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China hits U.S. goods with tariffs as 'sparks' of trade war fly

New trade measures effective Monday.

Mongolia arrests ex-minister in Swiss graft probe — govt

A Mongolian former finance minister, Bayartsogt Sangajav, has been arrested as part of an investigation into suspected abuse of power during investment talks for the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in 2009.

Vedanta wins bid to buy bankrupt Electrosteel Steels

The transaction, financial details of which were not disclosed, is part of India's new bankruptcy law.

Indonesia coal miner Bumi posts record profit, sees 10 pct output rise

Bumi expects coal prices to increase by 5 percent this year over last year's level of $58 per tonne.

Anglo American ordered to halt Brazil ops again after leak

A document by Brazilian environmental watchdog Ibama seen by Reuters said Anglo American would only be allowed to resume operations once it demonstrates the pipeline's security.

Workers at Codelco's Radomiro Tomic mine reject contract offer

Earlier on Thursday, Codelco CEO Nelson Pizarro called on workers to show restraint and moderation in negotiations.

China steel, coking coal jump on Handan curbs, short covering

Shanghai rebar surges 4.4 pct after Handan steel, coking cuts.

Port, railway workers reject Canada miner IOC's latest offer

Negotiations stumbled on monetary issues.

Eldorado Gold updated Greek mine plan reduces 'footprint'

The Skouries gold mine project report updates a 2011 plan with industry-best practices for waste water management and tailings.

Britain's Vedanta hit by up to $600 mln charge for Goa iron ore unit closure

The latest ban would affect not only Vedanta but also several small unlisted companies run by local families.

Glencore signs US$9.085bn loan refinancing

Glencore has signed US$9.085bn of loans to refinance its existing short-term revolving credit facilities, the company said on Thursday.

Zinc output climbs, but uncertainty disrupts processing talks

No deal has been achieved yet over benchmark processing terms after two sets of negotiations, in February and this month.

Goldcorp deposits 3,000 ounces of gold in blockchain 'milestone'

Goldcorp Inc made the first gold deposit on Tradewind Markets' new digitized trading platform, the companies said on Thursday.

Chilean miner Codelco says copper output, profit jumped in 2017

Chile's state copper company Codelco said on Thursday it produced 1.734 million tonnes of copper in 2017, its second highest output ever.

Jiangxi Copper posts fastest annual net profit growth in 7 years

"We expect copper prices to hover around highs in 2018."

Japan's JXTG raises profit forecast despite $1.2bn charge

The Japanese energy and metals company said the impairment loss at its Caserones copper mine in Chile was due to higher production costs.

Global gold investment seen rising for 5th year in 2018 -CPM

CPM forecast net gold investment at 20.3 million ounces during 2018, a 6.6 percent rise from its 19.1 million ounces in 2017.

Profit at China's Jinchuan International surges on higher cobalt, copper prices

Jinchuan posted net profit of $41.6 million last year, up from 8.3 million a year earlier.

Botswana's Debswana says expects further rise in diamond output

Debswana expects growth this year as lower taxes in the US leave consumers with more to spend on luxury goods.

Canada to target smuggling of steel intended to dodge US tariffs

Under new measures unveiled by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office on Tuesday, the Canada Border Services Agency will gain new powers to stop companies that try to dodge duties.

Fortescue cuts iron ore price outlook as Chinese production slowdown, trade tensions weigh

The company amended its guidance to around 65 per cent of the average benchmark Platts 62 CFR index.

Australia's Newcrest to recommence mining at flagship Cadia mine

Mining operations will restart at Cadia East, in accordance with predefined test and response program, the company said in a statement.

Kinross Gold settles charges over anti-corruption rules: SEC

Kinross Gold to pay $950,000 to settle civil charges that it failed to ensure its payments in Africa were not being used to bribe government officials.

Poland's biggest miner PGG expects small rise in 2018 coal output

Poland's biggest mining firm, state-run PGG, expects its coal output to rise slightly this year from around 30 million tonnes in 2017.

Congo's 2017 mining revenue up 36% while oil revenue doubles

Mining revenue in the fourth quarter more than doubled helped by higher prices for key exports such as copper and cobalt.