Gold Mining News

Precious metals every bit as explosive as Secretariat at the Belmont Stakes

The charts tell the story, says precious metals expert Michael Ballanger, adding that the mining and metals market have the forward momentum of Secretariat as he clinched the Triple Crown

Operational ‘wrinkles’ take shine off Randgold’s results

The miner slid the most in four years after reporting first-quarter gold production fell 11% due to operational problems at Kibali and Tongon mines.

Gold rally stalls despite weak US jobs data

Despite the ups and downs, the precious metal has gained 21% so far this year.

Why 11 of the largest gold funds and majors are all invested in this junior gold company

IDM Mining, led by Robert McLeod, is the little engine that could.

Centerra Gold announces results, first quarter dividend

The company's gold production for the year is expected to be between 480,000 to 530,000 ounces.

Fratboys at the punchbowl

The Federal Reserve has backed off from earlier indications that it would raise rates four times this year says Joe McAlinden of McAlinden Research Partners

BC Auditor General: Mines ministries failing to protect environment

Canadian taxpayers could be on the hook for up to $1 billion in unfunded liabilities for mine remediation.

Some of Brien Lundin's precious metals picks are up more than 400%. What is next?

A battle royale is brewing between gold bulls and commercial traders who are short gold, says Brien Lundin, publisher of Gold Newsletter.

Glencore mulling sale of gold mine in Kazakhstan

The company could rise $2 billion for offloading Vasilkovskoye, its largest gold mine.

Frank Holmes: China’s very aggressive program of gold buying in motion right now

Gold could easily trade back to $1,900. That would be normal for these types of corrections.

Mining M&A warming up with reservoir and Sunridge deals

Adrian Day shares additional thoughts on Nevsun's deal to buy Reservoir Minerals.

INFOGRAPHIC: The riskiest places to live

Risk, from a mathematical perspective, is the probability of an event multiplied by its potential impact.

The two best calls ever on a gold bottom

Bob Moriarty of 321Gold calls out the work of two men who got it right on gold and silver.

Caterpillar’s new ‘smart iron age’ machines go way beyond automation

The new line of “smart” equipment will be able to communicate, instantly, how it's performing, and what might need fixing soon.

Teck Resources goes from dud to darling as coal makes a comeback

The company's shares have almost tripled this year, making it the best-performing global miner amid the rebound in commodity prices and a projected fivefold improvement in earnings.

Silver Wheaton: The ultimate streaming service

“There’s a healthy appetite for streams right now.”

Half of Canada’s working population is unhappy, Hays Canada study shows

Canadians put money ahead of workplace ‘fit’ resulting in low morale, lost productivity and employee churn

Newmont Mining turns 95

Newmont Mining Corporation was officially incorporated on May 2, 1921.

Gold soars past $1,300 — first time since Jan. 2015

The metal climbed for a sixth consecutive session on Monday, past the psychologically significant $1,300 an ounce mark.

TMAC’s Nunavut gold mine moves closer to start-up in 2017

Doris North project breezes through regulatory hearings for expanded mine project

New Mexican gold mine officially opens

Investors in Torex Gold Resources (TSX:TXG) saw their patience rewarded on Friday with an 11.5 percent bump in the stock price.

Friday frenzy for Freeport

After leaping 11% on Friday with 74m shares traded, copper giant is now worth $17.5 billion – up 274% from January lows.

Goldcorp hacked, second Canadian gold miner since last year

According to, hackers claimed to have accessed a massive amount of Goldcorp data and provided a bit torrent link on a public paste site.

Gold stocks: Extended but more upside potential

All weakness has been bought as a wall of worry has been built and the sector emerges from a historic low that could be on par with the 1942 low in the stock market.

RBC wants over $7 million for job they didn’t do: Crew Gold

Canada's biggest bank is suing former client Crew Gold over a fee the lender claims it should have been paid by the mining company.