November 29, 2015

Mining is a crucial industry for Manitoba

Mining in Manitoba had humble beginnings. Settlers of the province needed non-metallic raw materials, and began to extract salt from brine springs and stone locally for building materials.
November 28, 2015

China zinc smelter cuts fail to tip the supply

* Concentrate shortages would have forced smelter cutbacks * Prices to be weighed down by high global inventories * Market may temporarily spike, see bouts of […]
November 24, 2015

Teck Resources to axe 1,000 jobs, lowers dividend

Canadian mining giant Teck Resources (TSX:TCK.A, TCK.B), (NYSE: TCK) has decided to cut 1,000 jobs, or around about 9% of its global workforce, through a combination of […]
November 21, 2015

UPDATE 3-China zinc smelters pledge 20 pct output cuts; prices spike

Nov 20 China's major zinc smelters said on Friday they will slash output by 500,000 tonnes next year, almost a fifth of their output as the industry tries to boost prices languishing at six-year lows.
November 17, 2015

The industrial internet

New technology applied to the mining industry is disrupting methods that are decades old.