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Mosaic joins chorus calling BHP’s Jansen potash mine plan unwise

Mosaic chief Joc O’Rourke also said BHP’s target of 2023 for first production looks unachievable.

World's top diamond miner Alrosa output up 14% in first half of 2017

The Aikhal division accounted for more than a third of the company’s total output in the period, having extracted 6.9-million carats of rough diamonds – a 26% year-on-year increase.

Luxembourg shoots for the stars with fresh space mining deal

The country's ultimate objective is to have its own space mining agency by the end of the year.

BHP $2.5bn expansion of Spence copper mine in Chile approved

Company will make a decision on the plan in August.

Once rejected Nunavut gold project gets OK from board

If Canada's Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, accepts the review board's decision, a project certificate could be issued before year-end.

Australian court rules against Fortescue in mining land case

While the decision doesn’t ban Fortescue from continuing to operate the mines, it paves the way for the group to sue the company for hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation claims.

Activist investor Elliott calls BHP potash plans ‘disastrous’

Hedge fund manager says expanding into the currently over-supplied fertilizer market is just a bad idea.

Advanced scalable technology for the New Cat® MD6310 Rotary Blasthole Drill improves drilling efficiency and productivity

Building on the solid legacy of the MD6420C, the new Cat® MD6310 blasthole drill offers substantial technology, efficiency and productivity improvements.

Peru hit by nationwide mining strike; govt says situation ‘under control’

The indefinite labour action involves 56 unions, which are protesting a government’s proposed reform they see as "anti-workers".

The world’s largest diamond miner just found two massive rocks

Both rocks, said ALrosa, are believed to be gem-quality.

Minister Noonan launches IMARC 2017

Victorian Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan has officially launched the 2017 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), highlighting the importance of the sector to Victoria’s economy.

Driving efficiencies and reducing machine damage at Hera Gold Mine with RCT’s Haul Truck Guidance

RCT’s ControlMaster® Haul Truck Guidance is being successfully trialled at Aurelia Metals’ Hera gold mine.

Coal mine sold for less than $1 reopens, to reach full production by year-end

Blair Athol thermal coal mine, located in Queensland, Australia, had been closed since 2012 when former owner Rio Tinto shut down operations after almost 30 years of production.

Rio Tinto axes iron ore export forecast for the year

It also revised down its expected share of hard coking coal for the year to between 7.2 to 7.8 million tonnes from 7.8 to 8.4 million tonnes.

Sandvik divests conveyor components as the final step in exiting Mining Systems

Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest the conveyor components’ parts of the Mining Systems business, including the closely related specialist conveyor systems business in Hollola (Finland), to NEPEAN Conveyors Pty Ltd, a privately owned Australian based company.

BBF Safety Group donation enables youth upliftment project to extend its reach to more children

The Happy Feet Youth Project is a Cape Town-based non-governmental organisation that works with under-privileged children.

The 4 key skills of an HVAC engineer

In order for HVAC engineers to become successful in what they do, they have to possess certain skills.

World's second-largest diamond 'too big' to sell

Lucara Diamond’s Lesedi La Rona is said to face challenges other rock never do, including its multi-million-dollar price tag and a risky polishing process that can take months or years.

Washington Companies buys Dominion Diamond for $1.2 billion

The US company plans to operate Dominion as a standalone business, appointing a new chief executive based in Canada.

BHP to speed up Jansen development as potash demand to double by 2040

The world's largest miner believes potash will be a $50 billion market by the late 2040s.