Mining News Pro - Vancouver-based gold miner B2Gold Corp. (TSX: BTO) reported Wednesday strong operational and financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2019, surpassing analyst expectations.

Mining News Pro - Gold futures rallied above $1,500 an ounce on sustained demand for the traditional haven as the US-China trade war festers, global growth slows and central banks around the world ease monetary policy.

Mining News Pro - Shares in Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX), the British company building a huge fertilizer mine beneath a national park, plummeted on Tuesday after it suspended a planned $500 million bond sale, which was a key part of the funding necessary for its polyhalite mining project.

Mining News Pro - Even though at the beginning of the month iron ore was trading above $120 a tonne, the highest in more than five years, prices are starting to come down, closing at about $100 a tonne in the last market session.

Mining News Pro - Hudbay Minerals (TSE: HBM) shares plunged more than 20% on Thursday after a court ruling barred the company from proceeding with construction at its Rosemont project in Arizona.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources said an impairment charge at the cash-generating unit of its Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia led to the company missing estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - Greatland Gold’s (LSE:GGP) stock was up over 14% on Thursday after first results from Newcrest’s drill campaign at Greatland’s Havieron licence were released.

Mining News Pro - The chief executive of Polish miner KGHM expects copper prices to fluctuate around $6,000 per tonne by the end of the year, he said on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL) announced on Wednesday that the company has entered a bought-deal financing agreement, issuing 3.76 million common shares at C$5.85 each for aggregate gross proceeds of C$22 million.

Mining News Pro - The London Metal Exchange is preparing a new rule designed to reveal the huge stockpiles of metal held in private storage, shining a light on one of the industry’s most opaque areas for the first time.

Mining News Pro - Shares in Fresnillo (LON:FRS), the world’s largest silver miner, dropped by almost 5% to the bottom of the FTSE 100 after it cut its annual production targets, citing lower-than-expected ore grades and construction delays at its gold mines in Mexico.

Mining News Pro - Financial market uncertainty and accommodative monetary policy will continue to support gold investment demand in the short term, a study published Thursday by the World Gold Council (WGC) shows.

Mining News Pro - The backdrop for miners is ready to brighten in the second half of this year. They just need a resolution of the trade war between the U.S. and China to light a fire under their stocks.

Mining News Pro - Markets overseer IIROC on Friday asked Gungnir Resources (TSX-V: GUG, OTC PINK: ASWRF) to comment after the Sweden-focused explorer’s shares surged more than 40%.

Mining News Pro - Wire rod prices in eastern India are hovering at 1.5 years low as these levels were last seen in Dec`17. On account of piling up of stocks with the mid sized mills coupled with limited demand has kept market under pressure.

Mining News Pro - The surge in small mining issues and a single cross-border listing from the pharmaceutical sector was not enough to redeem the second quarter market for initial public offerings (IPOs) in Canada, the quarterly PwC review of the nation’s IPO market showed.

Mining News Pro - Acacia Mining has released a statement to say it “strongly disagrees with a number of matters” set out in parent company Barrick Gold’s takeover proposal published last week.

Mining News Pro - Gold gathered momentum on Thursday sending the shares of gold miners higher across the board.

Mining News Pro - Copper jumped to a three-week high on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said trade talks with China would resume ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit, raising hopes for a resolution to the damaging conflict. The tit-for-tat trade war between the world`s top two economies has sapped demand for metals and overshadowed strong fundamentals in markets such as copper, analysts say.

Mining News Pro - Gold jumped out of the gate on Friday, rising more than 1% in heavy volumes as investors seek a safe haven amid a widening trade war unleashed by US President Donald Trump.

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