Exploration for nonferrous metals down 25% - SNL

By Lawrence Williams

Global exploration for nonferrous metals has fallen sharply again this year – by 25% according to data collected by SNL Metals & Minerals.

China: Higher 2013 gold demand and import figures now confirmed

By Lawrence Williams

China’s 2014 Gold yearbook states that Chinese gold demand last year came to 2,199 tonnes of which imports were 1,524 tonnes.

 

Swiss gold referendum: Early opinion poll strikes fear

By Lawrence Williams

The first opinion poll regarding the Swiss gold referendum suggests the ‘Yes’ campaign has started in the lead.

Unsung gold miner nears million oz/year mark

By Lawrence Williams

Nord Gold has again seen increased Y-on-Y gold output from its operations in the FSU and West Africa.

 

‘Robust operating performance’ sets BHP Q2 records

By Dorothy Kosich

Group production increased by 9% with record production for 8 operations and 4 commodities in the September 2014 quarter.

Royal Gold bets on Macedonia mining’s future

By Dorothy Kosich

Macedonia’s Ilovitza, the first mining greenfield project in the Balkans in 20 years, could become a producing mine by 2018.

 

Mining still thrives in bone dry, drought-stricken West

By Dorothy Kosich

As the drought rages on in the U.S. West, mining operators and other water users may have to ride a Big Wave of regulatory change and higher water costs.

Russian Central Bank continues gold buying spree

By Lawrence Williams

Latest figures from Russia show that the country’s central bank purchased another 37.33 tonnes of gold in September.

 

Africa’s big new gold mine performing. Let’s hope politics don’t interfere

By Lawrence Williams

In an update on progress at Kibali, Randgold CEO Mark Bristow again warns politicians not to rock the boat.

Why not X2 + Ivanhoe

By Kip Keen

Consider the possibility of X2 - cash rich - looking at Ivanhoe, which owns key PGM and copper assets.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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