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A global look at high-risk tailings dams

17 January 2020 - 15:28
Tailings dams are the most common waste disposal methods for mining companies, whether they’re extracting iron ore, gold or copper.

South Africa’s mining industry calls for action to end power crisis

17 January 2020 - 14:38
South Africa’s mining industry body on Monday urged the government to bring on stream new private sector power sources to ease the power crisis that has pushed the country to the brink of recession.

Brazil plans to allow mining in Amazonian indigenous reserves

10 January 2020 - 14:29
Brazil is pushing ahead with plans to allow mining in the indigenous reserves of the Amazon rain forest and will send a bill to Congress later this month to regulate the activity, according to the country’s minister for mines and energy.

India to propose easing foreign investment rules further

10 January 2020 - 14:24
India is considering further opening up its insurance and aviation sectors to foreign investors to help spur the economy, according to people familiar with the matter.

India eases regulation for new iron ore leases

9 January 2020 - 17:02
India has amended the federal mining law to allow for the seamless transfer of regulatory approvals to new owners of operational iron ore mines, as leases of 36 such mines are set to expire on 31 March and be auctioned off.

India pushes ahead with coal sector reforms

9 January 2020 - 16:48
India's coal ministry has identified as many as 40 coal blocks with an estimated production capacity of 150mn t/yr for its maiden commercial coal mining auction to be held before the financial year ends in March.

Mineral Commodities advances graphite strategy

8 January 2020 - 21:17
Perth-based resources firm Mineral Commodities is a step closer to becoming a globally significant supplier to the precursor and anode materials market after confirming the production potential at its Munglinup graphite project in the south of Western Australia.

A slew of tax incentives to strengthen the domestic mineral market: FIMI, India

7 January 2020 - 18:13
A slew of indirect tax incentives have been seeking by The Federation of Indian Minerals Industries (FIMI) to strengthen the fading mining industry.

Odisha aluminium producers should make optimum use of its capacity to meet national demand, says Vedanta CEO

6 January 2020 - 17:21
In a recent interview with Orissa POST, Chhavi Nath Singh, CEO of Vedanta Limited, Jharsugda, called attention to Odisha’s mining potentials while speaking about the company’s role and vision for the state in 2020.

Top 50 biggest mining companies

3 January 2020 - 13:41
MINING.COM’s ranking of the world’s 50 largest mining companies based on market value show a revived industry entering the 2020s, but with diverging fortunes for certain subsectors.
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