Silver Standard considers JV on Chinchillas project

Silver Standard Resources’ (TSX: SSO; NASDAQ: SSRI) Pirquitas silver mine in northern Argentina’s Jujuy province is 35 km from Golden Arrow Resources’ (TSXV: GRG) 100%-owned Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc project, and the two...
Oct 2, 2015

Oceanic Iron Ore gets interest from China's Sinohydro

Sinohydro, one of China’s oldest state-owned enterprises set up shortly after Chairman Mao Zedong’s Communist party swept to power in 1949, says it is “willing and ready” to become an equity shareholder in Oceanic Iron...
Oct 1, 2015

Editorial: World's biggest gold miners reap benefits of renewed discipline 

Listening to the CEOs of the world’s largest gold miners at this year’s annual Denver Gold Forum in September, you couldn’t help but notice they all sang off the same songsheet, despite the challenges of their individual...
Sep 30, 2015

Wood Mackenzie goes long on met coal 

Joe Aldina, principal research analyst for metal and energy consultant Wood Mackenzie, says that supply for metallurgical coal should level with demand by 2023, and although he expects met coal prices will rise, global producers “are not...
Sep 30, 2015

Canadian Mining Hall of Fame names Class of 2016 

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will induct mining-industry leaders Stewart L. Blusson, J. Keith Brimacombe, Robert M. Friedland, Louis Gignac and Harold (Hank) Williams at its twenty-eighth annual induction ceremony and dinner on Jan. 14,...
Sep 30, 2015

Mining sector forced to innovate  

The mining sector is facing a Darwinian moment, delegates at the first annual Technology and Innovation in Mining conference in Toronto heard in September.
Sep 30, 2015

Balmoral offers a new way to play the Detour trend 

VANCOUVER —  Any investor on the lookout for a junior explorer offering base and precious metal exposure via emerging in-situ metal resources and strategic land positions, might take a second glance at Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR;...
Sep 30, 2015

Sawiris-backed La Mancha to acquire 30% of Endeavour Mining 

La Mancha, a privately held investment company controlled by the family of Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris — who earlier this month tweeted that he wants to buy an island in Europe to provide a home for refugees fleeing war-torn Syria...
Sep 23, 2015

Editorial: Burkina Faso rattled by coup  

For global gold miners, the emerging gold mining industry in Burkina Faso has been a wonderful success story of discovery and mine development in a land that until recently had little modern industry of any kind, or infrastructure. 
Sep 23, 2015

Randgold, AngloGold to revive Obuasi 

In what would become their third partnership in a decade, Randgold Resources (LSE: RRS; NASDAQ: GOLD) and AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) have signed an investment agreement to consider setting up a joint venture that would redevelop and operate...
Sep 23, 2015

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