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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.

  • Newmont Shareholders Approve Goldcorp Takeover

    Published 11 April 2019 | viewed 4,650 times

    Shareholders in US gold giant Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) have almost unanimously approved the miner’s proposed $10B takeover of Canada’s Goldcorp (TSX:G) (NYSE:GG), a deal that creates the world’s…

  • The World's Next Mining Hotspot

    Published 01 April 2019 | viewed 5,374 times

    West Africa is well endowed with mineral resources, and many world-class deposits have been discovered there in recent years. The region is a key source…

  • Investors Seek Toxic Tailing Dam Regulations

    Published 27 March 2019 | viewed 1,591 times

    The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), a London-based industry group representing 27 major companies, said Wednesday it was working with the United Nations Environment Programme…

  • Newmont Mining Teases Investors With Special Dividend

    Published 25 March 2019 | viewed 3,804 times

    US gold giant Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) has offered investors a one-time special dividend of 88 cents per share, if its $10 billion-friendly takeover of Goldcorp (TSX:G) (NYSE:GG) is approved, in…

  • Gold Hangs At $1,300 Ahead Of Fed Meeting

    Published 20 March 2019 | viewed 4,313 times

    Wednesday's Federal Reserve Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting is expected to confirm market expectations that the Federal Reserve will remain on hold for the rest…

  • De Beers To Expand World’s Most Profitable Diamond Mine

    Published 18 March 2019 | viewed 3,329 times

    Botswana's Debswana Diamond Mining, a joint venture between De Beers and the southern Africa country's government, have awarded Thiess’ subsidiary CIMIC a $1.2-billion contract to extend…

  • Gold ETFs Take A Hit After Four-Month Run

    Published 15 March 2019 | viewed 2,410 times

    After four straight months of inflows, holdings in global gold-backed ETFs and similar products fell in February by 33 tonnes to 2,479t, equivalent to $1.3…

  • Platinum Prices Slide As Surplus Continues To Grow

    Published 06 March 2019 | viewed 2,751 times

    On Wednesday, platinum futures was in retreat again, sliding to $832 an ounce after a new study predicted the largest market surplus in at least…

  • Gold Majors Battle It Out Over Takeover Bid

    Published 04 March 2019 | viewed 2,506 times

    Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) rejected Monday rival Barrick Gold’s (TSX:ABX) (NYSE:GOLD) all-stock $18 billion hostile takeover offer, but left the door slightly open by countering with the terms of…

  • The Trillion Dollar Moon Mining Race To Kick Off In 2025

    Published 02 March 2019 | viewed 4,875 times

    European scientists have announced plans to start mining the moon as early as 2025, though what they’ll be extracting is neither gold nor diamonds, but waste-free nuclear…

  • This Miner Is About To Give Away A $4 Billion "Special Dividend"

    Published 27 February 2019 | viewed 1,813 times

    Rio Tinto’s (ASX, LON:RIO) investors will be celebrating Christmas in February as the miner is giving them a $4 billion special dividend, or $2.43 cent…

  • Gold Miners Harness Artificial Intelligence

    Published 24 February 2019 | viewed 3,378 times

    Given the massive amounts of data generated by mineral exploration, using artificial intelligence and machine learning to make discoveries seems like a natural fit for…

  • IBM Prepares Blockchain Platform For Mining Sector

    Published 21 February 2019 | viewed 5,225 times

    Blockchain is a notable buzzword, and while the technology is being rapidly adopted by many industries, the mining sector has been criticized for staying stuck…

  • Scientists Take Rare Look Inside 'Wire Gold' Specimen

    Published 18 February 2019 | viewed 2,699 times

    For the first time ever, scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory had a peek inside the structure of the Ram's Horn, a 263 gram, 12-centimeter…

  • Copper Prices Stabilize After 5-Day Decline

    Published 15 February 2019 | viewed 1,776 times

    The price of copper declined for a fifth day in a row on Thursday despite trade data showing Chinese imports of the orange metal growing…

  • Silver Demand Set To Grow Significantly In 2019

    Published 06 February 2019 | viewed 6,576 times

    Last year was disappointing, but the Silver Institute is predicting a “more supportive” climate for silver this year. Sales of the US Mint’s American Eagle…

  • Central Bank Gold Demand At Highest Level In Half A Century

    Published 03 February 2019 | viewed 1,873 times

    Against a backdrop of continued stock market volatility and geopolitical risk, gold demand surged in Q4 of 2018, according to a new report released today from the World Gold Council.…

  • Goldman: Gold Prices Will Hit 6-Year High In 2019

    Published 31 January 2019 | viewed 2,504 times

    Goldman Sach’s head of commodities research Jeff Currie does not expect an early recovery in long-cycle investment and therefore prices of industrial metals due to…

  • Europe’s Mining Sector Sees Slowing Growth

    Published 28 January 2019 | viewed 6,012 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 1,233 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,…