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Chomping at the Bitcoin

Gold seems to have taken up more than its fair share of comment space over the last few weeks, so it's...

Events Coverage

12 APRIL 2013

Hochschild JV secures US$140m Inmaculada loan

Precious metals producer Hochschild Mining plc's 60%-owned joint venture (JV), Minera Suyamarca SAC,...

Central/South America

28 MARCH 2013

Dundee changes

Rick Howes was made president and chief executive of Canada-based Dundee Precious Metals Inc, effective...

North America

28 MARCH 2013

Latin America under fire over mining drive

Governments across Latin America are using mining activities to fuel development, while ignoring the...

Asia

27 MARCH 2013

Scorpio names CEO

Scorpio Mining Corp has named Pierre Lacombe as president and chief executive, effective April 22. Peter...

Central/South America

22 MARCH 2013

Sierra Metals CEO swap

Canadian-based Sierra Metals Inc said J Alberto Arias would replace Steven Dean as chairman. Arias, who...

Central/South America

22 MARCH 2013

Alamos expects to block US$775m Hecla-Aurizon merger

Canada's Alamos Gold Inc said it expected to win the bidding war for Aurizon Mines Ltd by securing sufficient...

North America

08 MARCH 2013

Coeur d'Alene swoops in to buy Orko Silver

Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp has won the battle for Orko Silver Corp and its La Preciosa silver project in...

Central/South America

22 FEBRUARY 2013

Near-term production on the Radar

EXCELLENT assets are evidently still available. Exhibit-A, for example, would be the Mt Ruby DSO magnetite...

Capital markets

14 FEBRUARY 2013

Maya appointment

Morocco focused Maya Gold & Silver Inc said it had appointed Noureddine Mokaddem as president.  Mokaddem...

Africa

08 FEBRUARY 2013

Cathay drops US$865 million bid for Discovery Metals

Shanghai-based private equity firm Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd said it would not proceed with its bid...

Africa

08 FEBRUARY 2013

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,...

North America

08 FEBRUARY 2013