Europe Mining News

Global coal mining industry sees compound annual growth

The global coal mining market is growing, with a CAGR of close to 2% from 2018-2022.

U.S. grants most of Voestalpine's requests for exemptions to steel tariffs

The United States has granted more than half of the exemptions to its steel import tariffs that Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine and its customers applied for.

LME reforms must meet international standards, Global Witness warns

Global Witness warns that the LME must ensure its members go beyond paper-based compliance activities.

From Blenheim to BlackRock, here’s why everyone’s bullish about copper

This week, it seems everybody has something in common: they’re all copper bulls.

Britain's CNM plans to relaunch Zambia nickel mine next year

The decision to restart output at the mine comes despite plans by the government to hike mining taxes to bring down mounting public debt.

EU's biggest coal-mining nation plans output hike to cut imports

Poland plans to boost output of coal by about 10 percent in the next several years to cut down on imports, which are set to jump to a record this year.

Gold’s bottom could be investors’ lost treasure

Get ready, gold bulls: The precious metal could be close to finding a bottom.

Dutch eye tax on heavy polluters to fund climate goals

In draft proposals, the government said it would introduce extra levies on CO2 emissions for different sectors to push companies to clean up their acts.

Battle lines drawn for London Metal Exchange

Away from the seminars and cocktail parties, metal producers, traders and users will meet behind closed doors to hammer out details of next year's contracts.

Centamin drops more than 12 percent on second cut to annual output target

The miner now expects to produce 480,000 ounces of gold, down from a range of 505,000 to 515,000 ounces it estimated in May.

Eurasian Resources Group sets out vision for responsible cobalt supply at two major sustainability conferences in New York

Eurasian Resources Group participated reiterated its commitment to the Global Battery Alliance, a World Economic Forum initiative to showcase how the Group will ensure a responsible cobalt supply chain for the future.

EU extends duties on steel pipes from Russia, Ukraine

The European Commission has extended duties on imported steel and iron pipes and tubes from Russia and Ukraine for another five years.

Renault-Nissan, Daimler mull extending alliance to autonomous, battery tech

Renault-Nissan and Daimler may expand their cooperation to battery and autonomous cars technology and mobility services, the companies said on Wednesday.

Coal reaching $100 a ton in Europe boosts greener alternatives

Coal’s push to $100 a ton in Europe may benefit the greenest energy providers more than it does for miners.

No stopping strong global EV sales growth

Across the main auto markets, growth in electric vehicles is booming.

Randgold's hook-up with Barrick to leave large void in London market

Randgold becomes second major miner to announce departure from London.

Forty-five per cent of cars sold in Norway last month were electric: report

No gas or balloons needed.

Poland makes biggest gold purchase since 1998 as prices slump

Poland is making a rare charge into gold. The country added about 9 metric tons to its bullion reserves in July and August as prices dropped.

Aurubis to offer a $96 tonne copper premium for 2019

This compares to $86 per tonne in both 2018 and 2017.

Rethinking mineral processing with digital

MINING.com speaks with Jani Puroranta, Chief Digital Officer at Metso, about how digital technology can increase productivity and optimize existing assets. 

Improving energy efficiency in comminution

Mines rarely have control over the cost of energy, so it is vital that comminution processes meet process objectives while consuming as little energy as possible. An efficient operation is the best hedge against variable energy prices - and Metso, the leading company in the suppliers and equipment industry in Europe - has the answers.

Pink diamond breaks world record

It sold for more than $2.9 million.

Shell, partners approve huge $31 billion LNG Canada project

This is the largest new LNG project of its kind in years.

Scientists weigh call for much deeper cuts to coal pollution

Coal currently feeds about 27% of the world’s energy demand.

K+S flags $93m hit on Q3 profit due to drought

Transportation of considerable amounts of waste water to offsite storage basins will likely cause extra costs over the next few months.