All articles by Shalini Nair

  1. Union holds strike at Goldcorp’s Cerro Negro mine in Argentina

    Vancouver-headquartered Canadian Goldcorp has announced that members of the Asociacion Obrera Minera Argentina (AOMA) have ‘illegally’ called strike action at…
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    13 Mar
  2. Sandvik introduces xSeries group of rotary and DTH drill rigs

    Sandvik has unveiled its xSeries group of drills, building on rotary blasthole drill technology, as it looks to provide customers…
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    28 Jan
  3. Vale disaster: death toll reaches 58 at Brumadinho dam collapse

    The death count due to a collapsed dam at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão iron mine in Brazil has increased from…
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    28 Jan
  4. Antofagasta evaluates construction of Centinela concentrator plant in Chile

    Antofagasta, a UK-headquartered copper mining firm, is evaluating the construction of a new concentrator plant at its Centinela mine in…
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    28 Jan
  5. Colombia extends Drummond’s license to operate La Loma coal mine

    Colombia has granted an extension to coal mining firm Drummond’s license to operate La Loma mine in the Cesar province…
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    25 Jan
  6. Vedanta to invest over $8bn in India and $1.2bn in South Africa

    London-based oil-to-metals group Vedanta Resources has plans to invest up to Rs600bn ($8.42bn) in its Indian operations over the next…
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    25 Jan
  7. Small and mid-tier miners accused of withholding ESG information

    Several Toronto-listed small and mid-tier mining companies do not properly disclose environmental, social and governance (ESG) information related to their…
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    24 Jan
  8. Antofagasta reports record copper production in 2018

    Chilean copper miner Antofagasta reported a record production of 220,000t in the fourth quarter and 725,300t for full year 2018….
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    24 Jan
  9. NRW Holding secures bulk earthworks contract for Rio Tinto’s Pilbara mine

    Australian civil and mining contractor NRW Holdings has secured a contract worth around $65m from Rio Tinto to complete bulk…
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    24 Jan

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