Gold Mining News

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.

PDAC 2017 Convention exceeds expectations

Over 24,000 people attended this year's Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s Convention — a strong indication that confidence has returned to the mineral exploration and mining industry.

Newmont piles into Yukon with USD$39.5 million earn-in agreement

U.S. gold producer Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) has joined the race to develop a new mine in the Canadian Yukon territory.

No surprise in recent moves in gold and silver markets

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger reflects on the cause of this week's decline in precious metals markets, and contemplates the factors that will help him determine a bottom.

Investors are becoming bullish on commodities

Investors are increasingly turning to commodities as prices rally.

Centerra Gold, Evolution Mining were lowest-cost gold producers in Q4

The top 19 public gold companies produced gold at a weighted-average cost of US$868/oz.

Dawson City wants to designate worm-like piles of mine tailings as protected historical site

In what appears to be a first in Canadian history, a community is hoping to inaugurate mining waste as a protected historic site.

Burkina Faso gold mine to build solar hybrid power plant

IAMGOLD (TSX:IMG) is taking a further step towards diversifying its power needs into renewable energy, with a plan to install at 15-megawatt-peak (MWp) solar power plant at its Essakane mine in Burkina Faso.

Teranga Gold’s social, environmental efforts grant it top award at PDAC

The company's mission includes a commitment to ensure communities are better off as a result of its presence.

The Barron is back

Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold chronicles the career of Dr. Keith Barron and his latest foray in Ecuador.

Gold price at 1-month low brings more pain for mining stocks

As 2017 gold price rally begins to look shaky, top listed gold producers are being punished disproportionately.

Market euphoria, China's dumping of Treasuries ignite recession concerns

Citing the uncertainty caused by China dumping U.S. Treasuries, an impending debt ceiling crisis, the upcoming French elections, and more, Wealth Research Group editor Lior Gantz advises investors to make sure their portfolios are diversified.

Impact and influence photo competition zooms in on women in mining

Celebrating women’s contribution to the mining industry through a diverse lens is the aim of the International Women in Mining (IWiM) photo competition.

Canada's Gov't gives mining explorers a full extra year of tax credit

The 15% Mineral Exploration Tax Credit, which was slated to expire at the end of this month, has been extended until March 31, 2018.

Environmental review panel nixes proposed Ajax mine

A prospective copper-gold mine in south-central British Columbia has been handed a setback by local First Nations who oppose the project.

Mining industry leaders meet again at PDAC 2017

For the second consecutive year, PDAC will host the International Mines Ministers Summit (IMMS) with 25 countries attending to it.

World's top 10 gold mining companies – 2016

Only three of the world's largest gold producers managed to lift output in 2016 – Barrick loses 600,000 ounces of annual production but slashes costs.

A short history: How bitcoin reached parity with gold

The enigmatic cryptocurrency has steadily climbed in price to take the title of the best-performing currency in both 2015 and 2016

IBM and Goldcorp team to bring Watson to the mines

IBM today announced they are working with Goldcorp Inc. to bring IBM Watson technology to the Canadian mining industry for the first time.

Stillwater Mining takeover needs more study

US Foreign Investment Committee scrutinizing South African gold miner's $2.2 billion offer for the only US platinum, palladium producer.

Pinetree 2.0: ThreeD Capital and the return of Sheldon Inwentash

At its peak, Sheldon Inwentash’s Pinetree Capital commanded a market cap north of $1 billion and owned 400+ names in its portfolio.

IBM and Goldcorp Team to Bring Watson to the Mines

Use of IBM Watson cognitive technology a first for the Canadian mining industry