Afghan mining will get a 10-million-pound boost from Britain, announced British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday. Cameron hopes to “to make sure this mineral wealth is [...]
A new company has announced on Tuesday that it would aim to mine asteroids near the Earth for precious metals, water, and other materials, making it the second firm to make [...]
Scientists at NASA have been asking themselves: what would happen if we caught an asteroid and dragged it a little closer to home?
Termites can indicate the location of undiscovered deposits of gold and other metals, according to new Australian research.
To expand its iron ore mine under Kiruna, Sweden, Swedish mining company LKAB will pay to move the whole city to another location.
After weeks of stop-and-go production punctuated by labor strikes, the third largest gold producer in the world, South African company AngloGold Ashanti, announced that its [...]
A group representing more than 50 labor unions in British Columbia, Canada, is wading into the growing controversy surrounding a plan to use foreign labor in four new coal [...]
Throwing an old cellphone into the trash, the most likely end to any cellphone, over time leads to the leaching of hazardous chemicals like lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic, [...]
Anglo American Platinum, the world’s largest producer of platinum, fired around 12,000 workers who were on strike at one of its operations in South Africa.
South Africa initiated a judicial probe into the deaths of 34 people at the Marikana platinum mine during a strike that lasted more than a month.