Africa

CIBC slashes platinum forecast

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-20
An expected surge in the price of platinum failed to materialize in 2014 because of a strong U.S. dollar and weak South African rand, say mining analysts with CIBC World Markets, who are slashing their platinum price forecast for 2015.

True Gold targets first gold pour in late 2015

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-18
Vancouver-based gold junior True Gold Mining (TSXV: TGM) likes to get things done quickly.

Iamgold continues to tackle costs

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-14
Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) is trimming the fat on its balance sheet, with hopes of returning to a cash flow positive position next year.

TSX continues winning streak, Nov. 3-7 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-12
The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained for the fourth straight week, up 77.51 points to close at 14,690.83. Gold and diversified miners both added 10 points, with the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index ending at 144.86 and the S&P/TSX Capped...

AngloGold considers asset sales to pay down debt 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-12
VANCOUVER — Volatile gold markets have shifted the goal posts for miners, and South Africa’s AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) has responded by streamlining operations and getting a better grasp on its balance sheet. The company has...

Burkina Faso's political turmoil rocks gold juniors 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-05
VANCOUVER — Burkina Faso has earned its reputation as a relatively stable jurisdiction for mining companies, but social conditions in Africa can change quickly. On Oct. 31 former president Blaise Compaoré stepped down after tens of...

Macquarie Research cuts Kinross target price  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-05
With gold falling to a four-year low of US$1,171.60 per oz. on the afternoon of Halloween, many gold miners saw their shares slip to 52-week lows. 

B2Gold wrestles with operational issues at Masbate, Limon  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-05
VANCOUVER — Producer B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) has made a name for itself through its operational acumen in tough jurisdictions, but ongoing ramp-up issues caught up to the company during the third quarter.

Canadian production on the rise 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-01
With Gahcho Kué and Renard now officially under construction, I think it’s fair to say that in four years’ time, Canadian diamond production will look significantly different than it does today.

Editorial: Reading the tea leaves 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-01
Lukas Lundin, the chairman of Lucara Diamond may be bullish on diamonds (see Page 5), but he doesn’t see things improving for diamond juniors in the near term.

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