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Mining

Mining industry key to Canada's economic rebound, Timmins meeting told

Mining is an industry that's the heart of northern Ontario's economy, and one the Mining Association of Canada says will...

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Copper price soars past $9,000 in record run

Copper kept its momentous run going on Monday, now closing in on an all-time high set in 2011, as investors...

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Graphene could be used to recover gold, silver from tailings

Sparc Technologies (ASX: SPN) announced that the results of its test work on the recovery of gold and silver in...

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Joint Statement by Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and the Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources Following the Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan Jr., and Saskatchewan's Minister of Energy and Resources, the Honourable Bronwyn...

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Investors are increasingly shunning mining companies that violate human rights

Investors in Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources paid a price when Tahoe failed to disclose the extent of community and...

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COSTING: Evaluating gold heap leach projects

Gold is a hot commodity these days. With the pandemic news and gold prices reaching new highs, gold heap leach...

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Environmental advocates concerned by Alberta's new rules for coal mining

Upcoming changes to Alberta's coal regulations are expected to create hundreds of jobs in the province, but environmental advocates worry...

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Chinese company makes agreement to buy Nunavut gold mine

The company behind an ongoing gold project in Nunavut's Kitikmeot region, is all set to be sold to a Chinese...

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EY Canadian Mining Eye index drops 29% in first quarter of 2020

The EY Canadian Mining Eye index saw a substantial 29% decline in Q1 2020 over Q4 2019, which had seen...

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Miners contribute to COVID-19 response

The world’s largest metals streamer Wheaton Precious Metals has launched a US$5 million fund to support global efforts to combat...

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"As China is restarting, coronavirus-caused supply disruptions might support metals prices in the short term."

“As China is restarting, coronavirus-caused supply disruptions might support metals prices in the short term.” - Dmitry Glushakov, head of...

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Mexico lockdown upsets miners' 2020 plans

On March 31, the Mexican federal government mandated that all non-essential businesses temporarily suspend operations until April 30 due to...

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Stocks? Mutual Funds? Should You Panic? Should I Buy? - Expert Traders & Analysis Weigh-In with Research

Studies show that individual mutual fund investors rarely, if ever, enter the market at its bottom. In other words, they...

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COVID-19: Coronavirus impacts spread across mining sector

As the world seemingly moves into lockdown to halt the transmission of the novel COVID-19 virus, the uncertainty and restrictions...

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BC mining and exploration expenditure growth flattens in 2019

The positive momentum gained in British Columbia from mineral and coal exploration expenditure between 2016 and 2018 flattened out in 2019,...

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Canadian mining sector is suffering, but there is still hope - PDAC president

The Canadian resource sector has been hit with a slew of negative news recently and it can still get worse...

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Ontario supports innovation projects in mining industry

The Government of Ontario in Canada is investing more than C$10.5m ($7.86m) in 28 companies that supply products and services...

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Govt. officials unveil mining action plan to bolster competitiveness

Federal and provincial officials, along with industry and Indigenous stakeholders, announced March 2 the rollout of an action plan under...

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Tax writeoffs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa is making off-road vehicles and automotive equipment eligible for an immediate tax writeoff....

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Action Plan 2020 unveiled at PDAC

One after another, a parade of political dignitaries and mining industry professionals took to the stage at the Canada Pavilion...

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Lawsuit over African mine can be heard in British Columbia: Supreme Court

A human-rights lawsuit against a Canadian mining company can be heard in British Columbia, even though it involves events in...

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SURVEY: Canada no longer top mining investment destination, Fraser Institute says

For the first time in a decade, there are no Canadian jurisdictions in the Fraser Institute’s top 10 investment destinations...

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Canadian mining giant withdraws plans for C$20bn tar sands project

A Canadian mining giant has withdrawn plans for a massive C$20.6bn ($15.7bn) tar sands mine, days before the federal government...

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Shares of Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold soar 24%

Shares of Eldorado Gold Corp (TSX:ELD) were soaring Friday, rising more than 24% after unveiling a spectacular fourth-quarter earnings report...

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Advantage Lithium Announces Arrangement Agreement With Orocobre Limited

ADVANTAGE LITHIUM CORP. (TSXV: AAL) (OTCQX: AVLIF) ("Advantage") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive arrangement...

