Losses come despite huge drop in the dollar and consensus forecasts point to further declines in 2017.
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Decision to resume operations at the mine was based on Mosaic's expectations that 2017 will be a stronger year for the potash industry.
Anadarko Petroleum and Chevron have emerged as the top two employers in U.S. oil and gas, according to a survey conducted by the job site Indeed.
Capital Economics sees gold back at $1,050 an ounce by end of the year.
Change of sentiment among large-scale gold price futures speculators following eight straight weeks of increasing bearishness.
The US Environmental Protection Agency won’t pay the $1.2 billion in claims filed by local governments, farmers, ranchers, tribes, and river-running raft companies.
Moon Express wants to mine Helium-3 on the Moon.
Investors in the world's largest physically-backed gold exchange traded fund – GLD – jump back in after 43 days of outflows.
The Obama administration has called for a broad array of reforms to its coal-leasing program, including royalty rates increases.
Only a few days after Trump’s inauguration ceremony, the U.S. National Debt will creep across the important psychological barrier of $20 trillion.
Far-reaching new mining rules ease a controversial ban on exports of nickel ore and bauxite.
For the better part of two months, optimism surrounding the OPEC deal has buoyed oil prices, but bullish sentiment from speculators are showing early signs of abating, raising the possibility that the oil rally is running out of steam.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
Gold futures up again as US dollar retreats over Trump stimulus uncertainty.
First international tender for gold mining concessions in eight years to be held on Sunday.
The adoption of a“partial upgrading” technology could bring in hundreds of millions of dollars into Alberta's economy, a new study claims.
Gold price jumps 1% to five-week high even as large scale derivatives speculators continue to slash bullish positions – down 88% or 25moz in seven months.
At MINExpo 2016, GE showcased its cloud-based platform Predix and other applications that help miners drive productivity.
In a final report, the agency acknowledges that concentrations of some metals at the Animas river following the spill were higher than historical mine drainage.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
Gold price jumps by most since September hitting one month high.
Congress has now the power to kill in one fell swoop dozens of regulations and executive orders recently issued by President Barack Obama.
Rather than ending 2016 on a strong note, the biggest surprise to many was the failure of gold to surge higher in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States.
Analysts believe the upcoming Chinese New Year celebration will likely result in some physical restocking of metal in that country as well as India, the world’s top consumers.
Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration indicate that in 2016, 25 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines – down from 29 in 2015.