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...
23 November 2018
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.
3 August 2018
A review of 27 mines in the Philippines has found that only 23 of them are compliant with state regulations and will therefore be allowed to continue operations, while the...
13 July 2018
An international team of researchers has developed new guidelines to help the International Seabed Authority (ISA) designate certain deep sea areas as ‘no-mining zones’ to protect marine life.
27 June 2018
BHP and Vale have signed an agreement with Brazilian authorities to settle the BRL20bn ($5.28bn) civil lawsuit related to a tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron ore mine in...
21 June 2018
Russian mining company Alrosa has unveiled a revised production plan for the International underground diamond mine, as part of a tougher approach to health and safety management.