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Number of active mining projects by province ranked

Ontario is number one.

Vancouver is the world's mining capital

Sorry Toronto and Perth.

Jekko appoints new dealer in Sweden

The Italian manufacturer of minicranes and other lifting solutions Jekko s.r.l. freshly started a collaboration with the Swedish company Hüllert Maskin to set up Svenska Jekko.

Canada says coal not coming back, US and Germany differ

Nearly 20 countries have joined a British-Canadian initiative to phase out coal from power generation before 2030.

Poll results: How does the Australian mining sector treat mental health?

MPi, a recruitment and human resources business based in Australia, asked those who work in the industry. Here's what they said.

RST expands ‘tailor made’ service with specialised mechanical equipment

Leading fine particle management specialist Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST) has expanded into the customised mechanical equipment market to more comprehensively service all aspects of mining and quarrying supply chains, from pit through to plant, rail and port operations.

Report calls for open standard for 3D applications in mining industry

Many job functions including surveyors, geologists, mine engineers, and managers, need to be able to move from one 3D data application to another with consistency and relative ease in order to manipulate 3D projects while collaborating with clients and colleagues.

UN urges miners to better regulations needed to prevent disasters

According to the UN Environment Program's latest report, most of the 40 significant mine waste accidents in the past decade have involved dams or other storage areas that failed.

Glencore, Canadian teachers close to launch mining royalty firm

The Swiss commodity giant is reportedly finalizing a $700-million deal with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to create a new base-metals royalty vehicle.

Polish copper producer KGHM cuts 2017 investment and output targets

The state-run firm also said that this year's output of electrolytic copper from its own concentrates will be 35,000 tonnes than the planned 401,000 tonnes due to an accident at its smelter.

Planetary Resources readies asteroid mining technology for Dec. launch

The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.

Mining industry taps into new data to increase worker safety

Mining operators are increasingly turning to advanced weather data and visualization tools to protect workers and critical assets, while operating more safely and efficiently around predicted severe weather.

Texas uranium deposits could meet US nuclear energy demand for almost a year

But low prices for the radioactive commodity remain a challenge, the latest report by the US Geological Survey (USGS) shows.

Lucapa finds another large diamond at its Lulo mine in Angola

It's the eighth diamond of over 100 carats recovered this year, and the seventh in just 2.5 years of commercial mining.

Here's what to expect in terms of Eldorado Gold exploration projects

Canadian gold miner provides an update on exploration activities completed to date in 2017.

New lives for old mines: A method for developing renewable energy at closed mine sites

Here's how to turn closed mine sites, or legacy mines, into independent power plants, storage facilities, or value-added grid-service providers, presenting the opportunity for a second useful life through renewable energy development.

Argentina wants to overtake Chile in South America lithium race

Since President Mauricio took office in December 2015 and opened the country to foreign capital, Argentina has received more investment than any other country in the 'lithium triangle'.

Africa's rising LNG producers can address domestic power problems

While the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Africa historically has been concentrated in Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt and Libya, the prospects for gas in the rest of Africa have steadily increased in recent years.

This Aussie miner is about to break into South Korea lithium sector

Pilbara Minerals has announced a potential joint venture with two South Korean companies to develop a lithium processing facility in the Asian country.

BHP needs 120 new workers at its Olympic Dam in Australia

The mining giant will add those jobs during the next 12 months.