South Africa's labour court has ruled that the extension of a wage agreement to cover all gold unions and non-unionised employees of Sibanye-Stillwater is valid and lawful.
Weipa bauxite mining operations are located at the northeastern tip of the country.
The company had until the end of Tuesday to request government mediation to help reach a deal with the union of 520 workers.
A local court has cleared the way for Vale to resume operations at the Brucutu mine.
The smelter has had its restart delayed because of issues related to Canadian construction firm SNC-Lavalin, contracted for the project.
The company has suspended production pending investigations.
The most-traded iron ore contract for May delivery on the Dalian Commodity Exchange closed up 0.2% at $94.66 a tonne.
Nickel Asia accounts for about half of the nickel ore output in the world's second-biggest supplier of the metal.
British chemicals firm INEOS said on Tuesday it would buy Cristal's North American titanium dioxide business from Tronox for $700 million. "This is a great opportunity for INEOS to enter the pigments market and become […]
A union at the Sierra Gorda copper mine, controlled by Polish mining company KGHM, could go on strike this week after rejecting the latest offer in contract negotiations.
The company plans to appoint Hilde Merete Aasheim, who has been head of the company's Primary Metal unit since 2008, as its new CEO in May.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called on Canadian firms to adhere to the same standards that they follow in their home country.
Alrosa will assess Zimbabwe's diamond reserves over the next six months but would only start mining if it can take a majority stake in such a project.
Tanzania has ordered all mineral-producing regions in the East African nation to set up government-controlled trading centres by the end of June.
Vale has faced growing pressure to prove that its remaining dams are safe.
U.S. makers of bulldozers and other heavy equipment are raising prices, losing sales and in some cases beginning to trim workers.
Chinese coal traders are reported to have cut back on buying from Australia after the length of time taken by customs to clear cargoes reportedly doubled.
Brazil is preparing legislation that would clear the way for both private and foreign investment in prospecting and mining for uranium in the country.
Brazilian prosecutors requested that mining company Vale SA be ordered to guarantee the funds.
Debswana lifted diamond output by 6% to a four-year high of 24.1 million carats in 2018.
AMCU has been on strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's gold operations since mid-November in a pay dispute.
Russian state-controlled diamond producer Alrosa said on Friday its 2018 net profit rose to 90.4 billion roubles ($1.4 billion).
Output reached 1.34 million tonnes, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.
The $400 million plant expansion, once complete, would allow the Chinese-backed SQM to eventually produce as much as 180,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate a year from its Atacama salt flat operations.
The newly installed panels at the Los Bronces copper mine have the capacity to produce 86 kilowatts.