11 Mining Global stories you don't want to miss this week

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The news factory in the mining sector was churning this week with an assortment of global stories hitting...

The news factory in the mining sector was churning this week with an assortment of global stories hitting the Internet. We bring you the best stories from this week (6/13-6/19).

1. This week, Caterpillar unleashed “Driving Range,” the latest installment from its viral video series Cat Built For it. Golf will never be the same.

2. Canadian magazine Maclean unveiled its annual Top 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Canada list with five mining companies making the list.

3. The FBI is looking further into the Liebherr Mining lawsuit which accuses several former workers of trade secret theft. 

4. Anglo American is selling two of their copper mines -- Mantos Blancos and Mantoverde -- in Chile. Will Mick Davis finally make his first deal or will another company like Glencore acquire it?

5. We reveal the top 10 producing gold mines in the world through photos.

6. The soon-to-be world’s largest coal mine is going to be supplied with Komatsu mining equipment.

7. Coal remains the top export in New South Wales, Australia.

8. Global credit ratings agency Fitch hits Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Anglo American with negative ratings outlook.

9. A new report says Canada’s mining sector is going to be hit with an enormous labor shortage in coming years. How will the industry be affected?

10. While the coal sector continues to experience a downturn, Redpath Mining has a vision for its future.


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