A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centrepiece of annual showcase.
A large fight between Kazakh and Chinese workers of Aktogay mine in East Kazakhstan occurred on July 8.
Students from Almaty have assembled a robot that can identify sources of radiation and harmful gases.
An explosion in a mine in Satpayev town of Karaganda Oblast in central Kazakhstan has claimed one life.
Russian gold mining company Polymetal plans to invest up to $640 million into Kazakhstani gold mine Kyzyl.
Australia has given the go-ahead to a massive coal mine in Queensland state which Environment Minister Greg Hunt said Monday could ultimately provide electricity for up to 100 million Indians.
Rescuers freed three of 11 laborers trapped in a collapsed mine in southern Honduras, two days after the men became trapped.
Four Tunisian soldiers were killed by a land mine in the country's northwest, where the army has been battling Islamist militants, the defence ministry said.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart had Aus$2.01 billion (US$1.89 billion) wiped off her fortune in the past year but remains Australia's wealthiest person, an annual rich list showed.
Eight suspected illegal gold miners were found shot dead at a disused mine near Johannesburg at the weekend, police said.
Four people have been killed and two others injured in an explosion at a copper mine in southeast Russia, a Russian news agency reported.
Development of Aulie gold deposit has started in Yessil District of North Kazakhstan Oblast.
Kyrgyzstan has granted a gold mine operating permit to Canada's Centerra Gold, barely making the deadline for a threatened shutdown of operations.
Seven miners were killed and two others are missing after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said.
Surging mining exports powered the Australian economy to better-than-expected 1.1 percent growth in the first quarter of the year, data showed Wednesday, but Treasurer Joe Hockey said he was also encouraged by a pick-up in other sectors.
Canada's Centerra Gold on Monday threatened to close its mine in Kyrgyzstan unless its receives long-awaited government approvals for its annual mine plan and related operating permits by June 13.
The operator of a Turkish mine where an explosion has claimed more than 280 lives said on Friday the disaster was not due to negligence on its part.
Hundreds of striking miners marched at a Lonmin platinum mine in South Africa Wednesday, where bosses have been trying to break deadly stoppages that have severely curbed production.
At least 201 people were killed and hundreds more remained trapped underground after an explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey, the government said Wednesday, warning that rescue efforts faced a race against time.
Rescue workers recovered more bodies Saturday of people killed in a landslide at an illegal gold mine in western Colombia, raising the death toll to 10, with an additional six feared dead.
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