BHP Billiton’s (LSE: BLT) spinoff company will be named South32, a nod to the location of its assets in the southern hemisphere and a more cryptic salute to the location of its main offices in Australia and South Africa.
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Aureus Mining (TSX: AUE; LSE: AUE) has doubled the size of the aggregate resource at its Ndablama deposit in Liberia, just 40 km northeast of where the company is building its flagship New Liberty gold mine.
Mark Bristow was a 24-year-old university student when he attended a party on the eve of the Midmar Triathalon — a gruelling canoe-cycle-run event held at the Midmar Dam north of Pietermaritzburg in South Africa.
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) has named the six winners of it annual awards. The recipients will be feted during the annual PDAC convention at an evening gala on March 2, 2015, in Toronto.
December was a great month for Probe Mines (TSXV: PRB; US-OTC: PROBF) president and CEO David Palmer.
Private equity deals have been fewer this year than many in the mining sector had hoped, given the declining fortunes of hundreds of cash-strapped mining companies. So when a deal is made, it tends to get noticed.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s call for a “new approach” in the U.S. government’s relationship with Cuba, including the establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing of economic and travel restrictions, has lifted…
Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) will soon suspend operations at its Lumwana copper mine in Zambia in response to the Zambian government’s move to more than triple the royalty rate on open-pit mines, starting in 2015.
Mining and mineral exploration are by nature businesses for optimists, but looking back over 2014, it’s hard not to conclude that difficulties and disasters tended to outweigh the brighter spots of achievement and growth. Here is our…
The following is an edited except from Société Générale and Thomson Reuters GFMS’s Global Hedge Book Analysis Q3 2014.
Timetric: African mining equipment suppliers need to be punctual