Mining

Please put gamers before miners — Nvidia

Nvidia has appealed to PC retailers to prioritise gamers over cryptocurrency miners.<p>The company reportedly told German site <b>ComputerBase.de</b> that …

Cryptocurrency

The green shoots for Australian mining sector investment, in one chart

Commodity prices have recovered sharply in the past couple of years, supported by a pickup in the global economy, reduced mining sector investment …

Economy

BRIEF-Leagold Mining Intends To Make Offer To Acquire All Of Issued, Outstanding Shares Of Brio Gold

© Reuters. BRIEF-Leagold Mining Intends To Make Offer To Acquire All Of Issued, Outstanding Shares Of Brio Gold<p>Jan 23 (Reuters) - Brio Gold Inc …

Gold

BRIEF-Excelsior Mining Provides Draft Federal EPA Permit Update

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D.C. Circuit rejects challenge to Strata Energy's uranium mining

A federal appeals court has rejected two environmental groups’ challenge to Strata Energy’s uranium mining project in Wyoming, rebuffing claims that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was arbitrary and capricious in granting the project a license.<p>The commission’s licensing procedure “was not …

Law

Opera Browser Adds Cryptocurrency Miner Protection for Smartphones

Cryptocurrency miners embedded in websites is increasingly becoming a problem for smartphones, but the Opera web browser is trying to remove the …

Cryptocurrency

Artwork by schoolchildren commemorates the lives lost in Kearsley's worst mining disaster

POWERFUL pieces of artwork created by schoolchildren are serving as moving reminder of the worst mining disaster in Kearsley.<p>Youngsters at Spindle …

Manchester

Bitcoin mining makes more pollution than gold mining - analysis

The latest research made by the Digiconomist platform tells that Bitcoin mining is actually more pollutive than previously thought by the majority of …

Pebble Mine

Chinese company a step closer to bagging Kopanang mine

Related Links<p>The Competition Commission has finally approved the sale of AngloGold Ashanti’s Kopanang mine, but, it seems, not to the company that …

Pebble Mine

Golden Star Resources' Production Is Dropping Like A Rock

Company reports two more fatalities at the start of the year.<p>Also releases 2017 production figures that were at the midpoint of guidance.<p>Issued 2018 …

Business

Lonmin mine worker shot dead as tensions run high on platinum belt

A mineworker for London-listed Lonmin has been shot dead in an attack in South Africa, in the latest episode of simmering unease in the country’s platinum belt.<p>The branch chairman of the National Union of Mineworkers at the Eastern Platinum mine in Marikana was shot at his home on Thursday evening, …

Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa's NUM union says branch leader at Lonmin unit shot dead

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Friday that its branch chairman at Eastern Platinum Mine, a unit of Lonmin, was shot by unknown assailants and subsequently died in hospital.<p>The shooting is the latest in a spate of such incidents on the platinum …

World News

Hundreds of injured Flintshire and Wrexham miners 'were short-changed by £25k', says legal expert

Hundreds of Flintshre and Wrexham miners and their families could be in line for windfalls of up to £25k after being short-changed twice by different …

News (Wales)

Lonmin NUM branch leader shot

File: A well-known branch chairperson of Eastern Platinum Mine at Lonmin near Rustenburg has been shot. Photo: SAPA<p>RUSTENBURG - Yet another prominent …

News (South Africa)

NSW coal mine approval a 'cop out'

Community groups have slammed the state government's decision to approve the controversial Wallarah 2 coal mine on the NSW Central Coast, claiming …

Environment

BRIEF-Copper Mountain Announces Production Guidance For 2018

© Reuters. BRIEF-Copper Mountain Announces Production Guidance For 2018<p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Copper Mountain Mining Corp CMMC.TO :<p>* COPPER MOUNTAIN …

Pebble Mine

How to Save the African National Congress

Cyril Ramaphosa’s mission: pulling the storied South African party back from the brink<p>South Africa is desperate for change. On December 18, the African National Congress party elected businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as its president. Ramaphosa, who had served as deputy president since 2012, won the …

South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa’s de-emphasis of social welfare

He chose to talk more about investment, growth, facilitating cleaner business with government and more competitive enterprise development, paying a …

Business (South Africa)

The Forgotten South African Mining Town Where Rape Is 'Normal'

Women from Durban Deep protest against gender-based violence and police inaction in December 2017.<p>Aneni, from Zimbabwe, was gang-raped in front of …

South Africa

Woolworths trading update disappoints market

File: Woolworths trading update has disappointed the market. Photo: Flickr.com / Jeff Attaway<p>JOHANNESBURG - It’s never a good time to release …

News (South Africa)

Sydney stocks fall to 1-month low as miners drag

Shares in Sydney closed at their lowest in one month on Wednesday, dragged lower by mining stocks.<p>The S&P/ASX 200 index lost 0.5 per cent to close at …

Markets

Polish cos open to Indian commercial coal mining: Diplomat

Kolkata, Jan 15 (PTI) Polish companies may look at commercial coal mining in India if conditions are conducive, a diplomat said today."There is …

India

BOOK REVIEW: The enigma that is Cyril Ramaphosa

Over the years, Ramaphosa has carved out a niche as a moderate voice of reason and become known for hiding behind carefully chosen phrasing that …

Business (South Africa)

Victoria may extend Yallourn coal licence despite zero-emissions pledge

Environment Victoria says extending Australia’s most polluting power station would pose an ‘unacceptable risk’ to the climate<p>The Victorian government is considering whether to extend the coalmining licence for Australia’s most polluting power station, Yallourn, in the state’s Latrobe Valley.<p>A …

Energy

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with gold miners and pot producers

© Reuters. CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with gold miners and pot producers<p>(Adds details on specific stocks, updates prices)<p>* TSX up 47.11 points, or 0.29 …

Gold

BRIEF-SSR Mining Reports Q4, Year-End 2017 Production Results, 2018 Guidance

© Reuters. BRIEF-SSR Mining Reports Q4, Year-End 2017 Production Results, 2018 Guidance<p>Jan 15 (Reuters) - SSR Mining Inc SSRM.TO :<p>* SSR MINING …

Markets