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NuevaUnion gold and copper project to deliver EIA by end of 2018 -source

The project joins two mines - one belonging to Goldcorp and the other to Teck Resources.

India's thermal coal imports rise over 15 pct in Q1 – trader

India's rising coal imports are contributing to higher demand across Asia this year.

Louis Dreyfus completes $466 mln sale of metals unit to Chinese fund

The metals business is one of the largest copper, zinc and lead concentrates merchants worldwide, according to Louis Dreyfus.

S.Africa's Solidarity union seeks at least 10 pct wage hikes in gold sector

Companies have said the cycle of double-digit, above-inflation pay hikes cannot be sustained, unless prices rise considerably.

Impala Platinum seeks tenders for Marula tailings facility

The world’s second-largest platinum producer posted an ad on Friday in the local Mail & Guardian newspaper seeking tenders for the project.

U.S. producers hurt by Chinese steel wheel imports – trade panel

The alleged dumping margins ranged from 12.1 percent to 231.7 percent, and U.S. imports of the products from China in 2017 were estimated to total $388 million.

No casualties in fire at Russia's Raspadskaya coal mine, Evraz says

Evraz, which controls Raspadskaya, said all miners had been evacuated and that the blaze is thought to have started in the mine's technical equipment.

Israel Chemicals first quarter boosted by higher potash sales, capital gain

ICL, which also produces about a third of the world’s bromine, is the world’s sixth-largest producer of the fertilizer ingredient.

Asia coal industry sees blue skies, ignores storm clouds: Russell

While there may be scope to be bullish on the short- to medium-term outlook for coal, the risk factors for the industry appear to be mounting.

Weak mining, manufacturing data put pressure on South Africa recovery

Mining production in March suffered its sharpest fall in two years and industrial output dropped, Statistics South Africa data showed on Thursday.

N. American gold ETF inflows at highest since September 2017 -WGC

North American gold-backed ETFs rose 43.7 tonnes worth $1.9 billion in April.

Randgold ends gold venture with Cradle Arc in Mali

Under the agreement begun in February 2016, Randgold held a 65 percent stake in the Kossanto West Gold Project licences, which will revert to Cradle Arc, now the 100 percent owner.

Private firm takes on Codelco for control of Chile lithium deposit

Australia's Lithium Power International and Canada's Bearing Lithium have sued Chile to block state-run Codelco from exploiting a lithium deposit where both have claims.

Indonesia grants tin export permits to 12 companies including PT Timah

The country's biggest tin miner PT Timah Tbk received a permit to ship 32,305 tonnes.

Glencore's Congo woes throw spotlight on country's cobalt dominance

Congo accounts for around 60 percent of global supply - estimated at around 110,000 tonnes this year.

Poland's KGHM expects to match or exceed 2017 profit this year

The CEO also forecast that the copper price will exceed $7,000 by the end of this year, as analysts at Bank of China expect.

Zimbabwe parliament delays Mugabe's questioning on diamond revenue

Mugabe to face legislators over his previous pronouncements that the state had been deprived of at least $15 billion in diamond revenue by mining companies.

Congo court temporarily suspends dissolution of Glencore unit

Congo's state miner Gecamines is seeking to dissolve Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), blaming Glencore for high debts that have weighed on the mine for more than 10 years.

Rosneft CEO Sechin says welcomes Qatar as direct shareholder

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is taking a stake in Rosneft of nearly 19 percent, after a deal with China's CEFC fell through.

Zambia concludes mine tax audits after slapping huge bill on First Quantum

First Quantum said that Zambia's tax agency had demanded the taxes, saying they were on import duties, penalties and interest on consumables and spare parts.

Zimbabwe miner looking at refinery upgrade for battery grade lithium

Zimbabwe Mines Minister Winston Chitando said the country would generate revenue of $1.4bn over eight years from the Kamativi lithium project.

Trump urges Republicans to reject ex-coal exec in West Virginia U.S. Senate race

Blankenship served time in prison for safety violations connected to a 2010 disaster that killed 29 miners and is seen as the weakest of the three candidates in the upcoming primary.

Indonesia sees coal output flat in 2019 amid equipment shortage

Amid concerns Indonesia could exhaust existing minable coal reserves of 13 billion tonnes 25 years, the government is considering measures to push miners to carry out exploration work before they can obtain permits to increase output.

China's iron ore rises on renewed steel output; 2nd day of foreign trade

Utilisation rate at mills climb back to November level.

Australia's Newcrest: Cadia mine to return to full production by mid-2018

The miner said it had begun depositing tailings into the Cadia Hill open pit over the weekend.