The Obama administration has called for a broad array of reforms to its coal-leasing program, including royalty rates increases.
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Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu said he “didn’t believe” the government needed to authorize changes in ownership in that or any project.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.
Before a megaproject gets the nod to go ahead, a very unique set of circumstances must first be considered.
Coking coal takes 6% tumble on Tuesday for a $120 a tonne decline over just six weeks.
Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to being Erdene’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.
Any re-instatement of sanctions will, if at all, pose minimal additional hurdles to new investors, BMI Research says.
It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.
The Swiss firm already has a 69% stake in the DRC mine, which jointly owns with Israeli mining tycoon Dan Gertler.
$200 a tonne is in sight.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
System uses a new proprietary solvent that is reportedly slightly more efficient than those used conventionally, requiring less energy and smaller equipment.
A sustainable financial-sector roadmap for Indonesia must aggressively incorporate rigorous environmental and social standards into the credit-risk framework.
Congress has now the power to kill in one fell swoop dozens of regulations and executive orders recently issued by President Barack Obama.
Country’s top economic planner aims to cut 800 million tonnes of coal capacity a year until 2020, even as production and consumption of the fuel increases.
Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration indicate that in 2016, 25 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines – down from 29 in 2015.
The number of casualties from a coal mine accident in India has risen to 18, nearly doubling the 10 found dead soon after the Dec. 29 incident.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
Two separate mining accidents in India and Myanmar have together claimed the lives of a dozen miners, though the death toll may rise as the search for bodies continues.
Down more than 5% as market for steelmaking raw material corrects after dizzying year.
Last fall, Conuma put 170 coal miners back to work at the Brule mine. The company is now busy hiring back another 220 miners at the Wolverine mine.
The Chinese National Bureau of statistics mentioned a growth of “157 percent in the first 11 months of 2016”.
Proposed recoveries for key stakeholders.
Turnaround in GDP expansion in world's top commodity consumer over the past few months "almost as sharp as in 2009" says new study.