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PICTURE OF THE DAY: Mining coal that is on fire

Posted on April 7, 2014

Mining Mayhem posted photos of Blair Athol, a coal mine located in Queensland, that is combusting while it gets excavated. Photos are not dated. In October Rio Tinto announced plans to sell the mine. Post by Mining Mayhem. Post by …

Watch a 631-foot containership run aground

Posted on April 6, 2014

Almost on the soccer pitch.

Shots fired at mining exec's Vancouver home

Posted on April 6, 2014

No injuries. No motive.

PICTURE OF THE DAY: Muskeg claims excavator

Posted on April 6, 2014

In deep.

Sibayne Gold may pick up SA platinum mines from distressed miners

Posted on April 6, 2014

What works well for gold may work for PGM, too.

High tech employs more BC workers than mining and forestry combined

Posted on April 6, 2014

Sector still relatively small compared to central Canada and the US.

On the surface, mining the moon doesn't look that great

Posted on April 6, 2014

Looking at lunar REE

McEwen Mining's president gives the BEST answer on why someone should consider a career in mining

Posted on March 16, 2014

Walk down University Avenue. The answers are all around you.

PICTURE OF THE DAY: Sunrise at Port Hedland, Australia

Posted on March 16, 2014

A grader working a salt mine in Port Hedland, Australia.

PICTURE OF THE DAY: An open pit wedding cake

Posted on March 14, 2014

Tom Kern shared a picture on Facebook of his wedding cake styled as an open pit complete with a Cat excavator and dump truck. Kern was married early this month and is based in Victoria, Australia. Kern is self-employed. Hat …

Bitcoin is a 'mirage basically': Buffett

Posted on March 14, 2014

"It's just a method of transmitting money."

Convention attendance is soft

Posted on March 13, 2014

World Resource Investment Conference is re-branding as Canadian Investor Conference.

Pilot Gold jumps on drill results

Posted on March 12, 2014

6.85 g/t gold over 41.7 metres

PICTURE OF THE DAY: Mining the Panhandle

Posted on March 11, 2014

The Wet Coast.

Suncoke is leaving the coal business

Posted on March 11, 2014

A shift to a limited partnership for tax advantages.

Goldcorp extends Osisko offer

Posted on March 11, 2014

Goldcorp has gained 24% since the year started.

PICTURE OF THE DAY: Dump truck partially covered by rock slide

Posted on March 10, 2014

Post by Mining Mayhem. Photo from Mining Mayhem. Date and place not released.

Barrick to sell off 13.5 pct of African holding

Posted on March 10, 2014

African Barrick Gold up 3.18%

New Prosperity assessment was 'very damning': Harper

Posted on March 4, 2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the weight of the environmental assessment compelled his government to reject the New Prosperity mine proposal.

US Mint sales plummeted 60% in February

Posted on March 3, 2014

Potentially worst sales month since September.

The need for commodities is 'as solid as a rock'

Posted on February 27, 2014

Africa is really moving.

PICTURE OF THE DAY: Open pit mining in New Zealand

Posted on February 27, 2014

Macraes Mine in East Otago, New Zealands largest gold mine.

'This is not the end' – Taseko pursues other options for Prosperity

Posted on February 27, 2014

The judicial review will continue to run its course.

VIDEO: First Majestic Silver on precious metal volatility, Mexican taxes, and becoming a senior producer

Posted on February 27, 2014

Producing over 10 million ounces of silver annually.

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