USA Mining News

Mickey Fulp talks seasonal trading patterns for gold, TSX venture stocks

Mercenary Geologist Mickey Fulp says he expects good results from one zinc explorer in particular...

Canadian producer wants to expand Arizona gold mine

Northern Vertex says its Moss project has the potential to be “America’s next gold mine.”

These doomsday preppers are starting to switch from gold to bitcoin

Doomsday preppers in North America bet on bitcoin; cryptocurrency is starting to impinge on gold's appeal.

LME launches probe on cobalt suppliers over fears of child exploitation

The LME has sent a directive to all suppliers asking them to detail how they guarantee “responsible sourcing” of the commodities they trade in the exchange.

Nebraska OK's Keystone XL Pipeline, but more obstacles in the horizon

State has approved controversial project but insisted on alternative route, could add further complications.

Canadian agency clears up world’s largest gold project permitting process

Canada’s National Contact Point (NCP) said complains from an Alaskan group don't merit further examination, closing the file after only the initial assessment level of review.

Canada's Wealth Minerals, Chinese firm to bid for world’s largest lithium miner

The two firms are just the latest names in a long list of companies that includes major players such as Rio Tinto, interested in grabbing a stake in Chile’s Chemical and Mining Society (SQM).

Scientists produce high-grade rare earths from coal

University of Kentucky researchers used an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process.

Nevada Copper names new VP-COO, updates Pumpkin Hollow project

The company's new strategy includes a pre-feasibility study that envisions a high-grade underground mine and puts on hold development plans for the project’s larger open-pit deposit.

'Explorer of the Year' recipient convincingly updates resource in a booming zinc market

The Critical Investor profiles a company exploring a high-grade zinc property, and explains why he believes the upcoming PEA could surprise markets.

South Dakota pipeline spill hits TransCanada shares, Canada crude price

Canadian heavy crude prices and TransCanada Corp shares slid on Friday, the day after the Keystone pipeline spilled 5,000 barrels of oil in South Dakota as officials in Nebraska mulled whether to approve another pipeline proposed by the company.

Mystery of inflation and gold

A Sunshine Profits analysis of the impact of and factors contributing to inflation on the gold market.

Canada says coal not coming back, US and Germany differ

Nearly 20 countries have joined a British-Canadian initiative to phase out coal from power generation before 2030.

Apple leads way in tracing cobalt from Congo, Microsoft lags – Amnesty

Statement by Amnesty International says while Apple is first company to publish names of its cobalt suppliers, other electronics brands made little progress.

What people think of globalization, by country

More than in the past, the population is divided on whether globalization is a force for good or not.

Most valuable U.S. companies over 100 years

How much does the business world shift in a century?

UN urges miners to better regulations needed to prevent disasters

According to the UN Environment Program's latest report, most of the 40 significant mine waste accidents in the past decade have involved dams or other storage areas that failed.

Gold rises for third day after US inflation data

U.S. bond yields fell despite solid U.S. economic data that reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will press ahead with increases to U.S. interest rates.

Planetary Resources readies asteroid mining technology for Dec. launch

The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.

Texas uranium deposits could meet US nuclear energy demand for almost a year

But low prices for the radioactive commodity remain a challenge, the latest report by the US Geological Survey (USGS) shows.

Freeport Indonesia reopens main supply route to mine after shooting

The latest violent episode and temporary closure had no impact on production at the world’s second-biggest copper mine.

Washington State company trying to revive shuttered coal mine

A Washington State company is trying to resist the wave of U.S. coal mine and coal plant closures by re-opening the John Henry Mine in King County.

Mysterious gold trades of 4 million ounces spur price plunge

Friday on the Comex in New York, almost 40,000 contracts traded in a span of 10 minutes. That triggered a sell-off, sending prices down as much as 1 percent.

The real value of statues around the world

Millions of people visit them every day. Just a quick scroll through your Instagram feed will reveal at least a couple photographs of your friends standing next to or on top of them.

Why prospect generators: an interview with Brent Cook

Prospect and project generators are often overlooked by speculators in the natural resource space, Brent Cook says in Proven and Probable interview.