The fortunes of a lagging coal industry were not helped by the actions of a Swedish power plant last week.
Legal proceedings were held last week in Toronto related to a case against a Canadian mining company that formerly was operating through a subsidiary in Guatemala.
Last week Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing started trading iron ore futures.
A diamond necklace owned by the late actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is expected to sell for between $1.2 and $1.5 million at auction.
The Bloom Lake mine in northern Quebec will be back in business by March of next year, according to its new owners.
A Washington State company is trying to resist the wave of U.S. coal mine and coal plant closures by re-opening the John Henry Mine in King County.
Another huge diamond has been released from the Earth's clutches following an astounding discovery in the West African country earlier this year.
Hindustan Copper is making moves to expand its production and operations in India where the company has a monopoly on copper mining.
Production at Buenaventura's Uchucchacua (NYSE:BVN) silver-lead-zinc mine in Peru has been disrupted since Tuesday due to a dispute with the Oyon, an Andean people.
The Century zinc mine in Queensland could be churning out ore again thanks to a $52.9 million private placement raised by owner New Century Resources (ASX:NCZ).
Hecla Mining's (NYSE:HL) proposed Rock Creek mine in northwestern Montana has received a boost from a recent federal government decision.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has come up with a controversial plan to slow the closure of coal-powered fire plants, under the guise of stabilizing the power grid.
The amount of iron ore shipped to China surpassed 100 million tonnes for the first time in September.
Red Kite, the largest metals hedge fund in the world run by UK Conservative Party donor Michael Farmer, is alleging that Barclays Bank attempted to rig the copper market through insider dealings with the London Metal Exchange.
Cenovus Energy (TSX, NYSE:CVE) last week unloaded another key asset.
Investors in Queensland Mining (ASX:QMN) got an unexpected surprise Monday morning after the company announced Friday it was selling its White Range copper, gold and cobalt project.
In one of the clearest signs of a tight cobalt market, Volkswagen has failed to secure a long-term supply of cobalt used in electrical vehicle batteries.
Investors in a Calgary-based junior will no doubt be clinking wine glasses and giving some extra thanks this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.
The Queensland Government is getting behind a pilot program that, together with an industry group, is hoping to bring thousands of mining equipment and services positions to the Bowen Basin within the next decade.
Of all the new coal generation expected to go online over the next decade, Chinese companies will build nearly half of it.
Australians opposed to the Adani Group's Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin of Queensland expressed their displeasure at the project on Saturday.
Toronto-based Atlatsa Resources (TSXV:ATL) has made good on its stated intention to shut its Bokoni platinum mine in Limpopo province, South Africa.
Plug-in-vehicle market in China surges to a record 1.8% of total passenger vehicle sales.
A preliminary economic assessment for a mine on Vancouver Island, British Columbia is showing promising economics - despite being in a jurisdiction challenging to build mines.
Jeremy Corbyn, whose Labour Party came second in the 2017 UK general election, has reached out to communities hit hard by the downtown in the coal and steel industries.