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U.S. tariffs "unjustified", Britain's May tells Trump on call

The leaders spoke for the first time since the announcement in a 30-minute call and agreed to discuss the issue further at the G7 summit in Canada later this week.

Daimler says electric cars on target after report of launch delays

Battery production could become a major choke point for vehicle electrification as more automakers shift their model lineups to EVs and hybrids.

Vietnam sets out green ambitions with bold targets for solar, rare earth

Vietnam is aiming to increase the use of household solar energy equipment to 12 percent by 2020, and 26 percent by 2030.

Metals merry-go-round: hiring picks up as prices recover

More hires are expected as brokers eye opportunities from China’s mainland exchanges opening to investors abroad.

Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

The Black Lung Disability Trust Fund is at risk of insolvency due to soaring debt and a slashing of coal-company contributions through a scheduled tax cut.

Directors at Russia’s En+ working with Rothschild to get firm off US blacklist -source

U.S. banks worked on the En+ initial public offering in November, but some have taken a step back since the sanctions.

Canada mulls aid for steel, aluminum industry after US tariffs

Canada's cabinet on Monday discussed how to protect the domestic steel and aluminum industry from U.S. tariffs.

China's Chinalco starts $1.3bn expansion of Peru copper mine

The investment will increase the mine's copper output by 45 percent by 2020, with the value of production exceeding $2 billion annually.

Trump aide: Canada trade row a "family quarrel", Trudeau overreacting

The United States said it was moving ahead with tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

Talks end with China warning trade benefits at risk if U.S. imposes tariffs

China says implementing tariffs will void agreements.

China's COSCO to build $2 bln shipping port in Peru

China is Peru's top trade partner and imports most of the minerals the South American country produces.

Paulson nears launch of investor alliance to shake up gold sector -sources

The Shareholders Gold Council (SGC), expected to be launched as early as June, will have more than a dozen investors.

China's Shandong Xinhai told to cut nickel pig iron output for summit -official

Shandong Xinhai has annual nickel pig iron production capacity of around 1.2 million tonnes.

Zimbabwe removes requirement for foreign mines to list locally

Mines Minister Winston Chitando had last month promised to remove the requirements, which he said caused panic among foreign mining firms.

US aluminium tariffs; collateral damage and a missed target: Andy Home

Aluminium in particular shows why tariffs are such a poor trade weapon.

Trump tell allies to fix trade after US tariffs strike

Trump's tariffs on Washington's closest allies also drew condemnation at home from Republican lawmakers and the country's main business lobbying group.

BHP Escondida mine workers in Chile start new wage talks

The Anglo-Australian miner has until mid-June to respond to the union's demands.

Petropavlovsk turns up the heat on biggest shareholder Rakishev

Petropavlovsk also said its board wanted to know the identities of the parties behind CABS and Slevin, which together own 9.1 percent of the company.

Indonesia's Adaro says Australia approves Kestrel coking coal mine deal

Under the planned $2.25 billion transaction, Adaro will take a 48 percent stake of Rio's current 80 percent interest in the mine.

Peru's Buenaventura seeks deal with Southern on copper project

The two companies jointly own the Coimolache mining company in Peru, and are both junior partners in large mines in Peru controlled by U.S.-based companies.

South Africa's Sibanye explores debt-cutting options

Sibanye had net debt of 23.7 billion rand ($1.9 billion) at the end of December.

US allies hit back at Washington's steel, aluminum tariffs

The US on Thursday said it will impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU, reigniting fears of a global trade war.

Ghana gold miners say welcome new government export tests

Gold mining giants in Ghana such as Newmont, Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti welcome new government tests to certify the value of their exports.

Canada's Bear Creek prepares IPO in Peru to finance silver mine

Bear Creek would also consider selling a stake in the $550m Corani project in southern Peru to help pay for the project.

Miners threaten Congo with legal action over mining code

Regulations to implement the new code are due to be signed into law next week.