Worries mount over draconian Mongolian mining bill

"The impact of the draft law on the minerals industry will be to halt current minerals exploration and development in Mongolia and greatly discourage any future investment."

B2Gold gains on upbeat results for Otijikoto project

Strong results from feasibility study push shares up nearly 5%

China to buy major African iron ore project for $1.45 billion

The Hanlong Group, a privately owned Chinese company, is planning to take over Australian mining company Sundance (ASX:SDL) early next year and gain control over the Mbalam iron ore project in central west Africa, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday.

Western Australia expects four more uranium mines over next ten years

State premier gives firm support to uranium mining despite federal approval delays

Ethiopian Potash Corp. announces renewal of Danakil license

Ethiopian Potash Corp. is pleased to announce the renewal of Danakil mineral exploration licence

Clyde Park mining licence application – GUILDFORD COAL LIMITED

Guildford Coal Ltd. applied for a mining permit for White Mountain (Guildford), Australia.

Mining lease application lodged Galilee Basin – TIARO COAL LIMITED

Tiaro Coal Ltd. applied for a mining permit for Galilee Basin, Australia.

Canadian government solicits public opinion on proposed $2.4bn potash mine

Encanto teams up with Muskowekwan First Nation to launch potash development

Stornoway Diamonds obtains key approval for Renard mine in Quebec

"The most significant milestone in the development of the Renard Diamond Project achieved to date."

Crusader Resources obtains license for Posse iron ore

Long-awaited iron ore project finally obtains approval

News release – English – B2GOLD CORP.

B2Gold Corp. received a mining permit for OTJIKOTO, Namibia.

Australia and India to collaborate on world's biggest coal tenement in Queensland

Coal resources of Carmichael mine estimated at AUD$10 billion

News release – English – CANAM COAL CORP.

Canam Coal Corp. received a mining permit for Knight Mine which is adjacent to BEAR CREEK COAL MINE, USA.

Mt. Hamilton drill results – ELY GOLD & MINERALS INC.

Ely Gold & Minerals Inc. announced new drilling results for MOUNT HAMILTON, USA.

Crusader Resources gets the green light for Brazilian iron ore production

Crusader expands into both iron ore and gold in Brazil

Coal licenses to remain intact despite NSW corruption probe

NSW government could be liable for hundreds of millions in payouts should leases be revoked

Grant of mining leases for Obotan project – PMI GOLD CORPORATION

PMI Gold Corp. received a mining permit for Obotan / Nkran / Datano, Ghana.

Mining license for portion of Magambazi received – CANACO RESOURCES INC.

Canaco Resources Inc. received a mining license for a portion of MAGAMBAZI, Tanzania.

IOH secures mining lease for Bungaroo South – IRON ORE HOLDINGS LIMITED

Iron Ore Holdings Ltd. received a mining permit for Bungaroo South (Buckland Hills), Australia.

News release – English – STRATHMORE MINERALS CORP.

Strathmore Minerals Corp. applied for a mining permit for GAS HILLS/JEEP, USA.

Investors flee Centamin after Egyptian court annuls gold concession

The Alexandria-based company tried to pour cold water on the reports and said operations at the mine – the first modern gold mine to open in the North African country – were continuing as normal.

Kula Gold Lodges Mining Lease Application – KULA GOLD LIMITED

Kula Gold Ltd. applied for a mining permit for WOODLARK, Papua New Guinea.

Years away: Kloppers says BHP waiting for new technology before Olympic Dam decision

If you're spending $33 billion you want to do it as efficiently as possible.

Black Creek Mine permit filed – GLOBAL MET COAL CORPORATION

Global Met Coal Corp. applied for a mining permit for Black Creek Mine, USA and updated its drilling results for Black Creek Mine, USA.

Permitting Process to Re-commence for EXPA-000037-XIII – SIERRA MINING LIMITED

Sierra Mining Ltd. applied for a mining permit for EXPA-000037-XIII.