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Loophole lets Norway's $1 trillion fund boost its coal exposure

Norway’s massive sovereign wealth fund has increased its exposure to coal reserves even after imposing restrictions on investing in the fossil fuel according to a report.

Ghana pledges no repeat of incursions at AngloGold mine

“The sequence of events that led to the closure of the mine will not recur under the watch of this government.”

Tanzania to cancel licenses for undeveloped mineral sites

The announcement comes amid a tax dispute between the state and Acacia Mining Plc.

There's a golden shelter from recession risks at these mines

Gold equities are “an attractive option for a diversified portfolio, especially if we are moving into a period of higher market volatility.”

Silver is precious-metals outcast as 2019 rebound promise fades

Silver just completed its worst year in three.

AngloGold faces South African dilemma as M&A gold rush quickens

AngloGold is considering hiving off its South African operations and listing in London or Toronto.

Glencore tightens grip on Congo mining unit as scrutiny sharpens

Glencore tightened its grip by appointing new executives and entering a management services contract to run its troubled Congo copper and cobalt unit.

Government shutdown a double-whammy for American nail maker

The government shutdown is adding to the woes of U.S. companies already paying tariffs for their steel and aluminum.

Billionaire Zell buys gold for first time in bet on tight supply

“Supply is shrinking and that is going to have a positive impact on the price”

Chinese maker of $20,000 electric cars set to crack US market

Kandi Technologies Group Inc. may become the first to crack the lucrative retail market.

Palladium reaches another record as JPMorgan sees more upside

Investors appear to be ignoring the fact that weak sales figures have been reported for all major auto markets in recent days.

Gold bull McEwen sticks with his $5,000 call as pot stocks peak

McEwen, 68, is a fixture in Canada’s tight-knit gold mining community.

Mexico mining-union head turned Senator reviewing contracts

Newly installed Senator is ready to take on firms that he says don’t pay enough taxes, pollute the environment and enjoy concessions he deems are too long.

Pimco favors 'unloved' platinum that's looking cheap to gold

Platinum could be the dark horse among precious metals, according to a money manager at Pacific Investment Management Co.

Mining’s biggest jobs are up for grabs. Here are the contenders

Some of the mining world’s top executives are starting to plan their departures.

South African gold output has longest losing streak since 2012

Gold output in South Africa, once the world’s biggest producer of the metal, fell for a 14th straight month in November.

Electric cars seen getting cleaner even where grids rely on coal

The global share of zero-carbon electricity generation is set to increase from 38 percent last year to 63 percent by 2040.

Kabila in driving seat as court mulls Congo vote challenge

Martin Fayulu, the runner-up in the Dec. 30 poll, has petitioned the Constitutional Court to order a recount of the votes.

Newmont's Goldcorp gamble may need 'drastic' surgery to work

The cost to create the world’s largest gold company: A 17 percent premium for a $10 billion all-shares acquisition that faces some big-time challenges down the line.

Goldcorp CEO could exit with $6.9m in biggest gold M&A

The company reported a worse-than-expected third-quarter loss in October, sending shares to the lowest since 2002 a day later.

Monster gold-mining deals pile pressure on those left behind

“The question becomes now, will there be a domino effect?”

Newmont deal for Goldcorp erodes Canada's gold clout further

Canada’s influence on the global mining industry appears to be shrinking by the day.

Regional states back Congo opposition leader's vote dispute

"It’s obviously really important for Tshisekedi to have SADC’s approval and endorsement for his presidency”

Production falloff could lead to a uranium market rebound

Many investors, including nuclear power utilities, are looking a few years out at what might happen to the price of uranium once a large number of long-term contracts are signed.

Merkel seeks to heal rift over role of coal in Germany's economy

The Chancellor will use a Tuesday dinner meeting in Berlin to press a panel plotting an exit from the world’s most widely used power-plant fuel.