Volume 106 Number 5 March 2 – March 15, 2020

Mask-wearing people in February 2020 sitting at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade in Hong Kong amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Credit: Matt Leung/iStock.

Coronavirus impacts base metals market

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread, with figures from the World Health Organization putting the number of infected people in China at 77,262 and the number of deaths in…

Brazil’s Bolsonaro eyes Amazon riches

A proposal by the Brazilian government to open up the Amazon rainforest is facing global scrutiny. The mineral wealth hidden beneath Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is believed to be considerable. In…

A loader at work at Goldcorp's Penasquito gold mine. Credit: Goldcorp.

Will Canadian miners 
rise again?

The flurry of M&A transactions last year brought a much-awaited consolidation of the global gold sector. It also brought significant changes to the Canadian mining landscape: Newmont’s (NYSE: NEM) takeover…

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