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Xavantina Operations, Brazil
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in south-eastern Mato Grosso State, Brazil. 


Drill rig at the Doropo project
Doropo gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Centamin has allocated $14-million to complete the Doropo definitive feasibility study. 


AERIAL VIEW OF THE KENNECOTT MINE
Kennecott copper mine expansion, US – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kennecott has returned to underground production after more than 40 years. 


Image of Oyu Tolg stairway to the sky
Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, Mongolia – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto has reported that the sinking of ventilation shafts 3 and 4 is progressing. 


Aerial view of the Reko diq deposit
Reko Diq copper/gold project, Pakistan – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Saudi Arabia is advancing towards a potential deal to acquire a minority stake in the project. 


Aerial view of the Sanbrado gold project
Sanbrado underground gold project, Burkina Faso – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

West African Resources has reported high-grade gold mineralisation from recent infill underground diamond drilling at the project.  


Hummingbird’s first-quarter performance impacted by contractual dispute at Kouroussa
25th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Despite what its CEO Dan Betts deemed a challenging quarter, Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources delivered an 18% quarter-on-quarter increase in gold production at just under 17 000 oz from the... 


Newmont CEO Tom Palmer
Newmont's asset sale attracts strong interest, tops profit estimates
25th April 2024 By: Reuters

Newmont beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter profit on Thursday, as the world's largest gold miner benefited from robust production, higher prices and lower operating expenses. Shares rose... 


The Fruta del Norte mine, in Ecuador
Newmont sells gold stream to Lundin for $330m
25th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Leading gold miner Newmont has finalised the sale of a stream credit facility and offtake agreement for the Fruta del Norte gold mine, in Ecuador, to Lundin Gold for $330-million. The agreement,... 


Blackwater on track for first gold pour in H2 – Artemis
Blackwater on track for first gold pour in H2 – Artemis
25th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Construction of the Blackwater mine, in central British Columbia, is continuing to progress on schedule, keeping the mine on track for its first gold pour in the second half of the year. At March... 


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Congo questions Apple on concerns about use of conflict minerals
25th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government notified Apple of concerns that the company’s supply chain may be tainted by conflict minerals sourced from the central African nation. A group of... 


A Zimbabwe flag
Changing business opportunities, challenges in Zimbabwe highlighted
24th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Zimbabwe is undergoing change and aims to attract more companies to do business in the country, but risks and challenges remain for businesses aiming to capitalise on the opportunities in the... 


Perseus expects strong operating performance to continue
24th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has reported gold sales of 115 648 oz in the March quarter – a 19 489 oz decrease on sales in the December 2023 quarter, owing to the timing of gold sales. The... 


West African on track to meet full-year guidance following solid first quarter
24th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Unhedged gold mining company West African Resources’ Sanbrado mine, in Burkina Faso, produced 56 595 oz of gold at an all-in sustaining cost (AISC) of $1 291/oz in the first quarter of this year.... 


The Grasberg mine in Indonesia
Miner Freeport-McMoRan beats quarterly profit estimates on strong production
24th April 2024 By: Reuters

Copper miner Freeport-McMoRan beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter profit on Tuesday, helped by higher production and easing costs. The mining giant said its quarterly production of copper... 


G Mining draws remaining $33m for TZ project
24th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed G Mining Ventures (GMIN) has successfully drawn the remaining $33-million on its $75-million senior secured term loan with an affiliate of Franco-Nevada, in accordance with an... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 ships concentrate, on course to pay first dividend next year
24th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa's rapidly advancing copper producer Copper 360 has shipped copper concentrate from the Northern Cape province for the first time in 21 years, which saw its shares rise by more than 26%... 


The Greenstone mine will be one of Canada's largest and highest grade mines.
Equinox acquires full ownership of Greenstone for $995m
24th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based Equinox Gold has announced the acquisition of Orion Mine Finance’s 40% interest in Greenstone Gold Mines for $955-million. This gives Equinox full ownership of what it describes as... 


OceanaGold's Didipio mine
OceanaGold prices $106m IPO of Philippine unit
24th April 2024 By: Reuters

Toronto-listed miner OceanaGold said on Wednesday it will raise 6.08-billion pesos ($106-million) through an initial public offering (IPO) of its Philippine unit, the first listing in the Southeast... 


Gas tanks
Invictus partners with Zim-focused gold miner to investigate gas supply to Eureka mine
23rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Invictus Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that could lead to a maiden gas offtake agreement with Dallaglio Investments, involving the supply of gas to the Eureka... 


Renström in the Boliden area is Sweden's deepest mine
Boliden's profit halves as strikes, bad weather weigh
23rd April 2024 By: Reuters

Swedish miner Boliden's first-quarter operating profit fell more than 50% as bad winter weather, lower mining grades and labour strikes weighed on earnings, it said on Tuesday. Operating profit... 


G Mining buys Reunion’s Guyana project
G Mining buys Reunion’s Guyana project
23rd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto-listed G Mining Ventures (GMIN) unveiled a significant move on Monday, announcing its acquisition of TSX-V-listed Reunion Gold, owner of the Oko West project in Guyana, in a C$875-million... 


