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.
Enforcement of new OSHA standards limiting the amount of respirable silica dust on most worksites began in June of this year — however, businesses in hydraulic fracturing have until June 23, 2021 to get in compliance. Here’s what these companies need to know.