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  • TORONTO, Sept 25- Canada's main stock index rose to a four-month high on Monday as higher oil prices boosted energy shares, while the heavyweight financials group also gained, offsetting declines for industrial and information technology names. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 62 points, or 0.4 percent, at 15,516.23, its highest...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • NAIROBI/ LONDON, Sept 24- New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects as companies assess the consequences of government efforts to claim a bigger slice of the pie. The share prices of many firms listed in Australia, Britain, South Africa and Canada with...

  • Dennis Gartman on the gold market.

    The Gartman Letter editor Dennis Gartman doesn't want the gold market "correction" to spook investors.

  • TIANJIN, China Sept 24- As far as China's miners are concerned, the modern-day Silk Road is paved with gold. Having embarked on a "go global" strategy in 2005, the company already has projects in three countries along the ancient Silk Road, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia, Fang said on Sunday. Based in Fujian in southeast China, the starting point of the ancient...

  • Scott Walker voted to ban copper and gold mining in Wisconsin two decades ago. Conservationists have warned pollution from mining for so-called sulfide ores such as copper, zinc and gold could devastate northern Wisconsin's water— one of the reasons the Legislature adopted a de facto moratorium on such mines in 1998. But after relaxing the state's iron mining...

  • NAIROBI/ LONDON, Sept 24- New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects as companies assess the consequences of government efforts to claim a bigger slice of the pie. The share prices of many firms listed in Australia, Britain, South Africa and Canada with...

  • 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.