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MINING.com

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MINING.com

MINING.com is a web-based global mining publication focusing on news and commentary about mining and mineral exploration. The site is a one-stop-shop for mining industry professionals, educators, investors, and the general public. We cover all the important mining news of the day, including but not limited to: drill results, mergers and acquisitions, financing, mining education, suppliers and equipment news, commodities, market data, and precious metals commentary.

Latest articles from MINING.com

  • Civil Unrest Threatens Miners Across The Globe

    Published 19 January 2020 | viewed 7,756 times

    Global miners will have to get ready to deal with the increasing threat from civil unrest, following last year’s succession of dramatic — and in…

  • Joe Biden To Coal Miners: ‘’Learn To Code’’

    Published 04 January 2020 | viewed 11,245 times

    Democratic presidential hopeful and former US vice president Joe Biden told unemployed miners, particularly those in the coal sector, to learn to code so that…

  • Self-Healing Lithium Batteries Are On The Horizon

    Published 01 January 2020 | viewed 19,501 times

    Engineers at the University of Illinois have developed an electrolyte that could help manufacturers produce recyclable, self-healing commercial batteries. In a study published in the Journal of the…

  • Renewables On The Rise In The Mining Industry

    Published 25 December 2019 | viewed 27,184 times

    In a recent report, consultancy firm THEnergy stated that 2019 saw significant growth in the number of mining companies materially committing to develop onsite renewable…

  • The Not-So-Secret Component In Next-Gen Solar Cells

    Published 17 December 2019 | viewed 31,180 times

    Materials researchers at Estonia’s Tallinn University of Technology partially substituted copper with silver in solar cells’ absorber material to improve the efficiency of the devices.…

  • Country With World’s Largest Uranium Reserves Finally Considers Nuclear Energy

    Published 16 December 2019 | viewed 31,444 times

    Australia’s Parliament presented this week a report that outlines a series of measures to take into consideration if the country wants to move forward with…

  • This Australian Billionaire Just Saved A Solar Farm

    Published 07 December 2019 | viewed 16,954 times

    Australian mining billionaire and philanthropist Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest is said to have come to the rescue of a massive and troubled solar farm in Western…

  • Renewables Can’t Offset Growing Need For Fossil Fuels

    Published 04 December 2019 | viewed 22,925 times

    Solar and wind power are among the renewable energies forecast to spike in 2020, accounting for two-thirds of the new power generation capacity comings on…

  • Leading Rare Earth Miner Looks To Seal Mega Deal In The U.S.

    Published 27 November 2019 | viewed 22,909 times

    Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corp (ASX: LYC) and its United States-based partner Blue Line Corporation are fine-tuning funding plans to build a rare earths plant in…

  • World's Second Largest Lithium Miner Is Reeling From Low Prices

    Published 21 November 2019 | viewed 34,398 times

    Chile’s Chemical and Mining Society (SQM), the world’s second-largest lithium producer, continues to suffer from sustained weak prices and demand for the metal used in…

  • Lithium Under Fire As EV Sales Slump

    Published 14 November 2019 | viewed 7,972 times

    Electric car pioneer Tesla is already producing units on a trial basis at its giant Shanghai gigafactory despite only breaking ground this year, but thanks…

  • Another Major Miner Turns Its Back On Coal

    Published 12 November 2019 | viewed 17,990 times

    Anglo American (LON AAL) could become the next top miner to walk away from thermal coal, as the commodity was barely mentioned Tuesday in a series…

  • Keeping Coal Alive In The Cowboy State

    Published 11 November 2019 | viewed 9,620 times

    As seven US-based coal companies went broke between 2018 and 2019 and the short-term outlook for the black mineral in terms of demand and profitability looks bleak…

  • German Coal Consumption Continues To Crash

    Published 04 November 2019 | viewed 6,409 times

    Lignite and bituminous coal produced 50 percent less energy than renewables in Germany during the first three quarters of 2019, a new report by the…

  • The 10 Minute Charge: EVs Hit Major Milestone

    Published 02 November 2019 | viewed 20,257 times

    A team of scientists at Penn State University in Pennsylvania has developed a method through which lithium-ion batteries can heat up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit for…

  • The Surprising $6 Billion Market Born From The EV Boom

    Published 31 October 2019 | viewed 7,908 times

    Electric vehicles (EVs) are catching on faster than even their most ardent supporters ever expected, which inevitably means the pile of spent lithium-ion batteries that…

  • A Mining Explosion: The Dirty Little Secret Of The Green Revolution

    Published 31 October 2019 | viewed 14,153 times

    Leftwing darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed Green New Deal, despite its flimsy 14 pages total, is nothing if not all-encompassing and vaulting in its ambition. The…

  • Coal’s Slow And Painful Demise Bankrupts Another Mining Giant

    Published 29 October 2019 | viewed 8,362 times

    Murray Energy, the US largest privately owned coal producer led by outspoken Donald Trump’s ally Robert Murray, has filed for chapter 11 protection, as the fossil…

  • Mining Industry Grapples With Costly Climate Ultimatum

    Published 25 October 2019 | viewed 7,743 times

    Metals producers, from miners to smelters, are grappling with increasingly tough and costly environmental demands imposed by banks seeking cleaner investments. While the transition may…

  • Scientists Want To Turn Asteroids Into Gas Stations

    Published 06 October 2019 | viewed 14,152 times

    Scientists planning to start mining the moon as early as 2025 may soon shift their attention to other celestial bodies as a new study suggests that there are about 1,000…

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