Gold Mining News

Drilling in Stars

A winter drilling program has begun on the Stars mine in British Columbia.

Strength or “strength” in the miners?

What’s the likely reason behind this year’s rally and what does it imply going forward?

Gold ETF starts 2018 with record winning streak as dollar falls

Call it a new golden age.

Germans invest heavily in gold in 2017, Deutsche Boerse says

Gold is seen as a safe haven for investors during times of uncertainty. Spot gold prices gained about 14 percent during 2017.

Solgold maiden resource at Alpala, Ecuador is 5.2m tonnes copper

And 12.3m contained ounces of gold.

Freeport Indonesia’s mining permit extended until June

The permit was issued to allow the miner to continue exporting copper concentrate while company representatives and government officials go on with the discussions around Freeport’s future operations.

Here’s 5 reasons gold stocks will breakout in 2018

Why should we expect gold stocks to breakout this year? Jordan Roy Byrne from The Daily Gold provides five reasons.

Gold's best run since 2011 exposes `global complacency' on rates

Bullion for immediate delivery advanced 0.9 percent to $1,315.08 an ounce at 2:15 p.m. in New York, according to Bloomberg generic pricing.

Gold market themes for 2018

2018 has just begun. What will a new year bring for the gold market?

The EU starts to lead the Kimberley Process

Even though the system has received criticisms, its 54 participants seem committed to making it work.

India gold imports surge 67 pct in 2017 on restocking, retail demand

The rebound in purchases by India could support global prices, which are already near their highest levels in three months.

Diamond prices were okay in December, not so good throughout 2017

Rapaport says that following a better-than-expected holiday season, polished diamond prices stabilized in December 2017.

Smoke inhalation kills two miners in Ghana

"We are deeply saddened by the passing of two of our colleagues."

Diamond sorter to jail for $500K theft

Major loss for Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company.

Patagonia Gold to pay $15 million for gold/silver project in Argentina

Patagonia’s plans have reignited a long-standing debate related to the environmental risks of open-pit operations that use of cyanide leaching technology.

Gold ions open the way for energy efficient devices

Japanese scientists want to determine the needed components to design batteries with less volatility and flammability.

On December 31, centenary Ontario gold mine shut down

The Dome underground mine was the longest continuously operating mine in Canada.

The one sector you want to own in 2018 (and 3 sectors to avoid)

In this post I will lay out which sector I believe will do well against a backdrop of rising inflation and rising bond yields (including offering some stock picks), and I will also specify which sectors and asset classes you will want to avoid in 2018.

10 charts that show why gold is undervalued right now

With the year quickly coming to a close, it might be time to start thinking about rebalancing the gold holdings in your portfolio.

Gold cracks $1300 to finish year up 12.5%

Gold bulls have something to cheer about today even before the champagne corks fly on Sunday night.

Aussie penny gold stock jumps nearly 30% on drill results

Australian gold investors got a lift on Wednesday after Empire Resources (ASX:ERL) came out with some impressive new drill results at its Penny's Find gold mine.

Venezuela backs its new cryptocurrency with 5 billion barrels of crude

Venezuelan President Maduro shocked the market in early December when he followed China's 'petro-yuan' futures announcement by making headlines of himself proclaiming a new national cryptocurrency - the 'Petro' - to overcome The West's "financial blockade."

Renova sells its stake in Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk

Billionaire Viktor Petropavlovsk declined to comment.

Silver goes first, gold goes second: 2018 outperformers

For the second year in a row, people are being bullish on silver.

Centerra Gold halts mill operations in British Columbia due to lack of water

About 20% of the world’ fresh water is found in Canada.