Copper producer Aurubis names Roland Harings as new CEO

Harings takes over at Aurubis on July 1, replacing current CEO Juergen Schachler.

South African miners want restructuring of power firm Eskom

"We need Eskom to be made into a much more efficient, cost-effective organisation"

Last missing miner rescued from Polish mine after tremor

Miner missing in Rudna mine is alive!

ArcelorMittal's bid to buy stake in Bosnian iron ore mine rejected

ArcelorMittal owns a steel plant in the central Bosnian town of Zenica where it processes iron ore from its mines in Prijedor in the north of the country.

Climbing nickel output to cast shadow on prices

"Current price moves are a knee jerk reaction to the Vale news," said BMO Capital Markets analyst Kash Kamal.

Australia's Newcrest Mining posts 7% rise in Q2 gold output

Newcrest said it continues to expect gold production in the second half of the year to be higher than the first half due to fewer planned shutdowns.

Death toll from Brazil dam burst rises to 84, with 276 unaccounted for

48 people have been identified so far, as work continues in the area.

Vale to end use and dismantle all upstream dams after disaster — CEO

Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman said Vale would halt operations using those dams and spend 5 billion reais ($1.3 billion) to decommission them.

AngloGold soil study in Colombia halted pending review after mining ban

The company was not carrying out mining exploration at the site.

Vale eyed dam design changes in 2009 that may have prevented disaster

The International Coalition of Large Dams (ICOLD) group "is recommending that dams, especially large dams, be built by dam professionals.

Five Vale staff and contractors arrested after Brazil dam disaster

Two other engineers, who worked for Germany’s TUEV SUED on a contract where they attested to the safety of the Vale dam, were arrested in Sao Paulo.

A further eight miners rescued from Polish mine after tremor

Originally 14 were missing, but some were rescued within several hours of the tremor.

Indonesia plans electric vehicle incentives for foreign car makers

Indonesian officials targeting 20% EV production by 2025.

South Africa to debate whether to split Eskom – Gordhan

The fiscus doesn’t have space for endless bailouts.

Nucor profit jumps on higher steel tariff, strong demand

The best way to sum up 2018 is this - it was a record year for Nucor

Silver use beyond jewelry means bulls see more than haven

The price outlook is improving at a time when demand for gold’s cheaper cousin is poised to top production for a seventh straight year.

Mongolia, overseas investigators probe Oyu Tolgoi corruption claims as ex-minister re-arrested

An investigation is ongoing into suspected abuse of power - that former finance minister Bayartsogt held shares in a foreign company before the Oyu Tolgoi investment agreement.

Canada's M2 cobalt miner encouraged by initial drilling in Uganda

"Historically it was a world-class producer, so we know cobalt is there."

Germany's TUEV SUED says two of its employees have been arrested in Brazil

On Saturday TUEV SUED told Reuters it had not found the dam to be damaged when it was inspected last September.

Vale stock plunges after Brazil disaster; $19B in market cap erased

"The fact is that Vale's share drop was even steeper than some market participants expected"

In the new lithium 'Great Game,' Germany edges out China in Bolivia

"This partnership secures lithium supplies for us and breaks the Chinese monopoly" - Wolfgang Tiefensee economy minister of the German state of Thuringia, an automotive manufacturing hub.

Comstock gains after agreeing to sell Lucerne Assets to Tonogold

Comstock Mining Inc. surges 43% in pre-market trading after announcing a definitive agreement to sell its Lucerne properties to Tonogold Resources for $15 million cash, and $8 million in relief of future lease.

China's iron ore hits 16-month high after Vale dam disaster

We do not expect to see a big rebound in iron ore prices in view of this deadly accident as China's iron ore demand over the short term will be mild due to weak seasonality

Rusal shares soar, aluminium falls as U.S. lifts sanctions

Members may freely enter into contracts with Rusal and its affiliates.

Chinese iron ore traders face uncertainty after Vale's Brazilian mine disaster

"We're worried that the mine accident might lead to higher premiums on low-aluminium iron ore"