A new nickel mine that just opened in Western Australia is pinning its hopes on the use of nickel in electric vehicle batteries.
A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Ekati mine in Canada's Northwest Territories has the iconic diamond operation staying open seven more years.
Drills turning at CanAlaska Uranium's (TSXV:CVV) West McArthur project in Saskatchewan, Canada, have started to bear fruit.
Prices for iron ore and coking coal, the two key ingredients for steelmaking, are set to remain buoyant for the remainder of the year, Macquarie Bank predicted in a recent report.
Once the engine of the Industrial Revolution rooted in the UK, coal is now less popular than ever as an electricity source.
Two miners have been killed in an underground mine collapse in South Africa caused by an earth tremor.
Investors in Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd. (ASX:KCN) were allowed to gasp for air on Friday after being underwater on the stock due to problems with its mine in Thailand.
Total in-situ are earth oxides are estimated to be in the range of 47 to 67%.
A study of Roman coins has shown how the defeat of Hannibal and the Carthaginian empire led to coinage spreading across the Roman Empire from silver mines in Spain.
The two men accused of murdering Bennett Hartfield, the former president and CEO of Patriot Coal, are heading to trial in the next two months.
The company that unearthed the world's second-largest diamond but has so far failed to sell it, is mulling a partnership to sell the giant stone if a buyers is not found within the next six to eight weeks.
The threat of a strike at one of British Columbia's biggest mines is no longer hanging over employees and management.
It's the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.
Partnership Africa Canada says the gold was one of the first legal gold purchases from the DRC.
A torrent of retirements over the next 10 years is poised to wreak havoc on the mining labour market in Canada.
An explosion at an illegal gold mine in Colombia has killed six security contractors who were working for Continental Gold (TSX:CNL).
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.