Wall Street fell on Thursday after a run of strong performances from the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index.
Lonmin's lenders had granted the company a waiver of compliance with a loan agreement that required its net worth to remain at a minimum of $1.1 billion.
The decline to 903,000 tonnes came despite the start of operations at a new wing.
The deal frees the miner to apply for increase in production quota amid demand boom and surging prices for lithium, which is used in EV batteries.
The watchdog's mandate will be to help solve disputes or conflicts between communities and Canadian companies.
BHP's iron ore output climbed to 72 million tonnes for the three months ended Dec. 31 versus 70 million tonnes a year ago.
Some of Europe's richest deposits of valuable materials are in the trash, ranging from gold in smartphones to cobalt in electric car batteries.
Indonesia has now amended contracts of all 68 coal mining companies, marking victory for the government after earlier miner resistance to adopt to new terms.
Cochilco, Chile's state copper commission, raised its estimated 2018 avg price for the metal to $3.06 per pound from its previous forecast of $2.95.
The SEC had accused Rio Tinto, Albanese and Elliott of concealing the deteriorating value of assets at Rio Tinto Coal Mozambique.
The company's 2017 preliminary gold production of 2.6 million ounces was at the high end of its forecast range.
Federal prosecutors announced ruling in a statement that said electricity transmission lines and a bauxite pipeline damaged soil and silted up rivers.
On Tuesday Global miner Rio Tinto reported a 1 percent rise in iron ore shipments for 2017 to 330.1 million tonnes, meeting its guidance.
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China's central government-owned enterprises will target coal capacity cuts of 12.65m tonnes in 2018, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.
Return of Katanga mine increases dependence of the whole cobalt supply chain on just one highly problematic country, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The London-listed miner said production in three months to Dec fell 30 pct to 148,477 oz. compared with a year ago and 22 pct from the previous quarter.
RNC Minerals in talks with commodity traders, mine operators and financiers to secure $1bn to build world's biggest nickel and cobalt project next year.
China’s Bitmain Technologies is eyeing bitcoin mining sites in Quebec, a company spokesman told Reuters, as expectations of a potential Chinese crackdown on cryptocurrency mining make the energy-rich Canadian province an attractive alternative.
This rise happened due to a recovery in output in producer countries such as the United States, Russia and China and an accompanying rise in export activity.
The terminal expects to clear all remaining vessels from its harbour as safety measure after tropical cyclone intensified off nation's western coast.
The nation expects to collect more revenue from mining companies this year compared to 2017 after copper prices rose above $7,000 per tonne.
Although divestment issues are still unresolved, Indonesia hopes to finalize contract talks with Freeport McMoRan Inc over the Grasberg copper mine by June.
Company posted a 4 percent jump in sales to $567 million in 2017, the highest annual sales since its formation in 2013.
The Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service is investigating forthcoming sale of natural gas assets by producer Alrosa after a complaint from would-be buyer.