The Battle for Yamana Gold
(Kitco commentary) - Yamana Gold, a 1 million ounce a year gold producer in the Americas, became the sub-ject of a bidding war in November, when the company received a superior unsolicited counter bid from Pan American Silver and Agnico Ea-gle Mines which bettered an all stock deal proposed in May, by South Africas Gold Fields.
LME talks ESG change
(Kitco commentary) - London Metal Exchange (LME) week in October has taken on renewed importance for the base metals industry in recent years as ESG and de-carbonisation become more prominent, along-side the weeks traditional metals trading and relation-ship building focus.
Decarbonisation reshaping copper winners and losers
(Kitco commentary) - As the concept of decarbonisation matures and companies put in place plans to achieve the relatively low-hanging fruit of Scope 1 and Scop 2 emissions, the attention of miners is increasingly turning towards reducing Scope 3 emissions in the supply chain.
Is the mining industry ready for this? No avoiding water reporting
(Kitco commentary) - We live in strange, challenging times. Global warming and climate change as real concepts now have broad acceptance around the world. Extreme drought and unprecedented monsoons make it hard to deny.