INDUSTRIAL MINERALS Mining News

Level 5 BBBEE Accreditation Rating Achieved By Humboldt Wedag

Humboldt Wedag, one of the leading suppliers of materials processing technology to the mining and industrial minerals industries in southern Africa, recently achieved a BBBEE Level 5 accreditation rating.

USGS reports on non-fuel mining in the US

The US Geological Survey (USGS) recently published its annual report of mining and quarrying trends in the US, Mining & Quarrying Trends, 2007 covers 58 non-fuel mineral commodities produced in the U.S., excluding coal, petroleum coke and related products. It found that total domestic mining and waste removal for non-fuel mineral materials production amounted to 5,351 [...]

Industrial Minerals appoints George Hawley as Technical Advisor

OTTAWA, CANADA–(eMediaWorld – Nov. 7, 2008) – Industrial Minerals Inc. (OTCBB:IDSM) has retained George Hawley as Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors and to assist RBC Dominion Capital Markets on its current financial advisory […]

Eriez® Rare Earth Roll Separators Allow Unmatched Product Purity

Erie, Pa.- Eriez® Rare Earth Roll (RE) Separators provide peak separation efficiency and ensure exceptional product purity. These powerful separators are ideal for many industries, including mining, plastics, abrasives, recycling, glass, foundries, industrial minerals, metals, […]

India's April Minerals Production Rises 41%

Friday, the Ministry of Mines released mineral production for the month of April 2008. As per data, the total value of mineral production, including metalliferous and industrial minerals, excluding fuel minerals, minor minerals and atomic […]

Industrial Minerals Places Orders for Long Lead Time Plant and Equipment for the Oregon Mineral Sands Project

– Resource Finance & Investment Limited ("RFI") symbol OTC: RFIVF.PK is pleased to advise that its affiliate Industrial Minerals Corporation Ltd (ASX:IDM) advised the following in a recent release to the Australian Stock Exchange….more at […]

Santa Fe Gold Agrees to Purchase Processing Equipment and Real Property for Summit Silver-Gold Project

ALBUQUERQUE, NM–(Marketwire – June 3, 2008) – Santa Fe Gold Corp (OTCBB: SFEG), a U.S.-based mining and exploration enterprise focused on gold, silver, copper and industrial minerals, today announced that it had entered into a […]

Atacama Major Expansion Into Nitrate Production

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – June 2, 2008) – Atacama Minerals Corp. ("Atacama" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AAM) is pleased to announce a major expansion at the Company's Aguas Blancas industrial minerals mine located in northern […]

Trials at a Rotorua lake have pointed to a way to clean polluted waterways and reduce algal blooms in lakes and rivers in summer.

Scion, a Crown research institute, and industrial minerals company Blue Pacific Minerals have found that a volcanic mineral called zeolite may provide the answer to reducing phosphorus and other nutrients leached into waterways, mainly from […]

Trials at a Rotorua lake have pointed to a way to clean polluted waterways and reduce algal blooms in lakes and rivers in summer.

Scion, a Crown research institute, and industrial minerals company Blue Pacific Minerals have found that a volcanic mineral called zeolite may provide the answer to reducing phosphorus and other nutrients leached into waterways, mainly from […]

Athabasca Hires Gravel Exploration Manager and Names New Chief Geologist

EDMONTON, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – May 8, 2008) – Athabasca Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "Athabasca") (TSX VENTURE:ABM) is pleased to announce the hiring of a gravel exploration manager to assist in its sand and gravel exploration […]

Swiss Omya to build industrial materials plant in the Urals

Omya, a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of chemical products, invets 50 million Euros in an inductrial materials plant in the Sverdlovsk Region, the Urals…more at Russian Minerals

Mine Safety Award Honorees Announced

WASHINGTON, DC – The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) today announced the companies and mining operations that will receive their joint […]

Mine Safety Award Honorees Announced

WASHINGTON, DC – The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) today announced the companies and mining operations that will receive their joint […]