Mining News

A Roskill report commends the efforts by a number of African countries to establish a diversified rare earths supply chain.
New research shows that midwater sediment plumes discharged by mining machinery become a highly turbulent cloud of suspended particles.
While women make up a large percentage of the ASM workforce —they are largely invisible within the data.
The PEA envisions an open-pit mine with an average annual production of 97,400 tonnes of graphite concentrate over a 14.7-year mine life.
New report says while copper bulls have been facing “a crisis of confidence”, fundamentals “have been quietly tightening” setting up return to record prices in the near future.
China's copper scrap imports look set to grow substantially.
Yamana has also raised its dividend by 15% over the previous level.
Iron ore price drops 8% falling below $200 a tonne for the first time since April on Beijing's efforts to curb industry emissions.
China announced it would release a total of 170,000 tonnes of metals, including copper, aluminum and zinc, from state reserves on Thursday to nonferrous fabricators.
The project will help cut carbon emissions by 12% compared with 2020 levels at its Mt. Keith and Leinster nickel operations, where power is currently being generated through diesel and gas turbines.
Fastmarkets’ third-quarter forecast is for cobalt prices to average $25 per lb.
The diamond is the seventh stone greater than 300 carats dug up at the Botswana operation so far this year.
Battery packs combining sodium-ion and lithium-ion cells could point towards compromise in performance for low-cost EVs, with the potential to disrupt the mass market, WoodMac says.
All five new commercial wells for the first phase of testing are complete.
The Matawinie mine will have the distinction of being the first all-electric open pit mine in the world.
China was Australia’s no. 1 customer and in the past sucked in more than half the country’s exports.
"One thing is clear, China’s crude steel production in H2 will decline compared to both H1 this year and H2 last year," said CRU Group.
Fed chairman Jerome Powell stated that the central bank is "nowhere near considering a rate hike."
The feasibility study is underway and should be ready by the middle of next year.