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

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
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...

Randgold, AngloGold to revive Obuasi 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
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...

Ivanhoe sparks Laurentian-Limpopo partnership 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) has partnered with Laurentian University in Sudbury and Limpopo University in South Africa to develop Limpopo’s geology department into a “centre of excellence in geosciences.”

Editorial: Burkina Faso rattled by coup  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
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. 

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

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
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...

Sherritt scraps dividend, moves to protect liquidity 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
David Pathe, president and CEO of Sherritt International (TSX: S), did not mince words when he said the company needed to take action to protect its balance sheet so that it could withstand lower commodity prices, with “more than 60% of...

Glencore latest to slash near-term copper production 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
VANCOUVER — Copper producers have seen margins come under pressure, as spot prices for the red metal hover near six-year lows well below the US$3 per lb. level over the medium-term. London-based Glencore (LSE: GLEN) is the latest miner to...

Commentary: African expatriate salaries continue to fall 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
Expatriate salary benchmarks in Africa are trending downward with a 10% drop in base salaries over the past year, according to research by our firm Globe 24-7, an African-specialist human resources consultancy.

Editorial: Signs of life in copper market 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-09
Glencore’s surprise decision to cut back its copper production coupled with stronger-than-expected Chinese copper import data have had a salutary effect on copper prices, which jumped 5% on Sept. 8 to record their biggest one-day...

Endeavour hits pay dirt at Agbaou 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
VANCOUVER — West Africa-focused Endeavour Mining (TSX: EDV; US-OTC: EDVMF) has been on the hunt for valuable oxide resources at its flagship Agbaou gold mine, 80 km south of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire, and exploration results...