Gold Shines in
While the global economic downturn
has severely affected the mining industry, the gold mining
sector is on the upswing and can be a potential source of
employment for job seekers from diversified backgrounds,
according to a mining expert.
BHP Nickel Mine Closed After Second Rock
BHP Billitons Leinster nickel operation
in Western Australia has been closed after a rockfall on 29
June trapped a mine worker underground.
Illegal Miners Make Up Almost Half of SA
Almost half of the 277 deaths
caused by mining in South Africa over the past year have been
at illegal operations, according to Mineral Resources Minister
Massive US Coal Reserves Open to
Officials in the US state of Montana plan
to invite bids to mine coal at the massive state-owned Otter
Creek reserve, located in the Powder River Basin.
Bendigo Buys Tasmania Gold
Bendigo Mining has entered into an
agreement with Barrick Australia to acquire the Henty gold
mine located on the West Coast of Tasmania, giving Bendigo its
second underground operating gold mine.