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Union at Chile's Caserones copper mine extends mediation with company

The main union at Chile's Caserones copper mine said on Monday that both sides had agreed to extend government mediation of labor talks until Thursday.

China may end up inadvertent winner from Trump's aluminium tariffs: Russell

It's probably not what U.S. President Donald Trump had in mind when imposing tariffs on aluminium imports, but it looks likely that some of the big winners from the 10% import tax will be China's producers.

Kudu gas project might not be viable for Namibia – Energy Minister

Namibia's long-delayed Kudu gas-to-power project, seen as key to boosting electricity security in the southwest African country, might not be viable.

Brazil steelmaker Usiminas resumes some operations after plant blast

Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA will resume partial operations on Monday at its Ipatinga plant after an explosion injured 34 workers.

Seven die in Pakistan mine blast, six missing

A mine explosion in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta killed at least seven coal miners, a mining official said on Monday, with authorities expecting the death toll could rise.

Electric car bets boosting nickel demand, Nornickel says

Expectations of a boom in demand for electric vehicles are leading investors and battery makers to stockpile nickel and helping to fuel a spike in global prices of the metal.

Chile braces for potential strike at Escondida copper mine

Chile's copper industry on Monday braced for the announcement of a potential strike at the world's biggest copper mine, Escondida.

Russia's richest lose $3.1B as tax plan hits shares

Russia’s super-rich tycoons lost more than $3 billion in one day.

Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas: those injured in blast have left hospital

The blast was centered on a huge barrel-shaped piece of equipment that stores gases released during the steel production process.

Israel seeks early re-tender of mining rights to shore up Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is seen as offering "unlimited supply" of minerals.

CSN hires Jefferies to sell assets in Portugal, Germany -paper

The Brazilian steelmaker is also seeking to close a streaming deal next week with a Canadian bank for its mining output in coming years.

While NLMK's Lisin warns against higher Russian mining taxes: Kremlin backs the discussion

Russian President Vladimir Putin agrees that a proposal to prop up the budget by raising more revenue from metals and mining companies should be discussed, but has not made any decision.

Most unions at Chile's El Teniente copper mine accept contract

Four of the five labor unions representing workers at the El Teniente copper mine in Chile have accepted the latest contract offer from state mining company Codelco.

Peru president expects lithium, uranium mining laws passed in 6 months

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra says his government will likely pass laws within six months needed to tap a new lithium and uranium deposit, removing a major hurdle for Canadian miner Plateau Energy Metals' proposed $800 million mine.

Trump escalates feud with Turkey, imposing higher metals tariffs

Trump's move sendsReut Turkey's lira currency deeper into tailspin

Rio Tinto considers float of Canadian iron ore business

Rio Tinto, the world's second largest listed mining company, is exploring a public listing of its Iron Ore Company of Canada business.

Vedanta's suspends operations at Zambian unit after worker killed in accident

Vedanta Resources' Zambian unit said its Konkola Copper Mine operations have been stopped to allow for investigations, after one miner was killed in an underground accident.

Nevsun asks shareholders to reject Lundin's hostile bid

Canadian miner Nevsun Resources Ltd on Thursday urged its shareholders to reject a hostile C$1.4 billion ($1.07 billion) offer from rival Lundin Mining Corp.

Randgold not yet paying new higher Congo tax and royalties – executives

Randgold Resources is not yet paying the higher royalties and taxes required by the Democratic Republic of Congo's new mining code as the gold miner is still negotiating with the government.

"Catastrophic" shutdowns expected at Rusal if U.S. sanctions remain

Under the terms of the sanctions, imposed in April in response to Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, U.S. customers must wind down business with Rusal by Oct. 23.

BHP says Brazilian court approves settlement for Samarco

Samarco, a joint venture of Vale SA and BHP Billiton, expects to obtain next year all licenses needed to resume operations.

This $6.2 million mansion was once 40-room hotel for gold miners

The Goldminer Hotel, established in 1919 at the entrance of the Little Daisy Mine in Jerome, Arizona.

Discovery of an ancient gold earring echoes of Greek rule over Jerusalem

A gold earring believed to date back more than 2000 years has been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, in what Israeli archaeologists called rare evidence of Hellenistic influence.

Shanghai rebar dips from 6-yr high; tradespat escalates

Rebar open interest falls to lowest in 4 months.

Indonesia issues new tax rules as Freeport seeks fiscal guarantee

Freeport reshapes Indonesia business in deal with govt.