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Lure of gold draws hundreds to Bulgaria's rivers
Lure of gold draws hundreds to Bulgaria's rivers

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.

Lure of gold draws hundreds to Bulgaria's rivers
Photo courtesy of rts.tu.
145-men fight between Chinese and Kazakh miners in Kazakhstan, 65 injured

A large fight between Kazakh and Chinese workers of Aktogay mine in East Kazakhstan occurred on July 8.

145-men fight between Chinese and Kazakh miners in Kazakhstan, 65 injured
Robot for off-road maneuvering. Photo © Dmitry Khegai
Almaty students develop robot to find radiation source in mines

Students from Almaty have assembled a robot that can identify sources of radiation and harmful gases.

Almaty students develop robot to find radiation source in mines
Photo ©REUTERS
Russian Polymetal to invest $640 million into Kazakhstani Kyzyl gold mine

Russian gold mining company Polymetal plans to invest up to $640 million into Kazakhstani gold mine Kyzyl.

Russian Polymetal to invest $640 million into Kazakhstani Kyzyl gold mine
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Industrial State Program had little effect on Kazakhstan's economy: Nazarbayev

Nurusltan Nazarbayev has summarized the results of the implementation of the first 5 years of the State Program of Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development.

Industrial State Program had little effect on Kazakhstan's economy: Nazarbayev
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Kazakhstan and South Korea to work on explorations in Karaganda Oblast

Kazakhstan has signed an agreement with South Korea on geological exploration of Dyusenbai section in Karaganda Oblas.

Kazakhstan and South Korea to work on explorations in Karaganda Oblast
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Gold mine to open in North Kazakhstan in 2015

Development of Aulie gold deposit has started in Yessil District of North Kazakhstan Oblast.

Gold mine to open in North Kazakhstan in 2015
Kazakhstan to add on 12 million tons in complex ore deposits by 2019
Kazakhstan to add on 12 million tons in complex ore deposits by 2019

It is expected that state-run geological exploration project will yield 12 million tons of complex ore in Kazakhstan in five years.

Kazakhstan to add on 12 million tons in complex ore deposits by 2019
Photo ©REUTERS
Where the gold is in Kazakhstan?

IdeaLab has calculated the amount of gold reserves and mapped out the gold deposits in Kazakhstan.

Where the gold is in Kazakhstan?
Photo ©  <a href="http://altaynews.kz/" target="_blank">Altaynews.kz</a>
Kazakhstan to value national parks over mineral resources: Baigarin

Kazakhstan National Geographic Association urges to protect 30% of Kazakhstani land from economic activity.

Kazakhstan to value national parks over mineral resources: Baigarin
©Reuters/David Gray
Mining giants slam Australia's 'high' taxes, costs and currency

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.

Mining giants slam Australia's 'high' taxes, costs and currency
Liu Han, former chairman of Hanlong Mining. ©Reuters/Stringer
China sentences mining tycoon to death

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.

China sentences mining tycoon to death
©Reuters/Emmanuel Braun
DR Congo opens one of Africa's largest gold mines

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.

DR Congo opens one of Africa's largest gold mines
©Reuters/China Daily
China coal mine death toll rises to 20

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.

China coal mine death toll rises to 20
© Emergency Services of East Kazakhstan Oblast Press Service
Residents offered compensation for house that tumbled into crater

Residents of the house, which fell into a crater in the mining town Ridder, Kazakhstan will be given two apartments as a compensation.

Residents offered compensation for house that tumbled into crater
©RIA Novosti
Kazakh company halts gold exploration amid violent protest in Kyrgyzstan

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.

Kazakh company halts gold exploration amid violent protest in Kyrgyzstan
©Reuters/Mick Tsikas
Mining giant BHP mulling demerger

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.

Mining giant BHP mulling demerger
©Reuters/David Mercado
One dead and 40 injured in Bolivia mining clashes

One person died and 40 were injured Monday in Bolivia in clashes between miners and police, officials said.

One dead and 40 injured in Bolivia mining clashes
©Reuters/Bernardo Montoya
Five Mexican miners die as elevator plummets

Five miners died when an elevator they were riding in plunged down a shaft at a zinc and silver mine in northern Mexico.

Five Mexican miners die as elevator plummets
©RIA Novosti
Mining companies applaud tenge devaluation in Kazakhstan

The Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises is supportive of the tenge devaluation.

Mining companies applaud tenge devaluation in Kazakhstan