Gold Mining News

Peter Grandich: Silver's Turn to Shine

Source: The Gold Report; interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher 12/01/2009 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/3345 Not that there's a link between the two, but as the legendary Peter Grandich celebrates his silver anniversary as a market commentator, he tells […]

Have Violin Must Fiddle

goldoz.com.au Interest rates are up again here in Australia as the RBA hikes our prime rate by 0.25% to 3.75%. One bank has already come out with a 0.45% hit on mortgage borrowers of nearly […]

Harmony Gold halts operations at its Merriespruit 3 shaft after fatality

The fatality was the second at one of the gold miner's operations in less than a week

Colombia says Venezuelan troops deported more than 400 illegal Colombian and Brazilian gold miners

The expulsions come as diplomatic relations between the two countries worsen, damaging a trade relationship worth some $7bn

New gold rush may soon test gold at US$1,300

A surge in gold and silver prices could send gold to the $1,300/oz level, Scotiabank's Pat Mohr predicts.

CBS News report calls for Kimberley-type process for gold

The top-rated U.S. news program "60 Minutes" says gold and other minerals mined in the DRC pay for weapons used in "The deadliest war since World War II," killing five million people so far.

Gold Stock Popularity

Gold's amazing run since September has mainstream analysts, who are normally gold-haters, lauding its virtues.  All of a sudden gold is now an integral asset that all investors should own.  Why this quick shift of […]

Precious Metals Stocks – Breakout or Plunge?

This essay is based on the Premium Update posted November 27th, 2009 In a world of paper currencies and paper promises, I can think of many reasons right off the top of my head why […]

New high grade underground gold mine to commission in January

The move into underground mining by Ramelius Resources at Wattle Dam in Western Australia is on schedule to begin ramp-up production next month.

U.S. Mint suspends American Eagle 1-ounce gold coin sales – again

The U.S. Mint has had to suspend sales of its 1-ounce gold American Eagle coin again as high demand has depleted its inventory.

Gold will Reach Mind-boggling Levels – for Good Reason!

www.preciousmetalswarrants.com and www.insidersinsights.com We are staring at a nascent but potentially and probably startling increase in the price of gold and precious metals mining stocks and warrants. Gold will reach mind- boggling levels because the […]

Vietnam ups gold import quota to 10 tonnes

Yet another Eastern country is reacting positively on gold with Vietnam lifting its import ban with a 10 tonne import quota this month

U.S. House Fed audit proposal gives gold another boost

While such an event is unlikely in the current form proposed, as is the Fed losing its independence the fact that such proposals have got as far as the senate has given the yellow metal a lift

Australian gold explorers told new approaches needed to arrest the production rot

A global gold conference in Perth was told by a senior Newcrest executive, the country's biggest domestically-owned miner that more greenfields exploration and new search techniques will be required to keep Australian gold production in the global race.

Gold update – Good buy thanks to Dubai –

When the news about Dubai having to reschedule its debt hit the market, the Asian markets took a severe beating on concerns about Dubai's debt rescheduling. Japan fell 3.22%, Hong Kong 4.84%, China 2.96%, Taiwan […]

Gold update – Good buy thanks to Dubai

When the news about Dubai having to reschedule its debt hit the market, the Asian markets took a severe beating on concerns about Dubai's debt rescheduling. Japan fell 3.22%, Hong Kong 4.84%, China 2.96%, Taiwan […]

Gold update – Good buy thanks to Dubai —

When the news about Dubai having to reschedule its debt hit the market, the Asian markets took a severe beating on concerns about Dubai's debt rescheduling. Japan fell 3.22%, Hong Kong 4.84%, China 2.96%, Taiwan […]

Gold miner says SA to reject Eskom hike plan

The South African government is expected to reject a proposal by utility Eskom to triple tariffs partly because of the impact they would have on the gold sector, the chief of AngloGold Ashanti said on Wednesday.

“A remarkable time in the gold market,” says RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets held its fifth annual Gold Conference at Claridge’s in London yesterday. The conference brought together senior executives from the industry’s leading mining and production companies and addressed the latest issues to impact the sector. Opening the conference, Doug Guzman, Head of Global Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets, said: “As the global economy recovers [...]

GOLD MINING: Production resumes at Holloway mine

ONTARIO — Production has restarted production at the Holloway gold mine of Toronto's St Andrew Goldfields…..more at Canadian Mining Journal

State-provided mine security beefed up after gold miner executions

Following the ambush and subsequent execution of three miners working for Chalice Gold last month, Eritrea has substantially improved state-provided security for the mining sector.

Mexico: gold’s next powerhouse player shows consistent output growth

(By Marc Davis, BNWNews.ca) As the world’s key gold producing nations struggle, mostly in vain, to replenish dwindling below-ground supplies, Mexico is bucking the trend in a big way. That’s right. It’s not a typo. We are indeed talking about gold, not silver. Even factoring-in the world’s other emerging gold producing nations, Mexico still stands [...]

Bodies of all three killed miners recovered at Metanor's Bachelor Lake mine

Metanor Resources Inc (MTO.V: Quote) said on Tuesday the bodies of all three missing miners have been found following an accident at its Bachelor Lake gold mine in northwestern Quebec.

PolyMet paves the way on big Minnesota copper-nickel-pgm-gold projects

As the first of the prospective polymetallic miners on the Duluth Complex, PolyMet's publication of its draft EIS is a major step on the way for perhaps three or four mining operations.