Polish JSW beats forecasts with 2017 profit, but suspends dividend

JSW said on Monday its 2017 net profit jumped to 2.54 billion zlotys ($745.31 million) from 6.7 million zlotys a year earlier.

Anglo American halts output at Brazil ore unit after duct failure

Anglo said there was leakage of a mixture of iron ore and water to a local watershed.

China's Zijin Mining interested in Serbian copper mine RTB, Belgrade says

Serbia has tried and failed three times since 2007 to sell the debt-laden mining complex.

Germany's Merkel still hopes for talks on U.S. tariffs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe must be ready to respond to the unilateral imposition of trade tariffs by the United States but she first hoped for talks on the issue.

Tariffs should be part of U.S. trade policy, Trump foe Warren says

Elizabeth Warren stopped short of endorsing Trump's decision to launch steep tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Chile's Codelco inks deal on Ecuador copper project

The project could become the first mine Codelco operates abroad.

Workers at Cajamarquilla zinc smelter in Peru end strike

Workers had downed tools on Monday to demand higher wages and better benefits, according to a union leader.

S.Africa gold miners' silicosis lawsuit settlement expected within six weeks

The suit was launched around six years ago on behalf of miners suffering from silicosis, contracted by inhaling silica dust in gold mines.

Chile files complaint to block sale of SQM shares to Chinese companies

Chile’s antitrust regulator FNE will need to review the complaint.

Chile says companies to invest $754 mln in lithium industry

Chile's Molymet and China's Sichuan Fulin Industrial Group were selected in a bidding process to develop technology focused on the lithium market.

Chile approves increase in lithium quota for Albemarle

Albemarle has said it could invest $1 billion in Chile over the next five years if the plan was approved.

Congo's Kabila signs into law new mining code

The law, passed by parliament in late January, replaces an earlier code from 2002.

LME rethinks cobalt contract for electric vehicle sector

The exchange is instead looking at offering a cash-settled cobalt metal contract.

Rio Tinto's last two coal mines set to attract bids over $2.5 billion

Company made a strategic decision in 2017 to exit coal and focus on growth in iron ore, copper and its aluminum division.

Tesla chief executive asks Trump for 'fair outcome' on China trade

Elon Musk took to Twitter to call on U.S. President Donald Trump to challenge Chinese auto trade rules.

Trump sets steel and aluminum tariffs; Mexico, Canada exempted

Trump has also demanded concessions from the European Union and has threatened to hike tariffs on auto imports from Europe.

Why electric vehicles could fracture the nickel market: Andy Home

The EV story is a strong, slow-burn bull case for higher nickel prices.

Chile's Codelco receives approval for $1 bln desalination plant

The go-ahead from the Antofagasta region's environmental regulator will allow the company to expand its Radomiro Tomic mine.

South Africa's mines minister urges speedy resolution on Optimum mine

The Optimum coal mine, which has faced a strike by its workers over unpaid salaries, sought protection from creditors on Feb. 20.

South Africa's AngloGold backs Randgold's negotiations with Congo govt

Mining companies operating in the country vigorously oppose new code to be signed into law.

Trump set to authorize steel, aluminum tariffs on Thursday

White House says not just Canada, Mexico could be excluded.

Congo's Kabila to sign new mining code soon after meeting with miners

The announcement followed a nearly six-hour meeting on Wednesday between Kabila and mining executives in Kinshasa about the new code, which will raise taxes and remove a stability clause.

Kazakh miner ERG revives sale of Congo copper mine

ERG revives efforts to sell its Frontier copper mine in the DRC despite a drop in valuation to about $400 million, two banking sources said.

Beny Steinmetz's mining firm BSGR enters administration to protect itself

As well as facing legal action, BSGR, which denies any wrong-doing, is suing financier George Soros for $10 billion in damages over lost contracts.

Commentary: Women miners shouldn't be seen as victims

Gold mining in Africa has a bad rap — particularly when it comes to women. But in Mali, one of the world’s poorest countries, the victimization lens does great injustice to the hundreds of women mining alongside men.