Keyword: "mining"

Mining News Pro - Indonesian authorities are considering two companies’ requests to dispose mining waste into the ocean, a senior government official said on Sunday, at a time of heightened sensitivity about the environmental impact of mining.

Mining News Pro - Production in Peru`s mining sector will fall by at least 15% this year, representing a loss in revenues of up to $5-billion, due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a top mining executive said on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - Metro Mining expects to put back its planned $51.4 million Bauxite Hills expansion due to market uncertainties sparked by COVID-19.

Mining News Pro - Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is pushing the federal government to introduce reforms to protect the minerals industry and fast track Australia’s post-COVID economic recovery.

Mining News Pro - Black Cube, the private intelligence agency run by former Israeli spies, spent months setting up companies around the world. Offices, websites and employees were painstakingly put in place -- all part of a sting targeting former executives at Brazilian mining giant Vale.

Mining News Pro - Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Sunday confirmed that, following the detection of its first positive Covid-19 case at its Mponeng gold mine last week, a comprehensive screening, contact tracing and testing programme had revealed 164 positive cases at the site in Merafong, in Gauteng province.

Mining News Pro - The mining industry has started to become a significant corporate buyer of renewable energy in regions where these technologies have become reliable and cost-competitive when compared with fossil-fuel-based electricity, says the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).

Mining News Pro - A coalition of non-profit organizations is pushing for an international moratorium on deep-sea mining following a fresh report that warns of potential irreversible damage to Pacific island states including Kiribati, the Cook Islands, Nauru, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and Tuvalu.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s state of Queensland has passed a law that would see mining executives spend up to 20 years in jail, and companies hit with fines of up to A$13 million ($8.6m) if found criminally negligent over deaths at their operations.

Mining News Pro - Mining operations in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and parts of Canada are slowing ramping back up in May after countries, in compliance with government-mandated covid-19 containment measures, halted operations worldwide in March.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland Government is fast tracking the CopperString 2.0 high voltage transmission line to provide cheaper power and turbo-charge investment across the North West Minerals Province.

Mining News Pro - The mining and resources industry has not been one of the biggest contributors to job advertising growth in the first half of May, but it is not void of opportunities.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s mining sector is likely to be the first to rebound from the economic shock of the coronavirus outbreak due to large iron ore capacity and already-growing demand from China, the president of industry association Ibram.

Mining News Pro - Big mining companies that rely on indigenous workforces or operate near remote communities have acted fast to curb the spread of the coronavirus and avoid a public health crisis that could damage their reputations.

Mining News Pro - Ecuador’s Committee for Emergency Operations greenlighted the resumption of activities for the mining sector, 60% of which remained paralyzed since March 25, 2020, due to the covid-19 pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Mining regulators in the nickel-rich Philippines are allowing mining to resume in the country at full capacity, though a number of strict safety protocols will be in place, according to officials.

Mining News Pro - Canada-based precious metals producer SSR Mining has completed the on-market transaction to sell nine-million shares of fellow SilverCrest Metals for C$90-million.

Mining News Pro - Mexico`s mining sector should re-start activities on June 1, two weeks later than previously suggested, Mexico`s undersecretary for mining said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - Newmont has formed a partnership with the University of Queensland and the Australian National University to study the role and effectiveness of independent inquiries in the mining industry.

Mining News Pro - The copper market will see a supply glut of 200,000 tonnes this year as the economic impact of coronavirus hits global demand for the metal, a Chilean industry group told Reuters.