A local government spokesman said a pipe carrying a “rich mixture” of gold and rocks came lose on Tuesday night, but no official information has been disclosed.
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Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.
Fabio Schvartsman will lead the transition of the world’s largest iron ore miner into a new shareholding structure.
IC Potash Corp. is creating a subsidiary that will focus on enhancing yields for cannabis growers and increasing the health impact and effects for consumers.
The world’s No. 1 and No. 3 gold producers will focus on developing gold mines in northern Chile's rich Maricunga belt.
The steelmaking ingredient has shed almost $10 a tonne in just a week.
Vale said the US District Court for the Southern District of New York annulled the majority of a class action lawsuit against the company and executives over the 2015 deadly accident.
There are three key components to building a mine, starting with a competent, experienced management team.
The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.
Workers ended their strike and invoked a rarely used legal provision that allows them to extend their old contract, which leaves them in the exact same situation they were before they downed tools.
The Vancouver-based precious metals streaming company announced the plan while posting a fourth quarter revenue increase of 29% to $258 million, up from $200 million last year.
Prices for the raw material have dropped below $90 a tonne as doubts gather about the strength of demand in China at stockpiles hit record highs.
A three-year recession in Venezuela paired with ramping inflation and food shortages has prompted many mining for gold in mafia-run illicit operations.
The country, already the world's second largest producer of lithium, is seeking to create private-public partnerships to exploit 61% of its resource-rich territory, currently available for licensing.
"Investors are willing to back their positive sentiment towards natural resources with fresh capital commitments," says new study.
A 39-day-long stoppage at the world’s largest copper mine may continue for up to three months.
Australian explorer, Emu NL (ASX: EMU), has mobilised camp, earth moving and drilling equipment to the Vidalita site in northern Chile.
Around 1,300 unionized miners plan to start an indefinite stoppage at Peru's largest copper mine beginning March 24.
Rumours come a year after the gold miner vowed to spend $640 million to extend the life of Lagunas Norte, worth about $1.4 billion according to industry experts.
Miranda announces that IAMGOLD corporation signs option agreement to earn an interest in Mirandas Antares Project in Colombia
The Antares Project consists of ten primarily contiguous exploration applications.
The country's mining regulator will have to issue a new temporary closure plan for the project, including comments from other government offices.
The company is currently analyzing options to resume work as soon as possible, which includes hiring temporary workers to replace those that have downed tools.
Newmont Mining Corporation has launched an interactive microsite, featuring the activities and processes that make up each stage in the life of a modern-day gold mine.
The company expects demand to increase 3% this year, while no new mines are scheduled to come online in the short-term and supply disruptions continue.
The $400 million-deal will make of Trevali the first pure zinc company with operations in North and South America as well as Africa.