Namibia and Botswana top the latest mining investment attractiveness index for the continent and move into top 25 worldwide.
Of 35 analysts polled by the London Bullion Market Association Ross Norman of Sharps Pixley is most bullish at $1,321, but 5 others see a dip below $1,000.
The technique, known as biomining, is already being tested here on Earth as a sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste.
The smart money is waiting for fire sale prices before jumping into metals and mining. Or worse; has simply lost interest in the sector.
Article implies that the company engaged in illicit practices to obtain the necessary permits for its Platreef mine in South Africa.
The stars will again align for a rise in PGM prices in 2015, but all bets are off if… Putin.
Whereas total returns for the S&P 500 Index and 10-Year Treasury bond stayed relatively stable throughout the year, commodities and the U.S. dollar both made an incredible about-face starting around late June, early July.
Monetization of treasury bonds to the tune of $300 billion will not be nearly enough to solve our country’s financial problems.
Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.
Johnson Matthey sells refineries in US and Canada to metal recycler for $184 million in cash.
Asian Mineral Resources blazes a trail in South East Asia.
200-year old Johnson Matthey refines precious metals, manufactures autocatalysts and produces the platinum group metals industry's most watched research.
A Scotiabank analyst noted Thursday that when oil prices drop heavily on ample supply and strengthening consumer demand, car demand tends to surge.
Goldman, BASF, HSBC and Standard Bank accused of front-running and spoof orders while in charge of the London PGM Fix since 1989.
Locals were protesting the imminent construction of Platreef platinum mine.
A simple rule of thumb is that price changes have a two-to-one impact on the bottom line, while cost changes have a one-to-one impact.
South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources has finally approved the miner's Platreef platinum project.
Sources close to X2 Resources, Davis' new company, have cast doubts on reports that the firm had made an offer.
Analysts and some precious metals’ sellers tend to focus on the “insurance” aspect of owning precious metals. They point out that having some in your possession helps protect your wealth in case of inflation, political unrest, or for use as an “alternate currency” during a natural disaster, war, etc.
The affected company is Planetary Resources, the U.S.-based start-up aiming to mine asteroids.
Vancouver-based junior jumps 7% after assays from prospect on 3,600km2 coastal property returns strong copper-nickel-cobalt and platinum group results.
The LME says its electronic solution for the platinum and palladium price — LMEbullion — could benefit gold bugs.
The former Xstrata boss' new venture, X2 Resources, is "currently reviewing a number of opportunities in the metals and mining sector."
Under the bill, such minerals "will be sold for production costs excluding transportation. That is the mine-gate price.
Fresh selling sees gold price end September down 6% vs historical average gain of 3%, silver tanks 13%, platinum drops 9% and palladium collapses 15% over the course of the month.
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