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Fresnillo board moves

Fernando Solana and Javier Fernández gave notice to Fresnillo plc that they intend to stand down as...

North America

07 MARCH 2014

This week: 7/3/14

  Production and markets Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, whose SCM Group controls iron ore, coal...

Africa

07 MARCH 2014

Fresnillo takes a fall

Shares in Fresnillo plc dropped as much as 9% in the first few hours of trading on March 4 as the London-listed...

Central/South America

04 MARCH 2014

New Gold feels the pain

Canada's New Gold Inc plunged into the red last year after taking a hit on its Cerro San Pedro gold mine...

Central/South America

28 FEBRUARY 2014

This week: 31/1/14

Production and markets Iron-ore producer African Minerals Ltd's sales rose in the December quarter...

Africa

31 JANUARY 2014

This week: 24/1/14

Production and markets BHP Billiton (BHPB) said it planned to close its Bayside aluminium smelter...

Africa

24 JANUARY 2014

Conrad to Gold

The board of Gold Resource Corp chose Bill Conrad to replace William Reid, who retired as company chairman...

North America

10 JANUARY 2014

Socio-economic development: Local sourcing

These days, many mining executives say: “We support the communities where we operate. We buy locally...

Central/South America

23 DECEMBER 2013

AuRico chairman

AuRico Gold Inc has appointed Alan Edwards as chairman more than two weeks after Colin Benner tendered...

North America

05 JULY 2013

Health: Fighting neglect

The largest alluvial diamond ever discovered – the Star of Sierra Leone – was found in the diamond fields...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Mineral sands: Roller-coaster ride

After growing into an US$11 billion sector in recent years, the mineral sands industry underwent a period...

Africa

14 JUNE 2013

Grupo Mexico faces US$2bn shares lawsuit

UK investment firm Infund LLP is suing Mexico's largest mining company, Grupo Mexico SAB, for more than...

North America

14 JUNE 2013