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Mining.com

Mining.com

Mining.com

Contributor since: 03 May 2017

Biography

MINING.com is a web-based global mining publication focusing on news and commentary about mining and mineral exploration. The site is a one-stop-shop for mining industry professionals, educators, investors, and the general public. We cover all the important mining news of the day, including but not limited to: drill results, mergers and acquisitions, financing, mining education, suppliers and equipment news, commodities, market data, and precious metals commentary.

  • Chile Cracks Down On Environmental Infractions

    Published 10 July 2019 | viewed 506 times

    Chilean President Sebastian Piñera has submitted a series of modifications to a bill introduced earlier this year, which would set stiffer fines and jail time for…

  • Here's Why Gold Has Been Used As Money For Thousands Of Years

    Published 05 July 2019 | viewed 4,027 times

    The economist John Maynard Keynes famously called gold a “barbarous relic”, suggesting that its usefulness as money is an artifact of the past. In an…

  • Global Zinc Production Is Soaring

    Published 02 July 2019 | viewed 1,747 times

    Global mined zinc production will continue to ramp up as strong zinc prices prompt miners to bring idled capacity back online and invest in new…

  • World's Largest Wealth Fund Dives Back Into Oil

    Published 25 June 2019 | viewed 591 times

    Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund has made a U-turn while on its way out of investments linked to fossil fuels, some big corporations with claims of…

  • The Mining Industry Is Staging A Comeback

    Published 19 June 2019 | viewed 1,403 times

    During the mining industry’s heydays – the mid-2000s – capital projects were global mining investment hotspots, and the pace of projects in exploration and construction…

  • London Metals Exchange Bars Day Drinking On Trading Floor

    Published 14 June 2019 | viewed 581 times

    The London Metal Exchange is toughening its stance on alcohol consumption with new rules that will prohibit floor traders from drinking during the workday, according…

  • Diamonds Are In The Rough

    Published 06 June 2019 | viewed 2,036 times

    Rapaport published a report stating that diamond markets are under pressure as profit margins have tightened and the trade war with China has fueled uncertainty.…

  • Gold Prices Rise As Hedge Funds Add 36% To Bullish Bets

    Published 03 June 2019 | viewed 1,051 times

    Gold built on last week's gains on Monday rising more than 1% in heavy volume as investors seek a safe haven amid a widening trade…

  • Worst May For US stocks In 9 Years Boosts Gold Prices

    Published 31 May 2019 | viewed 999 times

    Gold jumped out of the gate on Friday, rising more than 1% in heavy volumes as investors seek a safe haven amid a widening trade…

  • Younger Buyers Favor Lab-Grown Diamonds

    Published 27 May 2019 | viewed 1,137 times

    Organizations behind lab-grown diamonds continue to push to conquer the market. As miners of the precious stones are struggling across the board, particularly those unearthing cheaper…

  • BHP Turns Bullish On EVs

    Published 22 May 2019 | viewed 2,915 times

    The world’s largest miner, BHP (ASX, NYSE: BHP), has lifted its forecasts for the global adoption and sales of electric vehicles (EVs) but warns the electrification of…

  • Researchers Push To Limit Space Mining

    Published 20 May 2019 | viewed 2,721 times

    Martin Elvis, senior astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, and Tony Milligan, a philosopher at King’s College London, collaborated on a study that concludes that…

  • De Beers To Build $468 Million Diamond Recovery Ship

    Published 16 May 2019 | viewed 4,339 times

    Debmarine, a 50/50 joint venture between world’s No. 1 diamond producer by value De Beers and the government of Namibia, will build a $468 million-diamond recovery…

  • A Generational Shift Is Quietly Unfolding In The Mining Industry

    Published 14 May 2019 | viewed 3,900 times

    It has been said there is a massive paradigm shift going on in the world – a shift that is only slightly perceptible to some – but one that…

  • Gold Miners Scramble To Raise Cash, Cut Costs

    Published 06 May 2019 | viewed 4,574 times

    After a short rally at the start of 2018 year peaking at $1,354/ozt on March 25, the gold price fell steadily during Q2 and Q3…

  • World's Largest Uranium Mining Disappoints In Quarterly Report

    Published 02 May 2019 | viewed 3,194 times

    Canada’s Cameco (TSX:CCO) (NYSE:CCJ), the world's largest publicly traded uranium miner, swung to a loss in the first three months of the year despite seeing growing support for…

  • India's Elections Could Be A Boon For Mining Sector

    Published 29 April 2019 | viewed 4,603 times

    India is currently holding its Lower House general elections and Fitch’s Solutions’ Country Risk team expects Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Democratic Alliance, led by the Bharatiya…

  • 2019 Could Be The Year Of Gold Mining Mega-Mergers

    Published 26 April 2019 | viewed 6,439 times

    Canada’s mining industry started the year off on the right foot, with major deals including the Barrick-Randgold merger and Newmont’s acquisition of Goldcorp, setting the tone for the…

  • Texas Builds Gold Depository To Rival Fort Knox

    Published 24 April 2019 | viewed 5,892 times

    Texas lawmakers created a new storage option for miners when they signed off on building America’s first state-backed gold depository in 2015. The Texas Bullion…

  • Increased Solar Demand Could Spark Silver Buying Spree

    Published 22 April 2019 | viewed 4,048 times

    Researchers from Kent Business School published a paper this week in the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research where they state that increased demand for solar panels causes silver…