Inspections that took place between 2013 and 2014, revealed 16 infractions, nine of which were considered very serious.
China is the globe's top mining country, but its alarming reserves-to-production ratio is forcing domestic miners to hunt for deals in the rest of the world.
The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent three month in orbit trying to identify subsystems to explore and prospect for valuable resources on asteroids.
At the end of January, the company announced it was placing the mine in care and maintenance, citing a commodity price crash, and earlier this month was forced to seek creditor protection.
Silver produced in concentrate was 5.2 million ounces and 20.3 million ounces during the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, respectively.
This infographic covers everything you should know about copper porphyries, a deposit type responsible for about 60% of copper, 95% of molybdenum, and 20% of gold produced today.
That reaction to the copper price drop was probably overdone in terms of the response of the equities and their valuations.
Embarrassment and financial harm.
The technique, known as biomining, is already being tested here on Earth as a sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste.
Some crew will be assigned to care and maintenance.
Hundreds of miners in Kosovo are back on shift following a three-day work stoppage to protest against the Kosovo government, which backtracked on an earlier decision to take control of the Trepca mining complex.
Analyst downgrade sinks shares of Vancouver-based owner of fast-expanding polymetallic mines in Peru and Mexico.
Article implies that the company engaged in illicit practices to obtain the necessary permits for its Platreef mine in South Africa.
Vancouver-based junior jumps 8.5% after hitting targets for re-start of 100%-owned Caribou zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mine in New Brunswick, Canada.
Huge advances in all sectors from potash and uranium to copper and gold led by a 10% surge in diversified Canadian heavyweight Teck Resources.
Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.
Locals were protesting the imminent construction of Platreef platinum mine.
The miner has hit exceptionally high-grade silver, zinc and copper at its Kipushi mine in the DRC.
The country effectively halted all but processed metal shipments in January in an effort to force miners to build smelters.
South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources has finally approved the miner's Platreef platinum project.
The affected company is Planetary Resources, the U.S.-based start-up aiming to mine asteroids.
The U.S. largest miner by market value and revenue is also dealing with a strike threat at its Indonesia's Grasberg copper and gold mine, which recently resumed operations.
The country is fine-tuning details of a new mining law that will make it easier for foreigners to tap the nation’s riches.
In response to popular demand from our home province of British Columbia, today we visualize the amount of natural resources extracted from BC each year.
Operations, however, won’t resume until at least Oct. 7.
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