India puts up 20 blocks of critical and strategic minerals for auction

India's Ministry of Mines launched the first tranche auction of critical and strategic minerals in New Delhi on Wednesday, offering up 20 minerals for exploration, including recent...

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Rio Tinto, Sumitomo building A$111 million hydrogen demonstrator for alumina refining

Rio Tinto's announcement of the demonstrator comes the success of a A$1.2 million feasibility study. Image: Rio TInto

Mining behemoth Rio Tinto and Japan's Sumitomo Corporation have announced a A$111 million demonstration project to lower carbon emissions from alumina refining. The companies will ...

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Mining giant BHP says emissions might increase, says reduction is not a straight line trend

In an investor presentation, BHP said it expected emissions reduction technology to mature towards decade's end. Image: Pexels

BHP Group warned that emission reductions could not happen in a linear fashion, saying they could instead rise in the near term, as the path to net zero was "uneven" and techn...

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Brazil's Gerdau to invest $667 mn for sustainable expansion of iron ore mine

Ore from the expansion will be channelled into four steel production units located in the same state as the mine, Gerdau said. Image: Pexels

Brazil's Gerdau SA will invest $667 million in brownfield expansion of its Miguel Burnier iron ore mine. The company said the expansion would be "sustainable" and reduce emissions ...

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DoE invests in harvesting cost-efficient lithium from geothermal brines

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recently taken a significant step forward in its effort to shore up America's domestic supply of battery-grade lithium—a subs...

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Nevada Vanadium, Hitachi Energy partner to develop RE supply strategy for Gibellini mine

Nevada Vanadium Mining Corp. has announced that it has selected Hitachi Energy to provide consulting services related to the development of a renewable energy supply for the planne...

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