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  • RENO, Nev.— An unprecedented attempt to protect sage grouse habitat across parts of more than 900 square miles of privately owned land in Nevada will begin under a deal Thursday involving the federal government, an environmental group and the world's largest gold mining company. The agreement comes as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approaches a fall...

  • Lake Shore Gold posts 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 6:24 AM ET

    TORONTO _ Lake Shore Gold Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.2 million in its fourth quarter. The Toronto- based company said it had a loss of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 1 cent per share.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $11.38. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 11 or. 5 percent, to $22.76.

  • Here's a new way to use gold   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:35 AM ET
    Here's a new way to use gold

    Founders of BitGold, Roy Sebag and Josh Crumb, explain how the Toronto-based gold and bitcoin internet startup facilitates "a new way to use gold."

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $11.41. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 18 or. 8 percent, to $22.96.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 10:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 09 or. 8 percent, to $11.31. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 22 or 1.0 percent, to $22.92.

  • Mexico mining groups says 3 kidnapped miners were slain Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 8:10 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY— A Mexican mining industry group says three miners were killed earlier this month in the southern state of Guerrero. The three employees of the Los Filos gold mine in the mountains of Guerrero had been reported kidnapped. The Mexican Mining Chamber said Thursday that the killings "disturb the healthy development of the mining industry in Guerrero."

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 10 or. 9 percent, to $10.87. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $22.80.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 10:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $10.57. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $22.39.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 6- Four workers at a Mexico mine owned by Goldcorp Inc. have gone missing and were possibly kidnapped, the state attorney general's office said in a statement on Friday. Goldcorp, the world's biggest gold producer by market value, owns the Los Filos mine in the violent southern Mexican state of Guerrero. Guerrero state has the highest homicide...

  • "Canada is, for all intents and purposes, one of the best places you can explore," said Ian Ball, president of Abitibi Royalties Inc. "It had fallen out of favor a bit, but it is coming back quite rapidly." But that trend is beginning to turn for some of those with gold projects in Canada. These Canadian mines generally do not hold the promise mega projects like Barrick Gold...

  • *Gold back above $1,200 but below two-week high. LONDON, March 3- Gold steadied on Tuesday as positive technical signals and an easing of the dollar against a a basket of currencies helped the metal to recover from early losses that briefly pulled it below $1,200 an ounce. "Stops were triggered overnight in Asia with good volume trading... prices didn't spend a lot of...

  • *Gold back above $1,200, but below two-week high. March 3- Gold edged higher on Tuesday, recovering from early losses that pulled it briefly below $1,200 an ounce, as the dollar came off an 11- year peak against a basket of currencies. Gold fell the most in five months in February, with the Federal Reserve seen to be set to lift rates this year for the first time since 2006...

  • *Gold below $1,200, slips further from Monday's two-week high. March 3- Gold dropped for a second session on Tuesday, pulling further away from a two-week high as growing expectations for a U.S. interest rate hike kept the dollar near an 11- year peak against a basket of currencies. Spot gold fell nearly 1 percent to a session low of $1,194.90 an ounce and was trading...

  • *Palladium reaches 5-1/ 2- month high at $832.15/ oz. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 2- Gold turned lower on Monday as the U.S. dollar rose and investors cashed in gains after upbeat Asian demand lifted the metal to two-week highs, with expectations for a rise in U.S. interest rates later this year keeping a lid on prices. Earlier, spot prices rose to $1,223.20 an ounce, their...

  • *Palladium reaches 5-1/ 2- month high at $829.30/ oz. LONDON, March 2- Gold steadied on Monday as investors cashed in gains after upbeat Asian demand earlier lifted the metal to two-week highs, with expectations for a rise in U.S. interest rates later this year keeping a lid on prices. Earlier spot prices rose to $1,223.20 an ounce, their highest since Feb. 17, after an...

  • *China cuts rates again to shore up economy; firm buying interest. MANILA, March 2- Gold rose to its highest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, backed by firm Chinese demand. "The prospects of better growth and stronger income should boost gold-buying in China," said Howie Lee, an investment analyst at Phillip Futures in Singapore.

  • ATHENS, Feb 25- Greece's new left-wing government will not block Canadian firm Eldorado Gold Corp.' s mining operations in the country's north but will review permits for a processing plant at the site, a senior energy ministry official said on Wednesday. "The mining will not stop," the official told reporters, a day after Greece climbed down from pledges to halt...

  • *Natalka's gold reserves estimate cut by 49 pct. MOSCOW, Feb 24- Polyus Gold, Russia's biggest gold producer, is sticking with its flagship Natalka project despite a drop in its estimated gold reserves, and hopes to prepare an operating plan by mid-2015, it said on Tuesday. "This is a major decrease, although the company previously guided that it's likely to happen,"...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 23- South Africa's Harmony Gold must feel cursed by its Kusasalethu mine, where a fire on Sunday has delivered a fresh blow to the company's efforts to boost earnings. More than half of their book is not making money and Kusasalethu is the main culprit, "said Daniel Sacks, portfolio manager at Investec. The deep level operation west of Johannesburg...