Mining

Gold Miners' Q3'17 Fundamentals

The major gold miners’ fundamentals remained quite strong in the just-reported third quarter. Slight production growth coupled with stable costs …

Gold

Argentina muscles in on Chile’s mining industry

17 November 2017 - 12:12 Jonathan Gilbert<p>Solar panels installed by SunEdison for mining company CAP in the Atacama Desert, Chile. …

Business (South Africa)

The secrets behind Newquay's reinvention that are putting the town back in the national spotlight - Cornwall Live

Long known as a place where teenagers booze and rowdy stag and hen parties flock, Newquay has battled with its reputation as a raucous and rundown …

Cornwall

BRIEF-SANTACRUZ REPORTS TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF VETA GRANDE MILL OPERATIONS

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd SCZ.V :<p>* SANTACRUZ REPORTS TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF VETA GRANDE MILL OPERATIONS<p>* SANTACRUZ SILVER-ON …

Santa Cruz

Black Country miners who broke a strike at a Lancashire colliery

Coal pit disasters were all too familiar in this neck of the woods during the 19th century when conditions at the coal face were incredibly …

Birmingham, UK

Mali says industrial gold mining on track to beat 2017 forecasts

BAMAKO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Industrial gold production in Mali, Africa's third biggest producer, is on track to exceed earlier forecasts for this …

Gold

Adani loan unpopular with Queenslanders: Poll

The video selected is not currently available.<p>Only 21 per cent of Queenslanders support a $1 billion loan for the Adani coal mine, new polling …

Tim Nicholls

What future for SA mining? Anaemic investment, regulation hobble industry

<i>JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s mining industry has faced huge pressures in recent years as the sector has shrivelled in size and importance. Mining</i> …

South Africa

Who fights hardest for the climate?

Many countries like to portray themselves as greener than they actually are. Others turn out to be unexpected climate champions. The Climate Change …

Climate

Adani’s Australia Story: A Crucial Ideological Battle Over the Politics of Coal and Jobs

While support for the controversial mine exists in rural areas – where the narrative of jobs finds resonance – it is opposed in metropolitan centres …

Environment

Cobalt mining conditions cast shadow over electric transport dreams

Though a future in which all cars are electric is still decades away, carmakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler are busy showcasing their green models. …

World News

South Africa power utility Eskom says has "healthy" coal stockpiles ahead of strike

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s state-run power utility Eskom said on Monday it had healthy stockpiles across its coal-fired power stations and was building them further ahead of a potential coal wage strike by the National Union of Mineworkers.<p>Electricity pylons are seen near Arnot Power …

Pebble Mine

South Africa's Zuma again denounces "monopoly" white economic power

South African President Jacob Zuma reiterated a call on Monday for radical reforms to shift the balance of “monopoly” economic power away from whites …

South Africa

BRIEF-Pure gold reports qtrly earnings per share c$0.04

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Pure Gold Mining Inc PGM.V<p>* Pure Gold reports second quarter financial results<p>* Pure Gold Mining Inc - qtrly earnings per share …

Investing

90-km line of trucks reported on border of Mongolia with China

<b>AKIPRESS.COM</b> - 90-km line of trucks emerged on the Gashuunsukhait border crossing on the Mongolian-Chinese state border as of November 12, according …

Border Crossings

Strikers shackle Kusasalethu

The mine has come under intense management focus to return it to profitability and, while still a large contributor of gold, it has now been grouped …

Business (South Africa)

The uranium follies continue

A few hours ago:<p>Goog lord. Did the Times cut and paste this paragraph from a Breitbart piece? pic.twitter.com/wT7Qj9rK7Q<p>— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) …

Uranium One

Covert Cryptocurrency Miners Quickly Become A Major Problem

As websites increasingly struggle to keep the lights on in the age of ad blockers, a growing number of sites have increasingly turned to bitcoin …

Bitcoin

Eskom taking measures in case of NUM coal strike

Cape Town - Eskom is aware of a looming coal strike by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and is concerned about the possible duration of the …

Business (South Africa)

BRIEF-Primero Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.01

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Primero Mining Corp P.TO :<p>* Primero reports third quarter 2017 results<p>* Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.01<p>* Q3 earnings per …

Pebble Mine

Davis commission calls for mining sector’s upfront capex tax to be scrapped

The Davis Tax Committee has recommended that the special tax regime for the mining sector be abolished so that its income tax regime is aligned more …

Business (South Africa)

Getting Started With Mining Cryptocurrencies

With the cryptocurrency space being white-hot I've been very curious and learning all that I can. What better way to understand the core concepts …

Programming

German Coal Mining Could End by 2030s, Says Merkel’s Coalition Negotiator

Leader of North Rhine-Westphalia, who is leading the Christian Democrat party’s coalition talks on energy, said mines across Germany could be closed …

Climate

NUM member’s house burnt down in Gauteng

A National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) youth leader’s house has been burnt down in Orange Farm, in the Vaal area south of Johannesburg, allegedly by …

News (South Africa)

Why big projects like the Adani coal mine won't transform regional Queensland

Queensland election campaigns often focus on big projects for the regions, such as for roads, power plants and mines. But research suggests that mega …

Innovation

TriMetals Mining reports Q3 results

TriMetals Mining (OTCQX:TMIAF): Q3 EPS of -$0.02<p>Cash and equivalents of $1.6M<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Resource Sector Digest: A Friendly Reminder For</b> …

Business

BRIEF-Leagold Mining Corp qtrly adjusted earnings per share $0.03

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Leagold Mining Corp LMC.TO<p>* Leagold Mining Corp qtrly adjusted earnings per share $0.03<p>* Leagold Mining Corp qtrly gold produced …

Stocks

NUM vows its strike will run indefinitely

JOHANNESBURG - The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says the planned strike by its workers will run indefinitely until its demands are met<p>The NUM …

Pebble Mine

Company wants to restart coal mining outside Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — A coal mine outside of Seattle would start up again for the first time since 1999 under a proposal by a company that got a recent …

Climate

One of the world's largest mining companies is ditching coal

Rio Tinto Group, the world’s second largest mining company, is selling off its coal mines with the goal of getting out of the coal mining business. …

Climate