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Ivory Coast aims to double gold output by 2025

Ivory Coast, is seeking to diversify revenues by increasing gold output from 25 tonnes last year to 50 tonnes between 2020 and 2025.

India's green court to issue judgment on Vedanta smelter next week

A judgment on the smelter will be uploaded on the court's website in a week's time, after which there will be no further hearings on the case.

Congo's Gecamines to boost stake in Boss Mining JV to 49%

The state miner is moving to increase its take from joint ventures with international miners such as Glencore and China Molybdenum, which it accuses of not bringing enough money to the country.

Tesla lithium supplier Kidman settles ownership row over Australian mine

The settlement unlocks payments by SQM that had been on ice during the dispute, and paves the way for development to get back on track

Saudi rises on Ma'aden starting output at new plant

Ma'aden's plant producing aluminium flat-rolled products started production on Sunday.

Three Sudanese miners dead, 10 trapped in collapsed gold mine – company

Gold mining is one of the main sources of foreign currency in the impoverished country, and most of it is done using traditional methods, often with few safety measures.

Asia Gold-India's gold demand loses steam due to high prices

Sentiment in gold is shrinking and if the price doesn't change demand will decline

India court panel extends hearing on Vedanta smelter case

State authorities permanently shut down the Tamil Nadu plant after police fired on protesters calling for the closure of the plant in May over concerns it was polluting their air and water.

Vale doubles down on nickel ahead of EV revolution

Vale needs to sort out once and for all its problem child, Goro, and keep its fingers crossed that Tsingshan's announcement is, for now at least, "just talk".

Chile's Codelco agrees contract with Gabriela Mistral mine workers

The deal, approved by 91.7 percent of the union, also included 1.1 percent salary increases, Codelco said.

EU's largest coking coal producer seeks growth through acquisitions

Poland's ambitions to invest in coal have stirred outrage at U.N. climate talks taking place in Katowice.

Gold-backed ETFs up on stock volatility in November

Gold-backed ETFs registered inflows in all the world's major regions in November, as volatile stock markets fueled flight-to-safety buying.

Brazil to auction 20,000 mining areas in first half 2019

The agency is creating a system to carry out the auction electronically,

Malaysian uncertainties complicate Aussie miner Lynas' growth plans

Lynas $800 million plant on the east coast Malaysia began operations in 2012 after long delays caused by legal challenges and environmental disputes.

Vale says recent dip in global steel prices is temporary

Global capacity utilisation in the steel sector has risen to 76% this year from 73% last year, indicating excess capacity in the sector is shrinking.

Newmont says 2019 gold production at mid-point of previous outlook

The Colorado-based miner sees 2019 output at 5.2 million ounces of gold, from an earlier forecast range of 4.9 million ounces to 5.4 million ounces.

Paulson wins support for replacing only 3 Detour Gold directors

For substantive change to take hold at the company, long-term directors who have presided over value destruction and overseen technical failures of prior mine plans need to be replaced.

Congo mining revenues jump 147% in first 9 months of 2018

DRC has collected $1.21 billion in revenues from its mining sector over the first nine months of 2018.

Brazil prosecutors say Petrobras received bribes from Glencore, Trafigura and Vitol

Prosecutors said the companies bribed employees at Petrobras, as the Brazilian state oil company is known, to the tune of $15.3 million between 2009 and 2014.

Palladium outshines gold for first time in 16 years

Parity with gold is fundamentally justified the market has been in sustained deficit and the effects of that are being borne out,” said Marcus Garvey, analyst at ICBC Standard bank

Vanadium's electric future hobbled by its industrial past

Supply scarcity and the resulting price volatility are the two biggest hurdles to vanadium's potential bright electric future.

VW says last generation of combustion engines to be launched in 2026

The German carmaker is now committed to radical steps to stop global warming.

Vale to go it alone on $500m investment in New Caledonia nickel mine

New Caledonia could be a very important part of our strategy to supply nickel, especially given the EV revolution.

Serbia's mining sector could contribute 5% of national output by 2023- minister

Rio Tinto and China's Zijin Mining are potentially the biggest investors.

BHP gets green light to develop nickel mine in Western Australia

Using more nickel cuts costs by reducing the amount of expensive cobalt, a mainstay of current battery technology.