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Gold spikes as airliner shot down in Ukraine

Jeffrey Richmond | July 17, 2014
pro-russian rebel posing with a heavy machine gun feat

Event increases global tensions and demand for safe-haven metal.

Barrick Gold ousts CEO Sokalsky in major shakeup

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 16, 2014
Barrick Gold ousts CEO Sokalsky in major shakeup

The Toronto-based firm has shown president and CEO Jamie Sokalsky the door two years into the job, and less than three months after a breakdown in merger talks with its largest rival.

Pilbara expansion boosts Rio Tinto iron ore output

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 16, 2014
Pilbara expansion boosts Rio Tinto iron ore output

The world’s second-largest mining company’s produced 139.5 million metric tons of iron ore in the six months through June, while its shipments rose 20% to 142.4 million tons.

The Uranium Sector: A look into our crystal ball

Casey Research | July 16, 2014
the uranium sector a look into our crystal ball

"I see bullish factors entering the market."

Tom Hayes' trio of rare earth project contenders

The Mining Report | July 16, 2014
Tom Hayes' trio of rare earth project contenders

With the race on to develop non-Chinese REE sources, he suggests three projects likely to end up on the podium.

New Potash Corp CEO keeps output tactics

Jeffrey Richmond | July 15, 2014
Potash feat

Last year's fertilizer price plunge called strategy into question.

Sirius delays application for $2.7bn potash mine in English national park

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 15, 2014
Sirius delays application for $2.7bn potash mine in English national park

According to the company, the mine will employ about 1,800 workers during construction and generate 1,000 permanent jobs once opened.

Red Moon Potash starts drilling at Captain Cook Salt/Potash deposit in Western Newfoundland

The drilling program at the miner's Captain Cook salt/potash deposit in Western Newfoundland will consist of two holes.

McEwen Mining finds replacement for past president

MINING.com Editor | July 15, 2014
McEwan Mining finds

To take over from past President Ian Ball.

IDM Mining the next Wheaton River, CEO says

CEO.CA | July 15, 2014
1 IDM Mining feat

IDM Mining is in its third incarnation under McLeod.

China Gold International Resources completes issuance of US$500 mln corporate bond

China Gold International Resources completes issuance of US$500 mln corporate bond

The bonds are expected to be listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited tomorrow.

First Majestic hits silver output record, to spin-out non-core assets

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 14, 2014
First Majestic hits silver output record, to spin-out non-core assets

Production at its five operating silver mines in Mexico hit a record of almost 3.86 million equivalent ounces of silver for the second quarter ending June 30.

Where this fund manager is investing in the energy sector

where this fund manager is investing in the energy sector

"We believe energy stocks have gotten a bit ahead of themselves especially among some of the juniors."

Cecilia Jamasmie

BHP sell-off could undo Billiton historic deal

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 13, 2014
BHP sell-off could undo Billiton historic deal

As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.

Barrick Gold gets partner to mine for copper in Saudi Arabia

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 13, 2014
Barrick Gold gets partner to mine for copper in Saudi Arabia

The miner has agreed to form a joint venture with Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Ma'aden) to run its Jabal Sayid asset.

Canada's Supreme Court rules against First Nation on logging

Jeffrey Richmond | July 11, 2014
canada's supreme court rules against first nation on logging feat

Decision bodes well for mining firms.

Nova Scotia mine again producing gold, jobs

Jeffrey Richmond | July 10, 2014
nova scotia mine again producing gold feat

Gold mining enjoying major comeback in the province.

Canada’s diamond industry icon sells last stake in Ekati mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 10, 2014
Canada’s diamond industry icon sells last stake in Ekati mine

Charles “Chuck” Fipke is selling his remaining 10% interest in the mine.

First Quantum resumes construction at Cobre Panama, hunts for new deals

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 10, 2014
First Quantum resumes construction at Cobre Panama, hunts for new deals

The miner is now looking for new projects that will allow it to return more than 30% average value to shareholders, president Clive Newall said.

VIDEOS: Heavy haulage

Michael Allan McCrae | July 9, 2014
heavy haulage videos mining mayhem

A round up of popular heavy haulage videos from Mining Mayhem and YouTube. Names and dates are not divulged. Post by Mining Mayhem. Post by Mining Mayhem.

Banro provides Q2 2014 production update for its Twangiza Gold Mine, DRC, and detailed Namoya operations overview

Market Wire | July 9, 2014

Q2 2014 gold production and an operations update.

Premier Gold Mines an even stronger 'buy' after indicated resources lift

Michael Allan McCrae | July 9, 2014
ontario_canada

The stock has traded up 17.25% to $3.37 in the last five days.

Alberta lags on emissions targets: auditor general

Jeffrey Richmond | July 9, 2014
alberta lags on own emissions targets feat

Government only now preparing first public report on 2008 strategy.

Mongolia blames Rio Tinto for delays at Oyu Tolgoi

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 9, 2014
Mongolia blames Rio Tinto for delays at Oyu Tolgoi

The move aims to shift blame for delays away from the government.

Australia’s big three miners to regain control of iron ore sector

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 9, 2014
Australia’s big three miners to regain control of iron ore sector

Billionaire Andrew Forrest, who made his fortune as the driving force behind Fortescue, says high cost competitors will exit the market shortly.

Diamond industry recovers place in miners’ hearts on climbing demand, prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 8, 2014
Diamond industry recovers place in miners’ hearts on climbing demand, prices

Sector now delivering some of the healthiest returns for many of the world’s biggest miners, including Rio Tinto and Anglo American.

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