A Chinese court has sent a strong message to corporate executives who have been seeing playing fast and loose within the rules of boon-times capitalism in China.
Toronto-based Centerra Gold has been granted the necessary permits and approvals for its 2017 mine plan in Kyrgyzstan.
An underground uranium and copper mine in Arizona looks more valuable thanks to new drill results released today.
One of Russia's largest mining companies has dropped a stash of roubles on copper concentrate that dates back to the Cold War.
Aurico Metals (TSX:AMI) has added to its royalty portfolio and flagship B.C. asset through the acquisition of Kiska Metals Corporation (TSXV:KSK).
Two separate business groups focused on electronics supply chains have launched initiatives to try to stop children from mining cobalt in the DRC.
Ironbark Zinc Limited (ASX:IBG) is developing one of the world's largest lead-zinc deposits.
The boom and bust mining cycle can be a daunting obstacle for investors new to the world of mining and mineral exploration, but what if a potential investor could play the markets without risking their money?
Widespread adoption of IXOS could add billions of dollars in profits to an industry that produces about 90 million ounces of gold each year, according to 6th Wave Innovations out of Salt Lake City, which recently launched its molecularly imprinted polymer ion exchange resin.
Electricity produced from the turbines would feed into current solar and wind producers, who lack a source of uninterrupted power,
Unsafe operating conditions in an unsanctioned gold mine have claimed at least 20 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Commercial production starts in January, with a ramp-up to 90 million tonnes per annum by 2020
A promise by the Taliban to safeguard the world's second largest untapped copper deposit is being downplayed by the sitting government of Afghanistan.
Work on flooding the tunnels of the shuttered diamond mine will start in early January and is expected to take between six and eight weeks.
Over 1,000 Thai miners will be out of a job come January, when the Chatree mining complex shuts its gates.
A clash between local indigenous peoples and police at a mine in Ecuador has forced a state of emergency.
Scientists probing the deepest reaches of the Earth to find clues about the origins of life have found something unique: the world's oldest water.
Statoil ASA, (NYSE:STO) the Norwegian-owned oil and gas major, does not believe it has a future in the Canadian oil sands.
The long-anticipated interest rate increase by the U.S. Federal Reserve has had the predicted impact on gold.
As every mining company knows, closing a mine can be costly, especially one the size of Newmont's (NYSE:NEM) Yanacocha in Peru.
KORITE recently broke ground on an expansion that will add 2 million carats of ammolite in 2017.
Diamonds' position at the pinnacle of the Mohs scale could be in jeopardy according to recent research by scientists at Australian National University.
Canadian gold miner Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX,NYSE:AGM) is grabbing a significant land position in a well-known Yukon gold play that has already yielded two purchases by major gold mining companies.
One of the largest Canadian oil and gas companies has sold its stake in a major pipeline system linking it and other major oil producers in northern Alberta.
A new iron ore facility in Western Australia expects to start mining in early 2017.