R/€ = 14.83 Change: 0.04
R/$ = 12.09 Change: 0.02
Au 1334.44 $/oz Change: -6.66
Pt 926.50 $/oz Change: -5.49


London joins global Young Mining Professionals network

By: Ilan Solomons     1st September 2017 The Young Mining Professionals (YMP) has launched its latest chapter in London, in the UK and aims to leverage the UK’s location as a “global hub for mining and finance” to provide opportunities for young people in the country’s mining sector and abroad. YPM UK founder Catriona Beadel says that... 

Decade of gold mine declines poised to spur deals, prices

By: Bloomberg     16th November 2016 Gold’s dwindling pipeline of new mines is poised to usher in a decade-long output slump, spurring prices and delivering a new impetus for dealmaking and industry consolidation, according to Goldcorp, the third-largest gold producer. Mine supply may fall about a third in the ten years to 2025,... 

Canadian gold industry donates 2 400 oz for cancer research

By: Henry Lazenby     15th October 2014 Nine of Canada’s top gold producers on Wednesday donated six gold bars weighing 2 400 oz to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (PMCF), giving the foundation’s Billion Dollar Challenge a $3.28-million boost. During an official unveiling ceremony at the PMCF’s Toronto headquarters, Ian Telfer,... 

New Gold’s executive chairperson elected to lead World Gold Council

By: Henry Lazenby     24th September 2013 Vancouver-based New Gold’s executive chairperson, Randall Oliphant, has been elected chairperson of the World Gold Council (WGC), succeeding Goldcorp chairperson Ian Telfer. "I am taking on the role at a time when gold has a wider significance than ever before across the world. From investments... 

World Gold Council publishes conflict-free gold standard

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     18th October 2012 The World Gold Council (WGC) on Thursday published the conflict-free gold standard, which aims to curb gold production fuelling conflict and human rights violations. The standard, which would apply to conflict-affected areas globally, was developed in collaboration with the council’s member... 

World Gold Council unveils conflict-free gold draft

By: Martin Creamer     29th March 2012 The World Gold Council on Thursday unveiled a standard to curb the sale of gold tainted by conflict and human rights violations. 


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