Gold Mining News

Argentine provincial Gov’t orders Barrick to halt operations at Veladero

Measure is temporary, pending more information on what happened and the possible consequences of the new incident, San Juan’s governor said.

Escondida mine replaces top exec after failing to reach deal with workers

Appointment comes barely a week after the mine, operated by BHP Billiton, failed to secure a wage deal with 2,500 workers after a 43-day strike.

El Salvador becomes first country to ban all metal mining

Lawmakers have approved a broad-range ban on mining, which only excludes coal, salt and other non-metallic resources.

Six charts screaming buy gold

We are now 297 trading days into a bull market on the TSX Venture Exchange

Fresh ‘incident’ at Barrick’s Veladero mine in Argentina

A local government spokesman said a pipe carrying a “rich mixture” of gold and rocks came lose on Tuesday night, but no official information has been disclosed.

Miners to spend $21 billion on exploration by 2025

Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.

Eldorado to begin production at its Greek Olympias mine by year-end

The Canadian miner also said it has obtained better terms for concentrate sales from the project, which are likely to add 15,000 ounces of payable gold production a year.

Matamec announces commencement of new drilling program on the Sakami Gold Property

3,000m campaign on Zone 25 seeks to confirm the extension of gold mineralization to the west and follow up on previous results that include 21.05m of 4.94g/t Au

Trump signs executive order undoing Obama's clean power plan

He has instruct has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review and rewrite it.

Sprott's Reik tackles biggest misconception about gold price

Gold's trading at one-month high.

Rio Tinto may take over Pistol Bay’s uranium assets sooner than expected

The world's second largest miner gave Pistol a $75K cash injection in an effort to own the Saskatchewan-based properties before the end of 2019.

Barrick, Goldcorp team up to develop one of world’s largest gold deposits in Chile

The world’s No. 1 and No. 3 gold producers will focus on developing gold mines in northern Chile's rich Maricunga belt.

Here’s 48 hedge fund terms every investor should know

For many investors, hedge funds appear to be shrouded in mystery.

MABC announces departure of President and CEO

The Mining Association of British Columbia announces that Karina Briño, President and CEO, has decided to advance to a new chapter in her life and will be taking on a challenging new industry assignment in her native Chile in early May 2017.

This precious metal has surged 32% in 2017

Rhodium jumps back above $1,000 an ounce for the first time in nearly two years.

ORENINC INDEX marginally down as gold strengthens

The Oreninc Index fell in the week ending March 23, 2017 to 67.02 following the previous week’s 69.20 as gold continues to strengthen the US$1,200 per ounce level to close the week at US$1,242.

Rates up, gold up. The spring run has sprung

The rate hike happened and gold sprang into action, just as I expected. The move was stronger and came out of near record volumes, which shows just how many speculators were waiting for this opportunity. There is very good interest in gold these days, folks.

11 Chinese miners die in neighbouring gold mine accidents

Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines claimed the lives of 11 miners working the pits in Henan province on Friday.

How to build a mine

There are three key components to building a mine, starting with a competent, experienced management team.

Making the grade: understanding exploration results

The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.

World’s first seabed gold, copper, silver mine to begin production in 2019

Canada’s Nautilus Minerals is getting closer to kicking off operations at its Solwara 1 gold, copper and silver project off the coast of Papua Guinea.

Ali Zamani: Former Goldman Sachs Manager says gold and gold stocks are best investment

Ali discusses how people compare the current financial situation to those of the past, however the big picture is usually different, as the underlying economic circumstances have changed.

How Goldcorp’s new COO plans to disrupt the mining industry

Todd White explains the main goals of the company’s digital transformation strategy.

Jakarta: Freeport could lose Grasberg control within 2 years

State holding company ready to take 51% stake says Indonesian deputy mines minister as dispute over ownership of iconic copper-gold mine intensifies.

Dataram set to transform itself with acquisition of U.S. Gold Corp.

Dataram's plans to acquire U.S. Gold Corp. to diversify its business would give it access to potentially high-growth mining projects in Nevada and Wyoming.