Events and Special Reports

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Kinross Gold is expanding operations in Russia by buying a development project in the eastern part of the country for $283 million from Cyprus-based N-Mining.

Mining News Pro - Samarco Mineracao SA, the Brazilian mining venture that hasn’t operated since a deadly dam collapse in 2015, is close to regaining a license to restart production and move closer to paying back $3.5 billion in defaulted debt.

Mining News Pro - BHP Group may just have set the template for how resource companies are going to deal with the challenge of climate change, even if some of its competitors would prefer a course of more talk and less action.

Mining News Pro - As the global demand for base metals grows, the mining industry is on the hunt for new deposits that can be developed into operating mines. Here are eight companies with significant projects in the space.

Mining News Pro - The Canadian Mineral Industry Federation, the Mining Association of Canada, and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada issued a brief this month urging provincial, federal and territorial mine ministers to take action to ensure Canada remains a globally competitive jurisdiction and can continue to attract mineral investment.

Mining News Pro - A landslide at a Myanmar jade mine killed 14 people including at least one policemen in the early hours of Sunday as earth and mud engulfed a guard post, and four people were missing and feared dead, police said.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s Danakali (ASX, LON:DNK) is closer than ever to beginning the development of its world-class Colluli potash project in Eritrea, which is expected to become one of the world’s most significant and lowest cost sources of sulphate of potash (SOP), a premium grade fertilizer.

Mining News Pro - Newmont Goldcorp Corp said on Tuesday its President Tom Palmer will take on the additional role of chief executive officer from October 1.

Mining News Pro - Mongolian legislators will vote next month whether to rewrite a 2015 investment agreement with mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX, LON, NYSE:RIO) for the massive Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine, located in the Gobi Desert.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Molymet has dropped a project to build battery parts in Chile, the second of three companies to pass on the deal little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap Chilean lithium from top producer Albemarle.

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals (TSX, NYSE: HBM) announced Wednesday that Alan Hair had stepped down as its chief executive officer after more than 20 years with the company.

Mining News Pro - Chilean President Sebastian Piñera has submitted a series of modifications to a bill introduced earlier this year which would set stiffer fines and jail time for serious violations of the country’s environmental rules.

Mining News Pro - The latest round of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) has been oversubscribed, with 43 companies successfully applying for the $30 million of available credits for the 2019­–20 year.

Mining News Pro - Glencore Plc said armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo are in the area around the operations of its Kamoto Copper Co., after dozens of illegal miners were killed in a landslide last week.

Mining News Pro - Workers at Nutrien Ltd.’s Cory potash mine in Saskatchewan have been stuck underground since Tuesday afternoon, but are safe.

Mining News Pro - Epiroc has relocated its U.S. headquarters from Commerce City to Broomfield within the Denver, Colo., metropolitan area. The company joins a dynamic business community in a tech corridor known as the “Rocky Mountain Silicon Valley.”

Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold Corp. of Toronto and Newmont Goldcorp Corp. of Denver launched their new partnership on July 1, 2019, in this state. The joint venture (61.5% Barrick and 38.5% Newmont) will operate as Nevada Gold Mines LLC.

Mining News Pro - Three miners died after a tremor on Monday at a Polish coal mine owned by mining group PGG, the company said, in the deadliest incident in the country’s mining industry this year.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has signed Vossloh Tie Technologies to supply its Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara with the delivery of concrete ties.

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