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Short-term pain is set to produce long-term gain for US miner Gold Resource Corporation at its Arista mine in Mexico. John Feary reports

Excellon has bitten back at claims it has failed to meet disclosure requirements regarding conflict over its Platosa mine.

Rusoro has become the latest company to take legal action against Venezuela's nationalisation of resources.

While suppliers plan to lift iron ore production, weaker Chinese steel demand suggests they could be supplying into falling prices. Manolo Serapio Jr of Reuters reports

A process developed 20 years ago to treat high arsenic ores in PNG may be the key to Silver Mines’ new Webbs silver project

Fears of a slowdown in Chinese demand aren’t shared by the world’s third biggest iron ore miner

Mostly good first half 2012 results leaves big miner Rio Tinto undaunted and confident. Mark Mentiplay reports

Fortescue stays on course for T155, even with a 7% rise in costs. John Feary reports

Endeavour Silver is set to outline its plans for new purchases El Cubo and Guadalupe y Calvo

A Philippines provincial governor is still threatening to block Xstrata and Indophil Resources’ development of the $6B Tampakan mine

Kyrgyzstan shapes up as one of the world’s most mining-friendly countries under new legislation approved by the republic’s parliament

Rail and port upgrades are set to produce big benefits for Mount Gibson Iron

Corsa Coal expects to double production in the next three months, but the uncertainty of coal markets make it unwilling to predict what happens after that

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