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Russian gold miner Polyus profit dented by currency losses

Q3 down 61% from 2017.

BHP says Port Hedland iron ore reserves not expected to cover derailment disruption

The global miner expects to have partial rail operations back up and running in about one week.

China's booming alumina exports held steady in October – Chalco president

China this year has been exporting unusually high volumes of alumina, a substance used to make aluminium.

Indonesia hauling ban could paralyse South Sumatra coal mining – Assoc

Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from Nov. 8

Albemarle's claim to unique lithium technology draws scrutiny

Albemarle says it expects to ultimately receive approval to produce more lithium from Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission (CCHEN).

Workers to end strike at Shougang iron ore mine in Peru – union

Workers at Chinese company Shougang Group's iron ore mine in Peru will return to work on Wednesday.

China Minmetals signs 20m tonnes iron ore purchase agreement with Brazil's Vale

The state-owned metals and mineral trading firm also signed a 2,400 tonne nickel briquette purchase agreement with Japan's Sumitomo Corp.

Australia's Port Hedland iron ore shipments to China fall 12% in October

The October figure was also down 7 percent from the same month a year earlier, according to port figures.

China's industrial heartland Shandong to overhaul energy intensive industries

As part of a new plan to overhaul energy intensive industries, Shandong province is planning to consolidate dozens of small refineries and build mega-petrochemical complexes.

South Africa's Harmony Gold Q1 output surges on Hidden Valley, Moab Khotsong

Harmony Gold reported a 30-percent jump in quarterly total production boosted by its Hidden Valley and Moab Khotsong mines.

October inflows to gold-backed ETFs up as investors hedged risk -WGC

Worst October since the 2008 financial crisis.

European automakers BMW, Volvo to trial new LME steel contracts

Industry sources say automaker interest bodes well for the contracts, but new contracts usually take years to gain traction and a lack of interest from steelmakers could slow the process.

Tahoe Resources loss less then forecast but wider than last year

With environmental and indigenous opponents of Tahoe's Escobal mine vowing it will never again produce silver, analysts are expecting the company to post its fifth consecutive quarterly loss on Tuesday.

Randgold ready to mediate in Acacia's Tanzania row before Barrick tie-up

Bristow, who will be CEO of the merged firm, did not give specifics about what that mediation would involve, but said he would be acting in his capacity as Randgold's chief executive not as the head of Barrick.

AngloGold may sell Mali mine after failing to agree investment

AngloGold says it has started the process of selling the Sadiola mine, a joint venture with IAMGOLD.

After Alaska's 'Burning Man for salmon', fishermen wary of mine proposal outcome

We are confident that the mine can co-exist with the world-class fisheries of Bristol Bay - The Pebble Limited Partnership CEO, Tom Collier

In Ecuador, landmark court cases challenge mining projects

The government turned over 70% of the Intag Valley into mining concessions, yet they didn't do a single consultation — not with the communities, not with the local authorities.

Zimbabwe to announce winning bidders for mining assets in two weeks

We would like to see each and every asset owned by ZMDC getting into production - Mines Minister Winston Chitando

Barrick chairman says miner eyes nimble future after Randgold deal

Barrick Gold shareholders "overwhelmingly" approved its all-stock acquisition of Africa-focused Randgold Resources.

Copper, gold mines now likely cheaper to construct than to buy-research

Results suggest that exploration and building remains the riskier but potentially more cost-effective alternative

BHP suspends Western Australia rail operations after runaway train incident

BHP suspended all its iron ore rail operations on Monday after a train ran away at high speed for nearly 100 kilometres before being forcibly derailed.

Russian steelmaker MMK delays decision on Turkish plant restart

One of Russia's largest steel producers has postponed a decision on the restart of hot-rolled steel production at its Turkish plant.

Asia Gold-India's festival week fails to spark demand

Diwali is just a week away but there is no improvement in demand.

Nippon Steel first-half profit falls 4% on rising costs, slower output

Nippon Steel plans to step up crude steel production in the October-March period, predicting an output of 21.6 million tonnes for the six months, above 20.58 million tonnes a year earlier.

Russian steelmaker MMK cautious after strong quarter, delays Turkey project

While MMK said it sees stable demand for steel products in its markets, it warns that global steel prices could put pressure on results.