More than 2,000 years after the ancient Thracians crafted their exquisite jewelry from gold deposits in Bulgaria, hundreds are combing its rivers again in the hope of striking it rich in the EU's poorest country.
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.
Russian gold mining company Polymetal plans to invest up to $640 million into Kazakhstani gold mine Kyzyl.
Nurusltan Nazarbayev has summarized the results of the implementation of the first 5 years of the State Program of Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development.
Kazakhstan has signed an agreement with South Korea on geological exploration of Dyusenbai section in Karaganda Oblas.
Development of Aulie gold deposit has started in Yessil District of North Kazakhstan Oblast.
It is expected that state-run geological exploration project will yield 12 million tons of complex ore in Kazakhstan in five years.
IdeaLab has calculated the amount of gold reserves and mapped out the gold deposits in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan National Geographic Association urges to protect 30% of Kazakhstani land from economic activity.
Three of the world's biggest miners have warned that government taxes, high costs and a strong currency are putting pressure on their Australian operations, reports said Monday, as they battle falling commodity prices owing to a supply glut.
A Chinese court on Friday convicted a mining billionaire said to have links with former security tsar Zhou Yongkang of murder and sentenced him to death.
DR Congo, one of the world's biggest gold producers, on Friday formally opened one of the continent's largest gold mines in the far northeast of the country.
The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.
Residents of the house, which fell into a crater in the mining town Ridder, Kazakhstan will be given two apartments as a compensation.
Kazakh company Altyn Kumushtak Mining, LLC has suspended exploration of Shyralzhyn gold deposits in Buckeye-Ata district of Talas oblast in Kyrgyzstan due to violent clashes of the local residents and the police.
Global mining giant BHP Billiton is considering spinning-off its aluminium, bauxite and nickel assets into a single entity that would be worth about Aus$20 billion ($18.5 billion), reports said Wednesday.
One person died and 40 were injured Monday in Bolivia in clashes between miners and police, officials said.
Five miners died when an elevator they were riding in plunged down a shaft at a zinc and silver mine in northern Mexico.
The Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises is supportive of the tenge devaluation.
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