15 January 2021
Chilean state-owned copper miner Codelco has announced that it will update its precautionary measures against Covid-19.
15 December 2020
Cameco has decided to temporarily shut down its Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, Canada, over Covid-19 concerns.
30 November 2020
Hochschild Mining has announced that it had halted operations at its San Jose mine in Argentina, so as to comply with a mandated regional lockdown in the country’s Santa Cruz...
17 November 2020
Canadian miner Great Panther Mining has suspended operations at its Topia precious metals mine in Mexico due to the detection of Covid-19 among its working staff.
12 November 2020
Diversified resource company Teck has announced that it will test antimicrobial copper coatings on high-touch transit surfaces on public transport in Vancouver, Canada. Teck has partnered with British Columbia transport...
11 November 2020
South African gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has voluntarily suspended operations at its Cerro Vanguardia gold-silver mine in Argentina for ten days after Covid-19 cases were detected among the workforce.
30 October 2020
Anglo-Swiss miner Glencore has lowered its 2020 coal production guidance by 5.7% due to an ongoing strike at its Colombian mine Cerrejón.
9 October 2020
Australia-based diamond miner Lucapa Diamond Company and the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho have announced the restart of scaled mining operations at the Mothae kimberlite diamond mine.
12 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic coupled with the lockdown restrictions directly impacted the commodity market by disrupting supply chains and forcing production cuts.
11 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted several industries globally, particularly power, manufacturing, and auto, which drive the demand for metals and minerals.