10 September 2019
Brazil’s mining association Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM) is set to adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC).
2 September 2019
The Australian Government that it will provide AUD 3.7m in funding for the development of a training centre for mining scientists and engineers.
23 August 2019
The Mali Mines Ministry announced a new mining code on 21 August 2019, ending exemptions from VAT for mining companies operating in the country.
13 August 2019
Brazil’s regulator the National Mining Agency (ANM) has extended the deadlines for the closure of dangerous mine tailings dams by up to four years.
12 August 2019
The Ministry of Energy and Mines in Peru has suspended a construction licence issued to Southern Copper’s $1.4bn Tía María copper project.
8 August 2019
The Lusaka High Court of Zambia has reportedly blocked Vedanta Resources’ bid to stop the sale of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business.
2 August 2019
The EU has announced the launch of ROBOMINERS project, which improves access to European raw materials by developing a modular and reconfigurable robot-miner for mineral deposits that are small and...
31 July 2019
Alaska mine developer Northern Dynasty has announced that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has withdrawn its proposed restrictions on mining operations in Alaska’s Bristol Bay.
29 July 2019
At least 19 people have died following a landslide in the Hpakant region of Myanmar’s Kachin state.
25 July 2019
Two Canadian mines are set to pilot a research project led by the University of British Columbia (UBC) that combats greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by locking carbon dioxide (CO₂) in...