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India amends mining law in boost to cement mergers and banks

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar told Reuters the changes were mainly aimed at helping companies sell limestone mining licences along with their cement plants. It could also facilitate a merger of the Indian assets of France's Lafarge and Switzerland's ...

Alice misses out on new mine jobs

NT News - ‎18 hours ago‎
Arafura Resources's Nolans rare earth mine, 135km northeast of Alice Springs near Aileron, is on track to be in production by 2019.

Fly-in, fly-out, become bus-in, bus-out as mining minnows fight the bust

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 1, 2016‎
It usually isn't good form to trash talk the departure of a rival CEO, especially someone with the stature of Rio Tinto's Sam Walsh, but the rules were not made for people like Cliffs Natural Resources boss Laurenco Goncalves.

The Boom That Never Was: Where Did All Those Indirect Mining Jobs Go?

New Matilda - ‎18 hours ago‎
One person's mining boom is another person's statistical reality. Rod Campbell from The Australia Institute explains.

Sudbury mining companies remain cautious as industry slowly rebounds - ‎6 hours ago‎
A veteran mining engineer says commodity prices have turned the corner, but spending and jobs may not follow right away. Sudbury's George Darling, who says he has worked in the business for 40 years says February marked the lowest point for nickel and ...

Rajya Sabha clears mining law amendment

The Hindu - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Rajya Sabha approved the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill of 2016 on Monday, paving the way for merger and acquisition activity involving firms holding captive mining leases that were allotted in the past without ...

Colonial mining models aren't working

Independent Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Depending on where one draws the statistics from and how one reads those statistics, there are between 5 and 20 million people of working age (15 to 64 years) who are unemployed in South Africa.

Mining downturn risks making mine clean-ups even more of an afterthought

Brisbane Times - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Mining is environmentally damaging, but as a society we broadly accept this because of the financial benefits it provides, and because we assume ways can be found to fix the damage.

Industry, mining synergy weak: Govt

The Herald - ‎30 minutes ago‎
THE synergy between the manufacturing and the mining sector is weak, as such there is need to make sure the two talk to each other, Mines and Mining Development Deputy Minister Fred Moyo has said. The deputy minister of Mines said that while the ...
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Kamloops mayor and councillors touring eastern mining operations - ‎8 hours ago‎
They spent their weekend touring open pit mines in Eastern Canada. Kamloops Mayor Peter Milobar and councillors Tina Lange and Denis Walsh were in Timmins Ontario on Saturday and Malartic, Quebec on Sunday for a first hand look at what an open pit ...

Gold Lakes Corporation Appoints Seasoned Business Executive and Mining Veteran to Advisory Board

Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gold Lakes Corp., (OTCQB: GLLK) an exploration stage company that specializes in acquiring and developing mining assets, announces today that Mr. Edwin Morrow has joined the Gold Lakes Advisory Board and as a Consultant for Supervising Exploration ...
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Virgin Australia looks to Alliance Aviation deal amid mining downturn

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Virgin Australia's proposed partnership with fly in-fly out and charter operator Alliance Aviation Services could help both airlines win contracts during a difficult time in the resources industry, says Virgin regional boss Merren McArthur.

Signs point to no mining near BWCA

St. Cloud Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The signs just keep coming - and they are providing a crystal clear message to Minnesotans and the entire United States: The 1.1-million-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness deserves permanent protection from heavy-metal mining and its ...
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Illegal mining scam: Yeddyurappa becomes emotional in court, says didn't do anything wrong

The Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
BJP Karnataka unit President B S Yeddyurappa on Monday became teary-eyed in a CBI court here as he faced a barrage of questions relating to an alleged illegal mining scam case during his chief ministership. Yeddyurappa was summoned by the court in ...

McEwen Mining Buys Attractive Exploration Target Near El Gallo Mine

GlobeNewswire (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
TORONTO, May 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX) (TSX:MUX) is pleased to announce the purchase of mineral properties located approximately 6 miles (10 km) from the El Gallo Mine (the “Acquired Properties”) for $250,000 ...

Historic Channar Mining JV extended

Lawyers Weekly - ‎3 hours ago‎
“The Channar Mining joint venture was the first large-scale mining initiative between our two countries and is a cornerstone of Chinese and Australian trade,” said Sinosteel Corporation president Liu Andong.

Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, virgins auctioned

The Guardian - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Two of the people in the canoe were consultants for Lima-based NGO DAR, which has dubbed the River Santiago Peru's “last frontier” for illegal mining. “In the Amazon gold extraction is only known about in the Madre de Dios and Puno regions in the south ...

New Colombia Resources Receives Notice from National Mining Agency (ANM) to Accept Terms for a Premium ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTC: NEWC) ("New Colombia or the 'Company"), a U.S. company with high quality metallurgical Blue Gem coal mining titles, medical marijuana, and industrial hemp operations in Colombia, is pleased to announce they ...

6 Metals & Mining Stocks to Buy Now - ‎8 hours ago‎
(PAAS) moves up this week, rising from a B to a A. Pan American Silver Corp. is a silver mining company with its principal property in Peru.

Model law seeks to increase community participation in mining

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The legislation, released last week, is intended to be used by civil society organisations and policy makers to advocate reforms in mining policies across the continent. “Communities whose land is most endowed with resources are usually among the ...