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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 Major Looks To Hike Dividends By 79%

    Published 07 January 2020 | viewed 879 times

    Newmont (NYSE: NEM) (TSX: NGT), the world’s No. 1 gold miner, said on Monday it would bump its annual dividend up 79%, effective in the first quarter…

  • Australian Billionaire To Invest In $88 Million Struggling Solar Project

    Published 06 December 2019 | viewed 1,531 times

    Australian mining billionaire and philanthropist Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest is said to have come to the rescue of a massive and troubled solar farm in Western…

  • Canada Looks To Become A Major Source For Critical Minerals

    Published 05 December 2019 | viewed 1,392 times

    Natural Resources Canada would hire a British firm to provide 10-year market forecasts for nearly two dozen vital minerals used in products like electric car…

  • Low Prices Plague Beleaguered Lithium Miners

    Published 21 November 2019 | viewed 1,123 times

    Chile’s Chemical and Mining Society (SQM), the world’s second-largest lithium producer, continues to suffer from sustained weak prices and demand for the metal used in…

  • Mining Boom Sparks Deforestation Concerns

    Published 19 November 2019 | viewed 1,076 times

    Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon has hit the highest annual level in over a decade this year, amid President Jair Bolsonaro’s push to open the huge rainforest…

  • World's Largest Gold Miner Sees Profits Triple

    Published 06 November 2019 | viewed 2,070 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 1,970 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 1,540 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 1,959 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 1,435 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 2,696 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 1,243 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 1,456 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 2,184 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 1,821 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 1,089 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 1,483 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 1,909 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 1,353 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 1,224 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…