The UN warns there are 40 indigenous groups are at risk of disappearing in the country.
Weak commodity prices hurt Teck's three core business units —coal, copper and zinc— but coal was particularly hard hit due to increased supply from Australia, the company said.
The Powder River Basin was the home of the top nine producing mines in the U.S. during 2013, but the number of PRB mines in the top 25 declined compared to 20 years ago, according to SNL Energy data.
While Walter Energy shuts down two coal mines, leaving hundreds unemployed, HD Mining International plans to bring up to 480 Chinese workers to British Columbia.
The English bank is planning to sell large parts of its metals, agricultural and energy business.
Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in the nation, the world’s largest consumer of coal.
This extremely cold winter prompted an increased reliance on units slated to retire by the end of 2015.
Production of the steel-making material, however, increased by 16%, which means the miner is on track to meet its full-year target.
The employees died following the incident at the Austar coal mine in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales state.
Operational update shows record production achieved for four commodities and at 10 operations.
Founder and chief investment officer of $49 billion DoubleLine Capital may be a huge China bear, but he likes gold.
BHP is losing big money on its push for a coking coal spot market.
The country's securities regulator, known as CVM, has found Batista waited 10 months to disclose that four oil fields were not commercially viable.
Coal remains the largest source of fuel for electric generation in the United States. However, demand is shrinking.
Bolivian President Evo Morales and leaders of the National Federation of Mining Cooperatives have formed a commission to quickly redraft at least three controversial articles of the recently-approved ruling.
The probe was opened following a settlement with regulators that alleged JPMorgan manipulated power markets in the Midwest and California.
The nation is sweeping away entire towns of its map because they are sitting on vast coal deposits.
Canada invited this week Coal India ltd., the world’s largest coal miner to explore mining opportunities in the country.
Of the 70 pirate attacks so far this year, 53 have been in the waters off Southeast Asia and West Africa and some 50 crew remain in captivity.
Rocked by weakening thermal coal demand and a depressed metallurgical coal market, James River Coal Co. filed for bankruptcy reorganization April 7.
Don't put all your investments in one stock, warns S&A Resource Report Editor Matt Badiali.
But it is planning to do so at the fertile Liverpool Plains, an extensive agricultural area, which is predictably raising opposition from locals.
About 36 contractor and head office positions on the line.
The coal firm was hard hit a steep drop in prices and demand for both thermal and steel-making coal.
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 …
Colombia outpaces investment in all of Latin America.
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