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  • The decision followed an assessment of the mine's plan in the context of the Toronto- based company's global capital priorities, it said. Chile's environmental regulator shut down the water system attached to the Maricunga mine in March, citing environmental damage which Kinross disputes. Kinross reported an adjusted net loss of $9.8 million, or 1 cent per...

  • TORONTO _ Kinross Gold Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $25 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 1 cent per share. Kinross Gold shares have more than doubled since the beginning of the year.

  • The Canadian miner also said it would go ahead with expansions at its Penasquito mine in Mexico and its Musselwhite mine in Canada. Goldcorp, the world's third-biggest gold producer by market value, reported a net loss of $78 million, or 9 cents a share, in the three months to end-June. That compared with net earnings of $392 million, or 47 cents per share, a year...

  • CHICAGO _ Coeur Mining Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $14.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. Coeur Mining shares have risen fivefold since the beginning of the year.

  • TORONTO, July 27- Barrick Gold Corp, the world's largest gold producer, reported a rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday and said it plans to sell its 50 percent stake in a western Australia mine to carve more from its debt. Toronto- based Barrick, which has been selling off non-core mining assets and using cash flow to pay down debt, said it will explore selling...

  • TORONTO, July 27- Barrick Gold Corp, the world's largest gold producer, reported a rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday and said it plans to sell its 50 percent stake in a western Australia mine to help continue to carve away at debt. The company, which has mines in the Americas, Australia and Africa, said gold production fell 7.5 percent to 1.34 million ounces...

  • LIMA, July 27- A fiery anti-mining activist and former governor of a gold-rich region in Peru who was freed from jail on Wednesday accused the government of locking him up for two years in order to keep him from power. Gregorio Santos welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to annul an extension of his stay in' preventive' prison, which prosecutors probing him for...

  • The Toronto- based miner said it recorded an adjusted net loss of $9.8 million, or 1 cent per share, in the quarter ended June 30, from a loss of $13.6 million, or 1 cent per share, in the year-prior period. Kinross, which has 10 mines in North and South America, Africa and Russia, produced 671,267 equivalent ounces of gold during the quarter, up from 660,898 ounces in the...

  • The Toronto- based miner said it recorded an adjusted net loss of $9.8 million, or 1 cent per share, in the quarter ended June 30, from a loss of $13.6 million, or 1 cent per share, in the year-prior period.

  • July 26- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, put its high-profile asset sales plan on the rear burner on Tuesday, and instead unveiled a $1.5 billion share issue to help it cut debt. Freeport's chief executive said he was confident the company could reduce its $18.8 billion of net debt to between $13.2 billion and $10.5...

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  • July 26- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, put its high-profile asset sales plan on the rear burner on Tuesday, and instead unveiled a $1.5 billion share issue to help it cut debt. Freeport's chief executive said he was confident the company could reduce its $18.8 billion of net debt to between $13.2 billion and $10.5...

  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, July 26- Barrick Gold Corp, the world's largest gold producer, is weighing a sale of its majority stake in African unit Acacia Mining Plc and has approached several South African miners, according to sources familiar with the situation. Barrick owns 64 percent of Acacia, a London- listed miner with three producing gold mines in Tanzania:...

  • PHOENIX— Freeport-McMoRan stock slumped Tuesday after the mining company reported weaker-than-expected revenue for the second quarter as the price of copper and oil plunged and gold sales tumbled. Freeport-McMoRan sold 156,000 ounces of gold, less than half as much as it sold a year ago. Excluding one-time items, Freeport-McMoRan said it lost 2 cents per...

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  • *William Hill jumps after receiving takeover bid. LONDON, July 25- Britain's top share index ended lower after hitting an 11- month high on Monday, with a fall in crude oil prices hurting energy stocks and weaker gold prices and negative company updates dragging down precious metals miners. "The FTSE is held back by oil majors taking a significant 25 points off the...

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, weighed by energy and mining stocks that retreated along with oil and gold prices. Gold fell as the U.S. dollar firmed ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan. At 10:16 a.m. EDT, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 77.14 points, or 0.53 percent, to 14,523.52.

  • ABIDJAN, July 24- Randgold Resources' Tongon mine in Ivory Coast will have a slightly lower gold output this year than previously expected mainly owing to an erratic power supply, Chief Executive Mark Bristow told reporters late on Saturday. The mine, one of five operated by the London- listed company in three African countries, is on track to produce 260,000...

  • Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro reported a rise in earnings in the second quarter due to rising prices and stronger demand for the metal.

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