25 January 2019
Two environmental groups have appealed the award of a mining permit to the Oxford Mining Company in Ohio, US, claiming that the permit does not place strict enough restrictions on...
6 December 2018
Around one-third of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers experience high levels of psychological distress, compared to 17% of non-FIFO workers, according to a new study funded by the Western Australia government.
30 November 2018
German automobile company BMW, in partnership with companies from diverse industry backgrounds, has launched a cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to improve working conditions...
29 November 2018
Multinational metals and mining firm BHP has reportedly resumed operations at its Spence copper mine in northern Chile after a workers' union went on strike yesterday.
23 November 2018
BHP is reportedly preparing to fight a $8.9bn lawsuit filed in a UK court by SPG Law on behalf of Brazilian victims of a 2015 dam collapse involving the Samarco...
20 November 2018
A Brazilian court has ordered multinational metals and mining company Vale to pay compensation to two indigenous tribes living in the northern state of Pará for damaging the health of...
13 November 2018
A group of civil society organisations including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch has called on the diamond industry to unveil relevant clean-up measures to address its track record related...
5 October 2018
BHP Billiton Iron Ore has awarded a A$240m ($171.54m) contract to engineering company Monadelphous Group to provide general maintenance services at its mine sites, located in the Pilbara region of...
4 October 2018
The US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources has cleared a bill that seeks to permanently ban mining on federal public land north of Yellowstone National Park.
13 September 2018
South Africa-based information technology firm Altron’s subsidiary Netstar has developed new technology to help reduce the potential for accidents involving fleets of mining vehicles.