Vedanta is considering options including lay-offs for some of the 2,000 employees of its iron ore business that was shut down by a court.
Global demand for nickel is increasing by 7.3 percent in 2018 from last year to 2.298 million tonnes, while supply rises 6.8 percent to 2.210 m tonnes,
Sibanye-Stillwater has recovered the body of the fifth and final missing mine worker after a three-day search.
China is home to the majority of the world's lithium processing facilities and sucks up most output of top producer Australia.
ERAMET said it would pay A$322 million for the shares it did not already own in the company.
The contract with the two units of the world's fourth-largest iron ore miner will last until December 2023
There may be a slight problem with the prevailing theme for the iron ore market this year, namely that China is increasingly interested in using higher-grade ore as part of efforts to boost output and lower per unit pollution.
Major miner Rio Tinto named Jacob Stausholm to replace outgoing financial boss Chris Lynch when he retires in September.
Vedanta's Deshnee Naidoo told Reuters, adding that KCM is on track to produce 400,000 tonnes of copper a year in the next few years.
Tianshan has annual aluminium smelting capacity of 1.4 million tonnes.
Search for the fifth miner continues.
Iron ore shipments from the world's biggest export terminal rose to 45 million tonnes in May from 42.6 million tonnes in the previous month.
Inner Mongolia expects to complete a 2020 target of cutting 54.14 million tonnes by 2018.
The boardroom shake-up comes a few days after fresh cases of misconduct at its Naoshima copper smelter and refinery in western Japan was found.
The deal also includes a 2 percent increase over current base salaries.
The union at the world's largest copper mine said BHP has promised to respond to its recent proposal for a new contract by 3 pm local time on Monday.
The decision was made despite a plea from the head of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, who said that a 1968 law gives the Interior Secretary power to require the Central Arizona Project to buy energy from the Navajo Generating Station.
Code sets Congo on collision course with mining firms.
Benchmark spot gold prices have moved since last Friday's close, with the spread between its highs and lows the narrowest of any week since August 2007.
China's copper imports rose to their highest in 17 months in May as the country's crackdown on scrap leaves it buying more of the metal in other forms.
Move comes a day after Fortescue Metals said it had built a stake in Atlas large enough to block a takeover.
Energy policy has almost never fallen perfectly along party lines, especially in the era of Trump.
The exchange said in March that any launch of a new cobalt contract would not be until the end of 2018 or early 2019.
ScotiaMocatta is curtailing lending to the physical metals supply chain and would refocus on major corporate clients.
BCL mine group, which has been under liquidation since 2016, is selling its 51 percent stake in Maibwe Diamonds for an undisclosed amount.