True North Gems expects to start production towards the end of winter of 2015.
The application allows users to view selected coal mining information on a smart phone or tablet.
Over 500 rescue personnel, two planes, three helicopters, 25 ambulances and 97 other vehicles continue to carry out the search and rescue work.
Twenty workers have either been rescued or escaped on their own from the flooded coalmine, but hopes are fading for the remaining 18 trapped underground.
After a brutal two-month sell-off, the nickel price is recovering as Chinese port stocks are depleted and global stainless steel output picks up.
Water levels inside the mine keep rising and rescue crews had made no contact with the trapped workers.
If the Swiss vote yes in next month's referendum its central bank needs to buy back 1,500 tonnes of gold sold for $300–$500 an ounce a decade ago.
The country's ultimate purpose is to extract rare earth elements, breaking China's dominance and pushing prices down.
Initial media reports said the collapse occurred after water that had built up inside the mine coursed into areas where the workers had been located.
Members of the World Gold Council spent last year a total of $47 billion in countries hosting their mining operations.
Once again Cutifani delivers — freight from Minas-Rio leaves for China by year-end and within the latest estimated budget.
In his series “What Coal Left Behind,” photojournalist Matthew Busch looked to Europe — Walbrzych, Poland, specifically — to explore the human impact of harvesting fossil fuels, and the people involved either directly or indirectly in the practice.
The world’s biggest miner unveiled details about how it expects to meet cost-reduction and productivity improvement targets.
That is worth around $534-$854 million, based on prices of $6,675 per tonne.
The miner beat estimates after logging a 16% jump in Q3 nickel production, taking total output of the metal this year to 201,400 metric tons.
High resolution laser scanned height models may have revealed previously unrecorded First World War practice trenches. The LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) laser data, captured by aerial mapping company Bluesky, was commissioned by the Coal Authority as part of their research and development programme, which is looking at alternative ways to inspect mine entries in remote and rural areas.
The company is approaching the end of a decade-long, US$8.3-billion investment program to boost its potash production capacity.
Resource scarcity and human rights issues surrounding metals extraction, coupled with unrelenting global demand mean the industry is facing some tough realities.
The dispute dates back four years. Some locals still refuse to use certain shops in the village because their owner has taken one side or another regarding a proposal by Canadian company Asturgold to mine one of Europe’s last major gold reserves.
Should the Swiss National Bank SNBN.EB -0.37% buy gold? Lots and lots of gold? The country’s electorate goes to the polls on Nov. 30 to decide.
The move is seen by analysts as an attempt to strengthen the firm’s image.
The equipment maker beat analysts' expectations and the stock is skyrocketing in premarket trading.
The equipment maker is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings Thursday.
Frank Timis has got $20 million to acquire the mine bordering its own iron ore project Tonkolili.
Planners ruled Anglo’s 100 million-tonne project was a threat to the Hunter Valley's thoroughbred and tourism industries.
Euromax Resources has entered into a $175 million deal ith RGLD Gold, to finance the next stages of development and construction of the company's Ilovitza copper-gold project in the Macedonia.
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