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  • BUENOS AIRES/ TORONTO, Sept 30- A judge in Argentina ruled that Barrick Gold Corp's operations at its Veladero mine would remain suspended, saying repairs were insufficient to reopen it after a leak of processing solution containing cyanide earlier this month. Judge Pablo Oritja's decision was based on a report from mining police in San Juan province that...

  • TORONTO, Sept 30- Canada's main stock index turned barely lower in morning trade on Friday as materials and energy stocks slipped, offset by small gains for banking and industrial stocks after data showed surprisingly strong economic growth in July. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index is on track for an almost 5 percent gain in the third...

  • BRIEF-BARRICK DOES NOT EXPECT VELADERO TO IMPACT 2016. Sept 30- Barrick Gold Corp. *Has completed "critical works" required by authorities for its suspended Veladero mine in Argentina after spill containing cyanide- spokesman.

  • BARRICK GOLD HAS COMPLETED "CRITICAL WORKS" REQUIRED BY AUTHORITIES FOR ITS SUSPENDED VELADERO MINE IN ARGENTINA AFTER SPILL CONTAINING CYANIDE- SPOKESMAN.

  • BARRICK DOES NOT ANTICIPATE ANY IMPACT TO ITS 2016 CONSOLIDATED GOLD PRODUCTION DUE TO VELADERO SUSPENSION.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 30- A judge in Argentina ruled to keep Barrick Gold Corp's operations at Veladero mine suspended, saying repairs were not sufficient to reopen it after a leak of processing solution containing cyanide earlier this month. Judge Pablo Oritja's decision was based on a report from mining police in San Juan province that found the Toronto- based...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 30- A judge in Argentina ruled on Friday to keep Barrick Gold Corp's operations at Veladero mine suspended, saying repairs were not sufficient to reopen it after a leak of processing solution containing cyanide earlier this month. A Barrick representative in Argentina said the company had not been notified of the decision.

  • *BHP shuts Olympic Dam mine after power outage. SYDNEY, Sept 29- BHP Billiton said a massive blackout in South Australia has forced it to suspend production at its Olympic Dam copper, gold and uranium mine to divert back-up power to maintain essential operations at the remote site. "Following the loss of power in South Australia, Olympic Dam was able to safely shut...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 28- Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine in Argentina could reopen in coming days if a report confirms repairs were made after a leak of processing solution containing cyanide earlier this month, a provincial government said. A Barrick spokesman in Argentina said on Wednesday that the company was waiting for the judge's decision.

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Environmentalists say New Mexico isn't going far enough to protect the state's limited groundwater supplies from copper mining operations. The state Water Quality Act requires regulations that prevent or abate pollution, but the rules in place specifically allow the copper mining industry to pollute groundwater, said Doug Meiklejohn, an...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 28- The Russian government is looking for ways to cut costs and raise additional funds to plug holes in the state budget caused by weak oil prices. Russia has put stakes in several big state firms on the block, including in diamond producer Alrosa, VTB Bank, top oil producer Rosneft, mid-size oil firm Bashneft and shipping company Sovcomflot, hoping to...

  • *Spot gold fell 0.1 percent to $1,325.81 an ounce by 0109 GMT. *A perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton in Monday's first presidential debate gave broader support to equities. *The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TORONTO, Sept 27- Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday as energy stocks lost ground with lower oil prices, while miners also weighed as gold prices fell and the Philippine government ordered the suspension of 20 more mines for environmental violations. At 10:04 a.m. EDT, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 55.06 points, or 0.38...

  • MANILA, Sept 27- Australian miner OceanaGold Corp said on Tuesday it has not received an order from a Philippine mining agency to suspend its operations in the country and that activity at its gold-copper mine is continuing. "The company will consider all avenues, including working collaboratively with the DENR, to facilitate the immediate resolution of this...

  • A Trump win would push gold prices up

    Vitaly Nesis, CEO of Polymetal, says Donald Trump winning the presidential election would provide the shock needed for gold prices to break upwards.

  • *Spot silver may test support at $18.06/ oz in three months- technicals. BENGALURU, Sept 27- Gold edged lower on Tuesday after equity markets bounced back, hinting that investors were turning to riskier assets in a belief Democrat Hillary Clinton won the first U.S. presidential debate against Republican Donald Trump. I suspect the move subsequent to the first...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 22- Foreign investors put $1.25 billion into a Russian sovereign Eurobond top-up on Thursday in a deal more than six times oversubscribed, showing Moscow can readily tap global markets in spite of Western sanctions. The top-up, which allowed the finance ministry to fill its external borrowing needs for this year, was different from the initial...