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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

  • Tesla's “battery day” Could Be Bad News For Cobalt Miners

    Published 21 September 2020 | viewed 9,423 times

    Elon Musk’s Tesla hosts its annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22, followed by the highly anticipated “battery technology day”, a worldwide live-streamed event during which the firm is…

  • Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom Eyes 10% Of Lithium Market By 2030

    Published 17 September 2020 | viewed 3,639 times

    Uranium One, a unit of Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy firm Rosatom, plans to begin producing lithium by 2023, targeting between 9% and 10% of the…

  • Mining Giant BHP Freezes Executive Salaries

    Published 16 September 2020 | viewed 4,159 times

    Mining giant BHP (ASX, LON, NYSE: BHP) has frozen the salaries of its key executives for the coming financial year, while paying chief executive Mike Henry $6.1…

  • Gold Prices Near Two-Week High

    Published 14 September 2020 | viewed 2,049 times

    Gold prices advanced higher on Monday as a weaker US dollar and expectations that the US Federal Reserve will reiterate its dovish monetary policy stance…

  • The World Is In Desperate Need Of More Lithium

    Published 12 September 2020 | viewed 6,420 times

    Nearly 800 kt LCE of additional lithium would need to come online in the next five years to meet the needs of the battery sector,…

  • How CO2 Can Make Key Metals More Accessible To Miners

    Published 08 September 2020 | viewed 2,525 times

    An international team of researchers has discovered that carbon dioxide plays a crucial role in making metals used in green technologies accessible for mining. In…

  • The Nano-Diamond Battery That Lasts For 28,000 Years

    Published 05 September 2020 | viewed 11,076 times

    U.S. startup NDB, a company that says it has created the first and only universal, self-charging nano-diamond battery that provides thousands of years of charge, announced that…

  • Robot Dogs Could Be The Next Big Thing For Miners

    Published 03 September 2020 | viewed 916 times

    Geospatial technology company Carlson Software and Ghost Robotics announced that they have partnered to bring to life an all-terrain robotic dog capable of navigating and performing underground…

  • 50% Of Hard-Rock Miners Are Losing Money As Lithium Prices Slump

    Published 02 September 2020 | viewed 1,496 times

    Investment in battery manufacturing plants and electric vehicle factories continues to boom around the world, but for now the market for lithium shows no signs…

  • Copper Prices Rally On Chinese Panic Buying

    Published 30 August 2020 | viewed 14,431 times

    Copper once again cleared the psychologically important $3 a pound level on Thursday on the back of falling inventories, booming Chinese demand, and pandemic hit…

  • Mining Giant BHP Commits To Carbon-Neutrality By 2050

    Published 29 August 2020 | viewed 1,628 times

    BHP (ASX, LON, NYSE: BHP) is fine-tuning details of a revamped strategy to reduce the company’s operational emissions and its use of diesel, which will…

  • Canada Set To Build $23 Million Rare Earth Plant

    Published 28 August 2020 | viewed 11,023 times

    Canada will have rare earth processing plant in operation by the end of 2022 as the province of Saskatchewan has committed C$31 million (about $24m) to…

  • German Scientists Find New Way To Extract Lithium

    Published 24 August 2020 | viewed 7,584 times

    Researchers at Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have developed an environmentally friendly process to extract lithium from the salty thermal water reservoirs that are located…

  • An Innovative Way To Deal With Soaring Battery Demand

    Published 20 August 2020 | viewed 1,505 times

    The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labor and Housing of the German state of Baden-Württemberg announced that it will finance a two-year project aimed at investigating…

  • EV Metal Index Surges 64% As Europe Becomes Largest Market For Electric Vehicles

    Published 19 August 2020 | viewed 3,121 times

    Europe has now overtaken China – not long ago responsible for every other electric car sold worldwide – as the globe’s largest EV market.  Over…

  • China Approves Mega-Merger Of Two Coal Giants

    Published 14 August 2020 | viewed 2,216 times

    China has approved the merger of two of Shandong province’s top state-owned coal miners, Shandong Energy Group and Yankuang Group, a decision that effectively creates a new…

  • Lithium-Ion Battery Production Set To Quadruple This Decade

    Published 13 August 2020 | viewed 3,105 times

    The global lithium-ion cell manufacturing capacity pipeline could rise fourfold to reach 1.3 terawatt-hours (TWh) in 2030 compared to 2019, a new report by Wood…

  • Gold Prices Plunge Below $2000 After Explosive Rally

    Published 11 August 2020 | viewed 3,682 times

    Gold prices dropped below $2,000/oz on Tuesday as the dollar clung to recent gains and risk appetite was boosted by an expected US stimulus deal, prompting…

  • Europe’s First Geothermal Lithium Recovery Plant To Be Built In The UK

    Published 09 August 2020 | viewed 6,964 times

    The UK government announced plans to invest, through its Getting Building Fund, in the construction of Europe’s first geothermal lithium recovery pilot plant at a…

  • Massive Losses Force Glencore To Slash Dividends

    Published 08 August 2020 | viewed 10,759 times

    Miner and commodities trader giant Glencore (LON: GLEN) posted a $2.6 billion loss for the first half of the year and scrapped its dividend, as…

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