Friday, 31 May 2013

South Africa to develop mining rescue plan

It is reported that Mr Susan Shabangu mineral resources minister of South Africa has instructed officials in her department to develop a rescue plan to ensure the long term sustainability of South Africa's embattled platinum and gold mining sectors

Friday, 31 May 2013

London copper slips but China demand supports

Reuters reported that London copper slipped as a slightly firmer dollar dragged on prices while seasonally strong demand from top consumer China offered support

Monday, 27 May 2013

Why a uranium renaissance looks inevitable

Casey Research's Chief Energy Investment Strategist, Marin Katusa, whose portfolio profited nicely the last time the uranium bull broke loose a decade ago, recently interviewed a group of world-renowned energy experts to discuss the prospects for the sector that some considered doomed by the Fukushima disaster

Thursday, 23 May 2013

UK lawmakers to probe transparency of mining, oil firms

Britain's parliament is to probe UK-based mining and oil firms after troubles at two mining companies burnt some investors' fingers

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Geologists discover new gold-copper mine in China

Geologists have discovered a large gold-copper mine in northwest China, the state-owned news agency Xinhua reported Tuesday

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Scientists discover new non-toxic gold mining method

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois have discovered a new method for mining gold which is inexpensive and non-toxic

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Advisers Morgan Stanley, Deutsche drop miner ENRC

Advisers Morgan Stanley, Deutsche drop miner ENRC

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Glencore Xstrata produces 18 pct more copper in Q1

Glencore Xstrata (LON:GLEN) copper production was up 18% over last year's Q1

Wednesday, 08 May 2013

Mining exploration sinks to new low

According to IntierraRMG, mining exploration fell once more in March, extending a 17-month decline in exploration activity

Wednesday, 08 May 2013

Mining exploration sinks to new low

According to IntierraRMG, mining exploration fell once more in March, extending a 17-month decline in exploration activity

The mining industry’s search for new ounces fell to a new low in March, extending a 17-month decline in exploration activity

This is according to IntierraRMG's latest State of the Market report