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  • MANILA, July 31- Gold hovered near 5-1/ 2- year lows early on Friday and is on course for a sixth straight weekly fall, its longest retreat since 1999, after strong U.S. *Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,088.86 an ounce by 0037 GMT, but not far above last week's trough of $1,077, its lowest since February 2010. *The metal hit a low of $1,081.85 on Thursday as the dollar...

  • July 30- Barrick Gold Corp agreed on Thursday to sell 50 percent of its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile to copper miner Antofagasta Plc for $1 billion in cash, and both parties stressed that this was just the start of more cooperation. Both Barrick and Antofagasta said the deal was a launch pad for future co-operation, likely in Chile where Barrick owns large, unbuilt...

  • July 30- Barrick Gold Corp said on Thursday it had reached an agreement to sell 50 percent of its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile to Chilean-based copper miner Antofagasta Plc for just over $1 billion in cash. Antofagasta would become the operator of Zaldivar and would be overseen by a board consisting of three nominees from each company. "There are many potential...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Downside pressure continues Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Downside pressure continues

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

  • Timmons Gold posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 10:51 AM ET

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Timmons Gold Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $629,000. The Vancouver, British Columbia- based company said it had profit of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Lake Shore Gold posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    TORONTO _ Lake Shore Gold Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Toronto- based company said it had net income of less than 1 cent. Keywords: Lake Shore Gold, Earnings Report.

  • Lonmin: victim of price falls and management wobbles Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:53 AM ET

    LONMIN: VICTIM OF PRICE FALLS AND MANAGEMENT WOBBLES@* Platinum producers hit by falling prices, rising costs* Lonmin seen bleeding more quickly than others* Shares hit lowest levels since 1979. LONDON/ JOHANNESBURG, July 30- Platinum producer Lonmin is facing its deepest crisis to date, hurt by a downturn in the metal and haunted by a mixture of bad luck and...

  • LONDON, July 30- Gold mining companies are turning increasingly to derivatives to lock in future revenues, as an industry still smarting from losing out on a 12- year bull run gets creative over protecting its income during the metal's current downturn. Data released this month from Societe Generale and GFMS analysts at Thomson Reuters showed options...

  • Kinross Gold reports 2Q loss Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 7:42 PM ET

    TORONTO _ Kinross Gold Corp. on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $83.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for a loss of 1 cent per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $748.6 million.

  • July 29- Kinross Gold Corp is again considering cutting jobs at its Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania, Chief Executive Officer Paul Rollinson said on Wednesday, as the Canadian miner looks for ways to reduce costs at its higher-cost mines amid sliding metals prices. High costs have dogged Tasiast since its purchase as part of Kinross' $7.1 billion takeover of...

  • July 29- Kinross Gold Corp slid to a loss in the second quarter, in line with market expectations, on the back of a weaker gold price, lower gold sales and the temporary suspension of operations at a mine in Chile. The Toronto- based gold producer reported a loss of $83.2 million, or 7 cents a share, in the three months to end-June. Excluding one-time items, Kinross...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Can crude's pop continue? Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Can crude's pop continue?

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

  • Gold struggles to rise back above $1,100/ oz level. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 29- Gold moved up a shade on Wednesday, but remained near last week's 5-1/ 2- year low, after a U.S. "market can't seem to decide whether the Fed has moved marginally farther away from a September hike," said Tai Wong, director of base and precious metals trading for BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • HARARE, July 29- Metallon Corp, the biggest gold producer in Zimbabwe, said it missed its first-half output target by 19 percent due to equipment breakdowns, in another setback for the country's mining sector, which has been hit by slumping commodities prices. London- based Metallon, which is not listed, owns fives mines in Zimbabwe, three operational and two which...

  • North American Palladium posts 2Q loss Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    TORONTO _ North American Palladium Ltd. on Wednesday reported a loss of $78.7 million in its second quarter. The Toronto- based company said it had a loss of 20 cents per share. Keywords: North American Palladium, Earnings Report.

  • New Gold beats 2Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 7:27 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ New Gold Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $9.4 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 1 cent per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Buying the dip Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Buying the dip

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

  • July 28- Freeport-McMoRan Inc may cut output at its small North American copper and molybdenum mines to help it reduce costs, analysts said on Tuesday after the miner and oil producer announced a cost and spending review amid weak commodity prices. Shares in Arizona- based Freeport leapt on the announcement, and were last up 9.4 percent at $12.44 on the New York...

  • Freeport-McCoRan launches business review to cut costs Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 1:03 PM ET

    Shares of Freeport-McMoRan jumped Tuesday after the company said it has started reviewing its mining and oil and gas businesses to look for cost-cutting opportunities in the face of weak markets for its products. Freeport-McMoRan Inc.' s assets include mining operations in North and South America, oil and gas assets in the United States and a minerals...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Downside bias remains Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Downside bias remains

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