All articles by Florence Jones

Florence is a staff writer across energy titles and a graduate of MLitt Global Social and Political Thought.

Florence Jones

Flooded coal mines to be used to heat homes in the UK

The West of England has dedicated funding to the development of a new means of heating UK homes, making use of the geothermal processes which occur in disused coal mines.

Nine killed in attack on Chinese mine in Central African Republic

Nine have died and a further two have been injured at a Chinese-owned mine in the Central African Republic in a gun attack, the latest in a series of attacks at Chinese-operated mines in the country.

Norway’s Loke Marine Minerals acquires UK Seabed Resources in a move towards green tech

Norway’s Loke Marine Minerals has acquired deep-sea mining company UK Seabed Resources, a former subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, and the company has plans to begin mining in 2030.

EU outlines new Critical Raw Minerals Act

The European Commission has announced the Critical Raw Minerals Act as the bloc competes in the green energy transition.

Canyon Fuel agrees to calculate the Social Cost of Carbon for the first time

Canyon Fuel is the first coal company to agree to calculate their climate damages in an ongoing lawsuit.

Ivanhoe reports record annual profits

Canadian company Ivanhoe mines has reported record profits for 2022, reporting that the Kamoa-Kakula complex is their main profit leader.

The EU and US launch to critical mineral talks amid tension

The US and the EU will enter talks as Europe raises concerns regarding the impacts of Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act.

Three geologists killed in Spanish potash mine collapse

Three deaths have occurred at ICL’s potash mine in north-eastern Spain, despite recent safety inspections.

Does deep-sea mining mean death in the water?

As the deadline for deep-sea mining legislation approaches, the direct environmental consequences of the industry remain poorly understood. Florence Jones speaks to Dr Kirsten Thompson.

Harita Nickel courts investors as Indonesian nickel expands

Harita Nickel’s $600m IPO comes as Indonesia seeks to become a global player in the electric vehicle industry.