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Rusal to quit global market if US sanctions stay after new board – source

Two sources told Reuters earlier on Friday that Rusal would soon appoint a fully independent board.

Jiangxi Copper Q1 profits rise 41.5 pct y/y on higher copper prices

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.

Asia Gold-Buyers unimpressed by price dip; India shifts to premium

Physical gold demand lacked vigour in most Asian hubs this week amid a slight dip in prices.

Sweden's Sandvik to buy Metrologic in digital manufacturing push

Sandvik said on Friday it was buying the French software company from private equity firm Astorg Partners.

Up to 500,000 tonnes of alumina being exported from China as Rusal crisis bites

The sanctions against Rusal, world's second-biggest aluminium producer, have up-ended the supply chain as companies cut contracts to use Rusal metal.

Canadian Miner Agnico to divest cobalt assets, sells gold interests

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.

France's ERAMET bids $218 mln for Australia's Mineral Deposits

ERAMET said the offer would enable the full consolidation of the TiZir joint venture.

Kaz Minerals to scrap Hong Kong listing

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.

Vale eyes $1 bln in dividends each quarter this year

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.

Jewelry companies team up with IBM on blockchain platform

Gold and diamond companies joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced.

Vale unsure if New Caledonia nickel operations will continue

A day after first quarter results showed a 36 percent slump in profit, executives said they were not satisfied with nickel prices.

US sanctions on Rusal shatter aluminium's supply chain: Andy Home

By extending the sanctions deadline to Oct. 23, 2018, the Treasury Department has given Rusal and the aluminium market some much needed breathing space.

Russia's Nornickel cuts 2018 output forecast for copper project

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.

Chile copper mine Escondida says no early wage agreement reached

The official deadline to start contract discussions begins in June.

Cenovus says railways are ready to ease oil transportation bottlenecks

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.

Australian gold miner Newcrest downgrades full-year production forecast

Newcrest now expects production of 2.25-2.35 million ounces of gold for the full-year ending June 30.

Brazil's Vale 1st-qtr profit slumps by a third as costs rise

The world's largest iron ore producer posted a 36 percent slump in first-quarter profit compared to the same quarter a year earlier.

Canada's First Cobalt eager for more after U.S. Cobalt buy

Refinery could be working in 1-to-2 years' time.

Southern Copper says legal dispute over Peru's Tia Maria resolved

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.

Gold Fields' quarterly output falls, South Deep woes rumble on

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.

Silver price could increase in 2018 on safe-haven demand -CPM

The price of silver could get a boost from international political and economic risk purchases, CPM Group said.

Namibia may scrap black ownership requirements for mining companies – minister

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.

Canada's Teck Resources profit rises on higher sales volumes

Teck, which also mines copper, zinc and gold, said adjusted profit attributable to shareholders rose to C$753 million.

Chile's Copec to buy stake in copper project in Peru

Mina Justa, which is expected to require investment of around $1.6 billion, is due to begin construction in the second half of 2018.

Australia's New Century to supply zinc concentrate to Concord

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.