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South African miner Assore reports profit fall on stronger rand

Assore reported a 1.9 percent fall in annual profit on Thursday as a strong rand currency offset favourable commodity prices and higher sales.

Norsk Hydro working to convince Brazil to resume full output at Alunorte refinery

Hydro was ordered to slash output by half at Alunorte after the company admitted to making unlicensed emissions of untreated water during severe rains.

Rusal's August aluminium exports up 7 percent from July – Ifax

MOSCOW, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russian aluminium producer Rusa , under U.S. sanctions since April, increased its aluminium exports by 7 percent in August compared to the previous month, Interfax news agency said. Rusal, the […]

Dalian coking coal extends gains as smog crackdown tightens supplies

Chinese coking coal futures rose their most in a month on Thursday, buoyed by firm physical prices.

ArcelorMittal reaches Ilva deal with unions, opening way for takeover

ArcelorMittal signed a preliminary agreement last year to buy Ilva, which has the largest steel-producing capacity in Europe.

India's Aug gold imports double, hit 15-month high as prices drop -GFMS

But rising gold imports could widen India's trade deficit and further pressure its currency, the rupee, which hit a record low of 71.95 against the dollar on Wednesday.

Western Australia union says it sees Alcoa alumina output hit by strike

A vote by the striking workers on whether to accept a new workplace agreement is due to close on Thursday, with the union anticipating a strong "no" vote.

Alcoa braces for alumina strike vote in Western Australia

A vote by striking workers at Alcoa’s (AA.N) giant west Australian operations will close on Thursday, with the union anticipating a strong “no” vote.

Construction starts at biggest undeveloped copper deposit in Russia

With total reserves of around 26.7 million tonnes of copper, Udokan is the largest undeveloped copper deposit in Russia and one of the biggest in the world.

China's aluminium capital Binzhou plans new 'high-end' projects

The city of Binzhou is planning five new projects to support development of a high-end aluminium industry, according to a local government document.

Some warehouse firms want LME to change delivery rules, lengthen queues

Now, some warehouse firms are pushing the idea of replacing all rules with one that obliges warehouses to load out 1.5 percent of total stocks per day.

South Africa's Sibanye launches $400m bond buyback

Sibanye said in a statement that it would fund the tender offer from existing cash resources.

China's iron ore futures push hits speed bump as prices stagnate

Contracts held by investors in China's iron ore futures have fallen to the lowest in more than three years.

Lonmin's largest shareholder backs takeover by Sibanye-Stillwater

Lonmin has been the biggest casualty in South Africa's platinum mining industry.

India's Anil Agarwal succeeds with Vedanta Resources buyout

Some in the industry see this move as a prelude to a potentially broader deal with bigger miner Anglo American.

Uranium's rally built on supply cuts, looks overcooked for now: Russell

The year-to-date gain is 16.6 per cent, and the metal used to power nuclear reactors is on track to record a second annual increase.

Grupo Mexico could reopen San Martin mine after 11 years

Miner Grupo Mexico could reopen the country's largest underground mine in the first quarter of 2019, after it closed due to a workers strike.

Chile expects $65.75 bln investment in mining industry over 10 years

Among the investments, it referenced two new lithium mining projects, three copper and one gold, totalling $5.9 billion.

China's Ganfeng Lithium files for Hong Kong listing

Ganfeng Lithium Co Ltd has filed for a Hong Kong stock market flotation, betting on a rise in demand for lithium as electric cars become more mainstream.

Zimplats FY profit tumbles after higher deferred tax charge

Platinum miner Zimplats on Friday reported a 94 percent drop in after-tax profit to $2.6 million after incurring a higher deferred tax charge.

Chile's Codelco produced 875,000 tonnes copper in first half of 2018 – CEO

The company expects to produce approximately 1.7 mln tonnes of copper in the whole of 2018.

Beijing summons aluminium foil makers for talks on Mexico anti-dumping probe

The move threatens to jolt China's exports of aluminium, which have been booming in recent months. Mexico "is a big market" for Chinese aluminium foil.

AngloGold's Guinea mine resumes operations after one-day strike

Operations have resumed at AngloGold Ashanti's Siguiri gold mine in Guinea

Inside Albemarle's quest to reinvent the lithium market

As global demand for lithium hits overdrive, Albemarle Corp is investing millions of dollars to engineer specialized types of the light metal for electric car batteries, part of a strategy to remain the niche market's top producer.

Congo's H1 copper production rises 8%, cobalt output up 38%

Congo is Africa's top copper producer and the world's leading miner of cobalt, which is a key component in electric vehicles and other electronic products.