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Energy trader Mercuria to grow iron ore business with U.S. mine stake

Mercuria will spearhead a $650 million investment package in the miner in exchange for the stake under a memorandum of understanding.

LME to maintain discounted carry trade fees indefinitely

LME believes the discounts have had a positive impact on trading volumes - the mainstay of the exchange's revenue.

Russia's Polyus on track to boost gold output in 2019

Its 2018 production is on track to reach the upper end of its forecast range of 2.375-2.425 million troy ounces.

South Africa's iron ore railway to be shut down for annual maintenance

The railway line stretches up to 861 km (534 miles) from iron ore mines at Sishen in the Northern Cape to the Saldanha port in the Western Cape.

Japan's Kubota says falsified data for metal components

Tractor maker joins other Japanese manufacturers which have admitted in the past year to faulty inspections or data manipulation.

Chile copper output up 10.8 percent through July -Cochilco

Chile produced 481,700 tonnes of copper in July, an increase of 2.9 percent compared to July 2017.

Aluminium pricing tensions mount as alumina surges again

What has historically been a highly efficient part of the aluminium production chain is experiencing an unprecedented degree of turmoil this year.

Russia's Alrosa sales in 2019 to exceed production by 1-2 mln carats – RIA

Russian diamond miner Alrosa said on Tuesday that its sales next year would be 1-2 million carats higher than its production in 2019.

Norway survey reveals seabed sulphide mineral deposits

Norway's Petroleum Directorate has identified previously unknown deep sea sulphide mineral deposits.

Glencore-led Australian coal port wins court nod on $3.2B debt refinancing

It will now have the maturity of $2.6 billion in senior debt extended from this month until September 2026, court documents showed.

Rio Tinto scours for electricity to run giant Mongolia copper mine

Mining giant running out of time to secure power supplies

Russia's Potanin returns 2 pct in Norilsk Nickel to Abramovich -sources

The original sale of the stake was disputed in a London court by aluminium producer Rusal, which owns a stake in Nornickel.

Tahoe aims to work 'in good faith' to restart Guatemala mine

Guatemala's Constitutional Court last week upheld the suspension of licenses at Escobal mine. The ruling was "disappointing."

Congo mining revenues triple in H1; oil revenues fall by a third

Democratic Republic of Congo's revenues from its mining sector nearly tripled in the first half of 2018 over the same period last year to $864.61 million.

Russia's Rushydro says sanctions cloud prospects for joining Rusal's smelter

In April, Rushydro's board approved the move to join the project with total investments seen at around $1 billion.

Australia's Port Hedland iron ore shipments to China rise nearly 10 pct in Aug

Iron ore shipments to China from the world's biggest iron ore port totalled 35.5 million tonnes in August, up from July's 32.4 million tonnes.

Workers extend strike at Alcoa's alumina operations in Western Australia

Around 1,500 staff at three alumina refineries and two bauxite mines walked out on Aug. 8 over a new workplace agreement they say does not offer sufficient job security.

Chilean regulator says agreement reached with Tianqi on SQM stake sale

The court is scheduled to hear the details of the settlement agreement on Sept. 13, and is slated to make a decision on the case by Oct. 4, the FNE said in a statement.

Asia Gold-Price dip lends lustre, India buying robust ahead of festivals

In India, the world's second-biggest consumer of the metal after China, gold futures rose to 30,700 rupees per 10 grams on Thursday, a peak since July 9.

Pollution regulator issues environmental notices to Coal India

The notices, issued in July and August, said that inspections found that the sludge treatment plant in one of the mines was defunct, among other things.

Danakali banks on new investor mood to fund Eritrean mine

Fertiliser miner Danakali aims to raise $322 million this year to develop giant potash reserves in Eritrea.

India boosts purchases of Indonesian coal as prices drop

India, the world's second-largest coal importer, has defied its prior history of being a price-sensitive buyer and boosted its imports this year.

Poland's JSW seeks tighter grip on coking coal with possible Prairie bid -sources

State-run JSW and Australia's Prairie, which is developing mines in Poland, have been in cooperation talks for much of this year but JSW wants control.

Glencore seeks to grow Brazil fuel distribution unit -Ale CEO

Glencore expects its recently acquired Brazilian fuel distribution company Ale Combustíveis SA to pursue growth opportunities without making acquisitions.

China's Western Mining to launch Qinghai copper smelter next month -chairman

Qinghai, which involved investment of 2.4-2.5 billion yuan, is undergoing test production and output will ramp up gradually after commercial launch.