By Neil Hume
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Mergers and acquisitions have taken a hit because of coronavirus but one bright spot is mining where there has been a flurry of deals, many of them involving smaller gold producers. Unlike many others, the industry has been comparatively unscathed by the pandemic. Most big mines have continued to operate without interruption and China, the world’s biggest consumer of raw materials, has continued to suck in their products.