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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 10 March 2018 | viewed 12,190 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…

  • The Secret To More Efficient Batteries

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  • Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply

    Published 21 February 2018 | viewed 40,188 times

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  • Toyota Finds A Way To Make Cheaper EVs

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  • Bitcoin Mining To Double Iceland’s Power Consumption

    Published 12 February 2018 | viewed 7,509 times

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    Published 14 January 2018 | viewed 12,276 times

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    Published 13 January 2018 | viewed 10,133 times

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  • Congo’s Cobalt Tax Hike Threatens EV Market

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    Published 11 December 2017 | viewed 5,113 times

    Canada’s Desjardins, the largest association of credit unions in North America, has decided to lift a moratorium on loans for energy and pipeline projects, noting…

  • Enbridge, Michigan Reach Deal To Boost Pipeline Safety

    Published 28 November 2017 | viewed 6,961 times

    Enbridge (TSX, NYSE:ENB), Canada’s largest pipeline company, has reached an agreement with the State of Michigan on its Line 5 pipelines, which run in a tunnel under the…

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    Published 31 October 2017 | viewed 11,642 times

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    Published 28 October 2017 | viewed 17,068 times

    According to Chinese customs data released on Tuesday, the country imported 512,000 tonnes of coal – mainly the steelmaking variety – from North Korea in…

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