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For sale: Quarry used for Dr. Who, Wrath of the Titans movie set

Posted on November 27, 2014

Other films include Clash of Titans and Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.

Are you flush? Meteorite auction is underway

Posted on November 21, 2014

Current lowest bid is $750.

MINING.com wins gold at Canadian Online Publishing Awards

Posted on November 21, 2014

Best Email Newsletter Design and Engagement.

Gold recovers from mid-morning tumble

Posted on November 19, 2014

Right back from where it started.

Gold is tumbling

Posted on November 19, 2014

A $15 drop.

Scorpio Mining and U.S. Silver merge to create 'leading junior silver producer'

Posted on November 8, 2014

A better positioned company capable of surviving the current low silver price environment.

More churn and less pay for CEOs

Posted on November 7, 2014

Approximately 17% of CEOs left their positions in 2013.

Why Caterpillar parked a 420,000 pound locomotive at a mining convention

Posted on November 4, 2014

The ROI's in the hundreds of percents

Caterpillar sees a trend to larger truck sizes

Posted on November 4, 2014

Automation in mining trucks continues apace with safety being a key driver for adoption.

IMAGE GALLERY: Equipment bogged in the mud

Posted on November 3, 2014

A change in the weather.

No dramatic turnaround in the near future, says Cabo Drilling

Posted on October 30, 2014

A 46% drop in revenues.

Mining sales at Caterpillar continue to trend terrible

Posted on October 22, 2014

Asia/Pacific is down 48%.

Fortress Minerals to acquire Fruta del Norte project for US$240 million

Posted on October 21, 2014

Changing its name to Lundin Gold.

IMAGE GALLERY: Gorgeous satellite photos of mining and shipping

Posted on October 20, 2014

Warning, the extension looks great but it is not conducive to productivity.

Russian container ship being towed

Posted on October 18, 2014

The Russian oil container that lost power off the coast of Haida Gwaii is being towed away by a Canadian Coast Guard vessel. Thursday evening the tanker lost power and there was concern the vessel might run aground on Haida …

Oil container adrift off Haida Gwaii

Posted on October 17, 2014

Carrying 400 tonnes of Bunker C fuel oil and 50 tonnes of diesel fuel

New leadership at Caterpillar's resource group

Posted on October 16, 2014

Steve Wunning retires.

COOL PIC OF THE DAY: Fixing the loader on a dump truck

Posted on October 13, 2014

Welder at work.

Canada will double diamond production in four years

Posted on October 13, 2014

With the development of Gahcho Kué and Renard mines underway.

INFOGRAPHIC: Atmospheres of the solar system

Posted on October 13, 2014

Venus's atmosphere is not hospitable.

PM Tony Abbott's 'coal is good for humanity' remarks derided

Posted on October 13, 2014

The Guardian and ABC News led with the remarks in its coverage.

Over 30,000 job applicants for newly-opened coal mine in Queensland

Posted on October 13, 2014

The US$3.4 billion project is expected to produce up to 5.5 million tonnes metallurgical coal per year and create 500 jobs in Queensland.

INFOGRAPHIC: A short biography of sterling silver

Posted on October 13, 2014

We know so little about 925 silver jewellery and its place in the fashion world. Much of the fashion jewellery online nowadays are made from sterling silver jewellery. Here’s a short history on silver: Infographic from GemLn.  

IMAGE GALLERY: That's a steep drop off

Posted on October 8, 2014

Don't look down.

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