April 21, 2015

Kal Kotecha, founder and editor of Junior Gold Report, says now is the time to be buying resource stocks, especially gold equities.

Jordan Roy-Byrne – The Daily Gold

Which way will precious metals break?

Precious Metals continue to be a conundrum.

Q1 earnings risky for stocks

The highly-anticipated first-quarter earnings season is in full swing, with traders eager to see how US companies are faring.

Southern Copper's $1.2bn Toquepala mine expansion OK’d

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2015
Southern Copper's $1.2bn Toquepala mine expansion OK’d

The expansion will boost the capacity of the Peruvian mine's copper concentrator to 120,000 tonnes per day from 60,000.

Canadian wins right to sue Silvercorp over ‘false imprisonment’ in China

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 15, 2015
Canadian wins right to sue Silvercorp over ‘false imprisonment’ in China

After a B.C. court rejected a bid by the miner to have Kun Huang’s allegations thrown out.

M Partners' Derek Macpherson found three resource companies that have done the impossible—increased in value 30% this year

The Gold Report | April 15, 2015
Mining suppliers create more jobs than mining, report says

In this interview with The Gold Report, Macpherson says companies that can change their narrative on the fly—and deliver—will inevitably perform. Macpherson covers some performers and others that he expects will perform in H2/15 and beyond.

Asteroid miner puts first demonstration spaceship in orbit

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 15, 2015
Asteroid miner puts first demonstration spaceship in orbit

The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent three month in orbit trying to identify subsystems to explore and prospect for valuable resources on asteroids.

$8m grant awarded to Artisanal Gold Council to develop the sector in Peru

Artisanal Gold Council | April 15, 2015
Peru’s illegal mining brings in over $3 billion a year: authorities

The grant will help fund a project to be carried out in Peru over the next five years focused on the sustainable development of a responsible artisanal gold sector.

Video: Dollars, drachmas, and debt

Peter Schiff - SchiffGold | April 15, 2015

Peter Schiff argues that the drachma would be a politically expedient way of defaulting on Greek debt, but would ultimately lead to financial ruin for Greek citizens.

Expect talent-driven mining M&A: Headhunter

CEO.CA | April 13, 2015
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Today Andrew’s talking about the ebbs and flows of his MRG business. He tells me President and CEO searches are not where he’s making his money these days, it’s the operations roles.

Christos Doulis separates the precious metals saints from the sinners

The Gold Report | April 13, 2015
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In this interview with The Gold Report, Doulis says he remains hopeful that this is the year things take a positive turn, but in case we see more of the same, he recommends a few low-cost producers with saintly management teams that keep delivering on promises.

Canada’s Alamos Gold, AuRico merging in $1.5 billion deal

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 13, 2015
Canada’s Alamos Gold, AuRico merging in $1.5 billion deal

The deal will also result in a spinoff company called AuRico Metals, which will hold the Kemess Property in northern British Columbia and three royalty assets.

Agnico Eagle acquires Mexico-focused silver explorer

Andrew Topf | April 12, 2015
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Shares climb 40 percent on take-over announcement.

Vancouver miner said to be in Davis sights surges

Frik Els | April 10, 2015
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A report out by Bloomberg speculates that Mick Davis' X2 Resources $5.6 billion private equity fund is closing in on Canadian target.

Strong dollar nips PMs rally in the bud

GoldMoney | April 10, 2015

This week started well for gold and silver, but it turned out that the peak for both was on Easter Monday, since when prices have drifted lower.

Mick Davis first deal to land in Canada: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 10, 2015
Mick Davis first deal to land in Canada: report

Davis is said to be finalizing talks with a Toronto-listed miner, in a deal that could kick-off a long awaited buying spree.

Buy precious metal equities before the bear goes into hibernation: Eric Muschinski

The Gold Report | April 8, 2015
How contrarians play bear markets in resources: Rick Rule

In this interview with The Gold Report, Muschinski lists some highly undervalued equities and tells investors to get more aggressive, especially this summer, when he believes the bear could go into hibernation.

Nice bump for Lundin on Candelaria reserves update

Frik Els | April 8, 2015
The Lundin’s look to Chile for copper’s next run

Two new deposits extend mine life at Chile mine bought for $1.8bn by 190,000 tonnes contained metal and three years.

Canada’s Quebec re-launches less ambitious Plan Nord

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 8, 2015
Canada’s Quebec re-launches less ambitious Plan Nord

The province now expects to attract Cdn$50 billion in investment, down from its 2011 forecast of Cdn$80 billion.

Signs of life for mining M&A

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 8, 2015
Wave of mining deals expected this year amid commodity rout — report

Mining transactions almost doubled last year and the trend is likely to stretch over 2015, as lower commodity prices are making some unprofitable.

Australia treasurer vows to block Glencore-Rio Tinto merger

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 8, 2015
Australia treasurer vows to block Glencore-Rio Tinto merger

This wouldn’t be the first time Hockey hinders a major corporate deal in Australia.

Disruptive stock watcher Chris Berry cautions investors about the real potential of deflation

The Mining Report | April 7, 2015

In this interview with The Mining Report, Disruptive Discoveries Journal writer Chris Berry suggests dedicating yourself to understanding the technologies and paradigm shifts that can lower costs, and participating in the growing electric car and energy storage battery markets.

Nautilus Minerals resumes undersea mining exploration

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 7, 2015
Nautilus Minerals resumes undersea mining exploration

The goal is to expand Nautilus’ Seafloor Massive Sulphide prospect inventory around Solomon Islands, located east of Papua New Guinea.

Appointment of South32 non-executive directors

BHP Billiton | April 7, 2015

BHP Billiton has announced four additional appointments to the Board of Directors of South32.

Gold price hits 6-week high as hedge funds run for cover

Frik Els | April 6, 2015
Gold price hits 6-week high as hedge funds run for cover

Gold price jumps to highest since mid-February after speculators in futures slash bearish positions and weak US jobs report put interest rate rise on hold.

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