With rapidly declining dam levels and bushfires raging through the state of New...
Dam disaster at Vale mine in Brazil caused by excess water
The disaster at Vale’s Brumadinho mining waste dam in Brazil was partially caused due to high water levels.
Glencore to become member of blockchain technology network
Glencore is set to become a member of the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN) which uses blockchain technology to support responsible sourcing and production practices of minerals from mine to market.
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Xore is one of the world's leading suppliers of analysers and related services to the mining industry. Xore is the natural first choice when investing in equipment for on-stream analysis of pulp and liquids. Our product brand is Boxray™.
Barrick to sell Senegal gold project stake to Teranga for $430m
Barrick Gold and its Senegalese joint venture (JV) partner have signed an agreement to sell their 90% stake in the Massawa project to Teranga Gold in a deal valued at $430m.
Has mining affected water supply in fire stricken New South Wales?
With rapidly declining dam levels and bushfires raging through the state of New South Wales (NSW), the issue of water scarcity has never been more topical. Now, an independent report has warned of the damage posed to Sydney’s drinking water by local mining operations, causing the government to put upcoming coal projects on hold. Here, we look at exactly what the impact of mining projects on water supplies is, and what’s next for Sydney’s mining industry.
Jiangxi Copper to acquire stake in PIM Cupric Holdings for $1.1bn
China’s copper producer Jiangxi Copper has signed an agreement to buy the entire equity interest in PIM Cupric Holdings (PCH), which owns a 17.6% stake in First Quantum Minerals, for $1.1bn.
“Punching above their weight”: the power of mining lobbyists in Queensland
Mining remains one of the main pillars of the Australian economy, and the country’s largest miners are eager to ensure their interests are represented on the political stage. With a new report from the Grattan Institute claiming mining lobbyists are “punching well above their weight,” we consider the role of mining lobbyists in Australia, and whether their influence ought to be checked.
Kinross to sell remaining stake in Lundin Gold for $113.8m
Canadian mining firm Kinross Gold has agreed to sell its remaining 20.65 million shares in Lundin Gold for approximately C$150m ($113.8m).
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