Chorus to lower gold curbs grow louder in India

By Shivom Seth

As India's commerce ministry calls for relaxation in gold import restrictions, gems and jewellery exports slump 9% to $39.5 billion in 2013-14

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    By James Regan (Reuters)

    Australia could spawn a new mega gold producer if Barrick and Newmont spin off their Asia-Pacific assets, heating up competition with Newcrest Mining.

     

    Teck jettisons jobs, delays mine restart as margins fall

    By Dorothy Kosich

    Teck Resources’ cost-savings goal to achieve a 5% reduction in its workforce means 600 positions will be eliminated.

    Select rare-earth equities headed to premium land - Karn

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    Anglo’s platinum policy – fact or fiction?

    By Lawrence Williams

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    By Dorothy Kosich

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    Nevada’s $1.3bn+ Hycroft gold/silver mill expansion proposal detailed

    By Dorothy Kosich

    Allied Nevada Gold says its Hycroft mill expansion could help the Nevada miner produce 450,000 gold ounces and 21 million silver ounces annually.

    Press, analysts ponder wisdom of Barrick-Newmont merger

    By Dorothy Kosich

    Opinions are mixed as to whether the merger of Barrick and Newmont would achieve enough cost savings to risk the possibility of a not-so-beneficial outcome.

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    Focus on gold producers, near producers and turnarounds

    By JT Long

    When the world's reserve currency is reset away from the U.S. dollar, gold prices will rise and gold stocks will follow, say Willem Middelkoop and Terence van der Hout. Gold Report interview

    Chinese gangs implicated in India gold smuggling

    By Shivom Seth

    New evidence suggests the involvement of Chinese mafia in smuggling gold into India.

     

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