Amid a rash of merger and acquisition activity in the gold mining sector, two industry titans have scrapped plans for a possible merger and will instead enter a limited joint venture in Nevada.
Potentially hazardous encounters with wild game hunters are increasingly common at the Greens Creek Mine in the Alaskan wilderness. The company is asking the Board of Game to ban hunting near the silver mining operation.
Australia is among the world's top gold producers, and the Canadian mining company RNC recently discovered a pair of massive gold orebodies at the Beta Hunt mine in Western Australia.
South Africa, once home to the world's top-producing gold mines, has seen a virtual collapse of the industry. New gold mining projects around the world are on the decline, as well.
In the time since the precious metal prices began to fall from their highs in 2011 and 2012, the gold mining sector has struggled to recover.
In 2016, the world's top silver producing countries accounted for 80% of all new global silver supply. This animated video ranks the top 9 countries.
Today marks the 120th anniversary of the first gold discovery that ignited the famous Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory.
Barrick Gold (ABX) and Newmont Mining (NEM) are the world two largest gold mining firms. Which of the two companies has the better prospects?