A legal challenge mounted by the Bob Brown Foundation has brought a stop to MMG's proposed tailings dam in Tasmania’s Tarkine wilderness
Operations and Maintenance
Analysis of jobs, deals, stock prices and financial filings and news sentiments now show mining to be a relative winner when it comes to Covid-19 recovery.
Gold production from top eight companies expected to increase by up to 3.1% in 2021, says GlobalData
Production from the world’s eighth-largest gold producers decreased by 6.5% to 25 million ounces (Moz) in 2020 due to lower ore grades, sale of assets, lower mill throughput and lower recoveries.
Poland has extended the licence for the Turow open-pit coal mine, located outside Bogatynia, until 2044, despite international outcry.
Despite mining’s historically high production and profitability, it faces a number of existential threats following the Covid-19 pandemic. From dwindling resources to spiralling expenses, we consider some of the big picture challenges for the mining...