Gold Mining News

Gold price rebounds after dovish Fed

Dollar, US bond yields slump and inflation picks up.

Matamec welcomes breakthrough discovery: IBM scientists store 1 bit of data on a single holmium atom

Matamec’s Kipawa deposit contains holmium, the heavy rare earth element essential to new storage technology that allows for 1000x more data to be stored than ever before.

Chile’s Supreme Court casts shadow over Barrick’s plans to restart Pascua-Lama

The country's mining regulator will have to issue a new temporary closure plan for the project, including comments from other government offices.

Escondida mine to resume operations as BHP losses soar past $700 million

The company is currently analyzing options to resume work as soon as possible, which includes hiring temporary workers to replace those that have downed tools.

Newmont launches new interactive site featuring gold mining processes and phases

Newmont Mining Corporation has launched an interactive microsite, featuring the activities and processes that make up each stage in the life of a modern-day gold mine.

Is this the next Kaminak? – Goldcorp acquires 19.9% of Triumph Gold

No. We believe it will be much larger.

IDM Mining to commence resource expansion underground drilling at Red Mountain Gold Project and appoints project and mine managers

IDM Mining Ltd. is pleased to announce that crews have mobilized to its Red Mountain Project near Stewart, B.C. to initiate its spring 2017 phase I underground drilling program.

Antofagasta bullish on copper as earnings jump

The company expects demand to increase 3% this year, while no new mines are scheduled to come online in the short-term and supply disruptions continue.

Galantas Gold soars on news of Irish mine expansion

After acquiring new equipment last year, Galantas is moving mining work underground at Omagh.

Glencore sells two Africa zinc mines to Canada’s Trevali

The $400 million-deal will make of Trevali the first pure zinc company with operations in North and South America as well as Africa.

INTERACTIVE: Top 10 gold mining companies

The 10 largest gold mining companies produce 30% of the world's gold and enjoy some of the sector's fattest margins.

Jack Chan’s weekly gold and silver market update: bear market return?

Technical analyst Jack Chan sets forth data that signals the potential return of a bear market in the precious metals.

Copper supply disruptions push prices up

Disputes at BHP Billiton’s Escondida mine in Chile, the world's biggest copper mine, and Freeport’s Grasberg and Cerro Verde mines, are also having a significant effect on global supplies of concentrate.

MICROMINE implements its fleet management and mine control solution, Pitram at one of the world’s largest copper-gold mines, Oyu Tolgoi

MICROMINE has implemented its leading fleet management and mine control solution, Pitram, at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi region of Mongolia.

Greenland closer to building world’s fifth-largest uranium mine

The Kvanefjeld project would also be the world’s second-biggest rare earths operation.

John Kaiser at PDAC 2017: “Discovery exploration is back”

John Kaiser also talks Donald Trump and warning signs for speculators

Freeport’s Cerro Verde copper mine in Peru hit by strike

The mine produced just under 500,000 tonnes of the red metal last year, making it Peru's largest copper operation.

Ecuador anticipates $4 billion in mining investments by 2021

The country expects mining investments to increase 360% in the next four years compared to the 2013-2016 period as it has already granted 160 of the 420 explorations licences it put out to tender in July.

Mickey Fulp: I’m bullish on the TSX Venture Exchange in 2017

Find out what Mickey Fulp learned from his biggest investing mistakes

The 20 best mining schools in the world

The rankings are based on data for academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per paper and research impact.

Gold price dips below $1,200

But US payrolls number on Friday could turn out to be bullish if Fed falls behind the curve.

Goldcorp partners with IBM to hunt for exploration targets at Red Lake

Goldcorp (NYSE:GG,TSX:G) is teaming up with one of the world's largest computer companies to help if find more gold at its storied Red Lake mine in Ontario.

Dieselgate hasn't hurt platinum price

Strong ETF inflows, rising autocatalyst demand despite Volkswagen emission scandal combined with falling mine supply to boost platinum price says new study.

Rio Tinto chairman Jan du Plessis steps down, set to lead BT

He joins a growing list of chairmen who are leaving some of the world's' top mining companies, including BHP Billiton and Anglo American.

After terrible 2016, Indian gold demand will recover: WGC

According to the World Gold Council, Indian gold demand has bottomed.