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Kicking tires: It’s time to talk about mining’s overlooked ESG problem

B.C.-based Kal Tire operates a thermal conversion plant in Chile, with plans to expand the business

Value of world’s 50 biggest mining companies slump $356B from post-pandemic peak’s ranking of world’s biggest miners welcomes the first Indonesian company to the top tier and Perth as the city hosting the greatest number on the list

The global lithium rush is only at the beginning

With so much public and private money rushing into the sector, the buildout is likely to dampen prices, according to the Australia’s resources ministry

Critical material prices are recovering but outlook is mixed

Weakening global macroeconomic picture a drag on critical material prices

The changing ESG landscape facing the mining industry

'Engineering and financial risks can be managed – it’s the societal risk, the community risks that are trickier to handle, but they’re not impossible, right?'

Northern Dynasty shares crater after First Quantum pulls out of Pebble project

  Shares in Northern Dynasty Minerals (TSX:NDM) plunged 32% on Friday, May 25, and fell another 6% Monday (May 28) after the company announced the end of a partnership with fellow Canadian company...

Mining M&A jumps to four-year high: EY

The value of global mining and metals deals hit a four-year high in 2017, according to accountancy firm EY, boosted by a jump in money raised on stock exchanges to a six-year high.   Mining and...

Ivanhoe Mines stock drops after Congo shocker

Shares in Vancouver’s Ivanhoe Mines (TSX:IVN) fell sharply Wednesday (January 31) after lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Ivanhoe is advancing two major projects, voted in favour...

What wiped $1.3 billion from Teck’s market value in one day?

Company says it will have to make up for inventory shortfall with increased sales of non-premium coal, dragging down average price in fourth quarter

Barkerville stock price jumps after announcing large discovery

The share price of Barkerville Gold Mines (TSX-V:BGM) jumped April 17 after the company announced its latest drill results from its flagship Cariboo project in British Columbia. On the TSX Venture...