Gold Mining News

Landslide at Honduran mine kills four

Four people died and five were injured following a landslide at an artisanal gold mine in the town of El Retiro.

Mine workers must embrace technology to use it successfully

The best new technology workers are the people who embrace it, says Mark Fawcett, a Partner at IBM.

Gold Bullish on Fed Hike 3

Gold weathered the Federal Reserve’s 7th rate hike of this cycle this week. 

Trump trade war blows up big week for mining majors

A week choc-a-bloc with billion dollar copper, iron ore and cobalt deals ends with huge drop in prices and sell-off in stocks of mining's biggest names.

South Africa's new mining charter to credit past black deals

The charter produced in 2017, drafted by previous Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, threatened as many as 100,000 jobs.

The future of gold exploration is under cover

In the world’s most prolific gold jurisdictions, there are massive amounts of land that have not yet been explored because of cover.

Romania says Gabriel Resources $4.4bn lawsuit over halted project can’t be heard by arbitrators

Country alleges a court decision had slammed the door on certain investment arbitration cases involving European Union members, so Gabriel’s case can’t be solved that way any longer.

South Africa's Sibanye confirms all five missing miners’ dead

Sibanye-Stillwater has recovered the body of the fifth and final missing mine worker after a three-day search.

RANKED: Commodities that are added to mining company names

No surprise who the winner is.

Nevsun extends life of its Bisha mine in Eritrea until the end of 2022

Decision gives 18 months more than planned to the operation, which would result in additional production of 470 million pounds of zinc and 52 million pounds of copper during that period.

Erdene becomes first cross-listed firm on the Mongolian Stock Exchange

The listing also makes Erdene the only precious metals exploration and development company currently registered on the exchange.

Brazil's new mining code rules rolled out

The new rules are a clear effort to improve the current legislation as seamlessly as possible, but in close attention to the international industry dynamics and to a number of other sensitive issues (such as environmental recovery and security).

Southern Copper to begin operations at $2.5bn Michiquillay earlier than expected

Reaching agreements with residents near the project is expected to take about a year, followed by three to build the mine, which will begin operations by 2022.

Congo's miners face harsh new reality as mining law finalized

After six months of lobbying, companies including Glencore and Randgold Resources have got nowhere in their battle to push back against a new mining law that voids existing agreements and increases their costs.

Future of Centerra mine uncertain as Kyrgyz Gov’t revising settlement deal

Prime Minister said he would submit tom parliament his own 'proposals' over a settlement reached last year, which would end long-dragged disputes between the company and the country over Kumtor gold mine.

Midland resumes exploration work on the James Bay Gold project

The summer exploration campaign will focus on the Lasalle property.

Seabridge initiating $1.35m exploration program to define drill targets for snowstorm gold project

Seabridge has staked an additional 277 claims totaling 5,540 acres that are contiguous to the purchased claims.

Death toll rises to four at South Africa's Sibanye mine

Search for the fifth miner continues.

Brazilian President changes decades-old mining laws to lure investment, protect environment

The two separate decrees aim at making the local industry more competitive and sustainable, while while implementing rules on the collection of higher mining royalties.

Vancouver miners are hiring: report

Vancouver miners will add 10% more employees in the third quarter of 2018.

Kinross going ahead with expansion of Alaska gold mine

Project is expected to extend Fort Knox mine life to 2030 and generate 17% internal rate of return (IRR) at a low capital cost.

Development decision nearing on Randgold's Massawa project

Massawa was discovered by Randgold in 2007 and is one of the larger undeveloped gold deposits in West Africa. 

Gran Colombia Gold’s trailing 12-months’ gold production tops 192,000 ounces at the end of May 2018

Continuing focus on our Segovia Operations is driving our production growth and we are trending toward a total of 200,000 ounces of gold for 2018.

Agents with the most mining deals in 2018

Canaccord, BMO and Patersons.