30 March 2020
Exploration companies in Western Australia (WA) can apply for an expenditure exemption from the state government if they are unable to meet the tenement’s requirements in light of the Covid-19...
23 March 2020
Peru’s National Society of Mining, Oil and Energy (SNMPE) has announced that most of its 60 member companies have evacuated 75% of their personnel from mining sites in an effort...
19 March 2020
The Government of Queensland has moved to allow all mining companies in the region to defer payroll tax payments for six months, in response to novel coronavirus pandemic.
13 March 2020
The Indian parliament has passed the Mineral laws (Amendment) Bill to open up the coal sector fully for commercial mining for all the domestic and global miners.
11 March 2020
South African platinum group metals (PGM) miners Sibanye-Stillwater and Impala Platinum, along with chemical firm BASF, have developed a new tri-metal auto catalyst that allows the partial substitution of palladium...
5 March 2020
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has welcomed a recommendation that the uranium mining ban in New South Wales (NSW) be revoked.
3 March 2020
Norway’s national mining association Norsk Bergindustri (Norwegian Mineral Industry) has announced that it will adopt the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative.
26 February 2020
Zinc prices are witnessing a fall due to increasing concerns over the economic impact of coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak in China, the world’s top consumer of metals.
24 February 2020
Oman’s Public Authority for Mining (PAM) has opened the bidding announcement for the first two pre-approved mining blocks as part of its strategy to expand the mining sector in the...
19 February 2020
Indian Coal Ministry has announced that the government will stop the import of thermal coal from the 2023-2024 financial year (FY).