Mining technologies have advanced rapidly in recent years and safety regulations have at times struggled to keep up. Here are a few policies mine operators can enforce to keep workers safe in modernized working environments.
Silver is already being traded at prices much higher than last year, prompting speculation that 2019 could be the year that the silver mining industry truly takes off.
Manufacturing electric car batteries requires a robust supply of cobalt from the Congo, but the country’s mining industry faces difficult working conditions. German automaker BMW is hoping to change that.
With its dedication to responsible mining practices and robust supply of minerals critical to the production of greenhouse gas-free technologies, British Columbia’s mining sector is positioned for major expansion in the coming years.
Australian mining giant Northern Star announced that it is still moving forward with its planned acquisition of the Pogo underground gold mine from Sumitomo, making a play to discover new gold reserves and extend the mine’s lifespan.