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BHP Olympic Dam produces first copper cathode from heap leach pilot plan

Bureau Veritas’ state-of-the art mineral testing facility in Adelaide is supporting BHP and South Australia to achieve their Copper Growth Strategies.

De Beers partners with UN to empower women in its diamond producing countries

It will invest US$3 million to advance the prospects of women and girls by addressing key priority areas.

Tanzania orders wall built around tanzanite mines, purchases of stones

President John Magufuli also directed the central bank to buy the precious stone to boost reserves — the latest twist in a spat with mining firms over alleged tax evasion.

Washington buys Dominion Diamond for $1.2bn as investors ok sale

Transaction gives the US-based buyer full ownership of Canada’s Ekati diamond mine and a 40% stake in Diavik, which is operated by Rio Tinto.

Barrick's Munk donates $100 million to cardiovascular care centre

The gift, which will bring the Munk's support of UHN and the PMCC to more than $175 million since 1993, will primarily be used to develop a data-driven digital cardiovascular health platform that reduces costs.

Stellar Diamonds seeks to fund first post-Ebola mine in Sierra Leone

The operation would be second biggest diamond mine in Sierra Leone.

IIDGR announces four new diamond grading partnerships in Asia

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research, part of De Beers Group, has established four new diamond grading partnerships with leading diamond jewellery retailers in Thailand, Vietnam and China.

South Africa labour disputes drag Petra Diamonds shares down

Shares in the diamond miner fell for a second consecutive day after it warned that two of its South african mines had been affected by strikes.

Peruvian farmer sues Newmont in US court over alleged use of violence, threats

Acuña and her family claim the company used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home and so make way for its $5 billion gold and copper Conga project.

Gem Diamonds finds another huge diamond at Lesotho mine

Finding follows the recovery of five other diamonds of over 100 carats so far this year at the company's flagship Letšeng mine, in Lesotho.

Innovation Comes Full Circle

Kal Tire’s new tyre management innovation program—created to help improve mine site productivity and safety—is only a few years old, but already the company is sending an ever-growing number of products and tools into the […]

Aussie consortium to spend $12m in research to boost copper production

Initiative is part of South Australia’s government strategy that aims to triple the state's copper production to one-million tonnes a year by 2030.

Canadian miners increase efforts to prevent child and forced labour in the supply chain

Initiative seeks contributing to global efforts in preventing the use of child and forced labour in the mining supply chain, and to providing information needed to demonstrate the responsible sourcing of minerals and metals.

Cat® 793F mining trucks prove performance in tier 4 configuration

The trucks were put to the test in a variety of applications, including cold ambient temperatures, high ambient temperatures, uphill hauls and flat hauls.

Petra Diamonds may breach debt covenants on troubles in Tanzania

The Africa-focused diamond miner said that would likely happen unless it solves its issues with the government of Tanzania.

Botswana seeks option to buy unusually big diamonds from its mines

Draft bill gives government first option to buy unusually large diamonds found in the country's mines, such as the world's second-biggest 1,109 carat diamond discovered by Lucara two years ago.

Rio Tinto's chief financial officer Chris Lynch to retire in 2018

He joined the company's board in September 2011 and was appointed chief financial officer in April 2013.

Greece tries making peace with Eldorado, grants final permits for Olympias

While the company can now proceed with development of Olympias, is still awaiting permits for its Skouries project, the main bone of contention with Greek authorities.

New mobile version of A TEC’s Rocket Mill®

A TEC has successfully launched a mobile version of its grinding mill to demonstrate the benefits of A TEC’s grinding technology.

New mobile version of A TEC’s Rocket Mill®

A TEC has successfully launched a mobile version of its grinding mill to demonstrate the benefits of A TEC’s grinding technology.