Mining and Exploration news

The 2015 Smelter Summit to be held in Jakarta from February 3-4 will be addressed by Michael Kiernan, President of Gulf Minerals

Zambia's government is facing increasing pressure to reduce the royalty increase introduced this year.

With the Ebola crisis showing no signs of slowing down in Sierra Leone a conference in London will look at the consequences for companies operating in Africa

Strategic improvements to Canada's mining governance policy are welcome, but more is needed according to EWB

Tata Steel takes advantage of FRUTIGER's system to recycle water at Port Talbot

The Sierra Gorda mine, a 55/45 joint venture between Poland’s KGHM and Japan’s Sumitomo expected to significantly enhance the global supply of copper and molybdenum, was officially inaugurated on October 1

The 9th International Conference on Mine Closure is taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg from October 1-3 2014

The FTSE 100 mining and commodities trading company Glencore has announced plans to return $1 billion to shareholders via a share buyback

The leading copper and silver producer KGHM started feeding ore into the process plant in its Sierra Gorda mine in Chile this week

Union leaders have signed a pay deal with Lonmin, Impala Platinum and Anglo American Platinum

Rio Tinto, Chinalco and the International Finance Corporation have signed a deal to develop Guinea's iron ore deposits

Lomiko Metals Inc. has been approved to trade on OTCQX, the best marketplace with qualified companies

The World Gold Council predicts that China’s demand for gold will rise by some 20 percent in the coming years