Tanzania gives Acacia 3 weeks to stop pollution at Mara or face shutdown

The 336koz per year mine was flagged by the chief executive of Barrick Gold, Acacia's majority shareholder, as a possible "tier 1" asset.

Barrick CEO calls Nevada JV talks with Newmont 'constructive'

Major shareholders have pushed for a Nevada JV, expressing concern a full combination of both companies could be too complex.

Glencore chief executive Glasenberg to leave Russia's Rosneft board

Ivan Glasenberg will no longer be a member of the board of Russian oil major Rosneft.

Tin's bright electric future poses supply problem

Research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) projected that tin could be the metal with the most to gain.

Botswana sees lower mineral revenues in 2019

Retail jewellery sales fell during the last quarter of 2018, while polished prices continued to decline into the beginning of 2019.

South Africa's Eskom may need more bailouts despite tariff hikes

Eskom supplies more than 90 percent of the power in Africa's most industrialised economy.

Zimbabwe to allow foreign platinum miners control of local operations

Foreign platinum and diamond miners have been restricted to only 49 percent ownership of their Zimbabwe operations by the black economic empowerment law.

China's iron ore futures fall as anti-smog measures weigh

The level 1 alert, the highest in China's four-tier pollution warning system, has been in place since March 1 and requires steel mills to curb output by 40%-70%.

Chile's Codelco continues lithium push despite slow progress — minister

Codelco will continue to develop its lithium assets, including committing $57 million for further exploration.

ArcelorMittal reaches railway deal, resumes output at Bosnia mine

Production at the mine was halted after talks on the deal with the Zeljeznice RS railway company collapsed last week.

Russia wants to join Luxembourg in space mining

Space mining has been the realm of science fiction, but a handful of firms and governments are pursuing the idea of making it a reality.

Kazatomprom uranium sales jump 65%

Further revenue growth in 2019 predicted for world's largest uranium miner.

Brazil minister calls Vale 'important' even as prosecutors probe miner

The world's largest iron ore miner plays an important role in Brazil's economic development.

Top Barrick shareholder urges joint venture in Nevada with Newmont

The companies are meeting on Tuesday in New York to discuss Newmont's proposal for the joint venture.

Glencore Asia hires ex-Goldman Sachs oil trader for derivatives desk

Glencore has hired Daniel Liu, a former Singapore-based trading manager at Goldman Sachs, to join its derivatives desk in Singapore.

Codelco’s lithium push fades in favor of copper

Codelco’s lithium projects, once thought a shoo-in to boost global supply and lower prices, have largely fallen off forecasts.

'No to the mine' – Mexico's indigenous fight to stop mining on ancestral land

A group of Nahua Indian villagers could make legal history in Mexico this month when a court rules on a land dispute involving a Canadian miner.

Vale fired inspection firm that failed to certify dam: prosecutors

The allegations were contained in a document given to Vale recommending the immediate “temporary removal” of top executives.

China has not changed coal import policy this year – customs official

Comments came after Reuters reported that Chinese customs authorities had stepped up environment and safety checks on foreign cargoes

Newmont says going ahead with deal to buy Goldcorp

Newmont rejects Barrick buyout offer, proposes Nevada tie-up.

Investors spooked by Brazilian Vale's surprise CEO shake-up

"Being part of the old Brazil, the land of impunity, doesn't work anymore."

Indonesia lowers coal benchmark price for 7th month in March

The decline in the March benchmark was due to low demand in China.

Miners flock to Toronto as gold buyout buzz spreads

"Low-cost, mid-tier gold producers ... are going to get bought regardless of what's happening in the big ones."

Vale's CEO, other execs, to step down after Brazil dam burst

The company described the move as 'temporary.'

Mexico eyes fresh US targets in steel tariff dispute-official

Mexico could soon slap duties on new U.S. products as it overhauls the list of targets chosen in retaliation for the Trump administration's 2018 steel and aluminum tariffs.