Gold Mining News

Public uproar in Colombia over waterfall polluted by illegal miners

A citizen’s video showing the extent of the contamination went viral.

Independence Resources to sell gold, silver and cobalt-bearing property

The property is located in the historic Orofino Mining District of Deer Lodge County, Montana.

Gold touches over three-week high, palladium hits 17-year peak

Gold prices edged up on Tuesday to a more than three-week high in post-holiday trade on geopolitical concerns.

Solgold shares surge on latest drilling at giant Ecuador copper project

Brisbane-based company promised maiden resource for Cascabel copper-gold porphyry on the Andean belt before the end of the year.

Prehistoric bling: Research uncovers factors behind the development of earliest copper alloys

The colour properties of prehistoric copper alloys have largely been understudied. Until now.

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Trek Mining merges, now trades as Equinox Gold

The new company based in Vancouver will focus on finishing construction of the Aurizona Gold Mine in Brazil.

Yamana Gold shares jump 5% on asset sale

Agnico-Eagle, the Toronto-based company's partner in giant Canadian Malartic mine, buys the JV's exploration assets for $162m.

Outback's nascent gold rush hits speed bump on drill results

The nascent gold rush in Western Australia’s remote outback hit a speed bump after a key player reported disappointing drilling results.

Fed unwinds, gold market yawns

This report analyzes how quantitative tightening has influenced financial markets so far, and what the Fed’s normalization would mean for the gold market.

Gold stocks coiled spring 2

Gold stocks are ready to surge dramatically higher as psychology inevitably shifts, pointing to much higher prices coming in 2018.

Workers end wildcat strike at Pan African's main South Africa gold mine

Workers at Pan African Resource's Barberton gold mine in South Africa have ended a wildcat strike that started on Sunday, an industry source said on Friday.

Asia Gold-Demand softens on higher prices, slow holiday trade

Gold demand across major centres in Asia were subdued ahead of the holiday weekend as a modest rebound in prices weighed on investor appetite.

Barrick and Shandong join forces at Minera Andina del Sol

A new joint venture has been born.

Almaden minerals completes first-ever social impact assessment for Mexican mining project

CEO of Almaden Minerals, Dr. Morgan Poliquin, discusses the company's Social Impact Assessment for its Ixtaca project in Mexico.

Alaska's Pebble Mine project kicks off permitting process

The application is a milestone for a project that seemed dead during the Obama administration. Now it is moving forward under President Donald Trump.

Political crisis pushes out auction of giant Peru copper project again

Auction of $2 billion Michiquillay project in northern Peru slated for this week is canceled by the embattled government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Workers down tools at Pan African's main South Africa gold mine

About 1,800 workers at Barberton mine downed tools in the strike, which was also called to protest the dismissal of two of its union leaders.

Moscow Exchange to launch deliverable gold futures in 2018

Launching deliverable futures for gold in 2018 is a move to further prop up bullion market liquidity, said bourse chief exec Alexander Afanasiev.

#OnlyinCanada: Homeless man helps recover lost diamond ring

A homeless youth who got a 14-carat gold ring with square-cut diamonds by mistake. What happened later is almost unbelievable.

Value of top 50 mining companies surge $140 billion in 2017

More than half the 2017 combined market cap gains for the world's largest listed miners accrued to just five firms as gold producers drop out of top 10.

U.S. industrial production in November 2017 and gold

Industrial production in the U.S. increased 0.2 percent in November. What does it mean for the gold market?

Mining listings bring Indian gold and Irish zinc to London

Two exploration companies with assets spanning gold in India to zinc in Ireland to list their shares on London's Alternative Investment Market on Thursday.

From bitcoin to Trump: mining giants identify 2018's challenges

In 2017, miners finally got tailwinds from commodities as unsavory supply pressures bolstered prices. What’s ahead for 2018? Bloomberg asked six top execs.

Sprott gold report: gold equities are currently on sale

November has traditionally been relatively uneventful for the gold complex. For this reason, we entered the month with a bias in our active gold strategies.