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Activist Casablanca Capital wins battle for Cliffs

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
Activist Casablanca Capital wins battle for Cliffs

The fund, with just a 5.2% stake in Cliffs, has vowed to sell or spin the miner's international operations.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Will the KSM project suffer the same fate as Pebble?

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
kerr-sulphurets-mitchell (ksm) indian mask feat

Potential problems in the horizon for Seabridge Gold's proposed gold, copper, silver and molybdenum mine in northern British Columbia, just 30 km from the Alaska border.

US growth, inflation numbers drop gold price through $1,300

Frik Els | July 30, 2014
US growth numbers drop gold price through $1,300

Interest rates could rise sooner rather than later.

Only US oil sands mine hit by protests

Frik Els | July 30, 2014
Only US oil sands project hit by protests

21 of 80 Utah Tar Sands Resistance members arrested during physical confrontation.

Failure to cut carbon emissions to cost the U.S. $150bn a year: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
Failure to cut carbon emissions to cost the U.S. $150bn a year: report

The White House document concludes that the cost of mitigating the effects of climate change could rise by as much as 40%.

Caterpillar to buy $2.5 billion of its own stock

Michael Allan McCrae | July 29, 2014
Caterpillar Q3

The total of this year's stock repurchases is $4.2 billion.

Goldrea Resources says approved to list on CSE

MINING.com Editor | July 29, 2014
Goldrea Resources announces approval to list on the CSE

Will trade under the symbol "GOR."

US utilities turn to Colombia, Russia for coal in 2014

SNL Energy | July 29, 2014
US utilities turn to colombia, russia for coal in 2014

Less expensive than burning domestic coal.

Peter Schiff on the dollar crisis, Fed and future of gold prices

Birch Gold Group | July 29, 2014
Peter Schiff on the dollar crisis, Fed and future of gold prices

Central banks have a lot of gold to buy and the price only has one way to go, and that’s up.

Gold falls on stronger US dollar

Jeffrey Richmond | July 28, 2014
gold falls on stronger dollar feat

Signs of improving US economy dampen demand.

Beny Steinmetz associate jailed over Guinea’s Simandou case

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Beny Steinmetz associate jailed over Guinea’s Simandou case

Frederic Cilins, a French businessman who worked as an intermediary for BSGR in Guinea, became the first person to receive a criminal sentence in a corruption investigation.

Paul Renken: Bottom-fishing for the best junior resource equities

The Gold Report | July 28, 2014
Paul Renken Bottom Fishing for the best junior resource equities

Sees a lot of value in unloved resource equities.

Top ten mining terms you should know

Jeffrey Richmond | July 28, 2014
Top ten mining terms you should know

What do a drift, ramp and raise have in common?

INFOGRAPHIC: Inside Tesla's $5 Billion Gigafactory

Visual Capitalist | July 27, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC Inside Tesla's $5 Billion Gigafactory feat

Plant means jobs for 6,500 people.

Tesla's gigafactory and recent M&A boosting lithium sector to new highs

Tesla's gigafactory and recent M&A boosting lithium sector to new highs feat

Sector on verge of major breakout.

Industry experts discuss growing minerals demand in committee hearing

MINING.com Editor | July 26, 2014
Industry experts discuss growing minerals demand in committee hearing

Better access to US minerals would encourage manufacturers to return.

Freeport, Indonesia make peace: copper exports to resume in August

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Freeport, Indonesia make peace: copper exports to resume in August

Indonesia's top copper miner hopes next month to ramp up production and restart concentrate shipments from Grasberg, one of the world's largest copper mines.

Gold fix operator picks committee to oversee spot price

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Gold fix operator picks committee to oversee spot price

The company’s new board is made up of compliance officers at the four banks that currently operate the gold prices setting process.

All risk is local

Jim Sisco - Enodo Global | July 25, 2014

Local populations now have the ability to almost instantaneously aggregate and mobilize around an idea, ideology, or common cause.

The coming slump

GoldMoney | July 25, 2014

Governments and central banks have made little or no progress in recovering from the Lehman crisis six years ago. The problem is not helped by dependence on statistics that are downright misleading.

Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.

Freeport to soon restart exports from Indonesia as gov’t offers tax cuts

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
Freeport to soon restart exports from Indonesia as gov’t offers tax cuts

About $500 million of exports a month have been halted in Southeast Asia's biggest economy because of the minerals dispute.

Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Construction, not mining lifts the machinery giant's second-quarter results.

Pebble Mine will not be built: Friedland

Jeffrey Richmond | July 24, 2014
pebble mine will not be built friedland feat

Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.

Doug Loud and Jeff Mosseri: Three reasons why gold and gold stocks will rise

The Gold Report | July 24, 2014
Doug Loud and Jeff Mosseri Three reasons why gold and gold stocks will rise

A bull market may have already begun.

Tesla retools California plant for Model X SUV

Jeffrey Richmond | July 23, 2014
tesla retools california plant for model x suv feat

Two vehicle models to be built on same assembly line.

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