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Mining News Pro - Brazilian mining regulator ANM announced that it will hold a public hearing on new guidelines to tighten safety rules and inspections of mining dams.

Mining News Pro - The coronavirus lockdown is hastening digitalisation and automation in the mining industry, major firms and their partners said this week, helping to get more work done at remote mines, even if operators are far away. That trend will drive down costs quicker, leading to smaller, cleaner mines where more can be done with fewer people, industry officials said at the IMARC mining conference in the Southeastern Australian city of Melbourne.

Mining News Pro - Support from coal miners helped Donald Trump win the US presidency four years ago. Now, the leader of the nation’s top mining union is calling on Trump to “move on”, adding that ongoing efforts to challenge vote counts and pressure state elections officials are a “threat to our entire form of government and the American way of life.”

Mining News Pro - Australia’s mid-tier mining companies have outperformed the remainder of the mining sector in 2020, according to statistics from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).

Mining News Pro - Commodities trader Trafigura has inked an agreement with the Congolese government to help improve conditions at informal mine sites in return for cobalt supplies.

Mining News Pro - Commodities trading group Trafigura has signed an offtake deal to buy cobalt from Entreprise Générale du Cobalt (EGC) – the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) State-owned buyer that markets cobalt from artisanal miners.

Mining News Pro - Volkswagen has joined the “Cobalt for Development” initiative to support improving artisanal cobalt mining conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mining News Pro - US mining companies are moving fast to align themselves with Joe Biden’s climate change agenda, saying the lithium, copper and other metals they produce can help the president-elect achieve his ambitious goals to slash carbon emissions and electrify the nation’s automobiles.

Mining News Pro - Mine industry officials in Peru are looking to interim President Manuel Merino to assure stability ahead of elections in April as the world’s No. 2 copper producer seeks to bounce back from its worst economic crisis in a century.

Mining News Pro - Multinational company Honeywell International has published a whitepaper presenting a series of arguments as to why it is important for miners to avoid resisting technological change.

Mining News Pro - Global ratings agency S&P recently undertook positive rating actions on three South Africa-based miners – AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields and Sibanye-Stillwater – based on accelerated deleveraging.

Mining News Pro - Institutional investors worth $10.2-trillion have written to the boards of global mining companies to better understand their engagement with First Nations people, in the wake of Rio Tinto`s destruction of Juukan Gorge rockshelters.

Mining News Pro - Financing options open to Australia’s coal operators dwindled further after another of the country’s largest banks said it would end almost all investment in thermal mines and power stations by 2030.

Mining News Pro - The Minerals Council of Australia and human rights advisory firm Pillar Two joined forces to create and release a guide whose goal is to assist mining companies in identifying and managing modern slavery risks associated with the covid-19 pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Joe Biden’s campaign has privately told US miners it would support boosting domestic production of metals used to make electric vehicles, solar panels and other products crucial to his climate plan, according to three sources familiar with the matter, in a boon for the mining industry.

Mining News Pro - BHP chief executive officer Mike Henry has warned that the mining industry is at a crossroad and miners must adapt to tougher social expectations to remain successful.

Mining News Pro - Mining company executives expect pressure from investors on environmental, social and governance aspects of their businesses will only escalate in coming years as issues such as climate change, engagement with traditional owners, and slavery in supply chains garner increasing public attention.

Mining News Pro - At least 16 artisanal gold miners drowned on Monday in northern Mozambique after heavy rains flooded the mining field they were working in, a local television station reported on Thursday, while more remain missing.

Mining News Pro - Australian mid-tier gold miners looking to North America for growth view their flurry of recent acquisitions as a “beachhead” to expand further.

Mining News Pro - U.S. coal miners are searching for an exit from the power business, or getting pushed there.

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