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.)

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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

Contact jobs@mining.com

A brutal year for mine financing explained in just one chart

A miserable $400 million down from a high of $4.6 billion in 2012.

Lucara up 24% pct on huge diamond find, garners worldwide coverage

No word on price.

Company claims prize for second-largest diamond recovery

1,111 carats.

Gold drops to five-year low

Oil, copper and silver all beaten up.

Fission and Denison will be fine, analyst

Weighing in after last month's failed merger.

Coal is dead? No one told China

If all of this year's approved coal plants get built, they will have a total capacity of 123 gigawatts, equivalent to building 61 Hoover Dams.

IMAGE GALLERY: Bogged down


BHP Billiton drops 10-year-run with Teekay for non-unionized upstart

Wages were too high?

BHP, Vale owners tour villages devastated by Samarco

State prosecutor for the region says the companies were negligent and he has opened an investigation.

Gold Standard jumps after announcing 157m of 1.51 g Au/t

Up 28%.