Shrinking mining professional ranks may impact investors - HSBC

By Dorothy Kosich

The dwindling ranks of geosciences professionals has impaired mining companies’ ability to quickly respond to surges in precious metals prices.

Despite higher output, Grupo Mexico mining profits plunge

By Dorothy Kosich

Grupo Mexico’s Americas Mining division reports significant progress on its US$3.4 billion investment program at Mexico’s Buenavista mine, which will increase copper production capacity by 175%.

 

Future of mining means u-turn on productivity drag

By Cole Latimer

It is a critical time for miners as the investment cycle switches from capital expenditure to capital efficiency.

Goldman sees nickel, palladium trouncing iron ore, soy

By Glenys Sim

'While cyclical recovery tends to see rising commodity demand, prices will likely largely be determined by more structural supply factors,' Goldman analysts say.

 

Bottom-fishing for the best juniors - Renken

By Brian Sylvester

It's the lazy days of summer and Paul Renken, senior geologist and analyst with VSA Capital, is bottom-fishing. He explains his views of the market in the interview with The Gold Report.

China’s Hong Kong gold imports continue to dive

By Lawrence Williams

The latest net gold import figures into mainland China from Hong Kong show a huge fall year on year, but although this indeed indicates a definite downwards trend, all may not be as it seems.

 

Productivity tops mining business risk - EY report

By Dorothy Kosich

“The decade-long decline in productivity...will require complete business transformations to reverse,” says EY’s Mike Elliot.

Randgold’s Tongon gold mine still playing catch-up

By Lawrence Williams

The latest progress report on Randgold’s Tongon gold mine in Cote d’Ivoire shows that the operation is making great progress in addressing the technical issues which have caused it to underperform.

 

Best mining debt defies gold woe in a volcano

By David Stringer & Benjamin Purvis

"Where I’m focused is to get those costs down, and get the tons up, as Lihir has a lot of potential," Newcrest CEO says.

Congo fires CEO of state miner Gecamines for 'gross negligence"

By Peter Jones

The government issued a stern warning to Gecamines last year against selling the country's assets without its approval.

 

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Productivity tops mining business risk - EY report

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African Barrick Gold: Better as she goes!

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Monday , 28 Jul 2014

But BHP declined to comment on whether the trial meant any decision on expanding Olympic Dam would be put off until at least early 2020.

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Monday , 28 Jul 2014

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