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Central bank gold buying close to 50-year high

Gold buying by value rose to a record US$236.4 billion in 2012 supported by the highest level of central bank purchases for close to 50 years, the World Gold Council (WGC) said
Headline Article Production and Markets 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars

The best is yet to come

Ask most people when the global financial crisis started and the common, but incorrect answer will be September 2008, with the collapse of the US investment bank, Lehman Brothers
Magazine Article Opinion 08 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Cash bonuses dropped

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc said it would not pay cash bonuses to its top management for the calendar year 2012
Magazine Article Production and Markets 08 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Silver Wheaton agrees gold deal with Vale

Silver Wheaton Corp agreed to buy gold from Vale SA’s Sudbury and Salobo operations in Canada and Brazil, respectively, in a US$1.9 billion cash deal this week
Magazine Article Finance 08 Feb 2013 0 Stars

The rare earth fiasco comes to an end

It all started in 2007 with a report by the US National Academy of Sciences, entitled “Minerals, Critical Minerals and the US Economy”, which stated the alarming factoid that the US appeared to be vulnerable to China for 97% of its Rare Earth (RE) supply.
Comment Article Opinion 08 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Ekati sale

Harry Winston Diamond Corp said court action blocking the company’s acquisition of the Ekati diamond mine in Canada from BHP Billiton had been dropped
Magazine Article Production and Markets 08 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Ivanplats considering SA listing and announces upgrades to Platreef resource

Canada-listed Ivanplats Ltd is considering a secondary listing in Johannesburg, having originally indicated London as the preferred option, chairman Robert Friedland said at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town
Headline Article Finance 08 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Silver Wheaton agrees US$1.9bn gold streaming deal with Vale

Silver Wheaton Corp has agreed to buy gold from Vale SA’s Sudbury and Salobo operations in Canada and Brazil, respectively, in a deal worth nearly $US2 billion.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Mining Indaba: Ivanplats may seek South Africa listing

Canada-listed Ivanplats Ltd is considering a secondary listing in Johannesburg, having original indicated London as the preferred option, Robert Friedland told delegates at Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
Breaking News Article Finance 06 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Mining Indaba: Commodity prices to rise as global markets become less jittery

The acute phase of the global financial crisis is over, said Ric Deverell, head of commodities research at Credit Suisse, speaking at Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 05 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Northland shares in free fall after it pulls US$375m fundraising

Shares plunged in Northland Resources SA after it pulled a US$375 million fundraising plan to help develop its Kaunisvaara iron-ore operation in northern Sweden.
Breaking News Article Finance 05 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Newmont Appoints Dorward-King EVP of Sustainability & External Relations

Newmont Mining Corp has appointed Dr Elaine Dorward-King as executive vice president of sustainability & external relations
Breaking News Article Reports 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Mosaic miners rescued after underground fire in Saskatchewan

More than 300 employees at Mosaic Co’s Esterhazy potash mine in Saskatchewan, Canada, had to shelter in refuge stations after a fire broke out underground
Magazine Article Production and Markets 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Reno Creek PFS

A preliminary feasibility study for the Reno Creek uranium project in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming has estimated an initial capital cost of US$75.6 million for the project
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Ferrexpo Eurobond

Iron-ore producer Ferrexpo plc said it had instructed Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse to arrange investor meetings ahead of a possible Eurobond issue
Magazine Article Finance 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Langille for NAP

North American Palladium Ltd (NAP) has named Dave Langille as chief financial officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Noront resignation

Noront Resources Ltd said president and chief executive (CEO) Wes Hanson had resigned
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Nevsun CFO

Nevsun Resources Ltd hired Fausto Taddei as chief financial officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

This is a man's world

Women have always been underrepresented in the mining sector, but did you know that our industry has the lowest number of women on the board of directors than of any industry group in the world, according to the first of three reports undertaken by Women in Mining (UK) and PwC
Comment Article Opinion 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Resource grows at Atlanta gold project

A new resource estimate for the Atlanta gold project in Nevada showed a more than doubling of resources since its owner Meadow Bay Gold Corp acquired the project two years earlier
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars
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Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
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