Yukon gold has been legendary since bullion was first discovered in Dawson City in 1896, but a wave of investment from major miners in the past year suggests the territory could be on the brink of a 21st century gold rush. 858 more words
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Canadian gold producer Goldcorp Inc reported a quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by lower costs.
The world’s fourth-biggest gold producer by market value reported net earnings of $135 million, or 16 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30. 45 more words
Mining magnate Frank Giustra takes a break from producing Blade Runner sequel to return to his first love — mining
Frank Giustra likes to see big where others think small.
The Canadian mining maverick’s latest target is a subterranean patch of red earth in southwestern Mexico. 1,209 more words
Two Canadian gold giants, Barrick Gold Corp. and Goldcorp Inc., will form a partnership in Chile’s gold belt in a multi-faceted deal that will see Goldcorp commit nearly US$1 billion as miners look for creative solutions to find and fund new sources of growth. 708 more words
An industry most ripe for change: How #Disruptmining could shake up one of the world's oldest sectors
One competitor uses tailings pond scum to make more environmentally-friendly mining processes, while another aims to transport ore to the surface via a pipeline. A third challenger uses a machine learning algorithm to better target exploration drilling and yet another uses real-time data on drill rigs. 885 more words