Aug 262020

Global mining news – The Northern Miner

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Mar 212019
The Northern Miner – Mining News Since 1915

Major Drilling Group International Inc. is one of the world’s largest drilling services companies primarily serving the mining industry. Established in 1980, Major Drilling has over 1,000 years of combined experience within its management team alone. Major Drilling maintains field operations and offices in Canada, the United States, Mexico, South America, Asia, Africa and Europe. […]

Jun 092015
For Indians, gold a barbarous relic for barbarous times

DAILY NEWSJun 9, 2015 4:40 PM TEXT SIZE   By: Jayat Bhandari By: Jayat Bhandari 2015-06-09 Many people try to find correlation between inflation and gold price, often using the U.S. dollar as their base currency. They ignore that the biggest gold consumers — in rural parts of India and China — are not driven […]

Jun 092015
Should we have quotas for women on boards in Canada?

DAILY NEWSJun 9, 2015 10:51 AM TEXT SIZE   By: Catherine Wade By: Catherine Wade 2015-06-09 It’s no secret that the mining industry is behind the curve when it comes to hiring women and appointing female board members. What will it take to get them onboard? Although the last couple of years have seen some […]

May 192015
Negative sentiment outweighing fundamentals in uranium pricing

DAILY NEWSMay 19, 2015 4:46 PM TEXT SIZE   By: Anthony Milewski By: Anthony Milewski 2015-05-19 Of all the metals out there, uranium probably takes the prize for the strongest example of sentiment outweighing fundamentals in the resource sector. While today’s spot price is nearly 30% higher than its eight year low of approximately US$28 […]

May 082015
Rise of synthetic diamonds inevitable - but limited

DAILY NEWSMay 8, 2015 11:39 AM TEXT SIZE   By: Paul Zimnisky By: Paul Zimnisky 2015-05-08 I have been getting asked a lot of questions about synthetic diamonds as of late.  I can say there is a diverse mix of intrigue, concern, and enthusiasm. Whenever synthetics are mentioned, identification and disclosure always seem to be […]

Apr 292015
Commentary: The shifting liability landscape for Canadian miners abroad

DAILY NEWSApr 29, 2015 1:14 PM TEXT SIZE   By: Young Park and Rick Moscone2015-04-29 Two recent lawsuits brought in British Columbia by foreign plaintiffs against two Canadian mining companies for alleged human rights abuses abroad have raised the stakes for mining projects in foreign jurisdictions. On June 18, 2014, seven Guatemalan men sued Tahoe […]

Apr 202015
Mining's New Gold Standard - Winning Hearts & Minds

DAILY NEWSApr 20, 2015 4:30 PM TEXT SIZE   By: Marc Davis (SPONSORED CONTENT)2015-04-20 Consider this jaw-dropping game-changer: Tens of billions of dollars are being spent each year on a form of business-driven altruism that many outside the resource industries still have never heard of. It’s called Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and it’s become an […]

Aug 112014
Hedge Funds Are Digging Gold Miners – Wall Street Journal

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Wall Street Journal Hedge Funds Are Digging Gold MinersWall Street JournalAll that glitters isn’t gold—at least for the investors who are eschewing the precious metal in favor of the companies that mine it. After years spent in the shadow of gold, miners are back in favor, driven by stronger earnings […]

Aug 052014
5 Gold Mining Stocks to Buy –

5 Gold Mining Stocks to Buy Today Let’s just say that the last few years haven’t quite so golden for firms that dig precious metals out of the ground. After exploding higher during the Great Recession and reaching about $2,000 per ounce, gold has been on a one-way ticket downwards. The combination of lowered inflation […]