Vale needs to sort out once and for all its problem child, Goro, and keep its fingers crossed that Tsingshan's announcement is, for now at least, "just talk".
The deal, approved by 91.7 percent of the union, also included 1.1 percent salary increases, Codelco said.
Poland's ambitions to invest in coal have stirred outrage at U.N. climate talks taking place in Katowice.
Gold-backed ETFs registered inflows in all the world's major regions in November, as volatile stock markets fueled flight-to-safety buying.
The agency is creating a system to carry out the auction electronically,
Lynas $800 million plant on the east coast Malaysia began operations in 2012 after long delays caused by legal challenges and environmental disputes.
Global capacity utilisation in the steel sector has risen to 76% this year from 73% last year, indicating excess capacity in the sector is shrinking.
The Colorado-based miner sees 2019 output at 5.2 million ounces of gold, from an earlier forecast range of 4.9 million ounces to 5.4 million ounces.
For substantive change to take hold at the company, long-term directors who have presided over value destruction and overseen technical failures of prior mine plans need to be replaced.
DRC has collected $1.21 billion in revenues from its mining sector over the first nine months of 2018.
Prosecutors said the companies bribed employees at Petrobras, as the Brazilian state oil company is known, to the tune of $15.3 million between 2009 and 2014.
Parity with gold is fundamentally justified the market has been in sustained deficit and the effects of that are being borne out,” said Marcus Garvey, analyst at ICBC Standard bank
Supply scarcity and the resulting price volatility are the two biggest hurdles to vanadium's potential bright electric future.
The German carmaker is now committed to radical steps to stop global warming.
New Caledonia could be a very important part of our strategy to supply nickel, especially given the EV revolution.
Rio Tinto and China's Zijin Mining are potentially the biggest investors.
Using more nickel cuts costs by reducing the amount of expensive cobalt, a mainstay of current battery technology.
The measure is part of efforts to stem smuggling of gold, one of the country's main sources of foreign currency.
The premiums, paid on top of benchmark three-month London Metal Exchange (LME) prices, fell 10.7% from Friday's levels to $62.50 a tonne, the lowest since June 2017.
Detour is under pressure from two other investors, investment company Coast Capital Management L.P.and hedge fund Livermore Partners, to overhaul its board and consider a sale.
Congo is Africa's top copper producer and mines more than 60 percent of the world's cobalt
The macro picture may have brightened just a little after the weekend meeting of the U.S. and Chinese presidents, but signs the global economy is losing momentum, do not bode well for metals demand.
Production sharing agreements align the interests of the two partners because the risk now weighs more on the investor than on Gecamines.
The strike was the second in the past month to hit Sierra Rutile, one of Sierra Leone's largest companies, following a week-long stoppage in October that led Iluka to cut its output forecast.
The 36-month contract was approved by 53% of the union.