Michael Allan McCrae

Michael McCrae is executive editor of MINING.com. Before coming to InfoMine, Michael worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers throughout British Columbia. He also worked in pre-sales for various software firms and banks. (DISCLAIMER: The author may hold securities in the articles mentioned. Nothing written should be construed as a solicitation to buy or sell any securities. Seek the advice of a broker-dealer first.)

What African field work actually looks like

Great photos.

Excavators rescue wildlife

Stuck in the mud.

Gold, silver are up after Yellen backs off hike

Fed says inflation and business investment made them hold back.

Most of those roads and railways that China built were a waste, study

"A firm that systematically makes negative NPV investments will run itself aground."

Yes, the uranium market is bad but remember gold's turn?

"When this market turns it will be a lot of fun again."

Yes, the uranium market is bad, but remember gold's turn?

"When this market turns it will be a lot of fun again."

Ritchie Bros. buys IronPlanet for US$758.5 million

Auction consolidation.

Why Samarco tailings dam failed

Panel appointed by Vale and BHP release their findings.

Caterpillar sheds 195 jobs; track drills, and room and pillar divisions hit

The company will also discontinue production of track drills.

Rob McEwen on preserving upside for shareholders

Selling royalties and streams can be "a Faustian bargain".

Ring of Fire promotional video draws ire


Cameco shares tumble after bigger than expected 2Q loss

Cameco shares were down 7.8% to $9.83 a share touching 52-week low mid-afternoon.

London-based gold seller says 'phones are ringing off the hook'

Google says "buy gold" searches have soared 400%.

Bloomberg picked an odd time to schedule a gold debate

One day before Brexit.

Child labour group takes aim at electronic manufacturers that use gold

The electronics industry consumed 63.9 tonnes of gold in the first quarter of 2016, about 5% of total demand.

BC's mine minister won't run for re-election

Leaving at the "top of my game."

Waking up groggy truck drivers from 17,000 KM away

"The shift schedules are demanding. The work is repetitive. There are issues trying to keep people engaged in the work that they are doing."

There are two types of mine operators that are looking at battery technology

Existing mines that want to go deeper are looking at the newest in battery technology.

Gold miners take a harder look at mine productivity tools

"Coal has always had a cost focus."

Gold supply to drop by 7 pct by 2021 – Newmont CEO

"We are one of the few who are building."

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How batteries are lowering the costs of underground mining

$50 million in savings.

NWT premier 'pleasantly surprised' by exploration season

Attracting new investment.

A mea culpa for not recognizing the 2011 resource bubble

"But, alas, I was fooled."

Talking acquisitions and industry trends with Joy Global's product manager

Doug Eamer, Manager of Commercial and Product Management, talks about the firm's expanded hard rock line.