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Gold, iron ore price surge a comfort for COVID-hit miners

Gold, iron ore price surge a comfort for COVID-hit miners

Early numbers show industry has pumped out production like there was no pandemic, writes Barry Fitz

Bulks

16 JUL 2020
SA mines minister tests positive for COVID-19

SA mines minister tests positive for COVID-19

Mineworker cases near 5,000

Covid-19

16 JUL 2020
Weak earnings outlook for ailing US coal industry

Weak earnings outlook for ailing US coal industry

Coal-fired power use to fall by more than 30% this year

Bulks

15 JUL 2020
Simandou returns as a headache for Rio Tinto

Simandou returns as a headache for Rio Tinto

Should Rio come or should it go?

Bulks

15 JUL 2020
Minerals council welcomes 'fighting chance' for juniors

Minerals council welcomes 'fighting chance' for juniors

Discussion document makes suggestions to boost industry

Politics

15 JUL 2020
Victoria Gold provides Eagle guidance

Victoria Gold provides Eagle guidance

H2 2020 production guidance in line with 2016 feasibility, but AISC lag

ESG transparency 'a good start' in addressing bigger industry issues

ESG transparency 'a good start' in addressing bigger industry issues

"Companies are not making perfect the enemy of the good too often," says Michael Albanese

Leadership

13 JUL 2020
Chile copper sector faces strike possibility

Chile copper sector faces strike possibility

Zaldivar and Centinela unions vote to strike

Copper News

13 JUL 2020
No good news from Didipio is bad news for OceanaGold, Philippines

No good news from Didipio is bad news for OceanaGold, Philippines

'Social media' suggest mine will remain closed while FTAA renewal process continues

Barrick seeks independent resolution of Porgera dispute

Barrick seeks independent resolution of Porgera dispute

PNG hostility towards Barrick prompts conciliation proceedings before the World Bank's ICSID

Politics

11 JUL 2020
COVID-19 weekly updates: Resources & METS sector

COVID-19 weekly updates: Resources & METS sector

First Quantum resumes full production at Cobre; Hochschild forced to halt operations at Inmaculada

Covid-19

10 JUL 2020
Institute says silver to top US$21/oz by year end

Institute says silver to top US$21/oz by year end

Strong investment inflows into silver are likely to continue in the second half of 2020

GoviEx to fight for licence in Zambia

GoviEx to fight for licence in Zambia

Chirundu licence terminated

Politics

09 JUL 2020
Sonami says stopping Chile mining unjustified

Sonami says stopping Chile mining unjustified

Tensions rise as COVID-19 impacts Chile, Peru

Copper News

08 JUL 2020