Mining News

Despite coming off a fourth weekly gain, bullion has now come under pressure from a stronger US dollar.
China's central bank unexpectedly cut key interest rates for the second time this year in an attempt to revive credit demand to support growth.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a draft underground injection control licence for the project.
The partners have created a new company, Hard Creek Nickel Corp, to develop the nickel-cobalt deposit in northern British Columbia.
Tandem solar cells that combine perovskite and silicon-based subcells are expected to better convert sunlight than their conventional single-junction silicon analogs.
Decision blocks Rio Tinto’s efforts to gain greater control of the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia. 
Mexico’s General Directorate of Mines issued a temporary suspension to 10 mining concessions that need to prove compliance with safety standards.
The Ian Kowalick Aboriginal Enterprise Institute aims to broker enterprise relationships and facilitate capacity building to assist remote communities.
An adsorbent with high selectivity for chromium and arsenic has been discovered.
"The iron ore market remains on shaky ground," ANZ commodity strategists said.
The company plans to use the funds to advance the Altar copper-gold project in San Juan, Argentina.
Data showed that euro zone industrial production grew three times more than expected in June.
Huludao Ruisheng's storage site in Qinhuangdao is reportedly holding about one-third of the 300,000 tonnes of copper concentrate it should have.
Researchers at the University of Delaware are exploring ways to use materials from the moon or Mars as the basis for extraterrestrial cement, which would be used for buildings, housing, or rocket landing pads.
Stanmore is buying the remaining 20% stake in the metallurgical coal venture BHP Mitsui Coal in Australia.
Aim is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on routes between BHP’s mines in Chile and PPC’s smelters in Japan.
The company received an extension to its environmental permit in late July.
The Croinor project has measured and indicated resources of 903,600 tonnes at an average grade of 6.47 g/t gold.
US consumer prices did not rise in July compared with economists' expectation of a 0.2% gain.