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Billionaires in Russia's Nornickel dispute agree to delay stake sale

The ownership dispute is part of a long-running battle for control of Nornickel, a $33 billion mining company.

Ghana to tighten controls on gold exports to protect revenues

Ghana, Africa's second largest gold miner after South Africa, earned $5.78 billion from exports of the metal last year, up 17.6 percent on 2016.

Miners report some infrastructure damage after Papua quake

Barrick Gold Corp said a power station that supplies its Porgera gold mine had been damaged, while Ok Tedi Mining Ltd said a landslip had blocked a road and damaged pipelines to its copper and gold mine in the Star Mountains.

Russian billionaires risk "shootout" in battle over nickel giant

After a five-year peace deal ended in December, the power struggle between two major Nornickel shareholders resurfaced earlier this month.

Mexico slaps billionaire's steel company with fine for stock manipulation

Industrias CH was fined 2.96 million pesos ($159,764) at the end of November for making “prohibited trades” under a law banning simulating price or volume.

For coal miners, it's time to exit or get rich: Russell

If there is a trend at play here, it’s that diversified miners are the ones most likely to exit coal.

Sibanye says clears most illegal miners from gold shafts

Illegal gold mining has plagued South Africa for decades and it costs the government and the industry more than 20 billion rand ($1.7 billion) a year.

Freeport says no plans to sell Congo cobalt asset as buyers circle

Freeport is looking at other options for the asset, including possibly a joint venture to develop the large cobalt project.

South Africa's NUM union says 1,722 jobs to go at Evander Gold Mine

Deteriorating and inadequate infrastructure at the mine, high operating costs, such as rising electricity, labour costs, and a low gold price.

Eight Gupta firms seek insolvency protection in South Africa

The Gupta brothers were accused of using their political connections to win state contracts and influence cabinet appointments

Century Aluminum CEO: will recall workers if Trump imposes tariffs

The Commerce Department last week revealed its import restriction options for Trump, including a 7.7% global aluminum tariff on products from all countries.

Sibanye-Stillwater turns off dividend tap after annual loss

In lieu of the cash dividend, it will undertake a "capitalisation issue" that will see four ordinary shares given to shareholders for every 100 they hold.

Kaz Minerals sets higher output targets for 2018 as profits jump

Kaz Minerals reported a jump in 2017 sales and production as its main mines ramped up and said it expected its 2018 output to rise as much as 16%.

US copper stocks sprint to record high, reflecting transport costs, weak demand

Copper stocks held in warehouses registered with COMEX in the United States stand at 228,428 tonnes, up from below 90,000 tonnes at the start of 2017.

Rio Tinto says changing structure, moving some staff

Rio Tinto, the second biggest miner by market capitalisation, has listings in London and Australia, a headquarters in London and an Australian office.

Hochschild says Peru mine to bolster output this year

Hochschild Mining Plc expects production to grow slightly this year as it ramps up output at the Pablo vein at its Pallancata mine in Peru

China Hanking bids for Australia's Primary Gold

China Hanking, already owns 8.4 percent of Primary Gold, a company with interests in the Coolgardie gold project in Western Australia and the Mt Bundy gold project in the Northern Territory.

Fortescue Metals half-year profit plunges 44%

Fortescue Metals was hit by weak prices for its lower quality iron ore, and said it remains focused on cutting costs, including lining up cheaper debt.

Tanzania's new mining rules impose restrictions on foreign banks, insurers

Tanzania is seeking to take more of the profits from its vast mineral resources by overhauling the fiscal and regulatory regime of its mining sector.

Mongolia says can build power plant to supply Oyu Tolgoi mine

Tensions have mounted between the Mongolian government and its fellow shareholders in Oyu Tolgoi, where Rio Tinto is operating a huge underground extension.

Eramet eyes expansion in electric vehicle metals

Eramet is actively looking at acquisition targets after previously acquiring a lithium deposit in Argentina.

Randgold looks to the Americas in quest to diversify

Flush with cash, Randgold is on the hunt for gold mines outside Africa.

Congo's Kabila yet to sign new mining code as deadline nears

The President has 15 days from the time parliament sends him the bill to either sign it into law or return it to parliament for further deliberation. If he takes no action, the bill automatically becomes law.

Colombia coal output down slightly in 2017 to 89.4 million tonnes

The biggest players in Colombia's coal industry are Drummond Co, Glencore Plc, Murray Energy Corp's Colombia Natural Resources, and Cerrejon.

Russia's Prokhorov sells 6 pct stake in Rusal to Vekselberg

The sale will close a chapter at the world's second largest aluminium producer.