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During the recent “Investing in Africa Mining” conference, China was revealed to have remained as the biggest investor in mining in Africa, despite the dramatic falls in commodity prices from 2011 to 2015.According to mining experts, Africa has enough...
Residents in Pará, Brazil are asking the government to suspend a recently issued mining license for Belo Sun Mining. Specifically, the license was issued for the Volta Grande project, which is believed to be the largest gold mine in...
Neal Froneman, CEO of Sibanye Gold in South Africa, has announced that the country’s mining industry is going to institute a new truth and reconciliation commission (TRC) to apologize for the sins the industry has committed in the past...
Moon Express has become the first private company in the world to be authorized by the US government to travel to the Moon and mine it for valuable resources. Just recently, the company announced that it has raised $20 million...
According to a recent report by the international market analysis and intelligence firm, Transparency Market Research, the smart mining market will see significant growth in the years to come. The report shows that such a market, which was valued at...
Mining experts suggest that a policy change will greatly help South Africa with boosting its mining industry and keep up with Congo and Zambia, which have seen exponential growth in mining production in the past decade. Commenting on how the...
Cornish Lithium, a company with secured rights to a large unified mineral exploration program in Cornwall, has announced plans for lithium mining at the county’s hot springs. The lithium-rich, salty underground hot springs in the county were previously regarded as...
US federal officials are currently seeking input on a plan that would essentially stall mining developments in Ely, Minnesota for two years. In fact, it is said that implementing the plan would ban mining activities for as long as...
Oman is set to announce a new mining law, which is drafted by the Public Authority for Mining (PAM), in the first half of this year. With the new law, the country’s mining sector will be made more attractive to...
Indonesia is revising its mining rules in order to loosen up a controversial ban on exports of bauxite and nickel ore and to extend exportation of mineral concentrates. The new regulations will allow mining companies in the country to export...

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