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Peru enforces state of emergency to stop mining protests  

The Peruvian government recently declared a state of emergency in southern Peru, after ongoing protests against Southern Copper’s (NYSE: SCCO) Tia Maria copper project caused a fourth fatality.
May 27, 2015


Kidnappings highlight miners' security risks 

In the first four months of this year alone, kidnapping incidents have touched Torex Gold Resources (TSX: TGX; US-OTC: TORXF) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) in Mexico’s Guerrero state, and Pan African Minerals’ Tambao manganese...
May 27, 2015


China's Zijin Mining buys into Barrick, Ivanhoe assets  

Just a week after Vale (NYSE: VALE) unveiled a memorandum of understanding with one of China’s largest commercial banks for financing arrangements worth up to US$4 billion, Zijin Mining Group of southern Fujian province has agreed to...
May 27, 2015


Sabina focuses on optionality at Back River  

A feasibility study for Sabina Gold & Silver’s (TSX: SBB; US-OTC: SGSVF) Back River gold project in Nunavut shows the project could be a large, low-cost producer that could be scaled down in order to lower capital requirements.
May 27, 2015


Letter to the editor: Fond memories 

As a long-term subscriber, I congratulate your firm on 100 years of excellence in global mine reporting.
May 27, 2015


Franco-Nevada sees opportunities amidst oil and gas slump 

VANCOUVER — Royalty and streaming outfit Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) is a money-maker, and it has seen big success through gold and platinum group metal investments.
May 27, 2015


Barrick's Alturas discovery could be the next Veladero  

VANCOUVER — Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) has uncovered a hidden gold deposit known as Alturas, in Chile’s gold-rich El Indio district, 30 km south of the former El Indio mine.
May 20, 2015


BitGold surges on TSXV debut 

If you believe, as Roy Sebag and Josh Crumb do, that the real value in gold is not holding it as an investment but using it as money, then you should check out BitGold (TSXV: XAU), the company they founded that uses an Internet-based technology...
May 20, 2015


PearTree helps industry give back via charity flow-through  

VANCOUVER — It’s not too often that a capital financing structure can be described as a true win-win situation. PearTree Financial has come close, however, with its innovative flow-through donation program, which helps mining...
May 20, 2015


Editorial: Forex manipulators fined 

It’s getting hard to keep up with all the price-fixing scandals in the global banking system, even if the names of the guilty and the patterns of abuse and settlement are getting familiar.
May 20, 2015


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