A hot and dry summer in British Columbia has set forests aflame, and last week the effects of Mother Nature were felt by two prominent BC mines.
The White Gold District in the Canadian Yukon territory is continuing to see movement, this time among junior gold explorers hoping to grab a piece of the action.
Glencore (LON:GLEN) has placed a multi-million-dollar bet on copper by investing just over US$21 million (GBP 16.16 million) into Brazilian copper producer Paranapanema (PMA).
Mining is often described as a dangerous profession, but lurking behind the physical injuries, suicide has become a disturbing trend particularly in Australia.
Company reduced waste rock dumps in response to concerns over water quality
The cash keeps pouring in to Champion Iron (TSX:CIA) and its subsidiary, Quebec Iron Ore (QIO).
Physical demand for gold has been surging in India since January.
Mining magnate and philanthropist Ross Beaty joins other prominent Canadians in being among those awarded membership in the 2017 Order of Canada.
Four miners were killed in an explosion at the Zapolyarny Mine, part of the Polar Division of Norilsk Nickel.
When mining companies need to move a lot of material they turn to some of the biggest equipment in the business.
A team of MIT researchers in the United States has shown that they can separate pure copper and other trace elements from sulphur-based minerals using molten electrolysis.
Just when you thought coal was out, the fossil fuel appears to be back on the burner.
Australia's Northern Territory will soon be producing gold again thanks to Emmerson Resources (ASX:ERM), which is advancing the Edna Beryl gold mine along with Australian gold producer Evolution Mining (ASX:EVN).
Chinese steel mills are turning their backs on India and embracing Australia as a source of higher-grade ore for steelmaking.
Canada could be back to producing tungsten again following the closure of the country's only tungsten mine in late 2015.
Thirteen coal miners have died in Colombia after an explosion at an illegal coal mine on Friday.
Hundreds of villagers near the North Mara gold mine in Tanzania invaded the mine for several days last week in an attempt to steal gold ore.
A high-grade copper-zinc volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) project in British Columbia will now be developed by Desert Star Resources (TSXV:DSR).
A plan by Pele Mountain Resources (TSXV:GEM) to mine uranium in northern Ontario while at the same time processing rare earths has fizzled.
The new owner of the Mountain Pass rare earths mine in California is MP Mine Operations LLC - a Chinese-led consortium including rare earths miner Shenghe Resources.
Bill Bennett, British Columbia's former Minister of Mines and Energy, has quit politics and joined Eagle Plains Resources (TSXV:EPL) as a director.
The wealth of mining companies and their highly-paid executives has always made them a perfect target for thieves.
The junior mining market suddenly pivoted towards an Alaska-focused gold explorer today, which is advancing a high-grade gold play in Alaska.
Up to 130 jobs could be created in Ohio at a new iron ore processing facility to be operated by Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF).
A consortium of companies including Korean steel juggernaut POSCO has made a bid for Arrium, a major Australian iron ore miner and steelmaker.