Australian company A-Cap Resources (ASX:ACB) is a step further to developing Botswana's first uranium mine, after the government approved its environmental impact statement (EIA).
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Significant brown and greenfield projects through 2020 nearly outnumber the next ten countries on the list.
Current strategy director Bruce Cleaver will replace Philippe Mellier, who held the position for five years.
The company will seek a court order to stop the strike, which is already affecting output.
Australia's Taurus raised $683m to invest in mining company debt last year, while two funds currently in the market are targeting investor capital of $800m.
China's steel association warns accumulated steel output will exceed 10 billion tonnes in 2016 as scrap prices drop below pig iron costs inside the country.
Mauritanian workers complain that there is a major gap between their salaries and Canadian expats working for Kinross.
Diamond miners have found the remains of a Portuguese ship that disappeared on its way to India laden with gold and other treasure, almost 500 years ago.
According to a recent survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Centre (MIC), GEOVIA’s Surpac has come out as the most widely used mining software across African mines, followed by Datamine and Hexagon Mining’s MineSight.
For competitors S11D is a four-letter word.
Mining companies are required, by law, to have abatement plans in place to deal with all kinds of waste.
If all central banks were to hold at least 5% of forex reserves in gold (versus 60%+ in rich economies) it would require the purchase of almost 8,000 tonnes
The government will pay for two-thirds of the cost by collecting money from mining companies through a new environmental levy.
The Canadian miner strongly refutes accusations of human rights abuses and illegal operations at its South African project made by the NGO.
Special diamond recoveries continue at E46 as mining resumes at Mining Block 6 post the wet season
Group represents the country's largest mining companies, including AngloGold Ashanti, Sibanye Gold and Impala Platinum Holdings.
The massive Simandou project, in Guinea, is considered the world's biggest untapped iron ore deposit.
The mine hosts type-2a diamonds which account for less than 1% of global supply.
Not a good time to be a miner in South Africa.
International development nonprofit Pact released Friday a report detailing the progress of efforts to address child labour in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
High Court decision opens the way for up to 500,000 current and former miners to pursue a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against mining companies over respiratory diseases contracted at work.
New report says mining and metals companies set to default on debt at more than three times the historical rate going back to 1983.
BMI Research analysts also believe gold prices bottomed in 2015 and expect the metal to edge higher over the coming quarters.
Tenke Fungurume in the DRC goes for $2.65 billion to China Molybdenum – Freeport also offloading Africa exploration project and cobalt refinery in Europe.
Rout continues ahead of crucial Chinese import data.