Gold Mining News

Total wins Newcrest Lihir Gold Mine mining contract

During the term of the contract, Total will be supplying 14 million litres of lubricants to the 6th largest gold mine in the world.

NxGold | Gold explorer features projects at opposite sides of the globe

Christopher McFadden, CEO of NxGold, discusses with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable his company’s two far-flung exploration projects.

Riverside resources | Cecilia Gold Project new target area’s and soil samples

Joining us for a conversation is Dr. John-Mark Staude. He is the president, the CEO, and director of Riverside Resources, Where Knowledge is Golden.

Barrick to eliminate innovation role under decentralization

Chief Innovation Officer role on the chopping block.

Russia's Polyus on track to boost gold output in 2019

Its 2018 production is on track to reach the upper end of its forecast range of 2.375-2.425 million troy ounces.

Yamana warns Argentina’s looming tax on exports could hit bottom line

Miner is mulling ways to mitigate the impact of Argentine President Mauricio Macri's surprise decision to impose a temporary tax on all exports to strengthen the country’s ailing economy.

Belo Sun license should be reviewed by Brazil federal Gov’t, court rules

The Canadian company's Volta Grande project is expected to become the South American country’s largest gold mine.

Financial fears to support gold: GFMS

Resurfacing financial fears will ultimately be supportive of gold, says Reuters in a study published this month.

Alert: Gold-to-silver ratio spikes to highest level in 27 years!

The gold-to-silver ratio has now spiked above 85, which is the highest level of this entire 18-year bull market.

'Will I come back dead?' Human costs of South African gold

After more than two decades of improving mine safety since the end of apartheid, South Africa’s progress has stalled with an increase in gold-mining deaths.

GT Gold's stocks soar following drill results at Tatogga

Vancouver- based GT Gold Corp.’s (TSX.V: GTT) stock is trading at $0.75 following an announcement of a major new discovery.

Highest-grade gold mines in 2017

Number one is located Downunder.

Newmont can’t get enough of Colombia, buys 19.9% of Orosur

This is the third agreement with a Canadian gold miner with projects in Colombia that Newmont inked in the last 18 months.

RNC Minerals soars after striking gold in once-in-a-lifetime find

More than 9,000 ounces, or $10 million worth of gold, were recovered in a four-day period.

Anaconda Mining grows footprint in Atlantic Canada, creates ExploreCo

Anaconda has been busy trying to grow through mergers and acquisitions. Last year, it acquired its first project in Nova Scotia — Goldboro — through the acquisition of Orex Exploration. And in February, it added a new deposit to Great Northern Project in Newfoundland.

Australia’s mining sector pushing for revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership: Interview

MINING.com interviewed the Minerals Council of Australia CEO.

Illegal miners caused ‘little damage’ at gold mine in Costa Rica: Minister

The project was operated by Canada’s Infinito Gold up to 2013.

Mining exploration spending in Australia jumps to 5-year high

Drilling at new projects up 57% as spending on gold exploration reaches 21-year high.

Asia Gold-Price dip lends lustre, India buying robust ahead of festivals

In India, the world's second-biggest consumer of the metal after China, gold futures rose to 30,700 rupees per 10 grams on Thursday, a peak since July 9.

Record gold/silver shorts!

Gold and silver were thrashed this past summer, relentlessly pounded to deep new lows.

Perth Mint unveils Australia's most expensive gold-diamond coin

Made of 99.99 percent pure gold, the coin features four rare Argyle pink and purplish-pink diamonds. The largest is 1.02 carat.

Tahoe resumes operations in Peru after protesters agree to talks

The Canadian miner expects annual production from La Arena mine to be near the low end of its forecast 160,000 to 185,000 ounces of gold.

Lundin gives up on Nevsun after Zijin's $1.41 billion offer

Toronto-based miner said it doesn’t intend to amend any of the terms of its bid for Nevsun, but noted it would continue to pursue strategic growth opportunities.

Canada's Nova Scotia: Worth a second look

Success breeds success and there is a great deal of exploration activity taking place in the Atlantic Canada province these days. 

Luxembourg’s mining-focused Space Agency ready to lift off

Unlike US space agency NASA, Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) will not carry out research or launches. Its purpose is to boost exploration, mining and commercial utilization of resources extracted from near earth objects.