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.)

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.

Crystallex awarded US$1.2 billion plus interest for damages

The tribunal recognized Venezuela’s unlawful expropriation of the company’s investment in the Las Cristinas mining project.

IMAGE GALLERY: Highwalls falling on trucks, dozers


INFOGRAPHIC: Seven dangerous minerals

Health risk.

Newcrest Mining's profit US$117 lower due to Cadia outage, lower copper and gold prices

All-in sustaining cost of gold is $US770 per ounce.

Newcrest Mining shaves US$1 billion off expanding the life of Lihir

Since production commenced in 1997, the site has produced more than 9 million ounces of gold.

Rescuers complete borehole to trapped Kencana miner

Newcrest Mining says Pak Mursalim’s health remains good.

You may have noticed some changes to MINING.com

We worked to pull the elements readers use and highlight them, make them bolder.

Explosion at Nexen's Long Lake facility kills one worker

Second worker is in critical condition.

Kaminak Gold announces positive feasibility

After-tax NPV 5% of c$455 million and IRR of 37 %; average life of mine annual gold production of 184,000 ounces and all-in sustaining costs of us$550/oz au.

Native American San Carlos Apache tribe takes on BHP, Rio Tinto over plans to mine sacred site

"It is no different to what people can relate to about Mount Sinai," Apache tribal leader Wendsler Nosie said.

Anglo American sells NSW coal mine for US$36 million

Earlier this month, Anglo announced a "radical" restructuring program.

New layout is coming, digest schedule is changing

It's going to be bold.

Imperial Metals escapes charges from Mount Polley tailings breach

"Weak practices, however, do not constitute a legal contravention of existing mining legislation.

'Coal is no longer marketable' – EPA Administrator

Speaking at a Facebook booth in Paris.

Fresnillo says pipeline rupture contained

Mexican authorities say about 450 tonnes of material was released.

Metallurgist wages ranked

Metallurgist wages top at $160,000 a year.

Mining engineer wages ranked

From general manager to electrical engineer.

CHART OF THE DAY: Wages at the head office ranked

One-third of companies plan no wage increases in 2016.

Mapping Alaska's fatal flights

Summer months are the deadliest.

Fatality at Musselwhite mine, operations suspended

Underground scoop operator has died.

InfoMine is hiring a sales executive

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