U.S. Mining News

UN opens up more deep sea areas for mining, issues seven new licences
MINING.com - 13 hours ago
State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.
South Portland bans Canada’s oil sands
MINING.com - 1 day ago
Enbridge's Line 9 reversal project threatened after Maine city council opposes exporting Alberta oil.
Wenco adds offices in three US states 1 day ago  - Canadian Mining Journal
San Gold to merge with Kerr Mines 1 day ago  - Canadian Mining Journal
Report criticizes state's longwall mining regulations 1 day ago  - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Mining News

UN opens up more deep sea areas for mining, issues seven new licences
MINING.com - 13 hours ago
State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.
BHP Billiton wants bigger share of the iron ore market
MINING.com - 14 hours ago
BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP), the world's largest miner, revealed Wednesday it plans to keep ramping up iron-ore production in the face of plunging prices and a global oversupply of the steelmaking material. Delivering its operational review for the year ending on …
Silver holds firm ground - Phillips 17 hours ago  - Mineweb
Platinum Group Metals Waterberg Update 1 day ago  - Stockhouse
Aurizon hauls more coal despite price drop 1 day ago  - Sydney Morning Herald

Gold News

China’s falling out of love with gold, demand drops 19%
MINING.com - 10 hours ago
Gold consumption in the country, which last year overtook India as the world’s largest gold buyer, fell to 569.5 tonnes, with the weakness in the yuan adding to higher spot prices.
Newcrest shareholders sue miner over disclosure breaches
MINING.com - 1 day ago
The miner, which has already settled for $1.2 million with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, has vowed to vigorously defend the class action.
Millennium reports solid production in June quarter 20 hours ago  - Mining Weekly
Gold holds above key US$1300 an ounce barrier 20 hours ago  - Proactive Investors Australia
Besra suspends Vietnam ops 1 day ago  - Mining Weekly
San Gold to merge with Kerr Mines 1 day ago  - Canadian Mining Journal

Copper News

London Metal Exchange traders fined for standing up
MINING.com - 1 day ago
Following a 19th century tradition traders today must sit on the red leather sofas arranged in a 20-foot diameter inner ring.
Kazakhmys pushes ahead with de-merger plan 17 hours ago  - Mineweb
Copper production drops at DeGrussa in June Q 20 hours ago  - Mining Weekly
Boseto delivers a strong quarter for DML 1 day ago  - Mining Weekly

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