Gold Mining News

Randgold Resources Tongon mine in Ivory Coast hit by strike

Recurrent industrial action by the workforce of a subcontractor it's jeopardizing Tongon's 290,000-ounce production forecast.

It’s not yet time for gold

Gold was seemingly on course for its highest quarterly close since 2012 until it reversed back below quarterly resistance at $1330/oz.

Inomin acquires multi-mineral property in British Columbia

The 420-hectare property is located in the New Westminster Mining Division of southwestern British Columbia.

Investment in Africa’s mining sector to rise: BMI

BMI presents the recent changes to the DRC’s mining code as an example of a situation that challenges all the parties involved, but that is very unlikely to cloud miners’ interest in venturing in the country.

Mongolia arrests ex-minister in Swiss graft probe — govt

A Mongolian former finance minister, Bayartsogt Sangajav, has been arrested as part of an investigation into suspected abuse of power during investment talks for the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in 2009.

Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help

They want to operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribute to the local economy.

Community group in New Zealand worried about OceanaGold’s project

Mining at the site stopped in April 2015 when a major slip and a rockfall affected the area.

Illegal gold miners invade Grace Mugabe’s farm

Mugabe was touring the farm when she ran into the miners.

East Africa Metals and Luck Winner fail to agree on Ethiopian projects financing

“Despite the best efforts of both parties, negotiations failed to define a viable transaction," management said in a media statement.

Avaaz launches campaign against Belo Sun’s massive Brazilian mine

The U.S.-based online activist network launched a campaign to gather signatures to oppose the construction of the Volta Grande project.

Calls for gold exploration on Warwick Mountain delayed

The 30,000-hectare terrain between Earltown, Tatamagouche and Wentworth is considered to have potential for the development of multiple gold mines.

Randgold reports record year

At year-end, the company had net cash of more than $700 million and no debt.

Gold particles make the invisible visible

A researcher was able to optimize single-molecule detection using gold nanorods.

Trade wars, metals, and you

Geopolitical risk, geopolitical turmoil, the threat or the idea of such is always good for gold.

Eldorado Gold updated Greek mine plan reduces 'footprint'

The Skouries gold mine project report updates a 2011 plan with industry-best practices for waste water management and tailings.

Unloved gold juniors ripe for the picking

Investors who choose to sell or already have sold their gold shares could be missing out on the next big gold run-up.

Goldcorp deposits 3,000 ounces of gold in blockchain 'milestone'

Goldcorp Inc made the first gold deposit on Tradewind Markets' new digitized trading platform, the companies said on Thursday.

Exploration spending in Canada’s poorest regions keeps sliding

The Northwest Territories and Nunavut, two of the three regions with the lowest income per capita, will see exploration investment to drop again in 2018, Natural Resources Canada says.

Gold forges its best run since 2011

Bullion’s wrapping up a third quarterly gain, a feat not seen since 2011, and exchange-traded fund holdings are near the highest in a half-decade.

Miners ask Congo to introduce sliding royalty scale

The proposal, signed by companies responsible for 85% of the DRC's copper, cobalt and gold output, suggest that sliding royalties will give the government a higher share of revenues.

Canada’s Asanko, South Africa’s Gold Fields team up in $203m Ghana JV

Companies are teaming up to develop one of the country’s newest gold mine, the Asanko Gold Mine (AGM).

Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk dies at 90

The company said its founder and chairman emeritus, Peter Munk, passed away Wednesday in Toronto, surrounded by his family.

Kinross closer to making decision on reopening gold mine in Chile

Operations at La Coipa mine, located in in northern Chile, were halted in 2013, when the targeted orebody run out of riches.

Aura Minerals wants to reactivate projects under care and maintenance

The miner is working towards reactivating its Aranzazu and São Francisco gold projects in Mexico and Brazil, respectively.

Sibanye-Stillwater partners with Wits to create the 'mine of the future'

In partnership with the Wits Mining Institute (WMI) at the University of the Witwatersrand, the company launched the Sibanye-Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory (DigiMine).