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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.

  • Europe’s Mining Sector Sees Slowing Growth

    Published 28 January 2019 | viewed 646 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 637 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 1,476 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 1,950 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 1,479 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 1,665 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…

  • The Pitfalls Of Mining In Latin America

    Published 17 December 2018 | viewed 1,900 times

    Consultancy firm Americas Market Intelligence or AMI issued this week a lengthy report on the risks of mining in Latin America. One of the chapters focuses on…

  • The Science Behind Melting Gold At Room Temperature

    Published 12 December 2018 | viewed 2,492 times

    Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, the University of Gothenburg, the University of Jyväskylä, and Stanford University have found a way to make the surface…

  • Illegal Gold Mining Hits Record High In Venezuela

    Published 21 November 2018 | viewed 3,582 times

    Illegal gold mining is reaching new record highs in Venezuela as hyperinflation, power cuts, as well as food and medicine shortages are pushing citizens to…

  • 5 Signs Pointing To A Gold Rally

    Published 12 November 2018 | viewed 4,289 times

    The recent weakness in gold and gold mining stocks is not over. In fact, we are worried about another leg down getting underway. If that…

  • Top Diamond Miners Join Up To Test Blockchain Pilot

    Published 30 October 2018 | viewed 1,029 times

    World’s No.1 diamond producer by output Alrosa (MCX:ALRS) has joined rival De Beers’ end-to-end diamond blockchain program, aimed at clearing the supply chain of imposters and…

  • Giant Gold Deal Brings Hope To Precious Metals Markets

    Published 09 October 2018 | viewed 2,890 times

    Despite having a rough summer, with a number of factors pushing gold below $1,200 an ounce (the high dollar, U.S. economic growth, interest rate hikes,…

  • Mining Deals Are Dwindling

    Published 27 September 2018 | viewed 2,495 times

    The strength of equity markets is a barometer of investor confidence. The amount of capital raised through equity placement directly reflects the sentiment in the…

  • $18.3 Billion Deal Creates Global Mining Giant

    Published 24 September 2018 | viewed 2,114 times

    Canada's Barrick Gold (TSX, NYSE:ABX), the world’s largest bullion producer by value, is about to become even bigger as it has agreed to buy Randgold Resources (LON:RRS)…

  • Emerging Markets Boost Gold Holdings

    Published 21 September 2018 | viewed 1,599 times

    Central banks’ demand for gold reached a three-year high, rising 8 percent during the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year,…

  • Improved Commodity Conditions Fueled Mining Growth In 2017

    Published 20 September 2018 | viewed 1,389 times

    It is hardly a surprise that existing and future shareholders in the mining industry are predominantly concerned about returns on their investments. Regardless of whether…

  • U.S. Coal Exports At Risk As Hurricane Florence Nears

    Published 14 September 2018 | viewed 1,721 times

    As Hurricane Florence — a monster Category 2 storm — takes aim at southeastern United States, one of the country’s most important coal export hubs has…

  • Is Diamond Demand Crumbling?

    Published 11 September 2018 | viewed 3,124 times

    Anglo American’s De Beers, the world’s No.1 diamond miner by value, has just had the lowest sales for its seventh cycle since it began releasing…

  • Gold Shorts Are Reaching Record Levels

    Published 24 August 2018 | viewed 3,144 times

    Gold fell back again on Thursday to hover just above 20-month lows as the US dollar rebounded and equity investors celebrated the longest bull run…

  • World's Top Diamond Jeweler Joins De Beers' Tracking Initiative

    Published 25 May 2018 | viewed 826 times

    The world’s largest diamond jewelry retailer, Signet, has become the first chain to join De Beers' pilot of its end-to-end diamond blockchain program called Tracr, aimed at…