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BP pays $10.5 bln for BHP shale assets to beef up U.S. business

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.

More than 100 South African gold miners treated for smoke inhalation

Hundreds of South African gold mine workers were rescued and over 100 treated for smoke inhalation after an underground fire.

Lundin Mining launches hostile $1.4 bn bid for Nevsun

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.

De Beers sizes up Canadian diamond project, first big buy in nearly 2 decades

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.

Lundin Mining CEO Conibear to retire

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 profit jumps, miner flags market jitters over trade rows

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.

Japan aluminium industry worried about U.S. automobile import tariffs

U.S. tariffs on auto may hugely impact on Japanese industries.

Base Resources posts record quarterly rutile production in Kenya

Base Titanium posts record quarterly production of the mineral rutile in Kenya.

South African gold producers urge unions to narrow demands as third set of wage talks fail

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.

China's gold output falls 7.9 pct in H1 -Xinhua

The country is the world's biggest gold producer and gold consumer.

Norsk Hydro eyes restart of Brazil alumina refinery by mid-2019 or earlier

Brazilian authorities ordered Hydro in February to slash output from Alunorte, the world's largest alumina refinery.

Kumba brings in targeted dividend policy, flags SA rail issues

The iron-ore mining company is introducing a targeted dividend ratio policy of 50 to 75% of headline earnings.

India's Adani sees six-fold rise in coal mining volume despite challenges in Australia

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 says FY output exceeds guidance

South Africa's Harmony Gold said on Monday annual bullion production for 2018 has exceeded its guidance, boosted by its Moab Khotsong operation.

Amplats reports jump in H1 earnings, buys Glencore's stake in Mototolo platinum mine

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.

Ground water in Vedanta's Indian smelter contains heavy metals

The smelter was shut down in May after 13 people died after coming under police fire during violent protests over alleged pollution.

Petra shares drop after it cuts 2019 diamond production forecast

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.

Union at Chile's Escondida mine sees little hope for contract deal

Labor negotiations at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, are frozen without signs of progress.

Tariffs removal not needed for E.U., U.S. talks -European Council representative

Contradictory opinions emerging at the G20 Summit.

Tesla's battery maker suspends cobalt supplier amid sanctions concern

Panasonic said it was unable to determine how much of the cobalt used in batteries it makes for Tesla cars comes from Cuba.

Strike looms after breakdown in talks at Chile's Caserones copper mine

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.

Australia's South32 beats annual coking coal output guidance

Australian miner South32 Ltd beat its coking coal output guidance for fiscal 2018.

Copper tumbles below $6,000 as China sends metals into freefall

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.

Tariffs lay bare Washington's rare earths dilemma

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 to ask Detour Gold for special meeting for board overhaul

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.