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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.

  • Gold Hangs At $1,300 Ahead Of Fed Meeting

    Published 20 March 2019 | viewed 456 times

    Wednesday's Federal Reserve Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting is expected to confirm market expectations that the Federal Reserve will remain on hold for the rest…

  • De Beers To Expand World’s Most Profitable Diamond Mine

    Published 18 March 2019 | viewed 769 times

    Botswana's Debswana Diamond Mining, a joint venture between De Beers and the southern Africa country's government, have awarded Thiess’ subsidiary CIMIC a $1.2-billion contract to extend…

  • Gold ETFs Take A Hit After Four-Month Run

    Published 15 March 2019 | viewed 926 times

    After four straight months of inflows, holdings in global gold-backed ETFs and similar products fell in February by 33 tonnes to 2,479t, equivalent to $1.3…

  • Platinum Prices Slide As Surplus Continues To Grow

    Published 06 March 2019 | viewed 1,789 times

    On Wednesday, platinum futures was in retreat again, sliding to $832 an ounce after a new study predicted the largest market surplus in at least…

  • Gold Majors Battle It Out Over Takeover Bid

    Published 04 March 2019 | viewed 1,659 times

    Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) rejected Monday rival Barrick Gold’s (TSX:ABX) (NYSE:GOLD) all-stock $18 billion hostile takeover offer, but left the door slightly open by countering with the terms of…

  • The Trillion Dollar Moon Mining Race To Kick Off In 2025

    Published 02 March 2019 | viewed 1,595 times

    European scientists have announced plans to start mining the moon as early as 2025, though what they’ll be extracting is neither gold nor diamonds, but waste-free nuclear…

  • This Miner Is About To Give Away A $4 Billion "Special Dividend"

    Published 27 February 2019 | viewed 963 times

    Rio Tinto’s (ASX, LON:RIO) investors will be celebrating Christmas in February as the miner is giving them a $4 billion special dividend, or $2.43 cent…

  • Gold Miners Harness Artificial Intelligence

    Published 24 February 2019 | viewed 2,299 times

    Given the massive amounts of data generated by mineral exploration, using artificial intelligence and machine learning to make discoveries seems like a natural fit for…

  • IBM Prepares Blockchain Platform For Mining Sector

    Published 21 February 2019 | viewed 1,891 times

    Blockchain is a notable buzzword, and while the technology is being rapidly adopted by many industries, the mining sector has been criticized for staying stuck…

  • Scientists Take Rare Look Inside 'Wire Gold' Specimen

    Published 18 February 2019 | viewed 1,584 times

    For the first time ever, scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory had a peek inside the structure of the Ram's Horn, a 263 gram, 12-centimeter…

  • Copper Prices Stabilize After 5-Day Decline

    Published 15 February 2019 | viewed 1,103 times

    The price of copper declined for a fifth day in a row on Thursday despite trade data showing Chinese imports of the orange metal growing…

  • Silver Demand Set To Grow Significantly In 2019

    Published 06 February 2019 | viewed 3,596 times

    Last year was disappointing, but the Silver Institute is predicting a “more supportive” climate for silver this year. Sales of the US Mint’s American Eagle…

  • Central Bank Gold Demand At Highest Level In Half A Century

    Published 03 February 2019 | viewed 1,285 times

    Against a backdrop of continued stock market volatility and geopolitical risk, gold demand surged in Q4 of 2018, according to a new report released today from the World Gold Council.…

  • Goldman: Gold Prices Will Hit 6-Year High In 2019

    Published 31 January 2019 | viewed 1,781 times

    Goldman Sach’s head of commodities research Jeff Currie does not expect an early recovery in long-cycle investment and therefore prices of industrial metals due to…

  • Europe’s Mining Sector Sees Slowing Growth

    Published 28 January 2019 | viewed 556 times

    European miners will maintain their position at the forefront of integrating technology, particularly in more developed markets, due to a highly skilled workforce and high…

  • Volkswagen Looks To Capitalize On The Battery Boom

    Published 25 January 2019 | viewed 594 times

    German auto maker giant Volkswagen has just upped its bet on electric vehicles (EVs) by announcing it will begin manufacturing batteries and charging stations for those cars,…

  • The Diamond Industry Isn't Dead Yet

    Published 22 January 2019 | viewed 1,352 times

    If diamond miner equities are a proxy, the sentiment surrounding the diamond industry is currently at historic low levels. Just in the last two years,…

  • Private Firms Spent Record $93 Billion On Natural Resources

    Published 21 January 2019 | viewed 1,841 times

    Private capital tracker Preqin says in an update that contrary to expectations, 2018 was another bumper year for the industry, particularly for natural resources investments.…

  • Major Copper Mine To Cut Exports By 85%

    Published 09 January 2019 | viewed 1,433 times

    Concentrate exports from Indonesia's Grasberg mine, the world's second-largest copper mine, will drop about 85 percent this year because of a lag in output while…

  • The Biggest Threat To Industrial Metals In 2019

    Published 07 January 2019 | viewed 1,587 times

    Global markets plummeted this week on China slowdown worries, dragging industrial metals prices along and increasing future demand concerns, which has prompted analysts to question…