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Rare Earths: the high-demand metals

Posted on April 10, 2014

Rare earths are in high demand because they are critical to U.S. high-tech innovations, advanced energy and national security.

Reduce operator fatigue and distraction

Posted on April 8, 2014

Caterpillar's Driver Safety System has over 2,500 units working in the field today providing customers with an innovative solution to manage and mitigate operator distraction and fatigue.

VIDEO: This is how US mining firms say to be fuelling innovation

Posted on March 7, 2014

For an industry that has traditionally been conservative in its approach to new technologies, US miners seem to be leading adoption and generation of innovations.

First Majestic Silver reports Q4 loss

Posted on February 27, 2014

The company was off 3.77% to $11.24 today.

Dubai refiner responds to conflict gold charges

Posted on February 26, 2014

Dubai-based Kaloti Jewellery Int'l, one of the world's largest gold refiners, denies it paid out over $5 billion in cash for gold from African war zones.

Centerra Gold 4Q highlights

Posted on February 20, 2014

Centerra Gold was up 4.38% to $5.01

BHP Billiton profits up 31 pct

Posted on February 17, 2014

The greenfield focus is on copper porphyry targets in Chile and Peru.

How mobile technology saves lives

Posted on February 14, 2014

More so than other industry executives, mining execs believe that using mobile technology can be a life-saver.

Improving productivity, efficiency and safety through automation and reliable communication infrastructure

Posted on February 3, 2014

Implementing automation into the mining environment has the potential to realise long term cost reductions and increase levels of productivity and efficiency. In 2014, Mining IQ will host two separate Mine Site Automation & Communication events in Australia. Below are …

Roundup 2014 trade show sold out in Vancouver

Posted on January 24, 2014

AMEBC will host its 31st anniversary Mineral Exploration Roundup January 27-30 in Vancouver. In 2013 more than 7,800 delegates from 44 countries attended the show. It is anticipated that this year’s show will grow, in part due to returning programming, …

Still don't get Bitcoin? This video will explain

Posted on January 21, 2014

Bitcoin? Dogecoin? Litecoin? Is there such thing as a Catcoin?

Learn to resolve environmental and social conflict

Posted on January 20, 2014

The "Environmental and Social Conflict Resolution in the Resources Sector" takes place in February.

INFOGRAPHIC: Thirsty energy

Posted on January 19, 2014

Here's how interdependent energy and water are.

Despite the downturn, US mine wages increasing

Posted on January 7, 2014

U.S. Metal & Industrial Mineral Mine Salaries, Wages, and Benefits Report, 2013 Salary summaries for managerial, technical and administrative personnel at 40 metal and 53 industrial mineral mines. Wage scales listed by job title for hourly workers at 51 metal …

Despite the downturn, US mine wages increasing

Posted on January 6, 2014

U.S. Metal & Industrial Mineral Mine Salaries, Wages, and Benefits Report, 2013 Salary summaries for managerial, technical and administrative personnel at 40 metal and 53 industrial mineral mines.Wage scales listed by job title for hourly workers at 51 metal and …

Body of UBC geology student found two years after his disappearance

Posted on January 5, 2014

Matthew Huszar, a University of British Columbia geology graduate, went missing in Dec. 2011.

These three courses will make you a mining wizard

Posted on December 23, 2013

While 2013 was not a great year for miners, the industry is showing it first signs of recovery.

This means, it is only a matter of time for them to start hiring again and you should be ready to excel.

Take one of all of these three easy-to-follow courses, offered by leader in mining education EduMine, and you'll be ready to land a mining job.

New South Wales gets new resources minister

Posted on December 9, 2013

Anthony Roberts.

China snatching up gold at lower prices

Posted on December 8, 2013

"At least someone is grateful for plunging gold prices."

SPECIAL: Northwest Mining Association annual meeting is running this week

Posted on December 3, 2013

The second largest annual mining convention in the US.

Bitcoin 'miner' sells $8 million in hardware in 24 hours

Posted on December 3, 2013

"The faster and more efficiently you can solve math problems, the more bitcoins you get."

Rio Tinto revises Pilbara expansion

Posted on December 2, 2013

"We will deliver the expansion at an estimated capital cost of more than $3bn below previous expectations."

VIDEO: Jim Rogers on US 'debtonation'

Posted on November 27, 2013

"Prepare yourself for another lost decade or more."

Chinalco abandons independent Glencore Bambas bid, may team up with Minmetals

Posted on November 25, 2013

Las Bambas requires an estimated $5.9bn investment to be fully developed.

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the 10 men behind China's river of gold

Posted on November 24, 2013

China is stealthily accumulating gold bullion at the most amazing rate

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