Europe Mining News

Germany's RWE could preserve Hambach forest, but at a price

How much is a tree worth?

Visualizing corruption around the world

Today’s chart pulls its numbers from the recent 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index report, which has been published by Transparency International annually since 1995.

Vedanta says Anglo American stake buy meets Gov’t criteria

Shares in the company lost a fifth of their value on Friday as investors were sceptical of its foreign subsidiary Cairn India Holdings’ $200 million investment in the diversified miner.

High grades discovered at historic Gumsberg project in Sweden

The zinc-silver-lead-gold project is located in the Bergslagen district, first mined in the 13th century.

Copper makes it easier to treat bone infection

Copper particles and bioactive glass seem to be a winning combination.

Lithium giant's landmark deal is big step to battery 'dream'

Chile's development agency Corfo doesn't know whether the county we’ll ever make vehicles, but it would like to at least see battery parts produced locally.

Thyssenkrupp in constructive talks with EU on Tata Steel JV

The commission has set an April 29 deadline to rule on the transaction, which would create Europe’s second-largest steelmaker after ArcelorMittal.

EU imposes curbs on steel imports after Trump tariffs

Steel group Eurofer said the safeguards were completely justified given the diversion of steel to the EU market.

EY appoints new global mining and metals leader

Paul D. Mitchell has been named the new EY global sector leader for mining and metals.

Central bank gold buying surges to 50-year high

Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan remained key buyers throughout the year.  

Eldorado Gold scraps mill at Turkish mine, resumes mining and heap leaching

Eldorado's shares jumped 12% in pre-market trading in New York on Thursday on the news.

Last missing miner rescued from Polish mine after tremor

Miner missing in Rudna mine is alive!

ArcelorMittal's bid to buy stake in Bosnian iron ore mine rejected

ArcelorMittal owns a steel plant in the central Bosnian town of Zenica where it processes iron ore from its mines in Prijedor in the north of the country.

Venezuela has 20 tons of gold ready to ship. Address unknown

I’m going to start bringing Russian and Turkish airplanes every week so everybody gets scared.

A further eight miners rescued from Polish mine after tremor

Originally 14 were missing, but some were rescued within several hours of the tremor.

Rethinking mining strategies among the top-10 global trends to shape 2019

Mining companies now need to determine how to operate in a market that is characterized by rising stakeholder demands, a widening talent gap, as well as dwindling access to key inputs such as energy and water, says Deloitte in its latest annual report.

Russia’s Alrosa finds its largest diamond in over two years

The 191.46-carat stone was found earlier this month at the company's Udachny mining and processing division.

In the new lithium 'Great Game,' Germany edges out China in Bolivia

"This partnership secures lithium supplies for us and breaks the Chinese monopoly" - Wolfgang Tiefensee economy minister of the German state of Thuringia, an automotive manufacturing hub.

GV Gold closer to being one of Russia’s top 5 bullion miners, output up 36%

The company churned out 304,400 ounces of gold last year, 36% more than a year earlier and a whooping 85% increase when compared to 2017.

In Germany's plan to phase out coal, a big polluter will benefit

“We believe that clarity, compensation payments, and a relatively long phase-out period should trigger a re-rating for the company’s conventional power generation,” said analyst Guido Hoymann.

How microbes contribute to the formation of giant copper deposits

Researchers are studying the unusual Las Cruces deposit in southwestern Spain.

Slow growth for Europe's mining sector — report

In Q2 2019, analysts expect investment levels across the European mining sector will be sluggish.

Explorex Resources scraps plans to buy battery metals project in Finland

The Canadian miner won't be buying the Hautalampi cobalt, nickel, copper project in eastern Finland at this time due to financing issues.

Flagship Volkswagen plant transforms for EV era

German carmaker will invest 870 million euros ($985 million) by 2020 to develop e-vehicle components, including batteries and charging stations.

Anglo American rides out iron ore hitches in strong 2018

Copper production reached a five-year high, more than offsetting output declines at Minas Rio in Brazil and Kumba in South Africa.