Gold Mining News

Silver Wheaton changes name to Wheaton Precious Metals

Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX:SLW) (NYSE:SLW) is pleased to announce that it has filed Articles of Amendment to change its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.

Global silver output falls for first time in 14 years

Global silver production dropped last year for the first time since 2002 driven by lower by-product output from the lead/zinc and gold sectors, as well as a sharp decline of scrap supply to the market.

'When not if' palladium will top platinum price

New report says record autocatalyst demand, falling mine supply, will make palladium more valuable than platinum for the first time since 2001.

Gold and silver to end the year on an upswing

In the near term we will likely test support at $16 silver and $1200 for gold.

Chart of the day – false reversal?

Gold likes to print false reversals to sucker in longs too early.

Colombia calls governments to stop ‘blood gold’ trafficking

The country has taken a page out of the diamond industry’s books by calling for international regulations aimed at cutting the amount of illegally-mined gold entering mainstream markets.

Philippines to keep mining law intact, despite new minister appointment

The new head of the environment office, Roy Cimatu, has however said he believed it was possible to balance mining and natural resources protection.

GoldMining to buy Yellowknife Gold Project, property

The Vancouver-based miner has inked a deal to acquire 100% of the Yellowknife Gold Project and nearby Big Sky Property, both located in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

The last time gold and dollar did this, gold won — Rick Rule

Gold prices have been under pressure lately as risk appetite grew in the marketplace.

Drilling extends strike at TerraX's Yellowknife city project

The assay results that TerraX released give it plenty of targets to follow up with at its Yellowknife City Gold Project.

Millennium Minerals, searching for a greater fool

Precious metals expert Bob Moriarty updates investors on recent moves by Millennium Minerals in Australia and discusses recent moves in the silver COT reports.

CHARTS: Gold price vs Fed vs ETF investors vs hedge funds

Gold price falls to 8-week low Tuesday, turning the old Wall St adage buy on rumour sell on fact on its head and opening up a huge gap for bargain hunters.

Bull run for gold sheer fantasy or is it forming the base for the next upward leg?

A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works.

The United States is hosting a debt party – $2,000 gold is coming

Debt levels are now at record highs, staving off GDP growth.

Argentina to pass new mining law this week

Governments, industry players, unions expected to sign federal mining agreement this week, which aims to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

Barrick may face 'negligence' charges over latest spill at Veladero — report

Local judge says the company failed to complete improvements that could have prevented the latest cyanide spill, the third such accident in less than 18 months.

Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia

Antioquia has been the heartland of the Colombian gold trade since colonial times, when Spanish conquerors came in search of the mythical El Dorado.

Gold price in the red after centrist Macron wins French election

Gold is trading slightly down from its Friday spot price close of $1,227.90, as investors digest the outcome of the recently-decided French presidential election.

Compared to silver and platinum, gold is getting really expensive

Investors can make money in precious metals without predicting the direction of prices, says Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold, by paying attention to the gold-platinum and gold-silver spreads.

French elections, Brexit and gold

The main developments in Europe which may affect the gold market – except the turmoil in the still fragile banking sector – are a run-off in France and Brexit. Let’s analyze them and their potential impact on the gold prices.

Matamec announces agreement for the sale of its royalties in the Timmins Gold Camp to Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd.

Net smelter royalties on the Hoyle-Matheson and Montclerg properties to be sold

Richmont stock hammered on lower gold production, revenues

Total Q1 gold production reached 29,401 ounces, compared to 32,369 oz in the year-ago quarter.

Pretium's Brucejack poised to start-up in BC

The new underground mine powered up on March 31 and is now in the commissioning stage, a few months ahead of schedule.

Newest mining explorer to trade on TSX venture worth watching

The latest company to IPO on the TSX Venture Exchange holds an option on the Cervantes property in Sonora, Mexico, located at the intersection of two major mineralized trends.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.