Recent Articles

Photos of a remote $200-million mine cleanup in Washington State

Posted on August 19, 2014

It's also a religious retreat.

Which investors had a good year and why interest rates will probably stay low: Rick Rule

Posted on August 18, 2014

"For those who have been around the sector for ten years and have begun to understand the good from the bad and ugly, those investors have had a very good year indeed."

Global diamond supply in a single chart

Posted on August 17, 2014

Is the rough diamond industry a monopoly, oligopoly, or neither?

INFOGRAPHIC: The top ten nations stockpiling gold

Posted on August 17, 2014


INFOGRAPHIC: Looking at meteor impact craters from around the world

Posted on August 17, 2014

A size scale showing danger of impact.

IMAGE GALLERY: Heavy pit haulage

Posted on August 17, 2014

A big logistical job.

VIDEO: Water skiing with an excavator

Posted on August 17, 2014

Not recommended.

Before and after satellite photos of the Mount Polley tailings pond spill

Posted on August 14, 2014

Destructive path down the length of Hazeltine Creek

VIDEO: May's devastating flooding that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina

Posted on August 13, 2014

Aid from ArcelorMittal.

Satellite photo shows impact of Mount Polley breach

Posted on August 12, 2014

An estimated 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic metres of fine sand was released.

GALLERY: Dump trucks in trouble

Posted on August 12, 2014

Tipped, busted and broken.

PIC OF THE DAY: A dump truck at the end of the rainbow

Posted on August 11, 2014

At Bald Mountain Mine, Nevada.

Mount Polley water advisory remains in place after preliminary testing

Posted on August 7, 2014

However, some contaminants could not be tested.

Premier Christy Clark to visit town near Mount Polley

Posted on August 7, 2014

It has been three days since the tailings dam broke.

First Nations, environmentalists worry about salmon run after Mount Polley

Posted on August 6, 2014

"It could alter their senses."

Eyewitnesses, Twitterverse and BC mines minister on the Polley Mountain tailings breach

Posted on August 5, 2014

“This is a serious incident that should not have happened."

Imperial Metals drops 42 pct, posts statement

Posted on August 5, 2014

"The cause of the breach is unknown at this time. The dam is an independently engineered structure that operated within design limits and specifications. Monitoring instruments and onsite personnel had no indication of an impending breach."

VIDEO: Komatsu's amphibious bulldozers in action

Posted on August 3, 2014

Looks awkward.

VIDEO: Using a dump truck to haul a dozer

Posted on August 3, 2014

No information on whether this is a good idea.

Rick Rule on the OK jobs report, gold

Posted on August 1, 2014

Labour force participation is problematic

Read Tsilhqot'in Nation's draft mining policy

Posted on July 31, 2014

Trust and recognition before money.

Mountain Province Diamonds arranges $370 million loan for building Gahcho Kue diamond mine

Posted on July 29, 2014

The company traded up 7.85% in the past five days to $5.22 a share.

Caterpillar to buy $2.5 billion of its own stock

Posted on July 29, 2014

The total of this year's stock repurchases is $4.2 billion.

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