8 September 2020
The Minerals Council of South Africa has recently ramped up the industry’s efforts to enhance its Covid-19 response approach and increase testing levels above the global rate. While the industry's...
18 May 2020
Many countries have implemented partial or total lockdown orders to help control the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, leading to the suspension of activities at mines worldwide. At the...
1 May 2020
GlobalData reports an 11% drop in cross-border mining deals in Q1 as leading players slash capital expenditure and put projects on hold in the wake of coronavirus.
27 April 2020
The coronavirus crisis will undoubtedly have a major effect on foreign direct investment (FDI), but which sectors and regions are likely to bear the brunt?
24 April 2020
As mines worldwide temporarily close to suppress the spread of Covid-19, and the ongoing pandemic wreaks havoc on metal prices, the risk of illegal mining to mine operations and communities...
22 April 2020
Canadian miner Lions Bay Mining has announced it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire BioVaxys, a private company working on a Covid-19 vaccine. The proposed transaction...
8 April 2020
It’s been four weeks since the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). To date, the virus has been detected in 209 countries and...
27 March 2020
As the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic shows no sign of slowing down, Mining Technology looks at some of the mining economies that will suffer from major virus outbreaks domestically, and the...
19 March 2020
Mining companies are seeing their operations disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, with mine projects either closing down or severely reducing staff presence as measures to slow the spread of the...
17 March 2020
The World Health Organisation has declared the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. With over 180,000 confirmed cases at the time of writing, even the most optimistic analysts fear we are...