Amplats CEO Craig Miller
Amplats posts lower first-quarter output
23rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Platinum group metals (PGM) miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has reported a decrease in 5E metal-in-concentrate production of 7% to 834 100 oz for the quarter ended March 31, compared with... 


Gold Road withdraws from Greenstone transaction process
Gold Road withdraws from Greenstone transaction process
23rd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian mining company Gold Road Resources has announced its decision to discontinue its involvement in a transaction process led by Orion Resources Partners concerning a potential investment in... 


The Kalgoorlie operations, including Super Pit, delivered higher production and better grades.
Northern Star sees ramp up in gold sales as output expands
23rd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australian miner Northern Star Resources expects to “significantly increase” gold sales this quarter on higher production and better grades from its Kalgoorlie operations, including the Super Pit,... 


Tabula launches ESG-focused exchange-traded commodity
22nd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

European exchange-traded fund provider Tabula Investment Management has launched an environmental, social and governance- (ESG-) focused physical gold exchange-traded commodity (ETC), the single... 


Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart.
Rich copper intercept in N Cape sends Orion’s shares soaring on Australian exchange
22nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The richness of South Africa’s copper assets were emphasised on Monday when Northern Cape mine developer and explorer Orion Minerals published a standout intercept that sent its shares rocketing up... 


JSE Shares image
From bullion to bytes: How technology is reshaping the JSE Gold Mining Index
22nd April 2024

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Gold Mining Index is an enduring symbol of the fortunes of the precious metal industry. In line with this volatility, trading technology and software have... 


Francois Hardy
Newmont promotes Hardy to chief technology officer
22nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-headquartered gold major Newmont on Friday announced the appointment of Francois Hardy as new chief technology officer (CTO). With more than three decades of technical and operational expertise... 


The Symes openpit at the Edna May operation, in Western Australia
Ramelius achieves record production, raises FY guidance
22nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Western Australian gold miner Ramelius Resources has posted record gold production of 86 928 oz in the March quarter. This has prompted the company to revise its full-year guidance, now... 


China is front and center of gold's record-breaking rally
China is front and center of gold's record-breaking rally
22nd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold’s rise to all-time highs above $2 400 an ounce this year has captivated global markets. China, the world’s biggest producer and consumer of the precious metal, is front and center of the... 


Hancock Prospecting sells stake in Catalyst Metals
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Catalyst Metals reports that the entire remaining substantial shareholding held by Hancock Prospecting in Catalyst Metals’ ordinary shares has been acquired by directors and senior... 


Sayona divests completely from Troilus
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed lithium producer Sayona Mining has divested about 19.2-million shares in TSX-listed Troilus Gold at C$0.63 a share through a block trade facilitated by Desjardins Capital Markets. The... 


Minerals Council South Africa chief economist Hugo Pienaar
Chief economist unpacks mining’s deeply-rooted contribution to economy despite challenges
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The mining industry makes a significant difference in the lives and livelihoods of employees and society in South Africa through economic and socioeconomic contributions, but more can be done on... 


Gruyere gold mine
Gold Road resumes mining at Gruyere
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed gold miner Gold Road Resources has announced the resumption of mining and processing operations at the Gruyere gold mine, in Western Australia. In its March 2024 quarterly report,... 


Seizing assets, the tip of the iceberg in fighting illicit mining activities
19th April 2024

Little over three weeks ago the National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit (NPA AFU) obtained three orders granting the unit permission to seize assets worth some R18 million from... 


Vizsla, Universal conclude merger
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Canadian mineral exploration and development companies Vizsla Copper and Universal Copper have completed a merger arrangement whereby Vizsla acquired 100% of the issued and outstanding common... 


Reunion Gold signs mineral agreement with Guyana govt for Oko West project
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V-listed Reunion Gold has signed a mineral agreement with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission that provides the company, and its 100%-owned Guyanese... 


Sierra Metals' Bolivar mine
Sierra records 36% y/y increase in first-quarter copper production
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

For the first quarter of this year, TSX-listed copper producer Sierra Metals has recorded a 36% year-on-year increase in consolidated copper production of 11.2-million pounds from its two... 


Xanadu engages Bacchus Capital as strategic, project funding adviser
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX- and TSX-listed exploration company Xanadu Mines has engaged financial consultant Bacchus Capital Advisers as its strategic and project funding adviser in relation to the Kharmagtai copper/gold... 


Gold bars
Gold surges past $2 400 on Middle East conflict concerns
19th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold surged past $2 400 an ounce as concerns over rising tensions between Israel and Iran stoked haven demand. Bullion rose as much as 1.3% and headed for a fifth weekly gain after unverified media... 


Aerial view of the Casino project
Casino copper/gold/molybdenum project, Canada – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Western Copper and Gold Corporation has upsized its bought-deal public offering to fund permitting and engineering work at its Casino project. 


An image of one of Harmony Gold's mine sites
Automated project manager scorecards enhance operations
19th April 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Gold mining and exploration company Harmony Gold’s project management office (PMO) recently showcased its digital project manager scorecard – developed by project solutions company Project... 


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