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Workers underground at Vale's Taquari-Vassouras   potash mine in Brazil. Credit: Vale

Moody’s puts 55 miners on review for downgrade

Moody’s Investors Service has put the credit ratings of 55 mining companies under review due to poor market conditions, noting this downturn marks a “unprecedented shift” for the mining industry.




Iamgold's Rosebel gold mine in Suriname. Credit: Iamgold

Iamgold lowers costs, but analysts remain cautious

Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) had a messy third quarter — widening its adjusted loss on the back of lower gold sales — but it has cut its operating costs, leaving analysts questioning if the company’s focus on cash…


A panel discussion during the Energy and Mines conference in Toronto in late October, from left: Stephen Letwin, Iamgold's president and CEO; Paul West-Sells, Western Copper and Gold's president and COO; and Valerie Helbronner, partner with Torys LLP. Source: Energy and Mines

Miners weigh in on green energy

Technologies in renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydroelectricity and bioenergy are improving, making them cheaper and attractive. However, lower commodity prices and tighter margins are among the barriers miners face when adopting…






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