BHP Billiton

BHP’s Jansen mine moves ahead

Shift to ‘future facing’ commodities has miner investing $7.5 billion in its first potash mine Simon Thomas, VP Projects for BHP believes in taking […]

The Thunder from Down Under

The last few years of the 20th Century were not very kind to the nickel industry. In October and December of 1998 the LME price for nickel dipped to US$1.76 a pound, the lowest level ever, if you fact...

New research into reducing acid rock drainage

Pyritic waste rock piles generate acid rock drainage, which damages the environment and gives headaches to mining companies. Different methods such as subaqueous deposition and perpetual treatment of...

Nickel hunting in two provinces

Two provinces--Manitoba with its producing mines in the Thompson Nickel Belt and Quebec with one nickel/copper mine on the Ungava Peninsula--are under investigation by would-be and existing nickel min...