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Australian state delays rent, fees collection to support the exploration sector

Victoria will defer until January 2021 the collection of rent…

How the taste of groundwater could help focus exploration efforts

Exploration instruments can ‘taste’ haloes of groundwater chemistry and identify…

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2012 continues to be good for gold

Comex gold and silver futures prices made strong gains in morning trade Monday, with the February gold contract powering to a six week high of $1,679.50 an ounce, up just shy of 1% by midday. Gold is now up over 5% for the year, but still well of the record high above $1,900 hit in September.

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$1billion Ivanplats IPO rumoured

Bloomberg reports that Ivanplats Ltd., an Africa-focused mining company controlled by billionaire CEO Robert Friedland, may seek up to $1 billion in an IPO.

S&P500 here we come! Investors cheer US Gold and Minera Andes merger

Stock in both US Gold Corp and Minera Andes charged ahead more than 7% in morning trade on Friday after announcing that their respective shareholders voted in favour of a proposed business combination. The new entity, with projects in the US, Mexico and Argentina will be named McEwen Mining and headed by industry veteran Rob McEwen.