The Northern Echo reported that Cleveland Potash is working on an energy use reduction initiative with Teesside University in England.
Sydney Morning Herald reported that Newcrest Mining's (ASX:NCM) shares fell after news its gold grades were diminishing.
CBC reported that a landowner at Atlantic's proposed potash exploration site has not been consulted about the project.
SMH reported Australia's former primer minister says its current prime minister is dead wrong to sell uranium to India.
IBTimes reported that Afghanistan is issuing tenders on gold properties in an effort to reduce dependence on international aid.
While large zinc stockpiles, weak prices and cloudy global economic projections cast a veil of gloom over zinc markets, salvation is not far away.
Bloomberg reported copper traders are bullish on signs that demand is rising due to a drop in global inventories.
IBTimes reported the Eco Oro Minerals (TSX:GSL) found high-grade silver and gold at its Colombia-based Angostura project.
Mining Weekly reported that China National Coal Group will use a special cooling technology developed at a gold mine for its coal mining operations.
Great Panther Silver Ltd. (TSX:GPR,AMEX:GPL) announced extended mineralization and continuity of gold-silver veins at Guanajuato.
Mineweb reported that Pretium Resources (TSX:PVG) increased its gold and silver resource at Brucejack.
Reuters reported that Coeur d'Alene Mines' (NYSE:CDE) CEO sees silver and gold prices rising.
Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSXV:KIV) provided an update from property-wide exploratory reverse circulation and diamond drilling proximal to and along strike of the structure hosting the high grade Lac Cinquante uranium deposit.
Mining Weekly reported First Quantum Minerals (TSE:FM,LON:FQM) expects to ship nickel from the Ravensthorpe mine by the end of November.
Reuters reported Norilsk Nickel (LON:MNOD) is in talks with banks for a loan of up to $3.5 billion to buy back shares.
The surging price of gold is fueling inflation from India to Indonesia and forcing statisticians to decide whether jewelry made of the metal still belongs in consumer-price indexes.
Industry Week reports that according to the Aluminum Association, the use of aluminum in automobiles has the potential to reach record highs by 2012. Steelmakers have led the way to vehicle-mass reduction with advanced high-strength steels. These steel grades feature the strength characteristics of traditional steel but are easier to form and lighter than other older versions. But the Aluminum Association, which represents U.S. and foreign-based aluminum producers, says aluminum can replace more than twice as much weight as steel.
Western Australian Minister for Mines and Petroleum Norman Moore, who is responsible for initiating the single biggest overhaul of Western Australia’s mining industry’s occupational health and safety system, assured Malaysians that the level of radioactivity attached to the product from Lynas Corporation's Mount Weld was very low, that it was not considered as dangerous goods from the point of transportation regulations.
Charter rates for the route surged 12 percent to the highest level in almost 10 months as Rio paid $10.30 for each metric ton of ore hauled on a capesize, a booking list published by the Baltic Exchange showed. The Baltic Dry Index, a broader measure of commodity shipping costs, advanced 3.9 percent to 1,682, the highest level since Jan. 4.
Reuters Africa reports that copper rose 2 percent at a three-week high.
Mountain Lake Resources Inc reports discovery of a new quartz-tourmaline-pyrite vein structure from the current resource boundary of the Leprechaun gold deposit , Newfoundland.
TerraX Minerals Inc. reports that it has completed the first hole of the current drill program on its Stewart gold-copper property, Newfoundland.
MSNBC reports a Georgia dog dined on a meal of $10,000 worth of diamonds.
Ivanhoe Mines (TSE:IVN,NYSE:IVN,NASDAW:IVN) announced an update to the production potential of its Oyu Tolgoi project.
Bloomberg reports that mining companies in Australia are spending more on miners and their relationships.