Out of 75 documented threats against nine designated natural and cultural sites, 23 belong to the "physical resource extraction" category.
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Bob Moriarty has initiated coverage on Columbus Gold.
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 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.
Locks in exclusive rights to the only practical processing technology globally able to recover lithium from mica group minerals (sheet silicates)
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.
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.
Government has sent additional police forces to watch over the protestors, as previous manifestations have turned violent in the past.
First time this has happened in a decade.
The decreasing Arctic ice sheet could mean billions for the mining industry, say experts.
United Nations Development Program chief supports Canada's mix of mining with foreign aid.
SInce the industry remains cautious about the strength of global economic recovery, miners have begun looking inward, especially in regards to labour.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Noront Resources, DAREarts, Engage Learn, and the Ontario Mining Association have partnered together to create a unique youth camp focused on combining geology, rocks and mining, with visual arts and film.
The IIED report urges the sector to move from improving its standards in principle to actually implementing them in practice.
The melting ice cap in the Arctic sea could open up access to immense mineral reserves, attracting billions of dollars in investment, but also bringing with it unique risks and challenges, says Lloyd’s/Chatham House latest Risk Insight report.
David Murray, the man charged with running the Future Fund for the past six years has used his last day in the job to lambast the carbon tax, labelling it the "worst" economic initiative he has seen.
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) commends Ottawa's commitment to modernize federal environmental review processes, highlighted in today's federal budget announcement, while expressing disappointment regarding the announced phased elimination of the Mineral Exploration and Development Tax Credit.
Alaska Pacific Energy continues to look for ways to expand its presence in the mining sector by talking to companies interested in pursuing joint ventures or a full amalgamation of interests.
The move to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is the single-most-important initiative in the financial reporting world — with all major economies having established timelines to adopt these standards in the near future. This means […]