News in Numbers


A mine explosion in Yan’an, China, killed 11, despite a reported 27% fall in incidents in 2022.


Vedanta, the Indian miner accused of “covert lobbying” against environmental regulations, pulled in $18bn of revenue in 2022.


Sweden plans to build ten nuclear reactors over the next 20 years, aided by its end to its ban on uranium mining.


Australia’s mining industry has produced a record high export revenue of A$455bn ($298.64bn).


US metals trader Kataman alleges in a court case that 151.5t of purchased nickel was never shipped, and instead it received worthless steel waste.