Demonstrators clashed with police and tried breaking into a building housing the parliament and government offices in Kyrgyzstan's capital Wednesday, as they demanded the nationalization of the Kumtor gold mine, owned by Canadian Centerra Gold (TSX:CG).
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A Buddha statue looted by Nazis in Tibet in the 1930s was carved from the Chinga meteorite, which crashed to the Earth 15,000 years ago, revealed Elmar Buchner of the Planetology Institute at Stuttgart University.
Newmont cut its 2012 production target forecast for its Batu Hijau Indonesian mine from 114,000 ounces of gold and 192 million pounds of copper to 71,000 ounces of gold and 170.6 million pounds of copper.
Inner Mongolia Rare-Earth to participate in asset reorganization between Ganzhou Chenguang, Sunyoung
Inner Mongolia Rare-Earth announced on September 27 that the company will participate in the material assets reorganization between Ganzhou Chenguang Rare Earths New Material Shares CO., Ltd. and Sunyoung Properties Co., Ltd.
A 17-year-old agreement to develop about $2 billion worth in iron ore deposits between, mining giant Rio Tinto and state-own Odisha Mining Corporation , is about to be nothing but history.
Storied investment guru Jean-Marie Eveillard says frenzied money printing by central banks and Neo-Keynesian stimulus programs adopted by governments around the world could jointly push the price of gold to $15,000.
On September 26, Zhou Fengqi, a consultant of the National Development and Reform Commission Energy Research Institute, said that the Chinese government will relinquish its control over the trading price of thermal coal.
Kim Jong-un and co has sold some two tonnes of the precious metal to China.
Philippines-based Philex Mining Corp. (PX:PM), the country's biggest miner, may have to pay fines for violations of the Clean Water Act and the company’s own Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC), the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) said Thursday.
Gold, copper and silver producer Anglo Asian Mining posted Thursday pre-tax profits of $10.5 million for the six months to the end of June - down from $14.2 million a year ago.
For the past decade we’ve toiled up the slope of the so-called commodities super-cycle, a rise in metal and hydrocarbon prices that has made consumer goods costly but drove torrid profits for traders, miners, investment bankers, and pension funds. But what's happening now?
China and Venezuela have signed an agreement to jointly develop Las Cristinas gold mine, one of the world’s largest deposits of the shiny yellow metal, located near a town bearing the name of the mythical golden city of El Dorado.
Rio Tinto’s flagship $5.2 billion copper-gold Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia near the Chinese border – one of the biggest mining projects in the world – is practically ready to go, except for one “detail”: it needs power supply to kick-start operations.
Russia's Polyus Gold and Norilsk Nickel have expressed interest in developing gold reserves in Kyrgyzstan, a Russian official said.
Centerra Gold Inc. announced that its Boroo mine, located in Mongolia, has received regulatory approval for its mine plan for the heap leach facility and therefore now has all required permits to resume heap leach operations.
Centerra Gold Inc. announced today that the mill at the Kumtor mine resumed operation on September 18, 2012 following a planned seven-week shutdown.
The Afghanistan Ministry of Mines said Tuesday it opened its final bid for the Badakhshan gold deposit, located in the northeastern province of Badakhshan.
InformedTrades looks at the economic hole Japan has dug itself, especially since it gave up nuclear energy and started importing energy.
Australia's resources minister, Martin Ferguson, has caused a stir with his assertion that the country's mining boom, one of the biggest drivers of its economic growth, is "over". As he acknowledged, the state of the global economy has depr...
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court allowed 18 mines to resume operations in Karnataka, partially easing a 16-month ban on iron ore mining because of environmental concerns. The decision should help increase ore supplies to the domestic iron and steel...
The governments high-level panel looking into the controversial coal block allocations for captive mining has decided against cancelling three...
JAKARTA: Newmont Nusa Tenggara (NNT), the country's second-biggest gold producer, plans to sell a 10 per cent stake in itself for more than US$500 million (RM1.5 billion) in an initial public offering, once a contentious divestment issue is resolved, i...
The 93 mines in India's richest state of Goa, 90 of which are iron ore producers, have been force to halt operations after a government-backed inquiry said they were illegal and didn’t have the basic environmental permits to operate.
Sri Lanka's diamond-swallowing story took an surprising turn Tuesday as police revealed the 1.5 carat stone gulped by Chou Wan, 32, at a gem show was fake.
Shares of nuclear medicine company Nordion dove close to 40%, down $3.93 at $6.53 in Toronto on Monday.