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Australia's top gold miner boosts bet on Ecuador copper project

19 December 2018 - 07:08
Australia’s largest gold producer, Newcrest Mining (ASX: NCM) has upped its holdings in Ecuador-focused explorer SolGold (LON, TSX:SOLG), which is developing the Cascabel copper-gold project in the country’s north.

OceanaGold allowed to resume activities at New Zealand’s Martha pit

17 December 2018 - 16:27
Following a series of hearings that took place in November, three independent commissioners in New Zealand have greenlighted OceanaGold’s (TSX/ASX: OGC) Martha pit, which is the first stage of an anticipated 10-year mine life extension for the historic Martha Underground Mine, located in Waihi town, in the North Island’s Hauraki district.

Wheaton resolves tax dispute with Canada Revenue Agency, shares surge 14%

15 December 2018 - 14:40
Wheaton Precious Metals’ (TSE: WPM) shares surged over 14% Friday, following the company’s announcement that it had a reached settlement with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The settlement provides for a final resolution of Wheaton's tax appeal in connection with the reassessment under transfer pricing rules for 2005 to 2010.

Giant 552-carat yellow diamond unearthed in Canada's arctic

15 December 2018 - 14:31
Canada's Dominion Diamond Mines and Rio Tinto shocked the market on Friday by unveiling what is believed to be the largest diamond ever found in North America, measuring in about the size of a chicken-egg.

Iamgold eyes growth in Burkina Faso, unveils resource estimate for Gossey

13 December 2018 - 07:40
Canada’s IAMGOLD Corp. (TSX IMG), (NYSE: IAG) is working on expanding its footprint in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where it already operates its Essakane mine, in production since 2010.

Newcrest expands footprint in Chile with two gold deals

12 December 2018 - 07:32
Australian gold miner Newcrest Mining (ASX:NMC) is betting big on Chile’s geological gold potential by closing two deals with exploration juniors in the South American country, the world’s top copper producer.

Melting gold at room temperature is a thing now

10 December 2018 - 07:26
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, the University of Gothenburg, the University of Jyväskylä, and Stanford University have found a way to make the surface of a gold object melt at room temperature.

Barrick selling research and development firm AuTec

7 December 2018 - 19:26
The Turquoise Ridge underground mine is seen by the new Barrick as one of the assets with "high potential" to become Tier 1. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the Nevada-based mine. Newmont Mining owns the remaining 25%. (Image courtesy of Barrick Gold.)

Condor Gold shares jump on Nicaragua concession licence

7 December 2018 - 19:19
Shares in Condor Gold (LON:CNR) climbed over 10% Friday after it announced the Nicaraguan ministry of energy and mines had granted it the Las Cruces concession, which expands its La India gold project package by 45%.

Aura Resources optimistic about Arizona gold project

7 December 2018 - 19:08
Before the end of the year, Aura Resources (TSXV: AUU) decided to share its plans for the Gold Chain project, which the Ontario miner acquired last July.
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