Articles Tagged "TSX:ABX"

Next Frontiers for Over-globalized Mining Industry: Canada and US

Gold – Excessive global expansion by North American mining companies over the past several years has exposed companies to unnecessary risks and large, unexpected losses. In search of more stable political environments, companies are returning home to Ontario and Quebec, while places like Washington state, California and Oregon are attracting new investment for the first time in decades.

Production Down in First Quarter for Gold, Copper and Iron Ore

Gold – SNL Financial reported that there has been a significant fall in quarter-on-quarter production for gold, copper and iron ore, based on companies who have already released their data.

10 Top Gold-producing Companies

Gold – Here's an overview of the 10 top gold-producing companies of 2014, as reported by the USGS. Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining and AngloGold Ashanti round out the top three.

Mining Investor Digest: Key Issues in Financial Reporting and Analysis for Mining, Part 3

Gold – The cash adequacy ratios of seven of the world's largest gold miners show that those companies do not make sufficient revenues from their operations to sustain their existing business models. Here's a breakdown of those numbers and what they mean for investors.

Zambia Won’t Raise Mining Royalty to 20 Percent

Copper – Roughly four months after Barrick Gold halted operations at its Lumwana mine in Zambia due to higher royalties in the country, the government is set to change its decision on the royalty hike. Zambia’s cabinet has approved a proposal to drop the rate increase, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Mining Investor Digest: Reviewing the Cash Flow Statements of Major Gold Miners

Gold – This series of articles aims to highlight relevant characteristics of accounting for mining in order to help readers with no formal training or background in accounting gain a better understanding of financial reporting in mining and identify key issues in mining operations. Here we continue our review of cash flow statements.

Mining Investor Digest: Key Issues in Financial Reporting and Analysis for Mining, Part 2

Gold – This series of articles aims to highlight relevant characteristics of accounting for mining. The aim is to help readers with no formal training or background in accounting gain a better understanding of financial reporting in mining and identify key issues in mining operations. Here we continue our review of cash flow statements.

Copper Sees Improved Sentiment on Supply Issues

Copper – The copper price is still under $3 per pound, but the red metal continues to slowly creep upward as supply issues pop up. On Tuesday, the metal gained just over 1 percent to reach $2.76 per pound. Copper has been around that level since March 20, and has gained 11.74 percent since hitting a multi-year low in January.