Mining companies have been struggling with a protracted slump in commodity prices, coupled with a slowdown in China's economy.
Mining stocks only experienced a slight recovery straight after the European Central Bank's decision on March 10, 2016, on additional monetary stimulus measures to kickstart the eurozone eocnomy. This page collates recent DW content on the mining industry.
Navajo Native Americans live across several states in southwest United States. Their territory was once a centre of uranium mining, but that came to an end come 30 years ago. Today, with more than 500 abandoned mines scattered across the countryside, the legacy of uranium remains.
Anglo American has said it is suspending all operations at its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile. This after workers seized installations at the site as industrial relations hit new lows in the nation's largest industry.