Gold remains the most-targeted commodity by volume, according to EY’s latest report.
Global exploration spending dropped 26% in last year, compared with 2013, as several juniors threw in the towel and producing miners slammed the brakes on capital and exploration expenditure.
Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX, TSX:ABX), the number one producer of the precious metal, is hoping to raise up to $1.1 billion through the sale of two mines in Australia and Papua New Guinea.
The cuts include scaling back some operations and deferring projects. Further job cuts to follow.
Beijing preps New Year's gift and new report points to another 20% rise from here.
Number one Barrick Gold's output drops in 2014, but fellow Canadian firm Agnico Eagle adds 30% to production ounces.
Mining companies in Western Australia have massively reduced their exploration budgets, a new survey has found.
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 draft terms of the reference for SA's royal commission into the role of nuclear power should investigate the costs of uranium mining, conservationists say.
The figure, estimated by doctors, is based on the health costs and lost productivity from coal-related respiratory and cardiac issues.
Anglo’s assets up for grabs include three mines and a smelter valued at $1 billion.
The country's refusal of a deep sea mining venture off its coast has cast a shadow over the emerging mining practice.
As a result of world’s largest gold miners pulling their portfolios to pieces as a way to weather low prices and an ongoing downturn.
The fine folks at Physical Gold created this nifty little interactive map that explores the ten countries with the largest gold reserves worldwide.
A rare earth project in New South Wales, Australia moved a step closer to mining after receiving approval from the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC).
CEO of world's largest gold mining company talks about the challenges and opportunities posed by peak gold.
Biggest jump of the year lifts iron ore price more than 6% off 2015 low.
Australian uranium could end up in India’s nuclear weapons program thanks to concessions the Abbott government made in the deal between the two countries, two nuclear experts have warned.
Indian police want to arrest top Australian mining chief executive Bruce Munro, as part of a criminal investigation into allegations he "cheated" a business partner in a multibillion-dollar coal deal.
Newcrest Mining, one of the world's biggest gold producers, said on Friday it was open to selling its Telfer gold and copper mine in Australia, once the company's flagship operation.
Output at Canadian gold mines surged 29% last year, surpassing South Africa for the first time in history. US production dives more than 8%.
Wide release is set for Sunday.
A re-evaluation of the Sissingué Gold Project in Côte d'Ivoire is underway with an updated feasibility study due to be completed in the March quarter.
"Potentially reducing our operating costs in the long run."
World Nuclear Association (WNA) applauds news of a Royal Commission to assess whether South Australia should expand the role of nuclear energy, as announced on Sunday (8 February) by state Premier Jay Weatherill. This will lead to an objective assessment …
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