The country expects mining investments to increase 360% in the next four years compared to the 2013-2016 period as it has already granted 160 of the 420 explorations licences it put out to tender in July.
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Although gold has a bigger reputation today as a monetary metal, it was often deemed too valuable for everyday transactions throughout history.
The 15% Mineral Exploration Tax Credit, which was slated to expire at the end of this month, has been extended until March 31, 2018.
For the second consecutive year, PDAC will host the International Mines Ministers Summit (IMMS) with 25 countries attending to it.
Only three of the world's largest gold producers managed to lift output in 2016 – Barrick loses 600,000 ounces of annual production but slashes costs.
The enigmatic cryptocurrency has steadily climbed in price to take the title of the best-performing currency in both 2015 and 2016
The country’s copper output is predicted to have fallen by 12% last month when compared to February 2016, while GDP dropped 1%.
Gold suffers its worst trading day of 2017 while silver is down 4.2%.
Federal officials executed a search warrant at three of Caterpillar facilities, including the corporate headquarters in Peoria.
Study shows mining has sparked "unparalleled inorganic compound diversification" like rabbittite at Lucky Strike, Utah and a handful found on smelter walls
Incidents come despite a local judge ruled late Tuesday that a deferred payment from 2016 should go out to workers within 48 hours.
Scientists have discovered why some of the richest ore deposits on the planet, such as copper, zinc, silver and uranium, were formed in the middle period of Earth’s history.
Both provinces displaced Western Australia from the first to the third place thanks partly to their rich mineral reserves, competitive tax regimes, efficient permitting procedures, and certainty surrounding environmental regulations.
Gold builds on 15-week highs as large-scale derivatives speculators bump exposure to a rising gold price by a fifth, the most bullish move since November 1.
Khoemacau mine will initially produce 50,000 tonnes of copper and 1.4 million ounces of silver a year, but future expansions could increase output to at least 120,000 tonnes of copper annually.
Precious metals erase nearly all post-election losses – silver price enjoys longest weekly winning streak in more than a decade.
The donation by the company's founder Ross Beaty aims to enhance the museum’s national research and collections that are focused on species discovery.
Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.
The world's No.1 heavy machinery maker is telling miners not to rest on their laurels now that the industry is finally coming back up from a brutal downturn and keep focused on maximizing returns and efficiency.
Large scale precious metals futures speculators push bullish bets on silver to 20-week high while exposure to gold continues to be cut.
The owner of Canada's coldest mine is hoping to reach another milestone with an unusual piece of exploration equipment.
Silver is mainly a byproduct of zinc, lead (and copper) mining and capacity coming back on stream could see return of silver's chronic oversupply issues.
Shares in Seabridge Gold jumps after Toronto company adds 3m ounces gold and 2.1bn pounds copper resources at its KSM project in northern British Columbia.
Report by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) says the country is not in a good position to benefit from the increasing number of companies ready to make new and significant investments.
The company is focusing on assets with the potential to add as much as 1.1 million ounces of gold to its total output beyond 2021.