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.

World’s two largest gold producers disagree on mine value

Newmont is interested in buying Barrick Gold’s half of the Kalgoorlie Super Pit "at the right price."

Konkola Copper Mines shuts smelter

Senior management is allegedly not happy about recently announced expenses.

The race for lithium heats up

Is lithium the new super-mineral? Analysts seem to think so.

$10,000 diamond stolen in New Brunswick

'These were pros,' the owner of the jewellery said.

NGOs want Venezuela to halt mining concessions, claim violations of Indigenous rights

Advocacy groups are taking issue at the Mining Arch of the Orinoco River National Development Strategic Zone.

Comex copper price falls

The red metal closed Thursday at $2.1220 per pound.

DiamondCorp’s troubles continue

The company was issued a shutdown notice for its Lace project in South Africa's Free State province.

New Mexican lithium discovery for Australian-Canadian partners

The assays result ranged from 347ppm to 1000ppm Li, the highest values received to date from the project.

Gold rises after Fed announcement

Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,255.42 an ounce.

Randgold Resources' offices in Mali closed by gov't

Mines in Mali not affected.

David Donato appointed President, Head of Banking, for PearTree Securities

16 years of senior advisory and M&A experience.

Canada’s federal government to impose carbon price on provinces

Feds plan to establish a “floor price” on carbon pollution of $10 a tonne in 2018, rising to $50 a tonne by 2022.

Artisan Vehicle Systems announces the launch of its first underground mining vehicle: the zero emission, battery powered

Also outperforms the diesel competition

Australia’s uranium polluting the Antarctic — scientists

Australia has about 40% of the world's uranium reserves and exports nearly 7,000 tonnes of yellow cake annually.

IMAGE GALLERY: Touring Caterpillar's 6,500-acre testing grounds

More than 70 pieces of equipment are on site.

Nichols: Bremain pullback in gold price a bargain opportunity

Polls showing a continuation of the status quo in Britain prompted a sell-off in gold this week, but the global economic backdrop remains good for gold.

Battery powered mining equipment runs a lot cooler compared to diesel

Big difference.

New Antofagasta CEO: weak copper price for at least 2 years

CEO of Chilean copper giant sees 300,000 tonnes surplus this year and next.

Along South Africa's east coast, locals take on mining industry

A 14-mile stretch of sand dunes along South Africa's breathtaking east coast is the battleground between big mining interests and the local community.

Oil companies offer assistance to residents affected by Fort McMurray fires

Oil companies are reducing production to allow families to evacuate.

How to increase a mining engineer's bandwidth

Use 3D.