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  • The Park County Environmental Council and Greater Yellowstone Coalition sued the Montana Department of Environmental Quality and Lucky Minerals, Inc. in state district court in Montana's Park County. Lucky Minerals was given approval to drill on private land in the Absaroka Mountains to assess its prospects for mining of copper, gold, silver and...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- Canada's main stock index was flat on Friday but on track for a 1.9 percent gain on the week as financial stocks pushed higher and a bid for bullion on rising tension between North Korea and the United States boosted gold miners. Gold prices recovered from a four-week low on a bid for safety as North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb over the...

  • Scholastic Corp., down $2.72 to $35.79. Ash Grove Cement Co., up $235 to $520. Advanced Micro Devices Inc., down 33 cents to $13.41.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • SAO PAULO/ TORONTO, Sept 21- Brazil- based mining company Votorantim Metais Holding SA filed on Thursday for an initial public offering in New York and Toronto, to tap into a wide base of investors betting on a long-term recovery in zinc, copper, lead and silver prices. Reuters first reported the plan on April 10, and said on July 12 that the base metals producer- which...

  • Sept 21- Eldorado Gold Corp on Thursday said it had decided to temporarily postpone its decision to place its Halkidiki assets on care and maintenance. The company also said it entered into dialog with Greece's Ministry of Energy and Environment to develop its Kassandra Mine assets. Eldorado warned last week that it could halt new investment in Greece from...

  • HARARE, Sept 21- Zimbabwe's gold production rose 10 percent in the first eight months of this year to 14.6 tonnes, buoyed by higher output from small and informal producers, official data showed on Thursday. Gold is Zimbabwe's single largest mineral export. The central bank has said Zimbabwe could be losing up to $500 million through illegal gold exports.

  • ATHENS, Greece— A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece's largest foreign investors said Thursday it would not suspend operations in the country as it had threatened to do earlier this month, after starting a "constructive dialogue" with the government. Vancouver- based Eldorado Gold said it was in talks with Greece's Energy and Environment Ministry, and...

  • The 12- inch valve will regulate wastewater pouring from the Gold King Mine in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, where the EPA inadvertently triggered a wastewater spill while excavating at the mine entrance in August 2015. That spill released 3 million gallons of wastewater containing aluminum, iron and other heavy metals and instantly...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • LIMA, Sept 19- A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court, claiming the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a gold project, the environmental group representing her said on Tuesday. The lawsuit filed last Thursday by Maxima Acuna and her family in U.S. District Court in Delaware, where Newmont is...

  • LIMA, Sept 19- A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court over allegations the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a gold project, the environmental group representing her said Tuesday. The lawsuit filed on Sept. 15 by Maxima Acuna and her family in the U.S. district court for Delaware, where Newmont is...

  • LONDON, Sept 19- A jump in holdings of palladium-backed exchange-traded funds is ratcheting up pressure on a market that has seen years of deficit, threatening to push prices, already up by a third this year, higher still. "Last year, when ETF investment was going down, the deficit was being filled by investor selling," Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said.

  • *Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,308.86 an ounce by 0044 GMT, after dropping to its lowest level since Aug. 31 at $1,304.10 in the previous session. *Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday that Brexit is likely to hurt Britain's growth prospects in the short term and push up inflation as the country adjusts to life outside the European Union.

  • TORONTO, Sept 18- Canada's benchmark stock index posted its highest closed in nearly six weeks on Monday, led by gains for its heavyweight energy sector, while financials and industrials also gained ground. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 63.64 points, or 0.42 percent, at 15,236.67, its highest close since Aug. 8.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 18- Gold fell 1 percent on Monday, touching a 2-1/ 2- week low, as the dollar strengthened and U.S. Treasury yields rose ahead of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting, while a world stock market index surged to a record and Wall Street also hit new highs. On Sept. 8, gold's session high of $1,357.54 an ounce was the highest in 13 months.

  • Sept 18- Kinross Gold Corp, as expected, gave the go-ahead on Monday to spend more than $1 billion to expand two of its gold mines, including its Tasiast mine in West Africa, but its shares fell as investors took profits after a stellar run this year. Kinross okayed a second-phase, $590 million expansion at its Tasiast operation in Mauritania, which will help the...

  • TORONTO, Sept 18- Canada's main stock index rose in morning trade on Monday, with gains for its heavyweight energy sector offsetting losses among gold miners. Last week, Canada's competition watchdog said it would not challenge a proposed merger between the two companies. At 10:18 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 49.97...

  • LONDON, Sept 18- Connemara Mining's newly appointed CEO expects fresh drilling this month to kickstart projects in Ireland, where zinc and gold exploration has been revived by a recovery in commodity prices. Patrick Cullen, a geologist with experience at big resource companies including Schlumberger and AngloGold, returned to his native Ireland to become...