A Global Look At High-Risk Tailings Dams

Tailings dams are the most common waste disposal methods for mining companies, whether they’re extracting iron ore, gold or copper.

However, a third of the world’s tailings dams ...

Egypt Issues New Mining Law Regulations

Egypt issued new regulations that appear to eliminate the need for mining companies to form joint ventures with the Egyptian government and to limit state royalties to a maximum 20 ...

Australia Opens Critical Minerals Office

The Australian government has officially opened the new Critical Minerals Facilitation Office to support the development and growth of the critical minerals sector.

“We have the potential to become an ...

Economic Slowdown Will Boost Gold Stocks

The American economy is slowng down and the banking system, which is a very important indicator of the status of the health of the economy, provided a meaningful signal that ...

Broader Investment Focus For Northern Aust

The government will look to update a 20-year development plan for northern Australia to pursue closer ties with India, the Pacific and Southeast Asia.

Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan says ...

Jobs Boom In Australia’s Mining Industry

The Australian Resources and Energy Group has published a report predicting that the sector will need 21,000 new workers by 2024, putting pressure on new and approved mining projects ...

Japanese Mining Industry Faces An Uncertain Future

In contrast to its high demand for metals and minerals, Japan’s domestic industrial production is almost negligible, and has been collapsing over the last two decades.

The country’s ...

Yancoal Predicts Coal Volatility In 2020

Yancoal has temporarily suspended operations at several Hunter Valley mines in New South Wales for a few days due to poor air quality resulting from bushfires.

Dust and bushfire smoke ...

Australia Patent Applications For Lithium Phosphate Production

The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has published two Lithium Australia patent applications for the recovery of lithium phosphate from lithium-bearing silicates and solutions.

The publication ...