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Half of Canada’s working population is unhappy, Hays Canada study shows

Canadians put money ahead of workplace ‘fit’ resulting in low morale, lost productivity and employee churn

Clinton begins touring core of US struggling coal industry

She is still trying to recover from her televised comments in March, when she said she would put coal companies and miners out of business.

CIM, SME partner with EduMine to provide premium courses to members

The mining groups will begin offering the premiere online professional development program to their members later this year.

Adani’s $12bn Carmichael project hit with yet another lawsuit

A green group asked the Supreme Court in Queensland to review the environmental approval of the controversial coal mine and rail project.

Freeport axes oil and gas workforce as it posts sixth straight loss

The company, which is the US biggest miner by market value, is cutting 25% of its workforce to reduce debt.

Anglo shareholders revolt against Cutifani’s $4.9 million pay

Full voting results will be released on Friday.

Services sector saves jobless miners in Australia

While Queensland's miners axed 22,000 positions between 2013 and 2015, health and community services created new jobs for almost double that number.

Chinese coal miners to work less hours this year in bid to reduce supply glut

Official production capacity will be adjusted to fit the new 276 working day limit, which means that mines will be held to even stricter production caps.

Adani $12 billion Carmichael coal project faces fresh legal challenge

Australia’s indigenous people Wangan and Jagalingou, traditional owners of the land proposed to host the project are challenging it in court.

Glencore’s Optimum coal now in hands of S. African’s President family

Tegeta Exploration & Resources Ltd., controlled by the Gupta family and South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, is the new owner of optimum coal.

Here’s how much Canadian miners are currently making

They are definitely making more than those working in forestry, manufacturing, finance and construction.

US coal giant Peabody Energy files for bankruptcy

Peabody's bankruptcy filing is one of the largest in the commodities sector since commodity prices began to fall in the middle of 2014.

Ex-coal CEO sentenced to a year in prison over mine-safety conspiracy

The sentencing comes six years and one day after a fatal explosion killed 29 at Massey’s Upper Big Branch mine.

Canadians to develop space mining tool

Deltion Innovations aims to design a drill that would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.

Striking coal workers arrested after violent raid at Glencore's South African mine

Production at the Wonderfontein coal mine has been halted for three weeks after members of AMCU decided to down tools in March.

Anglo American sells majority stake in Australian coal mine

The sale of the Foxleigh mine is part of Anglo’s recently announced exit from coal, which is included in one of the sector’s biggest divestment schemes.

Canadian police warn of new scam targeting out-of-work miners

Red Maple Mining hoax has been popping up in a classified ad on the website Kijiji, Ontario officers say.

World’s No.1 copper miner Codelco posts historic loss of $1.4bn in 2015

For every penny copper prices drop, Codelco loses $36 million and Chile, the world's largest producing country, $50 million.

Former oil sands workers eye renewables market

Edmonton-based group aims to re-train 1,000 jobless workers into solar panel installers by 2018.

Adani $12 billion Carmichael coal project closer to lease

If built, Carmichael would be Australia's largest coal mine.

CHARTS: Mining slowdown worsening job prospects in Canada

While the shock has certainly been the largest for oil-producing regions, the issue has rippled through to other industries and provinces.

At least 1,300 jobs to go as ENRC steps up cost-cutting measures in Congo

The layoffs may increase to 1,800 if the metal prices don’t recover soon, said the company.

Tailings Facility Assessment Should be Included in an NI43-101 Report

Failure of a tailings facility may significantly affect the share value of a mine or its mining company

TransCanada's Energy East pipeline faces Quebec injunction

The provincial government asked the court to order a halt until the project has complied with the environmental laws in place.

Glencore swings to loss on write-downs and collapsing coal, metal prices

The Switzerland-based mining and energy giant lost $5 billion in 2015.