Tesla reports first-quarter losses, more to come

Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported a $700 million loss for the first quarter and said it would also lose money in the second.

First hybrid dump truck to cart copper at Codelco's El Teniente mine in Chile

Codelco is undergoing a 10-year, $40 billion overhaul of its aging mines, including efficiency upgrades to boost productivity and lower costs.

Deep sea mining boss says new law could be adopted next year

China and a quest for battery minerals have injected momentum into a long U.N. process to agree to a law on deep sea mining.

Global aluminium output flatlines as outages offset ramp-ups

A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused aluminium production outside China to dip 1.4%.

South African government says it intends to de-register AMCU union

AMCU, one of the largest trade unions in South Africa's mining sector, has thousands of members at gold and platinum mines.

Antofagasta copper output rises as China fears threaten demand

The company's star in the first quarter was its Centinela mine, which produced 68,800 tonnes of copper, 45.5 % higher than 2018.

China's Tsingshan expands plans for Zimbabwe steel plant

Tsingshan signed a $1 billion outline agreement to build a 2 million tonne-per-annum steel plant in Zimbabwe in June last year.

BMW to buy cobalt direct from Australia, Morocco for EV batteries

The announcement came as the London Metal Exchange (LME) launched an initiative under which it could ban or delist brands that are not responsibly sourced by 2022.

Agnico bets on high grade gold as it digs in Canada's remote north

Agnico Eagle Mines is doubling down this year on Nunavut, Canada’s least developed territory.

Teck Resources beats profit estimates on energy business

The world's second-biggest exporter of steelmaking coal posted an adjusted profit of C$568 million ($425.12 million) for the quarter ended March 31.

More than 50 believed killed in collapse at Myanmar jade mine

Deadly landslides and other accidents are common in the poorly regulated mines of Hpakant.

Congo Republic ships first iron ore ahead of expected production boom

A ship loaded with 23,000 tonnes of ore set sail for China Friday, where it will be processed for a European buyer.

Automakers invest heavily in electric vehicles despite still-low demand

Officials said their companies are charging ahead with a flurry of new electric vehicle models, citing rising regulatory requirements globally.

Fortescue pares annual iron ore shipments guidance after cyclone

The world's no. 4 iron ore miner cut its fiscal 2019 shipments estimate to 165 million-170 million tonnes, down from 165 million-173 million tonnes.

Australia’s South32 Q3 coking coal production down 37% vs Q2, beats estimate

Production of coking fell to 990 kilo tonnes during the March quarter from 1.6 million tonnes in the second quarter.

Chinese iron ore records biggest weekly fall since November

A tropical cyclone hit Western Australia in late March, causing operation disruptions and port damages that would affect some 25m tonnes of iron ore production.

Chile holds 2019 copper forecast at $3.05/lb

The price would be underpinned by a 208,000 tonne deficit in the global market for 2019.

China Hongqiao to restart shuttered aluminium capacity in replacement plan

The world's biggest aluminium producer will this year restart some of the smelting facilities it was forced to shut in 2017.

LME storage problems writ large in tiny tin market

Depleted stocks have been a long-running theme on the LME tin market.

Barclays and Red Kite settle copper market dispute

Red Kite in 2017 sued Barclays for $850 million, alleging that the bank's traders were able to see the hedge fund's confidential trading positions on the London Metal Exchange.

LME ready to address flaws in its metal storage rules

A problem has emerged in relation to the LME's "load-in and load-out" rules, which specify the tonnage that has to be shipped out when a queue to deliver metal is longer than 50 days.

Sandvik kicks off Nordic industrial earnings season with order beat

Sandvik's metal-cutting tools are seen as a good indicator of industrial demand.

Glencore Coal chief development officer named Katanga CEO

Jeff Gerard named to the top job, taking over from Danny Callow.

Sherritt sees no impact as Trump lifts ban on lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba

The complete lifting of the ban could allow billions of dollars in legal claims to move forward in U.S. courts and likely antagonize Canada and Europe.

China's Tianqi taps 'safe choices' for board of top lithium miner SQM

Tianqi's official board nominations will take place on April 25 at a shareholders meeting in Santiago.