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Excellon Resources hopes for an early end to the dispute that has closed its 1.3Moz La Platosa silver mine since Monday

Geology and meteorology have combined to force Canada’s second-largest gold miner to cut its production forecasts for 2012

The world’s biggest coal exporter and consumer have got together to fund joint efforts to promote clean-coal technologies

The move underground holds the promise of extending project life at Integra Mining’s Randalls gold project in Western Australia

Protesters disrupt miner’s Sumatran gold search. John Feary reports

South Africa’s platinum leaders have been challenged to follow the lead of Aquarius Platinum by shutting their non-productive operations

Like many a jilted lover, Flinders Mines has now declared it’s ready to get on with its life and there are plenty more fish in the sea.

Rio Tinto is working towards an agreement with 780 workers at the Alma aluminium smelter who have been locked out of the project since January.

The world’s second largest primary silver miner threatens to stop work on its newest mine in Argentina over proposed new provincial charges

A single shareholder in a Russian village has brought an end to a half-billion dollar international business deal

A supply overhang and economic uncertainty are combining to keep nickel prices under pressure. Chris Kelly reports for Reuters

After 16 years, one of the biggest gold scandals in history has its sequel of sorts in a Canadian law panel review.

The Guatemalan government's plan to take up to 40% in non-renewable resource projects will not affect existing projects.

The maiden JORC resource on the smallest target at Apollo's Commonwealth Hill iron project is sufficient to support early development work.

Big US coalminer Arch is to close several of its coal mines, cut production at others and layoff 750 as plummeting coal consumption bites. Mark Mentiplay reports.

Integra’s Randalls Gold Project is back on stream and its likely more early underground ore will add to 2013’s 100,000oz guidance. Mark Mentiplay reports.

Nationalisation puts Bolivian mining investment in question. John Feary reports

Poor ground conditions, industrial troubles and finally stagnant PGM prices have forced the closure of another South African platinum mine

South African coal miner Continental Coal has seen its share price plunge from 28c to 11c in 4 months. Mark Mentiplay reports

The figures are dramatic but the reasoning behind Rio Tinto’s $US6.2B investment in Chinese demand for iron ore is reasonable ... even conservative

The scourge of lower production and higher costs hits Vatukoula Gold Mines. Mark Mentiplay reports

Rambler Metals moves towards commercial operations at Ming copper-gold mine

A minor court in eastern Russia derailed the Magnitogorst-Flinders Mines transaction. Can a semi-judicial body in Australia put it back on track?

The $A6.4B Alpha Coal Project is closer to a final green light after the feuding Queensland and Federal governments get together on a new approvals agreement. Mark Mentiplay reports

A 236% reserves/resources has failed to avert a half million dollar loss for Canadian Claude Resources

In the end it was a clear-cut decision, with share, note and debenture holders of cash-strapped First Uranium giving overwhelming support to asset disposals

Castlemaine on track for 50,000oz pa from its Ballarat Project by year end

A new credit facility has cleared the way for Canadian Crocodile Gold to crank up its new Aussie assets.

Starting small is predicted to bring big advantages for Nkwe Platinum’s Garatau project in South Africa’s Bushveld complex

US company Eastern Resources kicks off its steep climb to 500,000oz pa gold equivalent production later this year. Mark Mentiplay reports


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