Vorkutaugol wins international environmental award

MINEX Forum | December 11, 2018
img0 AO Vorkutaugol, one of the largest coal mining companies in Russia and a subsidiary of PAO Severstal, has won a First Class Diploma in the “Ecology and Human Health” category of the EcoWorld international environmental award. Enterprises and representatives from the scientific communities of 16 countries participated in this year’s competition. Vorkutaugol was awarded the ...

Sandvik in strategic partnership with Russian coking coal miner Kolmar

MINEX Forum | December 5, 2018
img0 Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has secured a strategic partnership agreement with Kolmar. Located in the Neryungri District for the Republic of Sakha, the Russian coking coal miner and processor is a major contributor to infrastructure development in the region, and is currently engaged in the largest investment projects in the Far Eastern Federal District. ...

Irish Zinc Exploration Intensifies: Keel Deposit Update

MINEX Forum | November 16, 2018
img0 Since The CloudMiner (TCM) first reviewed the Keel Zinc-Lead-Silver-Barite Deposit earlier this year; the exploration activity has intensified not only at DAH but across the Irish focused juniors. Recent announcements from Group Eleven in particular showing just how strategic Ireland Zinc Deposits truly could be. Contrary to the current price of zinc which sits just ...

Miners’ spending on hunt for copper, EV metals hits $10 billion

MINEX Forum | November 15, 2018
img0 Exploration spending in the mining sector rose for a second year to near $10 billion as the industry makes a cautious shift to growth and prepares for forecast booming demand for copper and metals used in electric vehicle batteries, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. Budgets jumped about 19%, outpacing last year’s gain, which had ...

Kazatomprom makes its debut in London after $3bn IPO

MINEX Forum | November 14, 2018
img0 The world’s biggest uranium producer Kazatomprom made its stock market debut on Tuesday after raising $450m from investors in London and Astana. On the London Stock Exchange its global depositary receipts — certificates which allow international investors to hold its shares — were trading at $12.00, up from the issue price of $11.60. The receipts ...