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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.

  • World's Largest Gold Miner Sees Profits Triple

    Published 06 November 2019 | viewed 1,300 times

    Canada’s Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX)(NYSE:GOLD), the world’s second largest producer of the yellow metal, saw its profit for the three months to September almost tripled as a result…

  • The Green New Deal Is Great News For Miners

    Published 31 October 2019 | viewed 1,042 times

    Leftwing darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed Green New Deal, despite its flimsy 14 pages total, is nothing if not all-encompassing and vaulting in its ambition. The…

  • The Dying Coal Industry Claims Another Victim

    Published 29 October 2019 | viewed 941 times

    Murray Energy, the US largest privately owned coal producer led by outspoken Donald Trump’s ally Robert Murray, has filed for chapter 11 protection, as the fossil…

  • Rio Tinto Vies To Become Top U.S. Lithium Producer

    Published 22 October 2019 | viewed 1,424 times

    Rio Tinto, (ASX, LON:RIO), the world’s No. 2 miner, may become the largest lithium producer in the United States if a pilot project that is kicking…

  • Private Investors Turn Back On Mining

    Published 21 October 2019 | viewed 1,102 times

    Private capital tracker Preqin in a third quarter update outlines “escalated investors’ concerns” for natural resource investment with “geopolitical pressure dictating much of the momentum” in the…

  • The Mining Industry Still Has a Human Rights Problem

    Published 14 October 2019 | viewed 2,126 times

    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…

  • Blockchain Firm Pushes For Ethical Mining

    Published 11 October 2019 | viewed 1,080 times

    Two companies have joined forces with the idea of helping tech companies that make use of minerals guarantee the ethical sourcing of such elements and…

  • World's Largest Miner Doubles Down On Renewables

    Published 09 October 2019 | viewed 1,228 times

    BHP (ASX, NYSE:BHP), the world’s largest miner, is stepping up efforts to reassure investors that the company is committed not only to protecting the environment, but…

  • Opportunity Arises In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

    Published 07 October 2019 | viewed 1,788 times

    In this special edition, MINING.com partnered with Global Business Reports to spotlight the opportunities and challenges of mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). From GBR:…

  • Copper Miners Feel The Squeeze As Prices Slip Once Again

    Published 04 October 2019 | viewed 1,410 times

    The price of copper weakened again on Thursday amid the worst US factory conditions in a decade and near-record bearish bets on futures markets on the bellwether…

  • Scientists Want To Turn Asteroids Into Gas Stations

    Published 02 October 2019 | viewed 967 times

    Scientists planning to start mining the moon as early as 2025 may soon shift their attention to other celestial bodies as a new study suggests that there are about 1,000…

  • Is China's Mining Dominance Coming To An End?

    Published 30 September 2019 | viewed 1,162 times

    The US government is stepping up efforts to break China’s dominance over supplies of critical minerals for a range of modern life’s aspects, including electric…

  • Miners Face Looming Water Crisis

    Published 26 September 2019 | viewed 1,549 times

    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…

  • Global Copper Output Is Falling

    Published 25 September 2019 | viewed 1,168 times

    Global mined copper output dropped in the first six months of the year by 1.4% to nearly 9.92 million tonnes, mainly due to weather disruptions in…

  • New Mineral Discovered Inside Of Diamonds

    Published 23 September 2019 | viewed 1,090 times

    A PhD student at the University of Alberta discovered a new mineral inside a diamond recovered from a mine in South Africa.  The mineral is named goldschmidtite…

  • Miners Are Weathering The Trade War Storm

    Published 19 September 2019 | viewed 1,397 times

    A new report by BMO Global Commodities Research suggests that while overall Chinese trade is struggling — looking beyond headline figures, mining firms have few…

  • Economic Woes Weigh On Copper Prices

    Published 17 September 2019 | viewed 1,020 times

    The price of copper dropped on Monday amid intensifying worries about China’s economic slowdown, particularly in manufacturing, vital to the overall demand for the bellwether…

  • Global Gold Sector Outlines Responsible Mining Principles

    Published 13 September 2019 | viewed 1,896 times

    After two years of debate and consultations, the gold sector has come up with a set of global principles that set out clear expectations for…

  • Supply Concerns Halt Expansion On Tianqi Lithium Plant

    Published 11 September 2019 | viewed 843 times

    Chinese lithium miner Tianqi, one of the world’s top producers of the white metal, has shelved plans to complete a A$300 million ($205m) second phase…

  • Battery Metals Demand Is Fueling Human Rights Violations

    Published 05 September 2019 | viewed 1,172 times

    Most of the world’s top companies mining for lithium, cobalt and other minerals used in the making of electric vehicles’ (EVs) batteries, solar panels and…