Tag: Mining

Mar 4

Canada teams up with Australia to fend off China in EV battery space

Article content Canada has inked an agreement with Australia to work together in developing the minerals needed for the energy transition away from fossil fuels, as both look to reduce their dependence for raw materials on China and pivot more towards friendlier nations. The non-legally binding agreement means the two nations will work together to […]
Apr 11

Newmont sweetens Newcrest takeover bid to $19.5 billion

Breadcrumb Trail Links Mining Commodities Agreement between the two companies could be reached within next month Get the latest from Naimul Karim straight to your inbox Sign Up A worker at a Newmont gold mine in Peru. Photo by Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg Article content Newmont Corp., the world’s largest gold miner by output, has sweetened its […]
Apr 8

How China is winning the race for Africa’s lithium

Breadcrumb Trail Links Mining Financial Times Commodities The country already dominates processing of the metal for use in electric vehicle batteries and is now investing heavily in mines, leaving western operators scrambling to keep up Author of the article: Financial Times Harry Dempsey in London and Joseph Cotterill in Uis Published Apr 08, 2023  •  […]
Jan 1

BHP to start recruiting hundreds to operate world’s largest potash mine in Saskatchewan

Breadcrumb Trail Links Mining Commodities Agriculture Planning to hire 600 people in 2023, with large portion of workforce drawn from local community A construction worker “tubbing” a mine shaft at BHP Billiton Ltd.’s Jansen potash mine. Photo by BHP Billiton Article content Seasons change, and so does the weather, but one thing remains constant in […]