NORTH AMERICA Mining News

The problem with our maps

Maps shape our understanding of the world – and in an increasingly interconnected and global economy, this geographic knowledge is more important than ever.

INFOGRAPHIC: The riskiest places to live

Risk, from a mathematical perspective, is the probability of an event multiplied by its potential impact.

North America's 10 highest mines

North America's highest mines are all concentrated in just four states

The world's northernmost mines

They are all located in just three countries: Norway, Russia and Canada.

INFOGRAPHIC: The world economy in one visualization

Today’s data visualization is the most simple breakdown of the world economy that we’ve seen.

Three Australian miners Richard Karn believes are positioned for success

When institutional capital eventually comes back to the sector, money will flow first to companies in or nearing production now.

New technology could end the debate over pipeline safety

Monitoring, detecting pipeline corrosion still a 'crude' affair.

Australia's Arrium appoints new CEO

The company has promoted one of its own employees to head the steelmaker and iron ore mining company.

Mundoro enters option agreement for 100% interest in epithermal gold property

The option agreement provides Mundoro an option for a five year term to acquire 100% interest in Centauro upon payment of $4,000,000s, subject to a 3% net smelter return royalty.

Liberty Silver Corp. successfully completes first phase of 2012 drilling program

Program identifies significant silver mineralization outside the NI 43-101 resource zone and increases confidence in the Trinity Silver Project

Interior leasing review worries US coal industry

Argus Media reports the US coal industry is concerned the federal government may change how it determines the value of coal reserves leased on federal lands in a way that could raise producers' costs. Coal producers and other industry members are evaluating an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking the Department of the Interior released on 27 May, questioning how a possible restructuring of the department's coal valuation process could affect leasing costs.