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World gold No.2 tightens forecast production after quarterly profit slump

Barrick shares plunge after 35% quarterly profit decline. Pascua-Lama start-up delayed to 2014, capital costs up 50-60%

Mine closures, reductions send top 5 global miner to June quarter loss

Mining Science: Research is bringing more information to the growing debate about the personal, family and community impacts of the massive growth of fly-in fly-out employment structures in Australia. Rob Payne reports

These times are tough enough without falling production, rising costs and expensive development, but OZ Minerals has an ace. Mark Mentiplay reports

The latest presidential order on mining reform looks good for current players, but newcomers need to be wary. Mark Mentiplay reports

After achieving the four guidance targets he set for 2011-12, BC Iron’s Mike Young is aiming higher

Buying in to the Revuboe coal project strengthens Anglo American’s global position, geographically and in product range

The acquisition of assets in Kenya mark Barrick Gold’s first steps outside of Tanzania.

Australian miner backs its faith in Botswana’s future as the world’s next energy hub. John Feary reports

Bellzone is targeting 46Mtpa of iron ore from its Kalia project in Guinea by 2020.

Iron ore, coal, copper nickel up; platinum, diamonds down in Anglo American’s prelim quarter.

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


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