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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.

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  • Lithium Under Fire As EV Sales Slump

    Published 14 November 2019 | viewed 6,692 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 15,800 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 7,194 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 5,513 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 18,522 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 6,978 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 10,307 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 6,862 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 6,667 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 12,580 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…

  • The Lithium Price Slide Isn’t Over Yet

    Published 05 October 2019 | viewed 15,823 times

    Despite the lofty expectations for demand from electric vehicles, where lithium-ion batteries dominate, prices for the raw material are now languishing at two-year lows. Free-on…

  • The War Over Critical Mineral Supply

    Published 29 September 2019 | viewed 10,753 times

    The US government is stepping up efforts to break China’s dominance over supplies of critical minerals for a range of modern life’s aspects, including electric…

  • EV Makers Have A New Favorite Metal

    Published 12 July 2019 | viewed 9,548 times

    Battery metals tracker Adamas Intelligence says electric vehicle manufacturers deployed 57 percent more nickel in passenger EV batteries in May this year, compared to 2018. The…

  • New Electric Vehicles Contain Much More Lithium

    Published 22 April 2019 | viewed 9,423 times

    Battery metals tracker Adamas Intelligence says that in February 2019, 76% more lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) was deployed worldwide in batteries of new electric, plug-in hybrid…

  • This Canadian Coal Plant Has Transformed Into A Solar Farm

    Published 06 April 2019 | viewed 20,256 times

    The former Nanticoke Generating Station site, located on the northern shore of Lake Erie, has been transformed into a 44-megawatt clean energy facility that hosts…

  • Lithium Miners Set Their Eyes On Unlikely Mining Country

    Published 02 March 2019 | viewed 11,504 times

    Lithium miners have set their eyes on Portugal, a country that doesn’t scream “mining” like other jurisdictions, but which already is Europe's biggest producer of…

  • Miners Eye The Moon For Trillion Dollar Payoff

    Published 02 March 2019 | viewed 48,040 times

    European scientists have announced plans to start mining the moon as early as 2025, though what they’ll be extracting is neither gold nor diamonds, but waste-free nuclear…

  • Is This The Tipping Point For Electric Vehicles?

    Published 16 February 2019 | viewed 16,885 times

    A new report by McKinsey forecasts a rapid switch from gas guzzlers to electric vehicles on the world's roads will be boosted by the plummeting costs of…

  • Another EV Giant Enters The Battery Business

    Published 26 January 2019 | viewed 14,447 times

    German auto maker giant Volkswagen has just upped its bet on electric vehicles (EVs) by announcing it will begin manufacturing batteries and charging stations for those cars,…

  • Private Investment In Natural Resources Hits Record High

    Published 22 January 2019 | viewed 11,939 times

    Private capital tracker Preqin says in an update that contrary to expectations, 2018 was another bumper year for the industry, particularly for natural resources investments.…

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