Intel Mining News

Iamgold is said to explore sale amid gold sector consolidation

Shares of Iamgold were halted in Toronto after climbing as much as 11%, valuing the company at about C$1.7 billion ($1.2 billion).

Chinese outages a reminder of aluminium's dirty secret

The metal touted for its environmental benefits, particularly in the manufacture of lighter cars and trucks, has a big problem with storing its toxic by-products.

Trump likes fossil fuels but investors don’t

As lucrative as the overall stock market has been for investors during the past two years, clean-technology shares have done even better.

Army puts backers off multibillion-dollar Zimbabwe platinum mine

A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4 billion is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers.

Top miners saw positive FY2018

Supported metal prices, debts being slashed, and production efficiency growth were the keys for the good performance.

Climate-action delay to cost investors more than $1 trillion

Should governments install tougher policy in the push for cleaner technology, emission-intensive companies will increasingly struggle to compete.

Geoscience BC gets C$5 million to conduct earth science research

The non-profit organization said the new funding will allow for the continuation of its minerals, energy and water related public earth science.

Race for AngloGold assets may pit Sibanye against rival Harmony

Sibanye faces competition from two rivals if it wants to buy South African gold mining assets that AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. plans to sell.

AngloGold plans to sell last South Africa mine as era closes

AngloGold announced on Thursday that it’s in the early stages of a sales process for Mponeng, the world’s deepest mine and its last underground operation in South Africa.

Diamond tycoon fails in third UK bail attempt as assets frozen

Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi’s third attempt to get bail has been denied by a UK court.

IEA: Renewables growth is stalling

Renewable energy deployment stalled out last year, raising alarm bells about the pace of the clean energy transition.

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources

Countries have been scrambling to claim territory or, like China, boost their presence in the region.