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SolGold in talks to finance long-life Ecuador copper project

21 May 2019 - 23:17
SolGold is in talks with financiers keen to invest in its Ecuadorian copper-gold prospects and mining major BHP could increase its stake in the company, SolGold's chief executive said on Monday.

Victory Metals’ big vanadium find

21 May 2019 - 22:36
Vancouver-based Victory Metals (TSX-V:VMX) has big ambitions for its flagship Nevada vanadium project, Iron Point, based on a recent expansion to 5,382 hectares, drill results, and a $3.6 million private placement.

Canada’s Pure Gold starts trading in London

21 May 2019 - 22:32
Canada’s Pure Gold Mining (TSX-V: PGM) has begun trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker PUR, in a move aimed at lifting the company’s international profile ahead of its transition to producer from developer.

Scientists replicate medieval gold purification technique

21 May 2019 - 21:59
Scientists at Northwestern University have experimentally replicated a medieval gold purification method employed by West Africans in the 10th and 11th centuries.

Venezuela sells $570 million from gold reserve despite sanctions

19 May 2019 - 22:06
Venezuela sold about $570 million in gold from central bank reserves over the past two weeks, skirting U.S. Treasury sanctions designed to freeze assets of the Nicolas Maduro’s administration, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

IAMGOLD rejects rumours of planned assets sale

19 May 2019 - 21:55
Canadian bullion producer IAMGOLD Corp. (TSX IMG), (NYSE: IAG) said it wasn’t aware of any material change that would account for a sharp price rise in its stock on Thursday and into early trading on Friday, following reports that the miner was exploring a possible sale of all or parts of its business.

Mountain Province stock takes off on 74% diamond resource increase

12 April 2019 - 15:45
Shares of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) surged on Thursday after releasing its latest mineral resource estimates at the Faraday 2 kimberlite, located within the Kennady North Project, NWT, Canada. The stock rebounded by more than 12% at the open in Toronto, lifting the company's market capitalization to over C$256 million.

Global silver demand up 4% in 2018

12 April 2019 - 15:34
The Silver Institute has released a report saying global silver demand rose 4% – to 1.03 billion oz. – in 2018. This is the first time since 2015 that demand has risen year-over-year.

Newmont shareholders overwhelmingly approve $10B Goldcorp takeover, creating world’s top gold miner

12 April 2019 - 15:08
Shareholders in US gold giant Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) have almost unanimously approved the miner’s proposed $10B takeover of Canada’s Goldcorp (TSX:G) (NYSE:GG), a deal that creates the world’s largest gold producer by market value, output and reserves, robbing Barrick of its recently cemented supremacy.

Newmont bondholder revolt may put Barrick on hook for debt

11 April 2019 - 16:56
Barrick Gold Corp. could find itself partially liable for $600 million in additional debt, if some Newmont Mining Corp. bondholders have their way.
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