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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.

  • Protests Threaten $5 Billion Peruvian Copper Mine

    Published 16 August 2019 | viewed 3,190 times

    Ongoing anti-mining protests in Peru, triggered by the recent approval of a now halted construction permit for Southern Copper’s (NYSE:SCCO) $1.4 billion Tia Maria project in Arequipa, have extended to Anglo…

  • EV Sector Needs 250% More Of This Metal By 2030 Just For Charging Stations

    Published 13 August 2019 | viewed 2,422 times

    While it is a known fact that electric vehicles (EVs) use about four times more copper than gasoline-powered vehicles, short-term demand for the metal won’t…

  • How Far Away Are We From Fully Autonomous Mines?

    Published 07 August 2019 | viewed 2,140 times

    Automation is a hot topic in the mining industry, as producers look at ways to increase both productivity and onsite safety. A recent report, Accessing the…

  • Is Biomining The Secret To Deep Space Exploration?

    Published 05 August 2019 | viewed 1,375 times

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Department of Geological Sciences are studying the possibility of mining metals from asteroids in space using bacteria. Even…

  • Canadian Miners Push For A More Competitive Legal Framework

    Published 29 July 2019 | viewed 2,642 times

    The Canadian Mineral Industry Federation, the Mining Association of Canada, and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada issued a brief this month urging provincial,…

  • Battery Metals Face Looming Supply Crunch

    Published 25 July 2019 | viewed 2,997 times

    Growing global demand for batteries that power electric vehicles (EVs) and high tech devices is set to cause a supply crunch of lithium, cobalt and nickel by the mid-2020s, global…

  • Mining Major Sets Aside $400 Million To Reduce Emissions

    Published 23 July 2019 | viewed 2,701 times

    Mining major BHP (ASX, NYSE:BHP) has committed to invest $400 million over five years to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations and mined commodities, as the world’s number…

  • Chile Cracks Down On Environmental Infractions

    Published 10 July 2019 | viewed 889 times

    Chilean President Sebastian Piñera has submitted a series of modifications to a bill introduced earlier this year, which would set stiffer fines and jail time for…

  • Here's Why Gold Has Been Used As Money For Thousands Of Years

    Published 05 July 2019 | viewed 5,935 times

    The economist John Maynard Keynes famously called gold a “barbarous relic”, suggesting that its usefulness as money is an artifact of the past. In an…

  • Global Zinc Production Is Soaring

    Published 02 July 2019 | viewed 2,717 times

    Global mined zinc production will continue to ramp up as strong zinc prices prompt miners to bring idled capacity back online and invest in new…

  • World's Largest Wealth Fund Dives Back Into Oil

    Published 25 June 2019 | viewed 1,028 times

    Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund has made a U-turn while on its way out of investments linked to fossil fuels, some big corporations with claims of…

  • The Mining Industry Is Staging A Comeback

    Published 19 June 2019 | viewed 2,428 times

    During the mining industry’s heydays – the mid-2000s – capital projects were global mining investment hotspots, and the pace of projects in exploration and construction…

  • London Metals Exchange Bars Day Drinking On Trading Floor

    Published 14 June 2019 | viewed 1,125 times

    The London Metal Exchange is toughening its stance on alcohol consumption with new rules that will prohibit floor traders from drinking during the workday, according…

  • Diamonds Are In The Rough

    Published 06 June 2019 | viewed 3,026 times

    Rapaport published a report stating that diamond markets are under pressure as profit margins have tightened and the trade war with China has fueled uncertainty.…

  • Gold Prices Rise As Hedge Funds Add 36% To Bullish Bets

    Published 03 June 2019 | viewed 1,458 times

    Gold built on last week's gains on Monday rising more than 1% in heavy volume as investors seek a safe haven amid a widening trade…

  • Worst May For US stocks In 9 Years Boosts Gold Prices

    Published 31 May 2019 | viewed 1,396 times

    Gold jumped out of the gate on Friday, rising more than 1% in heavy volumes as investors seek a safe haven amid a widening trade…

  • Younger Buyers Favor Lab-Grown Diamonds

    Published 27 May 2019 | viewed 1,829 times

    Organizations behind lab-grown diamonds continue to push to conquer the market. As miners of the precious stones are struggling across the board, particularly those unearthing cheaper…

  • BHP Turns Bullish On EVs

    Published 22 May 2019 | viewed 3,340 times

    The world’s largest miner, BHP (ASX, NYSE: BHP), has lifted its forecasts for the global adoption and sales of electric vehicles (EVs) but warns the electrification of…

  • Researchers Push To Limit Space Mining

    Published 20 May 2019 | viewed 3,215 times

    Martin Elvis, senior astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, and Tony Milligan, a philosopher at King’s College London, collaborated on a study that concludes that…

  • De Beers To Build $468 Million Diamond Recovery Ship

    Published 16 May 2019 | viewed 4,925 times

    Debmarine, a 50/50 joint venture between world’s No. 1 diamond producer by value De Beers and the government of Namibia, will build a $468 million-diamond recovery…