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Canadian junior to acquire gold project in Australia

Business in Vancouver | September 9, 2014
Canadian junior to acquire gold project in Australia

Vancouver’s Monument Mining (TSX-V:MMY) has entered into an agreement to purchase 100% of the Tuckanarra gold project in Western Australia.

Ivanhoe transfers 26% of S. Africa’s platinum project to locals

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 4, 2014
Ivanhoe transfer 26% of S. Africa’s platinum project to locals

It has given 20% to 20 local groups, 3% to black entrepreneurs and managerial employees, and another 3% to historically disadvantaged South African staff.

Iron ore price hits unwelcome 5-year-low

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 4, 2014
Iron ore price hits unwelcome 5-year-low

After flirting with a five-year low for about a month, the iron ore price fell to the lowest price since October 2009.

Trevali discovers new zone at New Brunswick project

Frik Els | September 3, 2014
Big bump for Trevali shares after positive PEA for Caribou

New multi-lens zone at Stratmat deposit, part of the Vancouver-junior's past-producing zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold project in the Bathurst mining camp.

MINING.com staffer a Jack Webster Award finalist

Michael Allan McCrae | September 3, 2014
ana feat

MINING.com's coverage of Pascua Lama was recognized by the Jack Webster Foundation today and selected as a finalist in the category Execellent in Digital Journalism. Ana Komnenic, former assistant editor at MINING.com, was chosen for her piece: TIMELINE; Pascua Lama …

Rare earth, other mining projects pile up in northern Europe

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 3, 2014
Rare earth, other mining projects pile up in northern Europe

Vast stretches of northern Europe’s wilderness will soon host more mining companies going ahead with several projects in the area.

Goldcorp suspends operations at El Sauzal mine

Michael Allan McCrae | September 2, 2014
a stop sign painted on the road

As of this year, the mine produced 37,000 ounces of gold.

INFOGRAPHIC: How big are Canada’s oil sands?

Visual Capitalist | September 2, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: How big are Canada’s oil sands?

Visual Capitalist has put together this infographic, which shows just how big the oil sands are.

Vale, Glencore break off Canada nickel talks

Frik Els | September 2, 2014
Vale, Glencore break off Canada nickel talks

Nickel prices have surged this year, making rationalization and cost-cutting in the Sudbury basin less urgent.

Potash Ridge anticipates busy fall at Blawn Mountain Project

Resource Investing News | September 2, 2014

Canada’s Potash Ridge is moving forward with intentions to start large mining operations at the Blawn Mountain sulfate of potash project.

How effective is gold as collateral if held at home?

mineweb - daily news headlines | September 1, 2014
gold vault 333 fed res wiki

Julian Phillips thinks with the growth of currency uncertainty, it is unsurprising that there is a move to repatriate gold back to national vaults.

IMAGE GALLERY: Trucks in trouble

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
truck rock mining mayhem mining

The loads are heavy.

Michael Allan McCrae

Why companies can't get financing for profitable projects

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
capital mountain 333

Climbing Capital Mountain.

INFOGRAPHIC: The case for transporting oil over water

Resource Works | August 31, 2014
oil tanker infographic

"We can't ignore the benefits."

Cameco issues lockout at its McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
cameco mcarthur river uranium mine 333

This year's uranium delivery is not expected to be affected.

Osisko Gold boosts stake in NioGold Mining

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
quebec map

The company's flagship projects are located in the Cadillac – Malartic – Val-d'Or region of the prolific Abitibi gold mining district, Quebec.

Frank Holmes - U.S. Global Investors

Making the case for Lucara Diamond

diamond hand

Let’s talk diamonds for a change.

Iron ore prices approaching 5-year low

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 29, 2014
Iron ore prices hit lowest in five years

Monthly loss up to 8.4%

Jack Caldwell

Why Mount Polley failed

Jack Caldwell | August 29, 2014
examining map

Jack Caldwell speculates on why Mt. Polley failed by examining the satellite images.

Potash: Come back Baumgertner, all is forgiven

Frik Els | August 28, 2014
Potash: Come back Baumgertner, all is forgiven

One year after Vladislav Baumgertner blasted the global potash market wide open, the now ex-Uralkali CEO's predictions seem to be playing itself out.

Gold up on Ukraine tensions, but gains pared

Jeffrey Richmond | August 28, 2014
gold up on ukraine tensions, but gains pared feat

U.S. data showed stronger-than-expected Q2 growth.

Oilprice.com

New technology could end the debate over pipeline safety

Oilprice.com | August 28, 2014
New technology could end the debate over pipeline safety

Monitoring, detecting pipeline corrosion still a 'crude' affair.

Barrick scraps corporate development team: report

Jeffrey Richmond | August 27, 2014
Barrick scraps development team to cut costs

More cuts may be on the way.

Atlanta Gold announces amendment to senior secured notes and receipt of request for redemption of convertible debenture

CNW Group | August 27, 2014

Canadian junior has reached an agreement to amend the terms of its outstanding US$4 million principal amount senior secured notes to among other things, extend the time for repayment of the notes by twelve months.

Iron ore falls again, hits fresh two-year low

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Iron ore falls again, hits fresh two-year low

If the steel-making material loses another $2 a tonne, it will be the lowest since October 2009.

Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

The Canadian uranium producer said move aims to ensure safety ahead of Saturday's announced strike.

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