World mining production increases by 4% in 2013
Duncan Richardson, News Editor
24 Jan 2014, 10:04 a.m.
Analysis undertaken by Thomson Reuters shows that global gold production increased in 2013 by 4%, despite the price of gold falling by 28%. According to mineweb.com this is not surprising as many new gold mining projects came on stream and the industry shifted to reducing operating costs and improving the efficiency of existing mines.