Specially trained rescue teams continue their efforts to save the remaining employees, said the company.
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
Burkina Faso may encounter some short-term choppiness.
Problems with South Africa's main electricity provider, Eskom, are crimping the plans of major mining companies that depend on regular power provision to run their operations, an energy users group has warned.
Prices "need to decline to a level that's so painful higher-cost Chinese mines will be forced to give up".
Synthetics are coming.
Fast growing Africa-focused Randgold Resource will release a feasibility study for third underground mine at its Loulo-Gounkoto complex in West Africa.
Double digit gains for Toronto junior after receiving final approval for its high-grade, low-cost Yaramoko gold project.
Paladin Energy, an Australian mining company, has been accused of discharging uranium-contaminated sludge into Lake Malawi, which supports 1.7 million people in three countries – Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.
The smart money is waiting for fire sale prices before jumping into metals and mining. Or worse; has simply lost interest in the sector.
Anglo American Platinum's production fell by 17% in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago due to a strike at its South African operation.
The firm became the first major mining company to openly accept the toll that slumping commodity prices are taking on the global industry.
The miner, one of the biggest exporters of South African coal, may re-open those operations if economic conditions improve.
Randgold Resources' $1.7bn Kibali project in DRC is operating at design after commissioning of metallurgical plant and first of three hydropower plants.
Another slide on Tuesday drops iron ore price 13.4% year to date, but latest forecasts see another double digit dip from current levels.
The central Africa nation may also lose its position as the continent’s top copper producer.
Down 4% to fresh five-and-half year low.
Newly elected President Edgar Lungu wants to keep mining royalties at 20%, as opposed to the 6% companies were paying a month ago.
Sixteen men, who failed to access a safe, broke into a room used for sorting diamonds near Prieska Monday morning.
The operations that may be added to the list of assets for sale are Dawson and Foxleigh, in Queensland.
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