Gold edged higher in Tuesday trading following the Bank of Japan's announcement that it would implement in stimulus measures to boost the country's stagnant economy
Asia Mining News
The release highlights iron, copper, petroleum and coal production.
Veteran investor Michael Pento says the deep-rooted troubles of Japan's economy could send a rush of money into gold and silver should domestic interest rates increase.
Government representatives will meet in March.
The country raised the import tax on gold to from 4% to 6% on Monday, with the aim to curb purchases and rein in its ballooning current account deficit.
Artisanal gold mining, the largest source of global mercury pollution in small-scale operations, is the only source of income for as many as 15 million people in 70 countries, mostly poor ones.
South Africa's Competition Tribunal will publish its official decision on the proposed Glencore-Xstrata merger tomorrow.
South Africa overtook India to become China's third-biggest iron ore supplier in 2012, while Australia strengthened its dominant position as the major supplier to Beijing, data from customs showed on Monday.
Tavan Tolgoi's high-quality coal is being sold to cheaply says CEO.
A round up of commentary on the CEO switch.
That and fighting off BHP's advances.
Mining capex was up 12% to $211 billion last year.
Project completion is expected by 2020
Eskom's announcement removes one of the last few hurdles in the two companies' quest to create the world's fourth-biggest diversified miner.
And why it's great for stocks.
The giant miner will take about $14 billion of writedowns for failed deals in aluminum and coal led by Tom Albanese.
Angkor is engaged in the identification and exploration of early-stage gold and base metal properties.
Bullion prices will average an all-time high in the first half of 2013, says Thomson Reuters.
High economic growth driven by Ming activity Mongolia, entirely flanked to the north and south by Russia and China, is the most sparsely populated country in the world. However, the country has vast natural resources […]
"The impact of the draft law on the minerals industry will be to halt current minerals exploration and development in Mongolia and greatly discourage any future investment."
Things are moving in the junior otash sector in Canada.
HSBC says the Middle Kingdom is replacing the United States and Europe as the driving force behind the world economy
Prime Minister O'Neill declare Ok Tedi chairman banned from PNG until BHP surrenders cedes assets to government.
Panamax coal freight rates on established routes from South Africa's Richards Bay and Indonesia to India ended the week stable to slightly lower on Friday, amid a pick up in fixture activity