Gold Mining News

How to find mineral deposits at the edges of ancient continents

Hint: you just need to chart the life cycle of sulphur.

Striking workers block access to Gold Fields South Africa mine

The strike, involving more than 3,000 workers, started Friday afternoon to protest the gold miner’s plan to cut jobs.

Regulus spin-out Aldebaran Resources starts trading

The company shares the same core management team as Regulus Resources and is focused on projects in Argentina.

Asia Gold-India's festival week fails to spark demand

Diwali is just a week away but there is no improvement in demand.

Will the US mid-term elections boost gold?

The effect could be temporary, it’s true, but the post-midterm era should be a better time for gold.

Almost a quarter of Antofagasta’s energy needs met by renewables

The Zaldívar copper mine in Chile, a joint venture between Antofagasta and Barrick, will be able to replace greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to 350,000 tonnes per year, or about 87,000 vehicles annually.

Barrick's Randgold acquisition may spur more gold M&A

The market may see the wave of consolidation we’ve been waiting for - Michael Siperco, analyst at Macquarie Capital Markets.

Nova Scotia miners to give C$8,000 to those who can prove industry ‘rocks’

The judging panel includes former Minister of Natural Resources and current Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines, Chief Terry Paul of Membertou First Nation and MINING.com’s own Cecilia Jamasmie. 

Central banks continue to stock gold but ETF investors dump bullion

The World Gold Council found that gold demand reached 964.3 tonnes in Q3.

Troilus Gold discovers mineralization below current resource

The Z87 pit ultimately ran 350 metres deep and had a strike length of about 900 metres.

Capital-starved mining sector creates 'buyer's market' for investors

Smaller mines and developers who previously found capital through retail investors in public markets are increasingly turning to specialist investors.

Gold miner Sibanye's profit plunges after fatal accidents hit output

Shares in Sibanye-Stillwater hit a monthly low on Thursday, down 13.28 percent.

Hudbay shrugs off investor concerns, buys Nevada copper junior

The miner has bought Mason Resources despite shareholder Waterton previously requesting a moratorium on any near-term acquisitions.

Spearmint buys gold prospect in southern BC

The new project consolidates the company’s gold portfolio, which includes projects in BC’s golden triangle.

Gold project in French Guiana moving forward

After 14 public hearings, the Montagne d'Or project is taking some steps forward.

Gold Fields workers to strike over planned 1,100 job cuts at South Deep

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), which represents around 80 percent of the employees at the mine, will down tools on Friday.

Skeena strikes high-grade gold at Eskay Creek

Drill results returned high grades: up to 10 grams per tonne gold equivalent at 45 metres.

Golden Arrow options advanced stage Indiana gold-copper project in Chile

The advanced-stage gold-copper project features a near surface deposit of high-grade gold and copper.

Klondike Gold Lone Star zone assays 1.32 g/t Au over 47.0 m and 1.11 g/t Au over 36.25 m

Exploration continues to affirm multiple local sources of bedrock gold mineralization within the Klondike District.

Zimbabwe's RioZim shuts mines over dollar shortages

The company had run out of critical consumables and spares required for its mines, forcing the shutdown

Barrick, Randgold sweeten dividend ahead of takeover deal vote

Randgold plans to sweeten its 2018 dividend by 35%, to $2.69 per share from $2, and pay it before the merger closes.

ICMM introduces innovation roadmap for cleaner mining vehicles

Following two innovation summits between ICMM members and suppliers, a governance model for collaboration has been designed.

Tlicho all-season road near NICO project approved

The federal government has announced that it will provide up to 25% of the construction costs for the road through the P3 Canada Fund.

Marathon’s updated PEA delivers 44% increase in recovered gold at Valentine

The Valentine Lake project is made up of four open-pittable deposits: Marathon, Leprechaun, Victory and Sprite, but Marathon and Leprechaun contain the vast majority of the gold.

Randgold Resources' Mali gold mining complex ramps up production

Increased grades expected in Q3 and Q4 of this year.