B2Gold eyes 35% production growth in 2015

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-23
B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE MKT: BTG) expects another record production year in 2015, building upon the solid output it had in 2014.

Mining industry revisits anti-corruption procedures

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-14
Mining companies should take note of Canada’s stricter penalties and more aggressive enforcement of anti-corruption laws and make sure their anti-bribery compliance procedures are up to speed, lawyers, forensic accountants and mining...

Facts 'n' Figures: China closes its wallet in Canada 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-14
One factor that helped the global mining industry weather the 2008–09 recession better than many other heavy industries was China’s rising presence in metals and minerals markets, both as a ravenous consumer of raw materials and a...

Commentary: China's declining coal dependence 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-07
The latest energy-market numbers from the Chinese government show an acceleration of a remarkable phenomenon that emerged from 2012 to 2014. The bottom line today is that the traditional nexus between real gross domestic product (GDP) growth,...

TSX starts 2015 strong, Dec. 29-Jan. 2  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-07
Canada’s benchmark index exited the trading week in positive territory, helped by higher gold prices and mining stocks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index jumped 144.40 points to 14,753.65. It ended 2014 up 7.4% for the year, slightly below...

Alacer boosts leaching capacity at Çöpler 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-31
Alacer Gold (TSX: ASR) says it can increase the heap-leach capacity at its 80%-held Copler gold mine in Turkey to extend oxide gold production beyond 2017. 

Chinese driving copper demand: ICSG 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-31
The following is a summary of the International Copper Study Group’s (ICSG) December 2014 Copper Bulletin. For more information and to buy the bulletin, visit

Asian Mineral capitalizes on first-mover status in Vietnam 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
VANCOUVER — It’s been a long journey for Asian Mineral Resources (TSXV: ASN; US-OTC: AIERF) at its Ban Phuc nickel-sulphide project, 160 km west of Hanoi in Vietnam’s Son La province, but the company’s patience is about...

Fact 'n' figures: Citigroup favours palladium for 2015 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-17
Palladium mine supply production this year will fall to 5.9 million oz. — its lowest level in nearly 20 years, and an 8% drop from 2013 — while demand for the metal grows, Citigroup outlines in a Dec. 1 research report.

Lydian scores final mine permit at Amulsar 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
VANCOUVER — Shares of Lydian International (TSX: LYD; US-OTC: LYDIF) were on the rise after news that the company cleared the final permitting hurdle at its wholly owned Amulsar epithermal gold deposit, 170 km south of...