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Newmont gold reserve swells to 100Moz

US-based gold major Newmont has reported gold mineral reserves of 100.2-million attributable ounces for 2019, which compares with 65.4 -million...

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PDAC, the largest mining exhibition in the world, returns in full force

The world’s largest and most diverse mining convention, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, will take place...

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Canadian mining industry will have nearly 80,000 jobs to fill in the next decade - report

As young adults from Generation Z are starting to carve out their own career path, they should not overlook the...

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Barrick Gold reports $1.39B fourth-quarter profit, raises dividend

Barrick Gold Corp. raised its dividend as it reported a fourth-quarter profit of nearly US$1.39 billion....

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Canadian, African miners to explore for copper in Namibia

White Metal Resources (TSXV: WHM), Luxury Investments One Hundred and Ninety-Two, Kalahari Copper and Newco Management Team of South Africa...

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Feds drop $3.5M to green underground mining

FVT Research is developing a 14-ton battery-electric vehicle for use in underground mining, and a Feb. 11 infusion of $2....

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Monument Starts Trial Mining at Peranggih Gold Prospect

Monument Mining Limited (TSX-V: MMY and FSE: D7Q1) (“Monument” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that a trial mining...

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Canadian miner Banro to sell Congo gold mine at discounts amid fragile Govt. security

Banro, the Toronto-based 69-year-old Canadian mining company had been mulling an option to sell its Namoya gold mine in the...

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Canada's mining industry at a tipping point says MAC

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its annual Facts & Figures report, focused on providing a comprehensive overview...

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Drilling at Westhaven Ventures’ Shovelnose gold project, in British Columbia’s Spences Bridge gold belt, continues to return high-grade hits.

Drilling at Westhaven Ventures’ Shovelnose gold project, in British Columbia’s Spences Bridge gold belt, continues to return high-grade hits....

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Mark Little, Eric Martel and Dave McKay: Canada can be the sustainable energy power of the world

Even with all of the developments in renewables — and their decreasing costs, and increasing use — 80 per cent...

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Can Canada Revitalize Its Mining Industry?

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report on Tuesday, saying it is time is...

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Canada’s $97bn mining industry has room for improvement, MAC says

While the prospects for Canadian investment and the attractiveness for new mine investment are brighter, certain competitiveness metrics remain depressed,...

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New startup tracks mining legislation changes

Toronto-based tech startup Codify Legal Publishing has launched the Canadian Mining Feed, a database that tracks mining, natural gas and...

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Canada's Mining Sector at a Tipping Point- Press Release

Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a document focused on providing a...

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Haywood bullish on uranium sector fundamentals

While uranium spot prices were down 14% in 2019, supply and demand fundamentals for uranium are the “most bullish in...

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Canada-based Centerra pours first gold at Öksüt mine in Turkey

SHARE Canadian mining and exploration firm Centerra Gold has achieved its first gold pour from its Öksüt Mine in Turkey...

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Electric vehicle sales could reach 43 million by 2030, Bank of America says

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are likely to hit 3 million this year, but should skyrocket to between 21 million...

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GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: China extends public holiday due to coronavirus; market assesses potential impact

Global battery grade lithium markets were steady in the week to Thursday January 30 with Chinese markets still away for...

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Canadian rare earths metals look for shot in the arm from U.S. government funds

In a development that could resuscitate Canada’s rare earths metals’ sector, the U.S. government is putting up millions of dollars...

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Call for Canadian mining to become more ambitious carries long-term geopolitical consequences

China dominates rare earth element production, granting Beijing enormous power regarding the geopolitical balance of emerging technologies manufacturing, such as...

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Australia’s lithium producers see tough market conditions persisting well into 2020

Australia’s Orocobre Ltd and Pilbara Minerals Ltd on Thursday gave bearish outlooks for lithium demand, as weak orders from electric...

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Investors vote in favour of $4.34B Detour-Kirkland Lake Gold deal

Canadian gold-mining shareholders lined up on Tuesday to endorse three ownership change transactions....

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Capitalizing on the B.C. advantage in mining

Given the importance of U.S. institutional and retail investor capital for the province’s mining industry, it’s always instructive to hear...

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Mining companies have long way to go on ESG, Egon Zehnder report says

A study of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practice in the mining sector that examined the top 50 listed mining...

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Increasing demand for critical minerals could strengthen Canada’s mining industry

Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), in his annual address to the Greater Vancouver...

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