This Month in Coal Mining

In the wake of Turkey’s worst mine disaster, authorities began to investigate the situation as anger spread among the general public. Rescuers recovered the remaining bodies on Saturday, May 17,...

Process Solutions

Mining Equipment Gallery

All-Flo Pump is launching a new line of pulsation dampeners to aid in enhancing air-operated diaphragm pump reliability and performance by ensuring a smooth, continuous fluid flow.
ACI reported that its JetBlack blower-powered personnel de-dusting unit has been upgraded. The new unit is more compact yet has a greater air output without any increase in energy consumption, and...
TE Connectivity announced the availability of its high-performance Raychem mining couplers, designed for easier and faster installation and better performance. These couplers feature range-taking,...
Self-dumping material handling hoppers fabricated by Iron Bull Manufacturing are equipped with a proprietary Positive Alignment System featuring a tapered slide box with expanded clearance angles...
ALLU Group's Mining Series (M-Series) all-in-one screener crusher attachment for mining and aggregate is designed to handle a wide variety of crushable materials, featuring an innovative processing...

CSR Watch

Suppliers Report

Mining Markets

By Steve Fiscor, Editor-in-Chief Metal prices during June remained fairly steady with the exception of gold, silver and zinc. 
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Mining Operations & Strategies

From the Editor

The first half of 2014 is history and, despite all of the moaning from groups not actively involved in mining and mineral processing, the mining business has stabilized from the shakeout it experienced starting in 2013. The news department and the opening spread (See Leading Developments, p. 4-5) in particular showcase the current state of the...
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Precious Metals ($/oz)

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EMJ Price Index

Precious Metals ($/oz) Base Metals ($/mt) Minor Metals ($/mt) Exchange Rates (U.S.$ Equivalent)
Gold $1,284.90   Aluminum $1,736.50   Molybdenum $29,500.00   Euro (€) 1.3873
Silver $19.02   Copper $6,670.50   Cobalt $29,800.00   U.K. (£) 1.6890
Platinum $1,428.00   Lead $2,070.50         Canada ($) 0.9120
Palladium $824.00   Nickel $18,070.00   Iron Ore ($/dmt)     Australia ($) 0.9280
Rhodium $1,060.00   Tin $23,050.00   Fe CFR China $105.25   South Africa (Rand) 0.0950
Ruthenium $72.00   Zinc $2,025.50         China (¥) 0.1620
Gold and silver prices provided by KITCO Bullion dealers ( Platinum group metals prices provided by Johnson Matthey ( Non-ferrous base and minor metal prices provided by London Metal Exchange ( Iron ore prices provided by Platts Iron Ore Index. Currency exchange rates were provided by the