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Delay in Permits Leads to Halt in Mining Activities
The decision is believed to be in protest against the long delays by the Greek…
September 12th 2017
Philippines Extends Mining Ban to Watershed Areas
In addition, the duration of mineral agreements will be reduced from 25 years to 10…
August 28th 2017
OZ Minerals Invests $1 Billion to Develop SA's Second Largest Copper Mine
The Carrapateena copper and gold mine in South Australia mine is touted as the second…
August 25th 2017
US researchers find unexpected new source of much-needed lithium
Supervolcanoes could hold the key to supplying the key element needed for rechargeable batteries used…
August 16th 2017
Arrium’s struggling steel and mining assets to be acquired by British GFG Alliance
The binding agreement is subject to review by Arrium’s committee of creditors and pertinent regulatory…
July 6th 2017
US diamond jewellery demand hits all-time high
As total diamond jewellery demand increased marginally to $80-billion in 2016, demand from US consumers…
June 2nd 2017
Iron ore prices keep falling despite a decrease in China’s inventories
Chinese inventories dropped by 1.1 million tonnes over the past week to 121 million tonnes.
April 11th 2017
Coking coal price soars past $300
The market for coking coal took another leap on Monday with the steelmaking raw material…
April 11th 2017
Indonesia says Freeport, other miners halt exports
Freeport-McMoRan and other miners have halted Indonesian shipments of copper concentrates to abide by a…
January 12th 2017
Freeport reaches deal with workers to end Indonesia copper mine stoppage
Mining operations at Freeport-McMoRan Inc.'s giant Grasberg open pit site in the Indonesian province of…
October 10th 2016
World’s largest, newest diamond mine to inject $5.2bn into Canada’s economy
Gahcho Kué, the world’s largest new diamond mine due to begin production later this month,…
September 8th 2016
Research report forecasts exceptional growth to Mining Equipment market
Mining activities are likely to gain significant momentum during this period on the back of…
August 22nd 2016
India proposes new scheme to develop gold mines
The Indian government has made new proposals to promote ‘Make in India’ scheme in gold…
July 26th 2016
Public hearing period for Twin Metals copper-nickel mining lease renewal nears end
The first public meeting session was held Wednesday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center auditorium.
July 15th 2016
Thailand’s only active gold mine may soon shut down
Thailand intends to abolish gold mining in the country by the end of this year.
May 12th 2016