Kazakhstan was far and away the year’s top uranium-producing country with 23,127 tonnes, and it was followed by Canada with 9,134 tonnes and Australia with 5,001 tonnes. With those numbers and locations in mind, the Investing News Network took a look at the world’s 10 top uranium mines of 2014.
A massive blackout in South Australia forced BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) to suspend production at its Olympic Dam copper mine.
According to the press release:
Following the loss of power in South Australia on Wednesday, 28 September, Olympic Dam was able to safely shut down operations and the site was de-mobilised.
Back-up generators are
Here’s a look at the 10 top copper-producing companies, as outlined in this year’s Thomson Reuters GFMS Copper Survey. Codelco is in first place, and it’s followed by Freeport-McMoRan and Glencore. Read on to find out the rest of the companies.
Haywood Securities has released its Junior Exploration Report for the second quarter of 2016, including its revised watch list of junior miners. Here’s a look at who made the list this quarter.
Reuters reported that the Brazilian government won’t allow operations to resume at the Samarco mine until tailings leaks are stopped. The mine is jointly owned by Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) and BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP).