Rio Tinto sold its last coal mines in 2018, becoming the first mining...
Exit stage left: the big miners moving away from coal
Rio Tinto sold its last coal mines in 2018, becoming the first mining major to go coal-free. Since then other mining companies have followed Rio Tinto’s lead and exited the coal industry; could the days of mining majors investing in coal be numbered? We round up the big names leaving coal behind.
Anglo American offers to acquire Sirius Minerals for $526m
Anglo American has made an offer to purchase Sirius Minerals, which values the entire issued and to be issued share capital of the latter at £404.9m ($526.5m).
India to stop substitutable import of coal within next four years
Indian Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi has announced that the government's plans to stop the substitutable import of coal within the next three to four years.
Q&A: investing in technology metals with TechMet
Demand for so-called ‘technology metals’, including lithium, vanadium, cobalt, and nickel is set to soar as the world is getting ready for revolutions in energy storage, electric vehicles and more. We speak with Techmet CEO Brian Menell about the value of tech metals and the company’s broader strategy.
Sibanye reduces job cuts as it restructures Marikana operations
South African precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has reduced the number of job cuts at its Marikana mine operations in Rustenburg, following the conclusion of a consultation process.
CBI files case against Adani over 2010 coal supply deal
India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against Adani Enterprises and the National Cooperative Consumers’ Federation (NCCF) for alleged criminal conspiracy in a 2010 tender that involved coal supply.
Kinross acquires heap leach development project in Russia for $283m
Canadian exploration company Kinross Gold has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Chulbatkan heap leach development project in Russia from N-Mining for $283m.
Minnesota proposes new legislation to ban mining near Boundary Waters
US Representative for Minnesota Betty McCollum passed new legislation to permanently ban copper-nickel mining across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).
Vysarn’s Pentium secures Cataby mine contract in Western Australia
Vysarn subsidiary Pentium Hydro has secured a goods and services contract from Iluka Resources for the Cataby mine in Western Australia.
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