De Re Metallica – Agricola, Hoover
Georgius Agricola – a renaissance scholar on mining
The humanist Georgius Agricola published his book De Re Metallica in 1556. The title means something like “on metallurgy”. The work covers the mining industry and everything related to it and...
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2 Central Banks Just Printed Billions In Fiat Currency Then Immediately Bought Gold Mining Stocks With It!
MAC SLAVO—SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
When former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was questioned by Ron Paul during a 2011 monetary policy report, he famously told the Congressman that gold...
Mine within months of producing gold after nearly a decade of effort
OceanaGold is busy preparing Kershaw site for gold digging operation
Gold mine would be the largest in the eastern United States
By SAMMY FRETWELL
COLUMBIA, SC By the end of this year, miners...
Crowdfunding Comes To Mining Sector
by Neils Christensen of Kitco News
Wednesday March 23, 2016 13:43
(Kitco News) - The mining industry is not known for its acceptance of innovation; however, one company is hoping to change that after creating what could be the first regulated equity...
Newcrest resurrects hedge policy as Australian dollar gold rises
SYDNEY, March 24
Newcrest Mining, one of the world's biggest gold producers, will hedge more than half-a-million ounces of gold over the next two years, abandoning a long-held opposition to cap its exposure to market bullion...
Indonesian Group Seeks $1 Billion Debt for Newmont Mine Deal
Cathy Kit Ching Chan chan_cat
March 18, 2016 — 1:18 AM CDT Updated on March 18, 2016 — 3:06 AM CDT
Financing would include $750 million loan, rest in mezzanine
Maybank, Societe Generale among lenders in...
New Technology Strikes Gold At PDAC 2016; Wins $500K
By Neils Christensen of Kitco News
Friday March 11, 2016 14:30
(Kitco News) - Embracing new technology and innovation can pay off big in the mining sector, just ask one Quebec company that won $500,000 to breathe new life into a...
“We’re Back Baby” – Positive Sentiment Reigns at PDAC
By Neils Christensen of Kitco News
Monday March 07, 2016 17:00
(Kitco News) - The general commodity market is still under pressure but thanks to gold’s almost 20% rally since the start of the year, the mood at the world’s largest mining...
Meanwhile, in Africa, prices and automation continue to take their toll in the mining sector, losing 32,000 jobs, but declaring saving 16000 jobs.
Deal saved 16,000 mining jobs, MPs told
by Wendell Roelf, March 02 2016, 11:47
Picture: THE TIMES
A DEAL struck between the...
Canadian Think Tank Names Australia Best Mining Jurisdiction For 2015
Tuesday March 01, 2016 15:30
(Kitco News) - Australia is now the best investment jurisdiction in the global mining sector, according a Canadian-based think tank.
Tuesday the Fraser Institute released the results of its 2015...
Gold the 'Superhero' May Shoot Up to $1,400: Top Forecaster
February 23, 2016 — 7:03 PM CST Updated on February 24, 2016 — 6:03 AM CST
OCBC's Gan says bullion may surge should risk aversion jump
Price seen at $1,000-$1,150 year-end as Fed will still tighten
The US coal industry is falling apart. Here's the surprising reason why.
Updated by David Roberts on February 22, 2016, 10:00 a.m. ET @drvox firstname.lastname@example.org
The US coal mining industry is collapsing.
Consider this remarkable fact, from a new report by the Rhodium Group:
The four largest US...
Junk status beckons for these 14 miners
Includes some marquee names
Frik Els | a day ago | 2627 | 2
Anglo American Los Bronces
Ratings agency's have got it in for the mining sector where all companies are struggling with low commodity prices and many have to cope with high debt loads.
A Walk down Memory Lane
Keith Barron 2 days ago History, Market Commentary Leave a comment 3,626 Views
As the late great baseball catcher Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (1925-2015) observed:
It’s like déjà vu all over again.
History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes
Tanzanian Royalty's Subsidiary Tanzam Provides Notice of Force Majeure Under Agreement with STAMICO (State Mining Company), Owned by the Tanzanian Treasury
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2016) - Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TNX.TO)(NYSE MKT:TRX) (the "Company") announces...
Gold “Weathered” The Storm - Dennis Gartman
Monday January 25, 2016 11:20
According to newsletter writer and famed economist Dennis Gartman, gold managed to fight off the Friday blues. “Gold weathered the usual storm that all-too-often has plagued the gold market on Friday’s,” he says. Last...
Hyperinflation Yes, But Not Where We Expected
Keith Barron 1 day ago Market Commentary 1 Comment 8,014 Views
Up, up and away…my beautiful, my beautiful balloon!
For the many disciples of Austrian Economics who read this Blog, yes I feel as cheated, bamboozled and perplexed about the prices...