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Congo opposition reneging on unity boosts Kabila protege

Kabila’s anointed successor in power would raise the risk of instability in a key supplier of the metals used in electric vehicles and mobile phones.

Waymo said to launch first driverless car service in December

Pricing may become more nuanced as Waymo collects more data from the commercial program, once it figures out how to charge for in-ride entertainment and advertising, analysts expect base fares to drop.

Canada gets it right on cannabis, wrong on oil, GMP CEO says

Major pipeline projects in Canada have failed to get off the ground, leading to a record price discount for the nation’s oil sands crude.

De Beers is said to make big cuts in low-end diamond prices

De Beers is famous for its tight control over the diamond market.

Canada's oil patch feels double pain with cuts, price drop

Canada’s oil producers can’t catch a break.

Second Australian iron-ore train derailed in less than a week

Thirty empty ore wagons ran off the tracks in the southern part of Western Australia on Sunday.

OPEC+ faces risk of new oil surplus as prices slump

A technical committee representing the coalition projected on Saturday a global oil surplus will resurface in 2019.

Zimbabwe platinum miners plan base-metal refinery, minister says

The processing plant has been under consideration since at least 2014.

Glencore's radioactive news may help give cobalt its buzz back

Glencore Plc’s sudden discovery that some of its cobalt is radioactive couldn’t have come at a better time.

How to avoid the resource curse? Take 6 years to approve deals

To avoid the resource curse Afghanistan needs to stop illegal mining.

Anglo finds returns outweigh risks as it renews Africa focus

The storied miner is going where larger rivals fear to tread, returning to its African roots to tap mineral assets with compelling returns.

Car battery pioneer says new breakthrough will lower cobalt use

The technique could lower cobalt content to as little as 4 percent of battery cathodes, from about 20 percent needed in some now.

Oil bulls best hope nothing messes with Texas: Liam Denning

Oil bulls should pause, because when it comes to growth in demand, Texas is pretty much the whole story.

Pompeo defends temporary waivers granted for Iran oil buying

The comments come a day before U.S. sanctions on Iran’s energy and shipping are due to snap back.

Iraq's Kurds add capacity to oil pipeline to export Kirkuk crude

The link’s capacity increased to 1 million barrels a day from 900,000.

Striking workers block access to Gold Fields South Africa mine

The strike, involving more than 3,000 workers, started Friday afternoon to protest the gold miner’s plan to cut jobs.

Barrick's Randgold acquisition may spur more gold M&A

The market may see the wave of consolidation we’ve been waiting for - Michael Siperco, analyst at Macquarie Capital Markets.

You'll need 286 pounds of coal to fuel that electric road trip

As electric vehicles slowly become a bigger part of the global fleet, questions about mileage and fuel efficiency are going to become more apposite.

Panasonic Says Gigafactory Profit in Sight as Tesla Ramps Output

Panasonic already makes money on batteries for the Model S and Model X, which it produces domestically.

Every US metal producer is down for 2018, despite tariffs

Companies in metals and mining have been hit especially hard amid concern that the rising trade frictions from the tariffs have helped crimp economic growth.

Mining veteran wants to build a $1B battery metals giant

TechMet Ltd., which controls just a handful of assets from Canada to Rwanda wants to help challenge China’s domination of the nascent industry.

As tobacco wanes, a Virginia farmer wants to harvest his uranium

There’s uranium everywhere.

BHP, top miners are starting to drive EV's deep underground

The deeper the mine, then the bigger the savings.

China machine 'working very well' amid stimulus, Rio says

China is on track for an annual record and is supporting consumption of raw materials.

China mulls stimulus as car sales drop in world's top market 

To counteract the slowdown, China’s top economic planning body is proposing to halve the tax on car purchases to 5%