Like the Soviet Union in the 1970s, China is coming to the end of a long labor-force boom and hoping that an orgy of investment will keep the old magic going while stabilizing its fraying frontiers.
The killing of three reporters in the Central African Republic pulls a private, pro-Kremlin military company out of the shadows.
Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions of its bright future, coal mining is a dying industry and the secret to a long life in this twilight era is accepting mortality.
Russia has cut its holdings of U.S. foreign debt by more than half. Instead, it’s been increasing its gold shares in its international reserves.
Glencore says its subsidiaries will pay Gertler what he’s owed, only the funds will be transferred in euros and U.S. citizens won’t be involved.
BP’s latest Statistical Review of World Energy, released Wednesday, contains a chart that could leave environmentalists feeling somewhat flat.
There’s a well-thumbed playbook for how deals involving gold mines in the remote jungles of Indonesia are meant to turn out.
Ore imports aren’t just going up because China’s producing more steel: They’re rising because it’s producing less iron ore as well.
There is an emerging oligopoly in one of the hottest elements on the periodic table, lithium.
The billionaire in question, who is buying gold directly and investing in gold miners, is No. 338 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
The most drawn-out deal in the global mining industry looks set for another round.
Bob Murray, CEO of Murray Energy Corp., has a novel idea to save U.S. coal: buy the stuff himself.
Rio Tinto has hired UBS AG to explore a possible initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange after planned trade sales came up short.
There's a strange thing about the fear going through the global mining industry after theCongo signed an order to lift royalties last week: Compared with most other countries, these levies are still relatively low.
For all the doom and gloom about the future of coal, the past two years have been a boom time for coal prices that's exceeded by their 2010 to 2012 peak.
Uniquely among its peers, Glencore derives a substantial slice of its earnings from trading commodities, rather than producing them.
The seeds of Tuesday's 4.6 percent copper slump -- the sharpest in almost three years -- were planted in a scarcely noted non-event earlier this month.
Some companies are good at takeovers. Rio Tinto Group isn't one of them.