More than 100 people were unaccounted for after a gold mine in Mpumalanga province in northeastern South Africa caved in, a union official said on Friday, while emergency services said 49 miners had so far been brought to the surface.
British aircraft carriers will not dock at a new naval base expected to open in Bahrain this year because the water is “not deep enough”. However, UK minehunters will be there permanently, said a report in the Gulf Daily
Iran has tendered the development of a new gold deposit in its Qazvin province, with an aim to develop the participation of the private sector, according to a report.
Early prospecting at the Niku’iye gol
Global miner Rio Tinto on Wednesday said it had agreed to sell its 40 per cent stake in the Bengalla coal mine in Australia to New Hope Corp for $606 million, the latest shuffle of Australian coal assets amid a sector-wide downturn.
South Africa's mines minister has ordered Glencore to suspend all operations at a coal mine because of the way it planned to carry out job cuts.
The country's mining industry is battling sinking commodity prices, rising co
Engineering group DRA has won a contract with Saudi Arabia's mining group Ma'aden Gold and Base Metals (MGBM) for the Ad Duwayhi gold mine, according to a report.
The mining project, located 450km southwest of Riyadh, will
A bomb weighing around 500kg that was buried in the Arabian Gulf for years was located and destroyed by a Bahrain-based minehunter.
It was discovered during a five-day exercise conducted by the French, British and US navies, said
Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Ma'aden) expects to start producing bauxite from a new mine in the second quarter of 2014, a company executive said.
Ma'aden and US partner Alcoa are developing a mine with the capacity to produce
Jiangxi Copper has joined a list of potential Chinese suitors interested in buying Glencore Xstrata $5 billion-plus Las Bambas copper mine in Peru, a report said.
Glencore's sale of the mine comes at an opportune time for Chin
A Centamin executive said on Wednesday that the London-listed firm was appealing a court ruling that declared its Sukari mine deal in Egypt invalid, a decision that sent the company's shares tumbling a day earlier.