Gold Mining News

Is Barrick Gold's Veladero mine reopening soon?

In a matter of hours, officials from the Argentinian province of San Juan will deliver a technical report that will seal the fate of Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine.

How gold came to South Korea’s rescue

Nineteen years ago, South Korea came precipitously close to bankruptcy.

U.S. Mint releases 2016 30th Anniversary Silver Eagle proof coins

After seven months of Silver Eagle rationing, the U.S. Mint has released its exclusive 2016 30th Anniversary Silver Eagle proof coins.

Newmont responds to independent report on land dispute in Peru

The complex land dispute between members of the Chaupe family and Yanacocha remains a concern for Newmont, the company said.

US miner goes after rare earths in the Cook Islands

Texas-based Ocean Minerals says the area is also rich in scandium, a key ingredient for making an extremely light, strong, corrosion resistant, heat tolerant and weldable alloy.

Lacklustre gold price entering make or break territory

Drifting towards support levels.

Kenya promises a more organized mining sector

The government will conduct a year-long airborne survey to map mineral deposits.

Newmont’s own investigation shows it violated international standards, and its own

Denver-based Newmont Mining “prioritized eviction and litigation over dialogue” in its fight to acquire Goldman Prize winner Máxima Chaupe’s land in Peru.

Restarted Argentinian mine to yield 1.7 million silver ounces/yr

The Casposo gold-silver mine will soon be milling ore again.

Contrarian royalty company positioned for the next bull market

Money manager Adrian Day discusses Altius Minerals, a resource royalty company that he believes has positioned itself well for a rising resource market.

TriStar Gold, another Wits-lookalike in Brazil

Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold delves into the origins of gold to try to understand TriStar Gold's Witwatersrand-type deposit in Brazil.

Pure Gold Mining’s latest drill results back predictions

Test findings support the interpretation that the McVeigh Horizon is the folded continuation of the Austin Horizon.

This past week in gold

Technical analyst Jack Chan charts the last week’s movements in gold.

Kazakhstan's gold and foreign currency reserves reach $30.71 billion

Assets of the National Fund stand at $64.85 billion.

Giant arctic gold mine takes one step closer

Amended impact review for TMAC's 3.2 million ounce Hope Bay project in Canada's Nunavut territory completed.

Acacia back up to speed in Tanzania

African miner sticking to full year guidance of 780,000 ounces following plant shutdown amid majority owner Barrick's divestment talks.

Jaguar intercepts high-grade gold mineralization at Pilar Gold Mine

Underground definition drilling on the Pilar BFII ore body has returned significant high-grade mineralization.

Shining a spotlight on mining

Three years ago the mining industry was firmly on the up, with record highs of capital investment.

Rethinking resource investing

The explore-develop-produce model cannot be eliminated, but there are plenty of models that work within it or alongside it. Two are worth mentioning.

Rise of ETFs and passive investing

For the investing world, the meteoric rise of ETFs, or exchange-traded funds, has been a key story to follow since the 2008 crisis.

Gold and gold stocks corrective action continues despite dovish Federal Reserve

There were some hopes that a non-move by the Fed would end the current correction in precious metals and spark a move to new highs. Unfortunately, the Federal Reserve cannot override the supply and demand component of the market.

The case for natural resource equities

This week I attended the Denver Gold Forum along with three other U.S. Global Investors representatives, including our resident precious metals expert Ralph Aldis.

The hollowing out of Canadian mining

Vale’s takeover of Inco, 10 years on.

Royal Nickel's move into gold gathers pace

Now called RNC Minerals, the Toronto-based miner raises $9.2m to ramp up Australian gold mine acquired in May as Eric Sprott takes 10% stake.

Gold price: Hedge funds, ETF investors show buying fatigue

Gold's lacklustre trading since the start of summer sees $1.7 billion pulled out of top gold ETF as hedge funds slash bullish bets to lowest since May.