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The Australian mining company, South32, announced that it is investing $1.5 billion in a minority stake in the Canada-listed Arizona Mining Inc., which plans to mine silver, lead, and zinc in Arizona.Under the agreement, which is worth around $81...
ERP Strategic Minerals LLC was chosen to bid for the purchase of the Mountain Pass Rare Earth Mine through bankruptcy proceedings, making it operational once again.The company was announced to be the stalking horse bidder by the Chapter 11...
Shares in the largest heavy machinery manufacturer in the world, Caterpillar Inc., climbed up on April 25 as the company reported first quarter earnings that exceeded estimates due to an increase in demand and sales.Specifically, Caterpillar’s stock rose by...
The Australian mining company, South32, announced that it has decided to drop its planned acquisition of Peabody Energy Corporation’s coal mine located in New South Wales.According to South32 CEO Graham Kerr, his company was dispositioned to pursue the deal...
This year’s Mining Health and Safety Conference in Canada will be hosted by Workplace Safety North (WSN) in Sudbury, Ontario from April 18-20.During the event, professionals, experts, and organizations in Canada’s mining industry will come together to share...
Trilogy Metals Inc. announced that it has formed a joint venture with South32 Limited to conduct mineral exploration activities on certain regions in Alaska.Under the agreement, Trilogy will grant South32 an option to form a 50/50 partnership with respect...
Rio Tinto is set to support over a thousand mining jobs in Western Australia with the development of its Silvergrass, Yandicoogina, and West Angeles mines.The company’s sixteenth mine in the Pilbara region, Silvergrass, is expected to offer around 500...
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has given Aquila Resources Inc. the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permit for its mining project in the state.Granted after being reviewed by the US Environmental Protection Agency, the NPDES permit regulates...
West Australian iron ore mining company, Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), joined forces with Australian and Chinese universities to launch a new mining innovation research model.FMG CEO Nev Power said that his company was excited by the prospect of working...
The board of directors of Silver Standard Resources Inc. has announced that they will hold discussions with their shareholders to change their company’s name to SSR Mining Inc.The company is a producer of precious metals in Canada owning and...

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