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Peru mining production to drop by 15% this year

Large-scale mining would not be fully up and running until…

Sierra Metals waiting on gov’t consent to restart Yauricocha mine

The extension of national lockdown in Peru could delay the…

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Bye, bye penny

The Royal Canadian Mint will stop producing pennies this fall, announced Finance Minister Jim Flaherty during his budget speech on Thursday.

La Mancha’s measured and indicated resources more than double to 4.8 million ounces of gold equivalent

Dominique Delorme, President and CEO of La Mancha, noted: "Having quadrupled our resource base to nearly 5 million ounces of gold equivalent since 2007, it is exciting to see that this appears to only be the beginning, as we are just starting to scratch the potential at our Hassaï property, where nine more VMS targets remain to be explored."

Glencore-Xstrata merger won’t happen this year

EU regulators are stepping up scrutiny of the mooted $90 billion merger of the commodities trader and coal giant and the whole vetting process could take until early 2013. That is if the deal goes ahead at all.