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Julius Baer gold ETF holdings rise 18%

Holdings of Julius Baer's gold-backed exchange traded fund rose 109,000ozs or 18% last week, the bank

Africa

09 MAR 2009

Barrick dropped by Norwegian pension fund

Barrick Gold Corp has become the third mining company to be dropped by the Norwegian Pension Fund in

Australia

03 MAR 2009

Commodity matters

There was a clear accord between mood and commodity at the recent Mining Indaba in Cape Town. The metals

Africa

20 FEB 2009

Rusoro drops bid for Gold Reserve

Rusoro Mining Ltd has dropped its hostile takeover bid for Gold Reserve Inc following an Ontario Superior

Minera Andes turns to McEwen

Minera Andes Inc has sought succour from its largest shareholder, mining entrepreneur Rob McEwen, in

Randgold's profits jump 26 percent

Randgold Resources Ltd, which last year made its entry to the FTSE 100, isbucking the trend for posting

Africa

10 FEB 2009

AngloGold posts loss in fourth term

AngloGold Ashanti, theworld's number three top African gold producer, reported a fourth-quarteradjusted

Africa

09 FEB 2009

Victoria vice-president

Victoria Gold Corp has appointed John McConnell to the position of executive vice-president. Mr McConnell

North America

09 FEB 2009

Harmony lifted by strong gold

Harmony Gold, the world's numberfive producer, lifted its second-quarter earnings due to a weaker rand,

Africa

06 FEB 2009

Barrick dropped by Norwegian pension fund

Barrick Gold Corp has become the third mining company to be dropped by the Norwegian Pension Fund in

Osisko raising cash for Malartic, Newmont ups Boddington funds

OSISKO Mining Corp has signed a bought-deal financing programme with a syndicate of underwriters to raise

North America

06 FEB 2009

Tianshan key changes

Tianshan Goldfields Ltd has announced several changes to its board and senior management team. Keith

Asia

06 FEB 2009

Japan's golden waste

Japan, not known for its wealth of mineral resources, has reportedly discovered a new source of gold:

Asia

06 FEB 2009

Central Sun, B2Gold agree to tie-up

LINEAR Gold Corp has dropped its takeover bid for Central Sun Mining Inc, following a higher bid from

North America

06 FEB 2009

Century offers shares and gold in Lamaque raising deal

CENTURY Mining Corp plans to sell structured gold-based financing to raise up to US$66 million to fund

North America

06 FEB 2009

El Dorado legend lives on in Colombia

FOR almost 500 years, Colombia's gold wealth and the legend of El Dorado have been the stuff of dreams.