The firm said poor coal prices meant it would not make sense to extend the life of the mine.
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) probe centres on the alleged mishandling of claims of natural gas pipeline violations at TransCanada by engineers working for the energy regulator (NEB).
The copper and gold miner will pay a dividend of 5 cents.
An annual survey of the oil and gas workforce has revealed a surprising trend.
The seven-month work stoppage as crippled the U.S. only facility that converts uranium oxide into hexafluoride, used as fuel in nuclear power plants.
The company experienced a annual drop in the resource industries segment sales in every geographic region except Asia/Pacific.
MINING.com visited Chile’s El Teniente mine, the world's largest underground copper operation and the sixth biggest copper mine by reserve size.
Dozens of suspects arrested after the mine disaster that shook Turkey last year will stand trial beginning next month.
The company recently announced its intention to merge the copper and coal divisions, reducing Rio's businesses to just four main groups.
Gold for April delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange was last at $1,184.20 per ounce, or about $12 below where it was before the report was released.
Expansion of Mount Thorley-Warkworth coal mine in the Upper Hunter, had been knocked back twice in the courts.
The cuts include scaling back some operations and deferring projects. Further job cuts to follow.
The figure, estimated by doctors, is based on the health costs and lost productivity from coal-related respiratory and cardiac issues.
The Saskatoon-based miner also hiked its quarterly dividend 9% to 38 cents per share.
The miner, one of the biggest exporters of South African coal, may re-open those operations if economic conditions improve.
With a focus on productivity, companies must not neglect talent management
The U.S. largest miner by market value and revenue has already slashed its capital budget for the year by $2bn and it is ready to make further cuts.
CAT keeps slashing costs as it tries to offset issues out of its control, such as the falling price for everything from iron ore to oil.
Documents obtained and verified by The Australian, show that Rio Tinto offered Mongolia to forsake a “net smelter return” of 2% cent of the project’s revenue.
The operations that may be added to the list of assets for sale are Dawson and Foxleigh, in Queensland.
The company has been trying for 15 years to get a permit for Rosia Montana, poised to be Europe's biggest gold mine.
An environmental group is attempting to radically change the way mining projects are assessed with a court case involving Adani's controversial coal mining complex in Queensland.
Australia exports as much as 49 million tonnes of thermal coal a year to China.
Before the infamous Soma disaster, which claimed the lives of 301 workers, there had been 1,308 fatal accidents in the industry since 2000, a new report shows.
But only 34% plans to hire full-time employees and a further 20% is actually considering job cuts.
It is likely to cost the country 1.5 million tonnes of lost coal production a day.
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