RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mining

A collection of news and information related to Mining published by this site and its partners.

Top Mining Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • In South Africa, roughly 12,000 striking platinum miners fired

     
    In South Africa, the world's biggest producer of platinum has fired roughly 12,000 striking workers. Violence has erupted over other strikes in the country....
  • South African platinum miners end strike, accepting pay raise

     
    Platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana site ended their illegal six-week strike after winning raises of up to 22%, in a deal critics warned could ignite a wave of pay demands and wildcat strikes across South Africa's troubled mining industry....
  • After shootings, South Africa warns mines to do more for workers

     
    The mineral resources minister of South Africa warned mining companies on Monday to do more the improve workers' lives after 34 striking platinum miners protesting for higher pay were slain last month by police....
  • Best of the Web

     
    A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web....
  • After second Mexican mining disaster, critics call for stronger regulation

     
    MEXICO CITY -- In the wake of another fatal coal mining disaster in the Mexican state of Coahuila, critics are ramping up their call for stronger regulation of an industry that the local bishop claims is sending workers into “death trap”...
  • Indian parliament adjourns with hoots and chants over coal scandal

     
    India law corruption parliament: Indian Parliament Adjourns over latest corruption scandal involving coal allocation....
  • Leading foe rejects new plan for Peru mine

     
    Gregorio Santos, Cajamarca regional president, said changes in a plan to build a $4.8-billion copper and gold mine in northern Peru are not sufficient to win locals' support....
  • Crowding the Planet

     
    Seven billion people. That’s a hard number for most people to get their heads around. But visiting both India and China for this story – which combined have almost 40% of the world’s population – I got a pretty good start at trying...
  • Chinese manager slain during labor dispute at Zambian mine

     
    Chinese manager slain at controversial coal mine: In a riot over a pay dispute, enraged Zambian miners killed the Chinese mine manager, Wu Shengzai, 50, and wounded another representative of the Chinese-owned Collum coal mine, according to Zambian...
  • China counters U.S., says exports limited to protect rare earths

     
    China says its prized rare earths, minerals needed to make smartphones, televisions and hybrid cars, are dwindling after decades of excessive mining. In a new government report that argues for continued controls, China argues the industry has been...
  • Asteroid mining firm aims to raise $20 million in funding

    Asteroid mining firm aims to raise $20 million in funding
    A group of private entrepreneurs is raising $20 million to fund the first stage of a mission to identify asteroids close to Earth and mine them for valuable materials. Deep Space Industries plans to launch three small crafts armed with cameras, called...