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.
A successful haulage system can make the difference between a mine that is consistently profitable and one that is struggling to meet its marginal costs.
It's the kind of announcement that will raise hackles among U.S. nationalists and especially those concerned about the loss of control of America's strategic mineral resources.
Big, valuable gemstones that may eventually get cut into smaller diamonds keep getting discovered in Angola.
Glencore is upping its presence in the African mining landscape through the purchase of stakes in two mines it already partially owns.
The Australian government has opened the door to using a $5 billion fund designed to attract investment in northern Australia, to develop clean-coal projects.
A large but troubled nickel mine in Finland may be back on the road to profitability thanks to a recent deal that saw commodities trader Trafigura take a 15.5 percent stake.
A coal company in west-central Alberta that in 2011 sold for $1-billion is bankrupt, killing hopes that its mine might re-open in the first quarter.
An armed attack on the Twanziga gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Tuesday has resulted in four casualties.
It may not be necessary to fire a billion-dollar spacecraft into orbit in order to find out the potential of mining asteroids.
Weeks after making the difficult decision to flood Snap Lake, De Beers could be sharpening the axe for more job cuts at a Canadian diamond operation.
Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO) is not giving up on its plan to build a large copper-gold mine in north-central British Columbia, despite two earlier rejections by the Government of Canada.
The price of nickel rose sharply last week as traders placed bets on supply pressures reverberating from a decision by the Philippines to close almost two dozen mines.
Legendary mine developer Rob McEwen has been recognized for his accomplishments in Canadian mining through an induction into the hallowed corridors of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
Western Australia is poised to sign an agreement with a wealthy New Zealand family whose multi-pronged business empire includes a large, undeveloped iron ore deposit.
Cameco (NYSE:CCJ, TSX:CCO) has inflicted more pain on its payroll as Canada’s largest uranium producer struggles amid a flat market for the nuclear fuel.
As a uranium miner, India isn't in the same league as the world's top producers, but its status could rise if upcoming exploration programs are successful.
A small tanker carrying bunker fuel ran into trouble off the Eastern Canadian coastline, but it appears that a disaster has been averted.
First Quantum Minerals has been fined $40,000 concerning an incident that occurred at the Ravensthorpe nickel mine in 2014.
The number of casualties from a coal mine accident in India has risen to 18, nearly doubling the 10 found dead soon after the Dec. 29 incident.
The world's largest diamond company has been exploring for kimberlites north of the decommissioned Cluff Lake uranium mine.
Freeport-McMorRan (NYSE:FCX) has divested another portion of its substantial oil and gas assets as the number one publicly-held copper producer continues on a path of debt reduction.
Two separate mining accidents in India and Myanmar have together claimed the lives of a dozen miners, though the death toll may rise as the search for bodies continues.
Australian silver explorer Silver Mines (ASX:SVL) is now all-in as it seeks to develop the continent's largest undeveloped silver deposit- the Bowdens Silver Project.