A unit of British oil major BP PLC will acquire BHP's unit which holds the Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Permian assets for $10.5 billion.
Hundreds of South African gold mine workers were rescued and over 100 treated for smoke inhalation after an underground fire.
Lundin Mining Corp launched a hostile takeover bid for fellow Canadian base metals miner Nevsun Resources Ltd on Thursday, saying it had failed to convince Nevsun's board to agree to a friendly deal over the past nine months.
Anglo American unit De Beers expects its purchase of Canada's Peregrine Diamonds, its first upstream diamond acquisition since 2000, to be completed in a month to six weeks' time.
Canada's Lundin Mining Corp said Chief Executive Officer Paul Conibear is retiring and also reported a 3 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, reported bigger-than-expected earnings on Wednesday, as production and prices soared above last year.
U.S. tariffs on auto may hugely impact on Japanese industries.
Base Titanium posts record quarterly production of the mineral rutile in Kenya.
Four companies are negotiating - Sibanye-Stillwater , Harmony Gold, AngloGold Ashanti and a smaller producer, Village Main Reef- under the auspices of the Minerals Council South Africa industry group.
The country is the world's biggest gold producer and gold consumer.
Brazilian authorities ordered Hydro in February to slash output from Alunorte, the world's largest alumina refinery.
The iron-ore mining company is introducing a targeted dividend ratio policy of 50 to 75% of headline earnings.
Adani is looking to buy mines in countries such as Indonesia and is securing financing for its Carmichael mine in Australia amid challenges from environmental groups concerned about climate change and potential damage to the Great Barrier Reef.
South Africa's Harmony Gold said on Monday annual bullion production for 2018 has exceeded its guidance, boosted by its Moab Khotsong operation.
Anglo American Platinum kept the dividend tap flowing as it reaps the benefits of a pivot to mechanised mining that has lifted productivity and cut costs.
The smelter was shut down in May after 13 people died after coming under police fire during violent protests over alleged pollution.
The miner said it expects to produce 4.6 million to 4.8 million carats in 2019, well below the 5.0-5.3 million carats it forecast in July last year.
Labor negotiations at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, are frozen without signs of progress.
Contradictory opinions emerging at the G20 Summit.
Panasonic said it was unable to determine how much of the cobalt used in batteries it makes for Tesla cars comes from Cuba.
A union representing workers at Lumina Copper's Caserones mine in Chile said on Thursday that contract negotiations with the company had failed, paving the way for a potential strike.
Australian miner South32 Ltd beat its coking coal output guidance for fiscal 2018.
Copper crashed through $6,000 a metric ton for the first time in a year and is headed for its biggest monthly drop since 2015.
Yttrium is just one a host critical minerals on the list of Chinese imports targeted for the next escalation of the simmering trade war between the two countries.
Paulson & Co has threatened to replace Detour's board if it does not successfully explore strategic alternatives, including a sale, and look for a new chief executive.