The Diamond Producers Association, which represents mining companies like De Beers, Rio Tinto and Alrosa, welcomed the FTC insistence that companies distinguish between diamonds that are mined and those that are made in laboratories.
The Ugandan government is making another attempt to reopen a defunct copper mine estimated to contain 4 million tonnes of ore.
German auditing firm TÜV SÜD AG has appointed a former Petroleo Brasileiro SA executive to head up its Brazilian subsidiary.
The price, which serves as an industry benchmark for supplies of seaborne thermal coal in Asia, was 14% lower than a price agreed for the year through September this year.
Iron ore prices in China reached a record high on Tuesday as market participants wrestled two dilemmas, namely the weather-related disruptions from Australia and the safety outages in Brazil.
The deal was largely in line with current spot treatment charges in China, which have soared to $240 a tonne from a low of $12.50 at the start of 2018.
Lower production this year is due to a 10-week shutdown started in mid-February to the third week of April.
Its 2019 financial year production and unit cost guidance are under review because of the impact on the output.
Ganfeng Lithium Co plans to spend $160m to boost its stake in an Argentina project with Lithium Americas Corp from 37.5% to 50%.
Peru is home to several "informal" mines, where miners toil at improvised mining sites that operate outside of the law.
Gonzalo Ramirez Martiarena, ex-CEO of Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), was reportedly ousted after trying to start talks with Glencore Agriculture and other rivals.
The world's biggest producer of rough diamonds in carat terms raised $11.8m in its first New York diamond auction this year.
Rio Tinto on Monday cut its 2019 outlook for iron ore shipments from Australia's Pilbara region due to production disruption and damage caused by tropical cyclone Veronica, which hit Western Australia last week. The world's […]
Profits are being squeezed by rising raw material prices, largely caused by production disruptions at Vale SA after the Brumardinho disaster.
Sunday's blast involved a container of scrap metal that exploded in the outdoor yard of a metal-molding plant.
The union threatened strike action in mid-March.
According to a securities filing on Thursday night, three board members will be independent and nine will be appointed by controlling shareholders.
Chalco said on Friday it boosted annual aluminium output by 16 percent in 2018.
Comments foreshadow an intense takeover battle for the only proven producer of rare earth elements outside China.
Pizarro said 18 labor negotiations at Codelco's mines affected its bottom line but that productivity increases kept costs in line with industry averages.
Ferro-Alloy Resources Group, which is producing vanadium in Kazakhstan, has listed on the London stock market, marking the first junior flotation in the sector this year.
Vale SA estimates selling up to 75 million tonnes less iron ore this year, after several mines were halted following its second deadly dam burst in less than four years.
Nornickel aims to ramp up nickel output and tap an expected boom in demand from electric vehicle makers.
Small miners are finding it increasingly difficult to raise capital to fund new ventures despite the positive demand outlook for several commodities.
Chemicals group Johnson Matthey has secured a site in Poland to produce battery materials and signed a 10-year supply deal with Canada's Nemaska Lithium.