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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.

  • The Mining Industry Still Has a Human Rights Problem

    Published 14 October 2019 | viewed 2,908 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 1,278 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 1,526 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 2,274 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 1,936 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 1,111 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 1,531 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 2,004 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 1,445 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 1,279 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 1,720 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 1,155 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 1,975 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 1,036 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 1,308 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…

  • Australia Launches New Mining Research Center

    Published 02 September 2019 | viewed 1,168 times

    The Australian government announced that it will provide A$3.7 million in funding for a new national mining research and training centre called the ‘Australian Research Council Industrial…

  • Lack Of Funding Could Lead To Battery Metal Supply Shortage

    Published 29 August 2019 | viewed 2,624 times

    In the second quarter this year, cobalt and lithium prices dropped to the lowest point in more than two years, driven by short-term oversupply which…

  • Tackling Lithium Batteries' Biggest Problem

    Published 26 August 2019 | viewed 1,722 times

    Lithium metal batteries fail when bits of lithium metal deposits break off from the surface of the anode during discharging and are trapped as “dead”…

  • Are Copper Naysayers Missing The Big Picture?

    Published 23 August 2019 | viewed 2,130 times

    The price of copper came under pressure again on Thursday amid worries about a global economic slowdown, particularly in manufacturing, vital to overall demand for…

  • Lithium Hype Can't Live Up To Supply Realities

    Published 21 August 2019 | viewed 2,294 times

    An ongoing avalanche of lithium supply, coming mostly from Australia, as well as cuts to China’s electric-vehicles (EVs) subsidies, is set to keep prices for…