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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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    Published 30 September 2017 | viewed 14,602 times

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    Published 26 September 2017 | viewed 7,945 times

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  • Does Canada Need More Oil Sands Pipelines?

    Published 18 September 2017 | viewed 17,323 times

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    Published 31 August 2017 | viewed 7,335 times

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    Published 03 August 2017 | viewed 4,426 times

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  • Renewables Could Overtake Fossil Fuels In South Australia By 2025

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    Published 22 July 2017 | viewed 9,160 times

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  • Canada’s Wildfires Threaten Kinder Morgan’s Pipeline

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  • Trump Takes Aim At Another Obama-Era Environment Rule

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  • Czech Republic Aims To Cash In On The Lithium Boom

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  • Battery Wars – China Beating Tesla In The Gigafactory Race

    Published 22 February 2017 | viewed 28,348 times

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  • Enbridge Buys Into North Sea Wind Park At $1.7B

    Published 18 February 2017 | viewed 11,640 times

    Enbridge (TSX, NYSE:ENB), Canada's largest pipeline company, has acquired a 49.9 percent stake in German energy firm EnBW’s offshore wind park in a $1.7 billion…

  • China Aggressively Cuts Coal Supply

    Published 07 January 2017 | viewed 15,126 times

    China, the world’s largest coal consumer and producer, is not giving up on its long-term plans of reducing the share of coal in its overall…

  • Statoil Turns Its Back On Canada’s Oil Sands

    Published 15 December 2016 | viewed 14,996 times

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  • Japex To Postpone $185M Oil Sands Project In Alberta

    Published 08 November 2016 | viewed 7,677 times

    Japan Petroleum Exploration (Japex) said Tuesday it will postpone launching its Hangingstone oil sands expansion project in Alberta, Canada, until mid-2017, which will result in…

  • DiCaprio’s New Film Portrays Canada’s Oil Sands As “Terryfying”

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