Mining

Rio Tinto and several of its large diversified rivals managed to further increase profit margins and cash flows during the 2018 financial year, according to a recent Fitch Solutions report. The report outlined how improved financial performances were a result of miners streamlining their operations, cutting...

Anglo American and Rio Tinto have become founding donors to the World Bank’s Climate-Smart Mining initiative – the first ever fund dedicated to making mining a more sustainable practice. The World Bank said the facility will focus on helping resource-rich developing countries benefit from increasing global...

TSX-V-listed Alphamin Resources has begun hot commissioning its Bisie tin mine in the rainforest of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Bisie is considered one of the world’s highest grade tin deposits, with an updated feasibility indicating that the mine could produce 152,300 tonnes of...

The World Bank and non-profit organisation Pact have published a report on the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector, which aims to create a ‘global platform’ to better collect accurate and reliable information from the industry. The report, titled State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining...