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Mineweb: Top Stories: Agnico-Eagle reports gold production up despite Meadowbank fire loss

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FEATURED PODCAST                                                      WGC Q1 Investment demand trends - Juan Carlos Artigas Gold continued its upward trajectory in the first quarter of 2011 and did so with remarkably low volatility.   TOP STORIES | Friday , 29 Apr 2011                                                      Agnico-Eagle reports gold production up despite Meadowbank fire loss Agnico-Eagle CEO Sean Boyd forecasts a 20% increase in gold production during the second half of this year.    Friday , 29 Apr 2011 Gold myths, copper truths Barrick looks more like a Freeport-McMoRan, which operates the world's biggest gold mine than a "pure" gold miner but, is that a bad thing.    Thursday , 28 Apr 2011 Inmet reports 69% increase in profit with copper production up 22% The aborted merger with Lundin Mining cost Inmet Mining $6 million in expenses during the first-quarter 2011, Inmet estimated.    F

Mineweb: TOP STORIES: Molycorp reports soaring rare earth oxide sales and demand.

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TOP STORIES | Thursday , 10 Mar 2011                                                      Molycorp reports soaring rare earth oxide sales and demand The Western Hemisphere's sole rare earths producer has already sold 100% of its rare earths production this year to three major companies, W.R. Grace, Sumitomo and Hitachi.    Thursday , 10 Mar 2011 Tata Steel teams up in potential C$4.85bn deal with New Millennium Capital In the latest deal to capitalise on the increasingly hot commodity, New Millennium Capital and Tata Steel, have agreed to jointly develop iron ore deposits in Labrador and Quebec.    Thursday , 10 Mar 2011 What's been driving the silver price? Silver has been outperforming gold in recent months as fundamentals have been positive, not only from a monetary viewpoint but also from an industrial one.    Wednesday , 09 Mar 2011 Consistent performance helps HudBay Minerals meet production targets HudBay Minerals ha

Mineweb: TOP STORIES: U.S. Mint initiates process for major U.S. coinage overhaul

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FEATURED PODCAST                                                      Exploration trends for 2011 - Jason Goulden MEG The Metals Economics Group's latest World Exploration Trends report shows that gold remains a popular exploration focus but there is some concern about longer term pipelines   TOP STORIES | Tuesday , 08 Mar 2011                                                      U.S. Mint initiates process for major U.S. coinage overhaul The U.S. Mint has begun the process of research and evaluation, eventually setting the stage for new coin compositions, as well as potentially changing bullion coin allocations.    Tuesday , 08 Mar 2011 Gold not even close to being overvalued yet - Doug Casey The investment legend said he wouldn't be surprised if gold hit $5,000 in the next couple of years as central banks continue to pump liquidity into the system but warned risks remain high in the sector    Tuesday , 08 Mar 2

Mineweb: Top Stories: Equinox plays spoiler in $9m Lundin-Inmet friendly merger

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TOP STORIES | Monday , 28 Feb 2011                                                      Equinox plays spoiler in $9m Lundin-Inmet friendly merger The friendly Inmet-Lundin merger scheduled to be voted on next month now becomes 3-way race as Equinox makes hostile bid for Lundin.    Monday , 28 Feb 2011 Glencore: why is it considering a listing now? After thriving outside of the limelight for four decades, the omnipresent commodities trading house is considering a listing; given it impeccable timing, does it mean the top of the commodities cycle?    Friday , 25 Feb 2011 The lightness of Vale's USD 20bn cash flow in 2010 Continued, massive demand from China for the steel making ingredient and prices set at around the marginal cost of the highest-cost producer, has meant a purple patch for low-cost operations like Vale's.    Friday , 25 Feb 2011 Filmmaker Moore joins Thompson's fight to save Vale jobs Will controversial Acad

Mineweb: Top Stories:Vale reports ‘best ever' annual result of US$17.3bn in 2010

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TOP STORIES | Friday , 25 Feb 2011                                                        Vale reports ‘best ever' annual result of US$17.3bn in 2010 Vale CEO Roger Agnelli says--that given the company's project pipeline and the demand for its metals and minerals production-"even better days are ahead for us."    Friday , 25 Feb 2011 A good season for gold's top four Newmont tops up a fine reporting season for the world's top four global gold diggers and demonstrates once more that cash is pumping but capital expenditure looms ever larger    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011 Newmont reports highest net income in 90-year history Newmont‘s 2011 attributable gold production is expected to range from 5.1 million to 5.3 million ounces with attributable copper production of 190 million to 220 million pounds.    Friday , 25 Feb 2011 Goldcorp approves Éléonore and Cochenour mine development Goldcorp has reported record gold

Mineweb: Top Stories: Wardrop PA says Alaska's Pebble copper-gold project of global importance.

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TOP STORIES | Thursday , 24 Feb 2011                                                      Wardrop PA says Alaska's Pebble copper-gold project of global importance Wardrop's 43-101 report suggests the mine life of the Pebble copper-gold-moly project could span from 25 to 78 years, yielding billions of pounds of copper, and millions of gold ounces.    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011 Mining deals to ramp up in 2011, transactions bigger, bolder-E&Y A new Ernest & Young report says mining is poised for strong growth this year, thanks to soaring commodity prices backed by buoyant demand from emerging markets.    Thursday , 24 Feb 2011 Lazarus Zim gambles really big on SA steel With power issues and some muddled government thinking just two of the challenges facing any entrants, it is hard to see how a new steelmaker in the country can be competitive    Wednesday , 23 Feb 2011 Yamana reports 4.5 million-oz. increase in