Gold Mining News

Congo's H1 copper production rises 8%, cobalt output up 38%

Congo is Africa's top copper producer and the world's leading miner of cobalt, which is a key component in electric vehicles and other electronic products.

Tahoe Resources says there was attempted theft at its La Arena mine in Peru

The company said five holes had been dug on top of a pipeline carrying a solution of gold and cyanide.

Seven new powerhouses to drive mineral demand: EMR exec

"It is not just China."

Australian southern state open to mining

Victoria's government wants to spend $220 million on exploration and drill one million metres by 2023.

Worker strike halts operations at AngloGold's Guinea mine

A strike at AngloGold Ashanti's Siguiri gold mine in Guinea has halts operations.

Preparing for THE Bottom in Gold: Part 7 – Buy and Hold on steroids

There are approaches which can bring investors closer to their goals. The price to pay is the time and knowledge necessary to conduct research.

South Africa Mining Charter expected by November, Mantashe says

South Africa plans to publish a final version of its new Mining Charter for implementation by November.

Newmont to extend footprint in Colombia with Lyra gold project deal

The US miner will eventually have to invest a minimum of $3 million in Miranda Gold's Lyra project to be granted a 51% stake on it.

Venezuela to sell gold ingots to pensioners as inflation soars

The gold is meant as a more stable way for Venezuelans to hold their diminishing funds as inflation in the socialist nation runs at over 100,000 percent.

The latest episode in the Crystallex-Venezuela saga

PDVSA filed an appeal requesting that a Delaware court vacate a decision granting the Canadian miner the right to seize its U.S. assets.

Platinum-gold alloy is the most wear-resistant metal in the world

Researchers say the alloy could save the electronics industry more than $100 million a year.

Gold and the great stage of fools

Gold prices briefly traded above $1200 on Wednesday due to the legal and political troubles facing Donald Trump following the Paul Manafort guilty verdict.

Acacia Mining searches for chairman as Dushnisky leaves for AngloGold

Kelvin Dushnisky, who leaves Acacia and its parent company Barrick, assumes as South Africa’s AngloGold Ashanti (JSE:ANG) new boss next week.

Chaarat Gold to buy polymetallic project as part of acquisition spree

Junior continues to pursue $800-million acquisition of Centerra Gold's Kumtor mine in Kyrgyzstan.

Zacatecas governor welcomes reopening of Grupo Mexico's mine after 11-year strike

The provincial authority issued a statement after learning that the reopening of the mine will create 3,600 jobs.

Old, large soil stockpiles and mine site restoration

Can soil from an old, large stockpile still retain viable organics for successful site reclamation?

Gold hovers just above $1,200 as dollar steadies

Gains in the Chinese yuan on Monday made gold cheaper for buyers in the world’s biggest gold consumer, providing some support for prices.

Gold bulls seen waiting a bit longer for the great short squeeze

If the metal continues to rally, the shorts will need to cover, potentially leading to an explosive rally in gold prices and equities.

Rob McEwen and McEwen Mining acquire 18.8% of Canadian miner

The explorer announced high-grade gold results this week at its Red Lake District project in Ontario.

Quebec miner looking for cobalt and precious metals

Manganese X Energy now wants a taste of the cobalt market.

Gold juniors’ Q2’18 fundamentals

The key to success is staying informed and buying low when others are scared, before undervalued gold stocks soar much higher.

Sibanye says union wage demands may lead to more closures

The country’s gold production fell for a ninth straight month in June as rising costs, aging infrastructure and accidents affect profit and output.

Tipping point? Inflation creep at Australia's mines to erode margins

Rising costs, falling metals prices may eat into margins.

China’s Sichuan Road to mine copper in Eritrea starting in 2019

The project, majority owned by a unit of Sichuan Road & Bridge, is a group of four deposits on the outskirts of the capital Asmara.

Floods hit festival gold buying in India

Demand for physical gold was modest in India this week as the top bullion consuming state of Kerala coped with floods, while interest for the metal remained lacklustre elsewhere in Asia as buyers awaited a dip in prices.