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Deepest Mine Shaft in the USA Complete

Cementation USA Inc. has completed sinking the deepest shaft in the United States at the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho. With a finished diameter of 18 feet, the Lucky Friday #4 Shaft was sunk to a final depth of 9,587 feet below surface.

State of emergency in Peru over mercury poisoning from illegal gold mining

The 60-day decree affects 11 districts in the Madre de Dios region, where several studies have found high levels of the toxic element in people, rivers and fish.

Fircroft opens the door to mining industry growth with One Key Resources

One Key have rapidly grown to be a market leader in the supply of workforce solutions to the mining industry in the Asia-Pacific region, and will strengthen Fircroft’s already strong portfolio of operations.

DeZURIK Introduces New High Pressure Combination Air Valve

This new single body, combination automatic DeZ_ASU_CAV air valve features an innovative design for clean or dirty services that delivers a wider operating range and minimal maintenance.

Rio Tinto makes management changes

Rio Tinto has appointed Stephen McIntosh as the acting Group executive, Technology & Innovation

Strategic focus and new financial targets introduced at Sandvik’s Capital Markets Day

Today, at the Capital Markets Day in Sandviken, Sweden, Björn Rosengren, President and CEO and Tomas Eliasson, Executive Vice President and CFO of Sandvik, presented the fundamentals of Sandvik’s strategy.

Long-lost ship found in Namibian desert — with gold aboard

Diamond miners have found the remains of a Portuguese ship that disappeared on its way to India laden with gold and other treasure, almost 500 years ago.

Pit collapse at jade mine in Myanmar leaves at least 13 dead

It is the latest in a series of deadly accidents in recent months to hit Hpakant, where as much as 90% of the world's jade is mined, mostly illegally.

Rio Tinto showcases 187.7 carat rough diamond in New York and at Tel Aviv’s International Diamond Week

Rio Tinto has showcased one of the world’s largest gem quality rough diamond to customers in the United States and Israel.

Labino releases Apollo 1.0 Dual (UV and WL) Meter with new innovative features

Labino’s Apollo 1.0 Radiometer/Photometer is an instrument for ACCURATE measurement of UV-A irradiation and visible illumination.

GEOVIA identified as leading software provider for African miners

According to a recent survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Centre (MIC), GEOVIA’s Surpac has come out as the most widely used mining software across African mines, followed by Datamine and Hexagon Mining’s MineSight.

DMT joins United Nations Task Force for the classification of nuclear fuel resources

The Task Force is part of the UN Expert Group for Resource Classification and is chaired by experts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. It consists of high-ranking government and industry representatives from organisations such as the United States Geological Survey, Geoscience Australia, Center for Mineral Technology Brazil and Uranium Corporation of India Ltd, among others.

Alrosa vice president Andrey Polyakov assumes world diamond council's presidency

The World Diamond Council brings together representatives of the entire international diamond industry supply chain, from mining through retail.

Japan 'swimming against current' when it comes to phasing out coal

Report shows that Japan is the only G7 country seeking to build new coal-power plants.

Dominion Diamond secures environmental approval for Ekati mine expansion

Project could help keep Ekati producing diamonds until 2033, or 13 years later than the expected end of its mine life.

'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sets new record, fetches $57 million

It’s now the most expensive diamond ever sold at an auction.

No waste, no fuss for the mining industry

Mining companies are required, by law, to have abatement plans in place to deal with all kinds of waste.

Caterpillar retail sales drop 12% in first three months of the year

Results mark the 41 straight month of retail sales declines.

South African miners to pay 67% of acid drainage clean-up costs

The government will pay for two-thirds of the cost by collecting money from mining companies through a new environmental levy.

Lulo diamonds sell for A$2.9 million

Special diamond recoveries continue at E46 as mining resumes at Mining Block 6 post the wet season

Geoscience BC receives $5 million in new funding from BC government for mineral, water and energy earth science

Geoscience BC to launch its largest airborne magnetic survey this summer in west-central BC

Cutting edge all-weather stabiliser and dust suppressant launched by RST

An innovative new long-term, all-weather stabiliser and dust suppressant for new and existing pavements, Shield AWR, has been developed by leading Australian fine particle management specialists Reynolds Soil Technologies.

WFDB holds committee meetings ahead of World Diamond Congress

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) held its committee meetings on Monday ahead of the official opening of the 37th World Diamond Congress on Tuesday. The Congress, being held from May 16 to 19 in Dubai, is a biennial meeting held together with the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA).

Sandvik reinvents top hammer drill bit design

Solving a problem a customer experienced when drilling in abrasive rock conditions has led to a groundbreaking new design for drill bits.

DMT cooperates with Georgian National Environmental Agency

Director of Georgia's Environment Authority visits DMT in Essen