USA

Sand miner is on a tear

Michael Allan McCrae | September 19, 2014
us silica sand miner frac feat

A year-to-date double.

Fortune Minerals receives US$ 4 million bridge loan installment toward Lascaux Production pre-pay facility to fund Revenue Silver Mine acquisition

Fortune Minerals Limited | September 18, 2014

Fortune Minerals Limited announces receipt of the previously announced US$4 million bridge loan that is part of the production pre-pay facility from Lascaux Resource Capital Fund 1 LP.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Uncle Sam's accounting is suspect

Visual Capitalist | September 18, 2014
Gold for cash

For some time now, the Government of the United States has been effectively checking through their couch for loose change. Anything helps, even if the debt owed is a staggering $17 trillion.

INFOGRAPHIC: The ABC's of filing an IPO

Michael Allan McCrae | September 18, 2014
letters ipo

It's just that easy.

PIC OF THE DAY: Blasting at Blue Ridge Summit

Michael Allan McCrae | September 18, 2014
blue ridge summit feat

Boom.

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Tweet of the day: Deflation in the US

Michael Allan McCrae | September 18, 2014
deflation pic twitter

Indisputable.

Further significant channel sampling results at New Departure Silver Mine, Montana

Black Mountain Resources Limited | September 18, 2014

Second round sampling results surpass expectations with Ag 90 oz/t (2,550 g/t) plus over 0.5-2m channels .

Fed wipes out 2014 gold price gains

Frik Els | September 17, 2014
Gold price takes Fed hit

Gold price drops to levels last seen in 2013 as Fed continues to withdraw economic stimulus and the dollar surges.

Are government bonds really ‘safe’?

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One of the striking ironies of our modern economy is that government bonds are considered safe-haven investments, while gold is a “barbarous relic” to be avoided at all costs.

Capstone Mining discontinues planned offering of $300 million senior notes

CNW Group | September 13, 2014

Due to "general market conditions".

Freegold completes $1 million private placement

CNW Group | September 12, 2014

Freegold is a TSX listed company focused on the exploration of gold projects in Alaska.

Gold price erases most of 2014 gains

Frik Els | September 11, 2014
Gold price erases most of 2014 gains

Geopolitical risk premium evaporates, dollar surges and focus shifts to US monetary policy.

VIDEO: This is why Wall Street hates gold according to Peter Schiff

MINING.com Editor | September 11, 2014
VIDEO: This is why Wall Street hates gold according to Peter Schiff

Famed investor Peter Schiff answers some of the more challenging questions he has received from clients and subscribers.

Case against 26-year old mining CEO accused of stealing $7m to fund luxury lifestyle dropped

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 11, 2014
Case against 26-year old mining CEO accused of stealing $7m to fund luxury lifestyle dropped

His lawyers told MINING.com the parties reached a confidential agreement.

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

Aggregates Manager | September 11, 2014
Construction, not mining lifts Caterpillar’s profit

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry was among the quickest to recover from the throes of the Great Recession and contributes nearly four times its market share in value to the U.S. economy.

Ex-FBI boss hired by trust heading BSGR to run internal probe

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 11, 2014
Ex-FBI boss hired by trust heading BSGR to run internal probe

The internal probe is reportedly focused on claims that BSGR bribed Guinean officials to get lucrative rights over Simandou.

Workers allegedly denied safety gear, told coal ash ‘safe enough to eat’

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 10, 2014
Workers denied safety gear, told coal ash ‘safe enough to eat’

American Electric Power faces lawsuit.

Taseko Mines buying Curis Resources for Arizona copper project

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 9, 2014
Taseko Mines buying Curis Resources for Arizona copper project

The all-share deal that guarantees Taseko access to the advanced-stage Florence copper project.

Sprott's Charles Oliver: Gold at $1,500 by Christmas?

The Gold Report | September 8, 2014
federal reserve bank new york job posting lifting gold bard 600

Gold and silver prices are being repressed by central banks, but Sprott Asset Management's Charles Oliver argues that demand pressure will cause this dam to burst sooner rather than later.

The ironies of shipping U.S. coal from B.C.

Globe and Mail | September 8, 2014
The ironies of shipping U.S. coal from B.C.

The latest battleground for U.S. President Barack Obama’s so-called war on coal isn’t even in the lower 48 states. It’s across the border in British Columbia.

INFOGRAPHIC: Gold history and mining in the USA

Gold-Eagle.com | September 7, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Gold history and mining in the USA

The United States has always had a love affair with the yellow metal. Here's a visualization of all of the key aspects of the U.S. gold history and mining.

Anglo American chief not going for any major corporate split

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 7, 2014
Anglo American chief not going for any major corporate split

A big corporate break-up à la BHP Billiton is definitively not in his books, he told FT.com.

INFOGRAPHIC: A forecast of when the world's resources will run out

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 7, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Here is when the world's resources will run out

Here is one interpretation of how much is left on Earth.

The truth about where gold price is headed

It has been a long time since I have been excited about gold, but I am starting to like it once again. I had grown too bored to care what gold did. With the bull market top in 2011, and four years later price continues to founder can you blame me?

Gold price shrugs weak US jobs

Frik Els | September 5, 2014
Fresh selling hits gold price

But it won't take much to shake up this year's quiet gold market says Lear Capital CEO Scott Carter.

QE3’s ominous end looms

Adam Hamilton - Zeal Intelligence | September 5, 2014
Oh, Gold! Down to three-week lows after Yellen comments

At that point the Fed will likely stop printing new money to buy bonds, a sea-change shift with ominous implications for the stock markets.

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