Liberia's Senate passed the Land Rights Bill last week after four years of debate. The law recognises customary land rights as equal to private ownership.
Gains in the Chinese yuan on Monday made gold cheaper for buyers in the world’s biggest gold consumer, providing some support for prices.
Fabio Schvartsman said the company would ramp up annual production to 450 million tonnes only when prices rise.
Rising costs, falling metals prices may eat into margins.
Demand for physical gold was modest in India this week as the top bullion consuming state of Kerala coped with floods, while interest for the metal remained lacklustre elsewhere in Asia as buyers awaited a dip in prices.
Kremlin aide Andrei Belousov said on Friday he would like major Russian firms to invest in social projects rather than pay higher taxes.
Chile is preparing major new restrictions on the extraction of water from the lithium-rich Salar de Atacama salt flats, home to top lithium miners Albemarle and SQM.
The risk of blackouts in Australia's upcoming summer has grown from last year as ageing coal-fired power plants have become less reliable.
In the United States, old aluminium smelters are being brought back to life.
Australia's South32 Ltd posted a 16 percent rise in its annual underlying earnings, as healthy demand for manganese and alumina helped offset tepid output at its Illawarra coal project.
Sibanye-Stillwater will look for growth in the bullion sector once it has improved its debt levels and outlined a blueprint for improving safety at its gold operations.
Deal is for Chevron's local and Botswana assets.
NFC Africa, majority owned by China Non-ferrous Metals Company Limited launched output at a new $832 million Zambian copper mine, extending the firm's lifespan by over 20 years.
Companies that make and move things are now a bigger part of Canada’s stock market than those that dig them up.
South Africa’s National Union of Mine workers, the biggest labor group at gold mining companies in the country, said it’s deadlocked over pay with the producers after numerous rounds of negotiations.
China's Zijin Mining, Canadian-Finnish fund Champion and Cyprus-based U Gold have bid for a strategic partnership in RTB Bor, Serbia's only copper mine and smelter.
Russian government ministries have agreed that a proposed windfall tax on metals, mining and chemical companies was inappropriate.
The problem for Australia is that this isn't something being imagined, it's the reality of a country that can't find political and social consensus on climate politics and the role of its vast reserves of coal, natural gas and even uranium.
Stable power supply and relatively higher metal prices prove beneficial to Zambia's copper industry.
There is little likelihood that Brazil's Samarco iron ore mine, a joint venture between Vale SA and BHP Billiton, will restart operations next year even though it expects to have all of the required licenses.
Wage negotiations in the gold sector are at a deadlock and the South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has declared a dispute, a move that is one step short of a strike.
Serbia's government said it was seeking a partner to invest at least $350 million in debt-laden RTB Bor.
Analysts thought profits would reach $9.27 billion.
Canada's Nutrien Ltd, the world's biggest potash miner by capacity, has helped engineer a surprising price rebound for the fertilizer by idling capacity.
Implats said on Monday that it expects its full-year loss to widen due to impairments relating to its Rustenburg assets.