U.S. Army plans to fund rare earths plant for weapons development

Published: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

According to an exclusive report from Barrick Gold to sell its stake in Massawa project to Teranga for up to $430 million

Published: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Barrick Gold Corp. announced that it will sell its entire 90 percent stake in its Massawa project ...


Appeals court rejects Minnesota's renewal of U.S. Steel mine permit

Published: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The Minnesota Court of Appeals reversed a state decision by state regulators that had granted U.S ...


ICMM publishes updated guidance on handling and resolving community concerns and grievances

Published: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) published an updated version of its guidanc ...


Anglo American partners with Engie to develop hydrogen-powered haul truck

Published: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Anglo American announced in October that it would partner with Engie to develop the world’s ...


Groups say tailings standards should consider existing facilities

Published: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

As the Global Tailings Review groups works to set standards, the chair of the group cautioned tha ...


Newmont ranked top miner in Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies

Published: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Newmont Goldcorp was ranked the top mining company in Newsweek’s first-ever list of America ...


Merger and acquisition deals in gold sector set record in 2019

Published: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

A pair of mergers in the gold sector in December were the latest in a year that set a record of t ...


Centamin rejects $1.9 billion offer from Endeavour Mining

Published: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Centamin Plc. announced that its board of directors rejected a $1.9 billion all-stock takeover pr ...


Cleveland-Cliffs to buy AK steel in $1.1 billion stock deal

Published: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. announced that it will buy AK Steel in a stock deal valued at about $1.1 bi ...


Rio Tinto to invest $1.5 billion into Kennecott Mine expansion

Published: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Utah’s Bingham Canyon copper mine will remain in operation longer than expected thanks to a ...


Montana court rules in favor of Mines Management

Published: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The Montana Supreme Court ruled that Mine Management Inc. can use a tunnel under the Cabinet Moun ...


Chinese gold miner Zijin to buy Canadian miner Continental Gold

Published: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

In a deal worth $1.33 billion, Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. has agreed to buy Canadian miner Conti ...


Take control of your water; managing water is a critical factor at every mine site

Published: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT

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Review panel in Michigan upholds mining permit for Back Forty Mine

Published: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Aquila Resources announced that a Michigan environmental review panel has upheld the mining permi ...


Rio Tinto plans large investment in Australian iron ore projects

Published: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Rio Tinto announced that it will invest $US749 million ($A1 billion) to maintain its iron ore pro ...


Operations at Mutanda’s Mine shut down four months early

Published: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Operations at Glencore’s Mutanda Mine in Democratic Republic of Congo was suspended more th ...


China’s surge in rare earth production challenges United States and Australia

Published: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

This month China reported that it’s raising its annual mining quota for rare earths by 10 p ...


Newmont Goldcorp reaches agreement to sell Red Lake complex to Evolution Mining

Published: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Newmont Goldcorp Corporation has continued to streamline its asset base by entering into a bindin ...


State regulators will conduct their own review of Twin Metals project

Published: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Minnesota regulators announced that rather than collaborate with federal regulators, it plans to ...


Rio Tinto may be forced to renegotiate terms of Oyu Tolgoi Mine

Published: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Lawmakers in Mongolia approved plans to revise the 2015 Oyu Tolgoi copper mine agreement between ...


Salt River Project to payPeabody Energy $21 million to settle cleanup claim for Kayenta coal mine

Published: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Peabody Energy will be paid $21 million by Salt River Project (SRP) officials to settle claims st ...


Alcoa joins International Council on Mining and Metals

Published: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Alcoa Corporation, a global leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum, announced that it has been a ...


USGS signs critical minerals research agreement with Australia

Published: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

GeoScience Australia and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have signed an agreement to jointly de ...


New setback for Rio Tinto at Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia

Published: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Rio Tinto, the world’s second-largest miner, is facing new legal setbacks at its Oyu Tolgoi ...


Rosemont copper project could be delayed until 2023

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The July 31 court ruling that halted construction of the Rosemont Copper project south of Tucson, ...


Saracen will purchase Barrick Gold’s stake in Super Pit gold mine in Australia

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Barrick Gold Corp. will sell its 50 percent stake in the Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM ...


Komatsu announces plans to deploy 37 autonomous trucks at Vale’s Carajás mine

Published: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

To support the Brazilian resource company Vale in its drive to leverage technology to reduce impa ...


South Africa's platinum mining firms, top union seal wage deal

Published: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Sibanye-Stillwater reached an agreement for a three- ...


Fortescue Metals Group embraces power of automation

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is one of the companies leading the way in the application of autono ...


Navajo Nation will not back energy company’s mines in Powder River Basin

Published: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

In yet another twist to the saga of the three former Cloud Peak Energy coal mines in the Powder R ...


BHP names Mike Henry new CEO

Published: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The world’s largest mining company has named and new chief executive officer. BHP announced ...


In the face of coal’s decline, ITC research in Wyoming is thinking outside the box

Published: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

With the prospects of coal consumption continuing its downward trend and no end in sight, innovat ...


Global nonferrous exploration budget recovery falters for the first time since 2016

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Not seen since 2016, the global nonferrous exploration budget decreased due to difficult market c ...


Hecla Mining reaches tentative agreement with union on Lucky Friday Mine strike

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The two-and-half-year strike at Hecla Mining’s Lucky Friday Mine near Mullan, ID could be c ...


Boungou Mine suspends operations following attack

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

An attack by gunmen on a convoy transporting workers of Canadian gold miner Semafo in eastern Bur ...


BHP’s Australian shareholders vote to stay in industry lobby groups

Published: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Australian shareholders at BHP mirrored their counterparts in London and voted against a resoluti ...


No US mining operations met POV criteria for fifth consecutive year

Published: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that for ...


Chevron introduces new heavy duty diesel oil with reduced additives

Published: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

A desire for higher productivity and extended time between maintenance coupled with the need to m ...


Freeport-McMoRan to sell its copper-gold assets in Serbia to Zijin for up to $390 million

Published: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Zijin Mining announced that it would buy Freeport-McMoRan’s copper-gold assets in Serbia fo ...


Two Liebherr R 956 crawler excavators in the last granite quarry of the Vosges

Published: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

In March 2019, the machinery pool of Petitjean, a granite excavation company based in eastern Fra ...


Vale management was warned of dam failure by anonymous email

Published: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

A congressional report on the collapse of a tailings dam at Brumadinho Mine in Brazil in January ...


EPA to scale back coal power plant rules

Published: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it would roll back regulations on how co ...


BHP commits $44 million to restart operations at the Samarco Mine

Published: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Four years after two tailings dam collapsed at the Samarco Mine in Brazil, BHP has approved $44 m ...


Marigold Mine expansion plans approved by BLM

Published: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The expansion of SSR Mining’s Marigold Mine in Humboldt County, NV was approved by the the ...


European Union considers adding to its list of critical minerals

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The European Commission’s list of critical minerals could grow by as many as five minerals ...


Newmont Goldcorp’s Quecher Main Project in Peru achieves commercial production

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Newmont Goldcorp Corp. announced that the Quecher Main project at Yanacocha in Peru achieved comm ...


Houses passes legislation that would permanently ban uranium mining near the Grand Canyon

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act, a bill that ...


District Court rejects appeal on Rosemont Copper project

Published: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Hudbay Minerals was delivered a second set back by a U.S. District Court on Oct. 12 when Jude Jam ...


Peru clears the way for Southern Copper’s Tia Maria project

Published: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Peru’s government has given the green light for Southern Copper Corp’s much delayed T ...


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