Montreal-based producer picks up flagship project in Burkina Faso after sealing $139 million takeover of Australia's Orbis.
Beijing preps New Year's gift and new report points to another 20% rise from here.
"Never have I seen an opportunity like I feel is appearing in the market for M&A before, in 30 years."
Number one Barrick Gold's output drops in 2014, but fellow Canadian firm Agnico Eagle adds 30% to production ounces.
Namibia and Botswana top the latest mining investment attractiveness index for the continent and move into top 25 worldwide.
Weak iron ore prices have become the accepted industry norm, but the world's top miner also has bad news for those hoping for a pick-up in the long term.
In the second half of 2014 the businesses bound for South32 generated $5bn worth of revenue and almost $890m of earnings before interest and tax.
The potash and oil-rich province was placed at the top of the Fraser Institute's annual rank of mining companies.
The mine, Harmony's single largest gold producer, will likely remain closed for an indefinite period while a probe is held.
The new rules only apply to future payments and not amounts already owed.
Anglo’s assets up for grabs include three mines and a smelter valued at $1 billion.
Specially trained rescue teams continue their efforts to save the remaining employees, said the company.
Once fully operational, the Husab mine will have the potential to produce 15 million pounds of uranium oxide.
The sunken treasure includes coins of various denominations and sizes from the period of the Fatimid Caliphate, a Muslim dynasty.
Paulson & Co has kept $1 billion-plus holding in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest, steady going all the way back to the second quarter of 2013.
The fine folks at Physical Gold created this nifty little interactive map that explores the ten countries with the largest gold reserves worldwide.
CEO of world's largest gold mining company talks about the challenges and opportunities posed by peak gold.
The Norwegian fertilizer firm Yara International (OTCMKTS:YARIY) has confirmed the potential to mine potash from the Danakil Depression in northeastern Ethiopia.
Biggest jump of the year lifts iron ore price more than 6% off 2015 low.
Zimbabwe National Army has won a bitter struggle with the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development for the control of a lucrative $4.8-billion platinum mine.
Output at Canadian gold mines surged 29% last year, surpassing South Africa for the first time in history. US production dives more than 8%.
Jury-rigged safety gear.
Outcome will say a lot about the long-term prospects for the industry.
Toronto-based gold miner also cuts production outlook and raises costs for 2015.
Many are already likening the new Silk Road undertaking to the Marshall Plan
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