Q3 down 61% from 2017.
The global miner expects to have partial rail operations back up and running in about one week.
China this year has been exporting unusually high volumes of alumina, a substance used to make aluminium.
Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from Nov. 8
Albemarle says it expects to ultimately receive approval to produce more lithium from Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission (CCHEN).
Workers at Chinese company Shougang Group's iron ore mine in Peru will return to work on Wednesday.
The state-owned metals and mineral trading firm also signed a 2,400 tonne nickel briquette purchase agreement with Japan's Sumitomo Corp.
The October figure was also down 7 percent from the same month a year earlier, according to port figures.
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.
Harmony Gold reported a 30-percent jump in quarterly total production boosted by its Hidden Valley and Moab Khotsong mines.
Worst October since the 2008 financial crisis.
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.
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.
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 says it has started the process of selling the Sadiola mine, a joint venture with IAMGOLD.
We are confident that the mine can co-exist with the world-class fisheries of Bristol Bay - The Pebble Limited Partnership CEO, Tom Collier
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.
We would like to see each and every asset owned by ZMDC getting into production - Mines Minister Winston Chitando
Barrick Gold shareholders "overwhelmingly" approved its all-stock acquisition of Africa-focused Randgold Resources.
Results suggest that exploration and building remains the riskier but potentially more cost-effective alternative
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.
One of Russia's largest steel producers has postponed a decision on the restart of hot-rolled steel production at its Turkish plant.
Diwali is just a week away but there is no improvement in demand.
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.
While MMK said it sees stable demand for steel products in its markets, it warns that global steel prices could put pressure on results.