Two sources told Reuters earlier on Friday that Rusal would soon appoint a fully independent board.
Jiangxi Copper Co, one of China's top copper producers, posted its biggest quarterly profit in 3-1/2 years on Friday thanks to higher copper prices.
Physical gold demand lacked vigour in most Asian hubs this week amid a slight dip in prices.
Sandvik said on Friday it was buying the French software company from private equity firm Astorg Partners.
The sanctions against Rusal, world's second-biggest aluminium producer, have up-ended the supply chain as companies cut contracts to use Rusal metal.
Agnico said it started a strategic review on selling about 2,100 hectares of the Coleman and the South Lorrain cobalt-rich properties in Canada.
ERAMET said the offer would enable the full consolidation of the TiZir joint venture.
Since the 2011 secondary listing only a small number of shareholders have elected to hold their stock on the Hong Kong register, Kaz Minerals said.
The comments came a day after Vale reported a first-quarter slide in profit of 36 percent on higher costs and lower iron ore prices.
Gold and diamond companies joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced.
A day after first quarter results showed a 36 percent slump in profit, executives said they were not satisfied with nickel prices.
By extending the sanctions deadline to Oct. 23, 2018, the Treasury Department has given Rusal and the aluminium market some much needed breathing space.
The Bystrinsky project is now expected to produce 25,000-31,000 tonnes of copper and 90,000-110,000 ounces of gold in concentrate in 2018.
The official deadline to start contract discussions begins in June.
Oil and gas producer Cenovus Energy Inc expects Canada’s railways to be able to carry more oil in the second half of this year.
Newcrest now expects production of 2.25-2.35 million ounces of gold for the full-year ending June 30.
The world's largest iron ore producer posted a 36 percent slump in first-quarter profit compared to the same quarter a year earlier.
Refinery could be working in 1-to-2 years' time.
Southern Copper Corp's chief executive said on Wednesday it had reached a settlement with a company in Peru that blocked development of its $1.4 billion Tia Maria project with a legal injunction.
South African miner reported lower production for the March quarter and flagged more challenges at its problematic South Deep mine on Wednesday, sending its share price sharply lower.
The price of silver could get a boost from international political and economic risk purchases, CPM Group said.
Namibia may scrap requirements for black ownership in mining as it seeks to woo investors to an industry that is rebounding with the commodities cycle.
Teck, which also mines copper, zinc and gold, said adjusted profit attributable to shareholders rose to C$753 million.
Mina Justa, which is expected to require investment of around $1.6 billion, is due to begin construction in the second half of 2018.
In the miner's fifth supply deal, Concord will take approximately 5 percent of production when it begins in the third quarter at the Century Zinc Mine.