Michael Allan McCrae

Michael McCrae is publisher of MINING.com, the world’s leading news site for the global mining industry. Before coming to MINING.com, Michael working in banking and the IT sector. He began his career in journalism, working as a reporter and editor for newspapers throughout British Columbia. Michael has an MBA and CMA.

Volkwagen invests USD$100m in solid-state battery research firm

Sold-state batteries have been made with ceramics and glass.

Yukon junior adds to its gold and silver mineral resources

Rockhaven Resources.

RANKED: Countries where publicly-traded miners operate


Brixton Metals spins out cobalt assets

Welcome to Cobalt Street.

South32 buys Arizona Mining for US$1.3 billion

Hermosa Project.

Osisko pays Can$180M for a silver stream from Falco Resources

"Look, it's a stream."

Mine workers must embrace technology to use it successfully

The best new technology workers are the people who embrace it, says Mark Fawcett, a Partner at IBM.

The pay gap in Latin America is over $90K for nationals and expatriates

Exploration manager.

RANKED: Commodities that are added to mining company names

No surprise who the winner is.

Agents with the most mining deals in 2018

Canaccord, BMO and Patersons.

It was a great first quarter for battery material financings

Lithium, copper and nickel.

Metal prices, financing, exploration and assays are all up

No longer under water.

Early stage copper projects have grades one-third below operating mines

Copper prices will rise.

Celebrating 80 years of innovation

It’s been 80 years since Charles Warman invented the iconic Warman® slurry pump, a pump that revolutionised the mining industry and continues to push the boundaries of pump performance to this day. In honour of […]

Fireweed files a PEA with a pre-tax IRR of 32%

The pre-production capital expenditure is $404M, which includes $105 million of capital cost required to upgrade the government-owned North Canol Road.

Nemaska closes $280M to develop Whabouchi lithium mine


How to lead digital transformation

"You're starting to see AI being used in some quite interesting ways within processing."

No 'one-size-fits-all' when making mines productive

With limited upside for precious metal prices, miners are refocusing on productivity.

Cobalt drilling quadruples in Q4

"No drilling, no discoveries, no reserves, no mines."

PDAC attendance best since 2013

Up six percent from a year ago.

Battery-technology metals to leave gold, silver in the dust: readers

A whopping two-thirds of MINING.com readers say battery-technology metals will perform better than precious or base metals this year.

Preferred addresses for Toronto and Vancouver miners

Where miners and juniors hang their hats.

Smoke inhalation kills two miners in Ghana

"We are deeply saddened by the passing of two of our colleagues."

MINING.com's top news stories of the year

Copper and bitcoin.

Lithium companies raise US$42 million in October

Gold miners closed $163M, about two-thirds of total money raised in October.