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Natixis sees gold averaging $990 in 2016

Natixis sees gold prices averaging $990 an ounce in 2016 on expectations for higher U.S. interest rates and strength in the U.S. dollar, the French bank said in a report released Friday.

Locals rejoice over Kershaw gold mine accord

Kershaw Mayor Wayne Rhodes smiled with relief this week when he learned that a gold mine proposed for his community had settled differences with an environmental group.

Mining firms urge cuts in Zambia’s new royalty rates

The increased mining tax framework included in Zambia's 2015 Budget earlier this month has been subject to criticism as, according to the Chamber of Mines of Zambia (CMZ), it will reduce the country's attraction for mining investment and reduce employment.