China, the leading holder of international deep sea exploration licences, increases its lead in the race for alternative sources of battery minerals by taking samples from cobalt-bearing mountains deep in the Pacific.
Cavalcanti joins Samarco as it attempts to renegotiate billions of dollars in debt with creditors and restart operations after a tailing dam burst in 2015, killing 19 people.
China is the world's biggest consumer of the metal but its own copper mine production has been stagnating amid a broad crackdown on pollution, exacerbating a heavy reliance on imports.
Iran executed a gold dealer known as the “Sultan of Coins,” in a warning to merchants not to exploit the country’s financial troubles as U.S. sanctions squeeze the economy.
ArcelorMittal's entry into India comes at a time when Indian steel demand is growing at the fastest pace in the world.
Emden, Hanover and Zwickau will form the largest network for the production of electric vehicles in Europe.
Disruptions to cobalt supplies in the DRC are not expected to eradicate a glut of the material used to make batteries for electric vehicles, thwarting hopes that prices can be boosted from their lowest since March last year.
The applicant does not present the details necessary to rule out significant adverse impacts on the soil, water and air.
It is now our intention to get this job done, and find out why 29 men went to work on 19 November 2010, and never came home.
A congressional commission assembled to look into the incident blamed both the company and regulators, and called for civil and criminal investigations to continue.
"The cost of everything made of steel, has gone through the roof this year."
Total revenue from operations jumped 63% to 99.82 billion rupees, while revenue from its iron and steel segment surged 73 percent to 86.45 billion rupees.
Sid Tipples, joint head of JPMorgan's metals business, will leave the bank around the end of the year.
The assets sold consist of four cement plants, 33 ready-mix plants and two aggregate quarries.
The pair aim to eventually produce lithium on a mass scale from brine that is a byproduct of bromine production
Several gas pipelines had been damaged after a fire broke out at the plant.
The plan includes 19 years of open-pit mining in 2019-2037.
The vessel performed a 138-day survey in the west Pacific.
Meanwhile, Nexa Resources, a unit of Votorantim, has just approved a $392 million capital expenditure in a zinc mining project in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.
Rio Tinto and Liberty had announced a binding agreement on the sale of the Dunkirk site, Europe's largest aluminium smelter, in a deal expected to be worth $500 million, subject to final adjustments.
U.S. authorities had given Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska until Dec. 12 to reduce his holdings in the three companies but said in a statement that the deadline had been moved to Jan. 7, 2019.
Codelco reported declines across all of its mines in September as ore grades fell an average of 5% in the first nine months of the year.
The deal will see Altura supply Ganfeng with 8,000 tonnes of 6-percent spodumene concentrate this year and a minimum of 70,000 tonnes per year from 2019 to 2021.
U.S. gold futures fell over 1 percent to $1,212.20 per ounce.