Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO) signed a $1-billion deal with private investors over the weekend to build the mine.
Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines claimed the lives of 11 miners working the pits in Henan province on Friday.
Western Australia may soon have a new uranium mine, after the last environmental hurdle was cleared by Vimy Resources (ASX:VMY) to build its Mulga Rock uranium mine.
The Stobie mine in Sudbury began in 1890.
Goldcorp (NYSE:GG,TSX:G) is teaming up with one of the world's largest computer companies to help if find more gold at its storied Red Lake mine in Ontario.
Researchers in the United States may have made a breakthrough in the quest to discern between uranium used for power generation and material that is being made into nuclear weapons.
According to the World Gold Council, Indian gold demand has bottomed.
U.S. gold producer Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) has joined the race to develop a new mine in the Canadian Yukon territory.
The top 19 public gold companies produced gold at a weighted-average cost of US$868/oz.
Emissions of carbon dioxide from coal fell 50 per cent in 2016 as use of the fossil fuel dropped by 52 per cent, contributing to an overall drop in carbon output of 5.8 per cent last year compared with 2015.
IAMGOLD (TSX:IMG) is taking a further step towards diversifying its power needs into renewable energy, with a plan to install at 15-megawatt-peak (MWp) solar power plant at its Essakane mine in Burkina Faso.
While the number of deals made last year increased by a third, it's the low value of the M&A that stands out in EY's latest report.
A group of Minnesota residents is suing the state and the Governor over a December decision to revoke mineral leases.
The head of China's second-largest copper refiner is sounding a bearish note on the red metal, even as the country is targetting higher economic growth.
According to its CEO, Cameco is in the early stages of evaluating the sale of its mines in Nebraska and Wyoming.
The amount of iron ore handled by India's ports has more than doubled in the period between April 2016 and January 2017.
Coal continues to be the sector in the cross-hairs of Chinese plans to shift its energy mix away from fossil fuels and into cleaner renewables.
A prospective copper-gold mine in south-central British Columbia has been handed a setback by local First Nations who oppose the project.
The Trump administration has made another pro-coal decision, this time relating to how Washington calculates royalties on coal mined from federal and Indian lands.
The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is taking advantage of rocketing iron ore prices by pushing forward with its Wabush 3 iron ore mine in Labrador, Canada.
Sherritt's dream of lifting Madagascar out of poverty and making a handsome packet for itself from the proceeds of a huge nickel mine appear to be in jeopardy.
Already reeling from decades-low prices, potash miners are staring at another headwind, this time from India, a major importer of the crop fertilizer ingredient.
The owner of Canada's coldest mine is hoping to reach another milestone with an unusual piece of exploration equipment.
The economic noose is being tightened around North Korea's neck after the pariah regime ignored a United Nations resolution by testing a missile last week.
With material haulage comprising roughly 50% of a mining operation's costs, it's not a shock to learn that tire replacement is an expensive endeavour.