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Vancouver gold junior pops on Mexico discovery

Frik Els | April 24, 2014
Vancouver gold junior pops on Mexico discovery

Cayden Resource's maiden results from a new target at its El Barqueño project in Mexico adds another 6% to an 80% share surge in 2014.

First seabed mine to go ahead as Nautilus solves dispute with PNG

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 24, 2014
First seabed mine to go ahead as Nautilus solves dispute with PNG

Under the agreement, the Papua New Guinea government paid Nautilus $7 million, which entitles it to a 15% stake in the project, with an option to increase it by another 15% in the next 12 months.

Prepared for the attack of the short sellers: Joe Reagor

The Gold Report | April 24, 2014

Despite the ongoing attack of the short-sellers, the fundamentals of gold and silver production are increasingly robust.

CHART: So far so good on the 3-year gold, silver stocks rule

Frik Els | April 23, 2014
CHART: So far so good on the 3-year gold, silver stocks rule

In three decades, the Philadelphia Gold & Silver Index has never declined four years in a row.

Jordan Roy-Byrne - The Daily Gold

Gold & silver stocks begin oversold bounce

The bottoming process for gold and silver shares has been arduous as they’ve oscillated back and forth for almost a year.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Barrick-Newmont merger could be as good as gold

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 23, 2014
Barrick-Newmont merger could be as good as gold

The new gold giant would have a market value of $33 billion, operations on five continents, and a gold output of well over 12 million ounces a year.

About 40,000 illegal miners ignore Peru’s deadline to formalize status

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 23, 2014
About 40,000 illegal miners ignore Peru’s deadline to formalize status

Tension grows as the illicit miners keep evading government efforts to bring them into the formal economy.

Chile turning mines into tourist attractions

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 23, 2014
Chile turning mines into tourist attractions

Chile's massive copper mines will soon be part of a "Mining Tourism Route," to kick off in 2015.

Turnaround stories revolve around proven management

The Gold Report | April 21, 2014
proven management boss turnaournd feat

Very recently, we've been subtly shifting from producers and near-producers to advanced developers.

Barclays is the next big bank pulling out of commodities: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
Barclays is the next big bank pulling out of commodities: report

The English bank is planning to sell large parts of its metals, agricultural and energy business.

Peru set to regain world’s second largest copper producer place this year

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
Peru set to regain world’s second largest copper producer place this year

The South American nation lost the title to China in 2012.

We have to talk about Fanya Metal Exchange

Frik Els | April 18, 2014
We have to talk about Fanya

The rare earth storm has passed, but a new critical metal conundrum could be ahead for the West.

Chris Vermeulen - TheGoldAndOilGuy

Video: How to momentum trade gold, silver stocks

Long and short-term gold forecasts.

Economies stalling

GoldMoney | April 17, 2014

It wasn’t meant to be like this: six years of global money-printing should have guaranteed economic recovery.

Ryan Jordan - Silver News Blog

The invincible precious metal bears

Gold price: Hedge funds increase bearish bets again

A year ago today saw one of the largest declines in COMEX gold and silver futures in the last several decades.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2014
Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Production of the steel-making material, however, increased by 16%, which means the miner is on track to meet its full-year target.

Turquoise Hill buys time for Oyu Tolgoi expansion

Frik Els | April 15, 2014
Turquoise Hill buys time for Oyu Tolgoi expansion

But production at massive Mongolian mine slips and shares take a beating.

Let's talk about: women in the mining industry

While still a male-dominated sector, there have been positive steps to integrate women into the mining industry.

Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

Frik Els | April 14, 2014
Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

The Vancouver-based miner's shares surge after its silver and gold properties in Mexico and Peru up production more than 50%.

Codelco could tap sovereign wealth fund for needed mine expansions

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 14, 2014
Codelco could tap sovereign wealth fund for needed mine expansions

The world's No.1 copper producer needs to invest roughly $30 billion in the next decade to counter dwindling ore grades in its massive mines.

Investors may be leaning towards Goldcorp bid for Osisko

Frik Els | April 13, 2014
Investors may be leaning towards Goldcorp bid for Osisko

Goldcorp's sweetened offer is straightforward, requires no formal shareholder approval and could be completed by as early as end-April.

Glasenberg pulls off blockbuster Las Bambas deal

Frik Els | April 13, 2014
Glencore gets $6bn cash for Las Bambas

Chinese buyers cough up $6.3 billion in cool hard cash for massive Peru copper project indicating renewed confidence in prospects for the red metal.

US gold and silver production dips, copper jumps

Frik Els | April 11, 2014
US gold and silver production dip, copper jumps

US copper mine production grew 5% to 1.23 million tonnes in 2013 according to the latest US Geological Survey, but silver and gold recovered slid.

Bolivia to revise new mining law

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 11, 2014
Bolivia to revise new mining law

Bolivian President Evo Morales and leaders of the National Federation of Mining Cooperatives have formed a commission to quickly redraft at least three controversial articles of the recently-approved ruling.

Former JPMorgan commodities chief under federal probe

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 11, 2014
Former JPMorgan commodities chief under federal probe

The probe was opened following a settlement with regulators that alleged JPMorgan manipulated power markets in the Midwest and California.

Puerto Rico's tax benefits—more than 'The Better Florida'

The Gold Report | April 9, 2014

Puerto Rico promises to now do for Americans what Singapore and Hong Kong have done for bankers and businessmen from London.

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