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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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    Published 18 August 2018 | viewed 26,145 times

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    Published 11 August 2018 | viewed 13,690 times

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    Published 02 August 2018 | viewed 59,181 times

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    Published 30 June 2018 | viewed 12,615 times

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  • Moon Fuel: A New Multi-Trillion Dollar Treasure

    Published 27 June 2018 | viewed 41,457 times

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    Published 09 June 2018 | viewed 11,625 times

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  • EV Adoption Could Cost Germany 75,000 Jobs

    Published 09 June 2018 | viewed 12,321 times

    The growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is expected to cost Germany's key auto industry about 75,000 jobs by 2030, a study released Tuesday shows, with parts…

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    Published 01 June 2018 | viewed 12,420 times

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  • Miners Are Looking To Ramp Up Lithium Production

    Published 26 May 2018 | viewed 50,204 times

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    Published 06 May 2018 | viewed 24,566 times

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    Published 07 April 2018 | viewed 7,703 times

    Chile is pushing power companies to phase out coal plants following a government announcement earlier this year that the country wouldn’t build coal-fired power plants…

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    Published 05 April 2018 | viewed 15,252 times

    Solar power last year attracted far more investment than any other technology, reaching almost $161 billion, an 18 percent increase when compared to 2016, a…

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    Published 18 March 2018 | viewed 11,683 times

     Sometimes one man’s trash can be another man’s gold. Czech energy magnate Pavel Tykac is ready to spend 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) of his…

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    Published 10 March 2018 | viewed 12,818 times

    Researchers from Arizona State University have developed a new method to produce lithium-metal batteries that allows for a controlled dendrite growth, which makes them safer and longer-lasting. The…

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    Published 06 March 2018 | viewed 11,861 times

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  • Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply

    Published 21 February 2018 | viewed 43,628 times

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