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Worker dies at La Escondida mine

La Escondida is 57.5% owned by BHP Billiton and 30% owned by Rio Tinto.

Canadian diamond thieves finally arrested

The arrest came following a Canada-wide warrant.

Alberta’s plan to phase out coal coming this fall

The project will include financial help to coal emitters closing their plants and transitioning to cleaner forms of power.

Oil prices to rise in 2017: World Bank

The new forecast is a response to OPEC's decision to limit production after a long period of unrestrained output.

Cooling fans can consume up to 10 pct of an engine's fuel

Fans driven using viscous technology.

Brazil charges 21 people with homicide in Samarco disaster

If convicted, accused executives could face sentences of between 12 and 30 years in prison.

What to expect from the next generation of autonomous trucks

Equipment will be making decisions on its own.

2017 not so good for nickel: BMI

BMI predicts that in 2017 nickel prices will start to moderately decline, as the global market moves into 27.2 thousand tonnes surplus.

Cat scales back room and pillar business

CAT said it remains committed to existing customers.

Tires are a top five cost for a miner

KalTire Canada's VP of Operations talks about company's innovations when it comes to monitoring, changing and recycling tires.

Over 200 attend 2016 Heap Leach Solutions Conference in Lima, Peru

Join us for the last day of the conference is currently running through Thursday, October 20.

Coal plant threatens Bengal tiger ecosystem

Unesco and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature want Bangladesh to stop the Rampal power plant.

Gold prices up

December Comex gold was last up $7.40 an ounce at $1,270.30.

Pistol Bay becomes dominant landholder in the Confederation Lake Greenstone Belt

The Canadian junior announced the acquisition of all properties and deposits from AurCrest Gold and Glencore.

Stunning photos of Poland’s kings of coal

Photo essay by Tomasz Tomaszewski.

Grupo Mexico’s mine in Spain under scrutiny… again

Grupo Mexico’s project is being scrutinized once again.

Argentinian province to launch mining referendum

A moratorium in place since 2003 bans open-pit mining and the use of cyanide for metal recovery.

MiningWatch to launch court action for Mount Polley disaster

MiningWatch plans to file a private prosecution against Mount Polley Mining Corporation and the B.C. government.

Battle against Nevada molybdenum mine goes to appeals court

Activists say the Mount Hope project will have a devastating effect on local water supplies.

This gold mine was shut during WWII. Now is operating again

Soledad Mountain Project's gold and silver production is projected to average 74,000 oz and 781,000 oz respectively per year.

IDM Mining's game plan: build a small mine to fund expansion

"We like small. Small is good."

Controversy surrounds South African coal mine

Atha-Africa's Yzermyn project sits in the Mabola protected area.

Miners find giant $170-million jade stone in Burma

Miners found a 175-tonnes heavy jade stone.

Pac Rim Mining loses suit against El Salvador

The company was ordered to pay $8 million in legal fees and costs to the Salvadoran government.

How to understand what's going on inside a mine without actually going into the mine

New software allows to explore underground mines in 3D.