Mining Mining News

Wits Mining gets ECSA stamp of approval

Accreditation of Wits University’s School of Mining Engineering has been renewed for another five-year cycle by the Engineering Council of South Africa.

Are mining companies closing the digital disconnect?

The current digital disruption that is sweeping across the world and upending industries has resulted in a digital disconnect

Growth-focused Canyon Coal sees silver lining in tough mining sector

Despite clouds of policy uncertainty and a struggling South African economy hovering over the mining industry, Canyon Coal is buoyant about the future.

SA mining industry sees a turnaround in financial performance amid a challenging operating environment: PwC SA Mine report

2017 another challenging year for SA mining industry due to decrease in dividends and market capitalisation, retrenchments across industry, and more.

Sasol Mining sponsors the 2017 Joburg Indaba

Sasol Mining is proud to sponsor the 5th annual Joburg Indaba.

Mill lining optimization increases wear life by 36% at TISCO

Special ore properties made finding lasting mill lining for TISCO Yuanjiacun Iron Mines. Metso’s solution puts an end to years of application testing.

Collahuasi Improves the Availability of its VPA Filter by 15%

Faced with increased production demands, Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi had the goal of increasing both the availability and performance of its vertical plate pressure filters (VPA) in Puerto Patache.

Collahuasi improves the availability of it's VPA filter by 15%

Faced with increased production demands, Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi had the goal of increasing both the availability and performance of its vertical plate pressure filters (VPA) in Puerto Patache.

Collahuasi Improves the Availability of its VPA Filter by 15%

Faced with increased production demands, Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi had the goal of increasing both the availability and performance of its vertical plate pressure filters (VPA) in Puerto Patache.

Mining threats UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

Out of 75 documented threats against nine designated natural and cultural sites, 23 belong to the "physical resource extraction" category.

Columbus Gold Receives Additional Newsletter Writer Coverage

Bob Moriarty has initiated coverage on Columbus Gold.

Trevali reports Q3-2014 Santander Mine production and increases 2014 production guidance

Trevali Mining Corporation reports preliminary production results for its third quarter 2014, ended September 30, 2014, of approximately 12.6 million payable pounds of zinc, 6.3 million payable pounds of lead and 217,600 payable ounces of silver from the Santander Mine in Peru.

Canada Zinc Metals Moves Ahead with Large Airborne Geophysical Survey

Canada Zinc Metals Corp. is pleased to announce that the planned airborne geophysical survey for the Akie and select Kechika Regional properties has commenced. The helicopter-borne FALCONTM gravity gradiometry survey is being flown by CGG of Mississauga, Ontario.

Lithium processing breakthrough delivers 25 year option for Australia's Cobre Montana

Locks in exclusive rights to the only practical processing technology globally able to recover lithium from mica group minerals (sheet silicates)

Largo initiates exploration on potential new discovery of chromite and PGMs

Largo Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has begun an exploration program for chromite and PGMs (platinum group metals) at its Capivara Prospect which is located in the Maracas region of Bahia, Brazil, but outside of the current mining area of its Maracas Menchen Mine.

Canada to boost support for mining, but faces challenges

The government is fine tuning details of an aggressive campaign to promote Canada’s mining sector abroad, and so redirect trade spending and foreign affairs to core economic interests.

Thousands of Peruvians camp in the Andes to defend lake from Newmont’s gold project

Government has sent additional police forces to watch over the protestors, as previous manifestations have turned violent in the past.

Canada's mining sector fails to book a single IPO so far this year

First time this has happened in a decade.

Canadian Arctic irreversible melt not just bad news

The decreasing Arctic ice sheet could mean billions for the mining industry, say experts.

Mining can be a blessing for foreign aid: UN

United Nations Development Program chief supports Canada's mix of mining with foreign aid.

Top miners cautious about industry future, focused on safety: report

SInce the industry remains cautious about the strength of global economic recovery, miners have begun looking inward, especially in regards to labour.

Ancient Buddhist statue found in Tibet carved from meteorite

A Buddha statue looted by Nazis in Tibet in the 1930s was carved from the Chinga meteorite, which crashed to the Earth 15,000 years ago, revealed Elmar Buchner of the Planetology Institute at Stuttgart University.

The last great price bubble is dead

For the past decade we’ve toiled up the slope of the so-called commodities super-cycle, a rise in metal and hydrocarbon prices that has made consumer goods costly but drove torrid profits for traders, miners, investment bankers, and pension funds. But what's happening now?

Canada's mining industry joins forces with NGOs to improve transparency

A new working group of national-level mining and exploration associations and transparency-focused NGOs announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve Canada's transparency regime as it relates to extractive company payments to governments.

US power supply will be impacted by water shortages

Electricity enables our modern life style - the degree of dependency we have built into our lives in regards to “power on demand” has raised expectations that plentiful electricity will be available to us 24/7.