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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.

  • Global Zinc Production Is Soaring

    Published 02 July 2019 | viewed 3,322 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 1,668 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 5,155 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 1,732 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 4,240 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 1,982 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 1,910 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 3,817 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 4,518 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 4,466 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 6,256 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…

  • A Generational Shift Is Quietly Unfolding In The Mining Industry

    Published 14 May 2019 | viewed 6,226 times

    It has been said there is a massive paradigm shift going on in the world – a shift that is only slightly perceptible to some – but one that…

  • Gold Miners Scramble To Raise Cash, Cut Costs

    Published 06 May 2019 | viewed 6,489 times

    After a short rally at the start of 2018 year peaking at $1,354/ozt on March 25, the gold price fell steadily during Q2 and Q3…

  • World's Largest Uranium Mining Disappoints In Quarterly Report

    Published 02 May 2019 | viewed 4,166 times

    Canada’s Cameco (TSX:CCO) (NYSE:CCJ), the world's largest publicly traded uranium miner, swung to a loss in the first three months of the year despite seeing growing support for…

  • India's Elections Could Be A Boon For Mining Sector

    Published 29 April 2019 | viewed 5,422 times

    India is currently holding its Lower House general elections and Fitch’s Solutions’ Country Risk team expects Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Democratic Alliance, led by the Bharatiya…

  • 2019 Could Be The Year Of Gold Mining Mega-Mergers

    Published 26 April 2019 | viewed 7,678 times

    Canada’s mining industry started the year off on the right foot, with major deals including the Barrick-Randgold merger and Newmont’s acquisition of Goldcorp, setting the tone for the…

  • Texas Builds Gold Depository To Rival Fort Knox

    Published 24 April 2019 | viewed 8,338 times

    Texas lawmakers created a new storage option for miners when they signed off on building America’s first state-backed gold depository in 2015. The Texas Bullion…

  • Increased Solar Demand Could Spark Silver Buying Spree

    Published 22 April 2019 | viewed 5,599 times

    Researchers from Kent Business School published a paper this week in the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research where they state that increased demand for solar panels causes silver…

  • Newmont Goldcorp Now World's Top Miner After Sealing The Deal

    Published 19 April 2019 | viewed 3,856 times

      Newmont Mining’s $10 billion acquisition of Canada’s Goldcorp closed Thursday, giving rise to Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM)(TSX: NGT), the world’s largest gold producer by market…

  • Gold Prices Fall On Record Global Production Estimates

    Published 17 April 2019 | viewed 6,079 times

    The price of gold came under pressure on Tuesday ahead of a long weekend for North American markets, dropping to its lowest level yet in…