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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...

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...

[caption id="attachment_23668" align="alignleft" width="550"] Image: Rio Tinto Flikr[/caption] Western Australia’s iconic Argyle mine has produced one of the largest gem-quality white diamonds in its 35-year history, after Rio Tinto uncovered a 28.83 carat stone in March. The diamond has been named Argyle Octavia for its unusual octahedral...