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BP in lead to acquire BHP's US onshore shale assets

The move represents a big bet by BP on U.S. oil and gas production at a time when energy prices are rebounding.

India's June gold imports drop by a quarter as rupee hits record low

The rupee hit a record low in the last week of June and has lost nearly 8 percent so far in 2018. Local gold prices have risen more than 5 percent.

Chilean miner Mantos Copper seeks buyer to help finance expansion

Mantos Copper bought the Mantos Blancos and Mantoverde copper mines from Anglo for $300 million plus $200 million in conditional future payments.

Japan's Mitsui may raise its stake in Vale — executive

The sale of Vale stakes has been a subject of market speculation since the world's largest iron ore miner moved to a single class of stock in October. Mitsui currently holds a 5.51 percent stake in Vale.

Steel making raw materials hit multi-week lows in China on trade woes

Prices of steelmaking raw materials dropped to multi-week lows on Thursday as a festering trade row between China and the United States kept risk appetite low.

Eramet searches for lithium deposits in Chile, Argentina, Brazil – CEO

"Our priority is to develop our existing lithium deposit in Argentina. But we are also looking for other deposits in Chile, Argentina and Brazil,"- Eramet Chief Executive Officer Christel Bories

Nigeria to offer 12.7 bln naira mining contract to eight firms

Nigeria will offer a 12.7 billion naira ($41.6 million) mining contract to eight companies in exploration and consultancy, its junior mining minister said on Wednesday.

Anil Agarwal faces shareholder resistance to $1 billion Vedanta bid

Billionaire Anil Agarwal faces investor resistance to his $1 billion bid to buy out minority shareholders in Vedanta Resources and take the London-listed Indian miner private.

Outage in Canada’s oilsands is pushing U.S. crude to four-year high

Oil prices rose on Tuesday after Libya declared force majeure on some of its crude exports, while the loss of Canadian supplies helped lifted U.S. crude to 3-1/2-year highs.

EU warns US of boomerang effect if Trump imposes car levies

Europe warns Trump vehicle tariffs likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on $294 billion of US exports.

China's Baowu to move some iron, steelmaking capacity to middle and southern regions

China's top steel maker China Baowu Steel Groups move is in line with Beijing's goal push to relocate heavy industries from polluted and crowded regions to places with less environmental pressure.

Indonesia close to acquiring Freeport's Grasberg copper mine

Indonesian minister says majority stake purchase of iconic mine seen valued at $3.5 billion to $4 billion.

Chinalco halts Guangxi rare earth operations after environmental lapses

It is not the first time Chinalco, China's biggest state-owned aluminium producer, has run afoul of the country's ever stricter environmental regulations.

Thyssenkrupp shareholder Cevian calls for further restructuring after steel JV

Thyssenkrupp's joint venture with Tata Steel - to be named Thyssenkrupp Tata Steel - will have around 48,000 workers and about 17 billion euros in sales.

Indonesia's Inalum close to acquiring Freeport's Grasberg copper mine

The deal might be completed in July.

Tenaris laying off Canada workers as Trump's steel tariffs bite

Teneris will lay off 40 workers at its TenarisAlgomaTubes plant in Ontario and adjust output there because of the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Thyssenkrupp seals landmark steel venture with Tata Steel

Thyssenkrupp's supervisory board on Friday gave the green light for a steel joint venture with Tata Steel, paving the way for the European steel sector's biggest shake-up in more than a decade.

Canada hits back on US tariffs; Mnuchin denies Trump wants to quit WTO

Canada struck back at the Trump administration on Friday over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, vowing to impose punitive measures on C$16.6 billion ($12.63 billion) worth of American goods until Washington relents.

Rio Tinto ready to splash out on copper

The world's No.2 mining company needs copper to reduce its reliance on iron ore.

AngloGold says no production impact from Guinea power protests

Members of a local community near our Siguiri mine have been protesting the temporary rationing of power, which is an unfortunate necessity.

South Africa's Exxaro expects H1 thermal coal output to rise 1%

Exxaro Resources Ltd expects coal production for the half year to June 30 to increase by 1.7 percent to 23.52 million tonnes.

China Zinc smelters plan to cut output by 10%

Smelters seek to address low zinc prices and treatment charges.

Tantalum miner threatens expansion at Australia's biggest lithium mine

Trial dates have been set to determine whether expansion at the Greenbushes mine, in which Tianqi Lithium holds a stake, would impact its mineral rights.

Italy delays handover of Ilva steelworks to ArcelorMittal

Italy's new government has postponed its handover of the heavily polluting Ilva steel plant to ArcelorMittal by two and a half months to Sept.

Philippine miners call for end of ban on big new projects

Miners are urging the government to lift a six-year ban on large-scale projects in the Philippines after the state removed restrictions on smaller ventures.