2021 February in Review


  • Vale gets go-ahead for Serra Leste expansion
  • Stopping illegal mining in the Great Lakes area amidst the pandemic
  • 2020 was a great year for iron ore mining
  • The Lake Carriers Association praise Great Lakes Maritime sponsorship
  • Trump officials are rushing to mine in a desert area that is considered to be holy by native tribes


  • Oxbotica manages to garner the US $47 million for speed mine automation
  • Booyco win proximity detection order in the African nation of Namibia
  • Quebec miners are relieved amidst Covid lockdown exception
  • Blanket Mine will commission Central Shaft
  • Options remain for copper’s raging bull fire
  • Demand for minerals and metals is expected to increase in 2021
  • American and Norway investors exert pressure on SBI due to a loan to Australia’s Adani Mine


  • In a down year, Alaska mining is a bright spot
  • Minerals and metals eye recovery in 2021
  • Las Bambas blockades affect Peru copper shipments
  • Equatorial Guinea shows progress in gas development and mining exploration
  • Geological Survey Of India Signs MoU With GTK, Finland In Fields Of Geology & Mineral Resources
  • Rio iron ore industry is in a healthy state
  • Mothballed NT iron ore mines reopen mid soaring demand for steel in China


  • Global crude steel output decreases by 0.9% in 2020
  • NOVEMBER 2020 crude steel production

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