Scientists have discovered why some of the richest ore deposits on the planet, such as copper, zinc, silver and uranium, were formed in the middle period of Earth’s history.
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On the level of transparency in the approvals process, jurisdictions in the US, Australia and Scandinavia performed better than Canada, a fresh report by the Fraser Institute, shows.
Both provinces displaced Western Australia from the first to the third place thanks partly to their rich mineral reserves, competitive tax regimes, efficient permitting procedures, and certainty surrounding environmental regulations.
BHP Billiton and union at world's largest copper mine can't even agree whether talks are happening or not.
Khoemacau mine will initially produce 50,000 tonnes of copper and 1.4 million ounces of silver a year, but future expansions could increase output to at least 120,000 tonnes of copper annually.
The top 10 ranking of the lowest all-in cost gold mines in the world – former US president Herbert Hoover was once in charge of no. 8 on the list.
The Gochagar Lake project, until now property of Diamond Hunter, consists of four claims covering 3,759 hectares located in northern Saskatchewan.
Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.
Wall of copper supply never materialized, nickel market recorded first deficit since 2010 and zinc, lead will only get tighter in 2017.
A surge in commodity prices combined with its multibillion-dollar asset fire-sale has put the company in a position to pay big dividends and explore acquisitions.
The company is reviewing its copper output guidance for 2017 as industrial action at its largest copper mine enters its third week Thursday.
The world's No.1 heavy machinery maker is telling miners not to rest on their laurels now that the industry is finally coming back up from a brutal downturn and keep focused on maximizing returns and efficiency.
The world's number five diversified miner posted its first annual net profit in five years.
Net profit was $3.2bn for the six months to December 31, compared with a loss of $5.7bn in the same period a year earlier.
Top listed copper producer Freeport says negotiations with Indonesia going nowhere – will slash production at iconic mine by 60%.
While the copper market is gaining momentum, it is a good time to look at the copper mining champions in terms of copper grade in ore reserves.
Rebuttal comes as shareholders launched an investigation over possible false and misleading statements made by the miner about its Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska.
Report by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) says the country is not in a good position to benefit from the increasing number of companies ready to make new and significant investments.
The company is focusing on assets with the potential to add as much as 1.1 million ounces of gold to its total output beyond 2021.
A reworked sale process for plants located in the southeastern city of Cubatão was reportedly launched in recent days.
Majors and juniors swap roles in $7 billion a year mining exploration sector
The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, benefitted from the price rally — steelmaking coal climbed 155.5% to $207 in the quarter.
Shares in the Canadian miner behind the stalled Pebble copper-gold project in Alaska nosedived after a report branded the venture as “worthless.”
The meeting is not a return to mediation but an attempt to agree to return to the negotiating table, the union said.
The firm has not been able to ship copper from the mine in over a month due to a ban on concentrate exports that kicked in on January 12.