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Electric car demand fuelling rise in child labour in DR Congo – campaigners

"There is absolutely no way any company in the world could assure its consumers that the cobalt in its products is not tainted by child labour."

Zambia power system glitch cuts electricity supply to some mines

Power restoration has started but it will be gradual.

China demand for Vale ore to keep price above $90/tonne in 2019 -CFO

What will define Chinese demand for iron ore is continued urbanization, infrastructure investments, auto production.

China slashes Sept U.S. scrap copper imports; sends alumina to Iceland, India

From January to September, scrap copper shipments from the United States fell 13.8 percent.

Sumitomo lowers nickel output forecast at Ambatovy mine in Madagascar

Due to lower production amid bad weather and a slow ramp-up after a regular maintenance, Sumitomo now expects a loss of 13.6 billion yen.

BHP to return $10.4 billion in buyback, special dividend bonanza

BHP had promised to return all of the net proceeds from the $10.8 billion sale of its U.S. shale business to shareholders when the deal was announced in July.

Japan aluminium roller UACJ removes Rusal from 2019 suppliers list-president

Japan's top aluminium rolling company is removing Rusal from its suppliers list for next year due to uncertainty over U.S. sanctions.

Capital-starved mining sector creates 'buyer's market' for investors

Smaller mines and developers who previously found capital through retail investors in public markets are increasingly turning to specialist investors.

Ecuador aims to more than double mining value to GDP by 2021

Ecuador is being hailed as the biggest potential new source of supply of the metal used in renewable energy.

Gold miner Sibanye's profit plunges after fatal accidents hit output

Shares in Sibanye-Stillwater hit a monthly low on Thursday, down 13.28 percent.

ArcelorMittal remains upbeat as US steel tariffs drive up prices

Arcelor reported a 42 percent year-on-year increase in third-quarter core profit (EBITDA) to $2.73 billion, roughly in-line with analyst expectations.

Gold miner Sibanye's profit plunges after fatal accidents hit output

South Africa has the world's deepest gold mines and an earth tremor at one of Sibanye-Stillwater's mines killed seven miners in one incident alone in May.

Mongolia looks to list Tavan Tolgoi in NY, Hong Kong in 2019

The government is keen to develop the mine which holds an estimated 7.4 billion tonnes in reserves.

BHP announces $5.2B share buyback, keeps promise to return US Onshore asset sale proceeds

The world's biggest miner promised in July to return the $10.5 billion in sale proceeds to shareholders.

Russia's Nornickel boosts Q3 output at its copper project

Nornickels consolidated copper output has risen by 20% to 290,878 tonnes in the first nine months of 2018.

China's CNNC seeking overseas partners to secure uranium

"Our vision is to be the world's leading uranium company" - Ni Tao deputy manager of China National Uranium Co Ltd

Mining company Outotec cuts full-year target citing project problems

Outotec now expects its adjusted 2018 EBIT margin to be in the range of 5-6% against the previous target of 5-7%.

India's Vedanta Q2 profit falls 34.3%, but beats Street

Aanalysts expected the miner to post a profit of 12.68 billion rupees.

Japan's Mitsui may sell stake in Australia thermal coal mine

Mitsui has said it will trim its thermal coal assets in the long term but would continue to invest in coking coal - a key raw material for steel-making.

Like Silicon Valley? Miners face uphill slog in drive to go digital

The mining industry needs to change the barbecue conversation - Jean-Sebastien Jacques Rio Tinto CEO

Zimbabwe's RioZim shuts mines over dollar shortages

The company had run out of critical consumables and spares required for its mines, forcing the shutdown

Glencore is going to get crazy rich on coal next year

Glencore expected to achieve annual cash savings of more than $300 million in its coal business by the end of 2018, but now it expects savings of more than $450 million by year-end.

S.Africa's Implats in talks to sell 1 Shaft operation in Rustenberg

Implats plans to trim staff by about a third -- more than 13,000 jobs -- over two years at its Rustenburg platinum belt.

Barrick, Randgold sweeten dividend ahead of takeover deal vote

Randgold plans to sweeten its 2018 dividend by 35%, to $2.69 per share from $2, and pay it before the merger closes.

Randgold Resources' Mali gold mining complex ramps up production

Increased grades expected in Q3 and Q4 of this year.