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The U.S. Doubles Down On Domestic Lithium Production

Oct 19, 2019 at 12:00

Battery metals are quickly becoming a key priority for the United States as it moves to reduce its dependence on foreign mineral imports

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The Mining Industry Still Has a Human Rights Problem

Oct 14, 2019 at 12:00

Nine years after the implementation of a law requiring publicly traded companies to ensure their raw materials don’t come from mines that use child labour or fund warlords or corrupt…

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Opportunity Arises In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Oct 07, 2019 at 11:00

By halfway into 2019, it appeared that the DRC has finally reached the end of a very bumpy road, with new opportunities for miners arising

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Miners Face Looming Water Crisis

Sep 26, 2019 at 14:00

Stricter environmental regulations and changing climate patterns resulting in the worst droughts in more than half a century, have multiplied the mining industry’s challenges to secure water supplies

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Battery Recycling Costs Could Stall The EV Boom

Sep 03, 2019 at 13:00

EV makers are facing several battery related problems, but one of the most underestimated problems is the recycling of used batteries

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These Rare Stones Are About To Become Priceless

Aug 14, 2019 at 17:00

Mining giant Rio Tinto is shutting down operations at its giant Argyle mine in Western Australia, and the anticipation is that move will great a supply shortage of pink diamonds

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How Far Away Are We From Fully Autonomous Mines?

Aug 07, 2019 at 13:00

Automation is a hot topic in the mining industry, as producers look at ways to increase both productivity and onsite safety

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Canadian Miners Push For A More Competitive Legal Framework

Jul 29, 2019 at 12:00

Canadian miners issued a brief this month urging provincial, federal and territorial mine ministers to take action to ensure Canada remains a globally competitive jurisdiction and can continue to attract…

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Mining Major Sets Aside $400 Million To Reduce Emissions

Jul 23, 2019 at 12:00

Mining major BHP has committed to invest $400 million over five years to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations and mined commodities

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Commodities Are Having A Stellar Year

Jul 17, 2019 at 10:00

All in all, commodities look very favorable right now, as they’re highly discounted relative to stocks. And should inflation begin to pick up, the price of materials could soar.

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