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.
Protesters are demanding management to review safety conditions following a fatal accident on Sept. 27.
30,000 tonnes of copper concentrate were sent out Monday.
It has given 20% to 20 local groups, 3% to black entrepreneurs and managerial employees, and another 3% to historically disadvantaged South African staff.
New multi-lens zone at Stratmat deposit, part of the Vancouver-junior's past-producing zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold project in the Bathurst mining camp.
Around 15,000 of the total 55,000 licences in effect risk fines and even losing all privileges over the land.
Chinese backers are now behind one-third of all Peru’s new mining investments by value.
Operations at the miner's Batu Hijau copper and gold mine to resume soon.
The strategic review will focus on the potential introduction of third-party strategic investors or joint-venture parties for the Kamoa and Kipushi copper projects in the DRC.
Trend of mine production moving to emerging economies will continue.
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