The rate of growth in secondary supplies is likely to be lower than in 2018, while primary shipments (of newly mined metal) are expected to be flat.
The Andean nation is the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal.
"I think this is just a natural volatility after such a big supply shock"
"The Brumadinho disaster shows that favoring profit over safety has been Vale's standard operating procedure."
The action will increase Livent's sale taxes in China but give it greater access to growing markets for lithium in Japan, South Korea and elsewhere.
Gold producers in Africa's most industrialised economy, have seen profits squeezed by rising costs, labour unrest and declining grades.
Eskom's troubles are a big headache for heavy energy users in South Africa, particularly gold mining companies.
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The market is comfortably supplied in the short term, there shouldn't be any risk of shortages as long as the big projects ramp up.
We used to say these kinds of mining incidents were acts of God, but now ... we consider them failures in engineering.
The companies 112 percent rise in net income in all of 2018 was due mainly to higher sales and lower taxes.
The company reported $2.567 billion in revenues for the fourth quarter, down slightly from a year earlier.
The company, which produces lithium in Argentina, posted net income of $25.9 million, or 18 cents per share.
Russia has overtaken China to become the world's fifth largest state holder of gold.
Worldwide demand for sand totalled about 9.55 billion tonnes in 2017 with a market value of $99.5 billion and is projected to reach almost $481 billion in 2100.
Splitting Eskom in three doesn't fix the issue that it is in a very dire financial situation.
Whatever settlement is reached needs to deal with the historical issues but it also needs to set the rules of the game going forward.
The country's largest gold producer reported a 20% jump in fourth-quarter adjusted net profit to $291 million compared with last year, lifted by increased production and rising sales of the metal.
China iron ore futures rose to a record on Monday, the first session after a week-long national holiday, on concerns that supply from Brazil, the country's second-largest ore supplier, may decline after a fatal dam accident at a Vale mine.
Shares in the gold miner are up more than 50% since September when Barrick said it was buying Randgold Resources and when Mark Bristow was named as chief executive, taking over as head of the merged entity from January.
Arconic has been under pressure from its biggest shareholder Elliott Management Corp to sell itself.
"The 50% tax cut for U.S. Steel to stay in Gary is not going to cause a population growth and employment opportunities."
Analysts have said that due to pressure on steel prices, the third quarter could be the last good quarter for steelmakers before a long period of muted growth.
RioZim said since December, it had experienced "significant and persistent" delays in dollar payments, affecting its viability.
Mopani is one the biggest mining companies in Zambia -- Africa's No. 2 copper producer.