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Experts: Expect A Wipeout For South African Miners

Experts: Expect A Wipeout For South African Miners

The downturn in South African…

This Region Is China’s Next Target For Resource Deals

This Region Is China’s Next Target For Resource Deals

Besides Africa, China is looking…

The Worst Mining Nation On The Planet?

The Worst Mining Nation On The Planet?

Falling production, financial hardships, strikes…

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This Rare Metal Just Saw Its Price Jump By 30%

Apr 12, 2017 at 10:36 | Dave Forest

Amazing price action this week, for a metal we don’t hear much about. Ruthenium. Rates for this platinum group metal surged over the weekend, according to data from Platts.…

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The New Tech Transforming The Platinum Industry

Apr 04, 2017 at 09:40 | Dave Forest

There is upheaval in the platinum space right now, with big fluctuations in the South African rand threatening to take down prices across the platinum group metals complex. That trend…

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Is This The Biggest Gold Deposit Ever Found In China?

Mar 31, 2017 at 10:55 | Dave Forest

Mining analysts MinEx Consulting released an interesting study on global exploration last week. Showing that China is by far the world’s largest spender on mineral exploration — but that discoveries…

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What Gold Can Tell You About Oil Prices

Mar 30, 2017 at 14:27 | Brian Noble

It’s human nature to pay close attention to market indicators when they seem to be working and show neglect or indifference when they’re not. That is not, however, necessarily the…

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Judgement Day Awaits South Africa’s Mining Sector

Mar 29, 2017 at 12:48 | Dave Forest

Tense days in the South Africa mining sector. With industry waiting to see if the government will move on major amendments to the country’s mining code — which are reportedly…

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5 Mining Companies Set for Major Breakouts In 2017

Mar 27, 2017 at 16:53 | Charles Kennedy

While the beginning of 2016 was a rough one for metals miners, by the end of last year the recovery had started, and now we’re heading into a nice bull…

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Is The End Of The Escondida Strike A ''Disaster'' For This Mega-Mine?

Mar 27, 2017 at 11:05 | Dave Forest

Major South American miner Milpo dealt a major blow to the copper sector this past Thursday. Announcing that it will pull out of the Michiquillay project in Peru — one…

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This World-Leading Copper Supplier Just Came Back Online

Mar 22, 2017 at 11:32 | Dave Forest

The workers’ strike at the world’s largest copper mine, Chile’s Escondida, shows no signs of stopping. With unions this week rejecting a request by management for a new round…

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Expect A Huge Gold Rally This Spring

Mar 08, 2017 at 14:03 | James Burgess

‘Trumphoria’ is over—at least as far as the stock market rally is concerned. But this is exactly the point at which gold becomes exceptional, and one little-known explorer is spectacularly…

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Gold Demand In This Key Market Just Surged 82%

Mar 02, 2017 at 10:21 | Dave Forest

The biggest story in gold the past year has been India. With the world’s former largest gold importer seeing a 21 percent fall in shipments during 2016, to just 676…

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