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Fortescue Q1 iron ore shipments up, price forecast down

Fortescue Metals Group reported slight rise in fiscal first-quarter iron ore shipments, also warned its ore was selling at a greater discount than expected.

Australia notified China of Adani coal mine approvals in letter

Australian politicians told China of government approvals for controversial A$16.5-billion ($13-billion) coal mine project being built by Adani Enterprises.

Teck Resources shares fall on weaker own coal price outlook

Teck expects larger proportion of coal sales in fourth quarter to be non-premium, reducing average realized price to about 85 percent of benchmark prices.

Goldcorp 3rd-qtr profit soars 88 pct on income tax gain

Goldcorp reported 88 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by increase in company's income tax recovery and higher earnings from its Peñasquito mine.

Australia's Newcrest Q1 gold output falls, quake-hit mine eyed

Gold producer says its total gold output from mines fell to 522,917 oz in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from 615,498 oz in the same period a year earlier.

Antofagasta trims costs forecast as Q3 copper output rises

Despite the quarterly increase in net cash costs Antofagasta said the 2017 costs would be below the $1.30 per pound previously forecast.

Poland's KGHM chief sees high copper prices boosting earnings this year

"I think that the third-quarter results will confirm that the full-year EBITDA will be higher than last year," says KGHM CEO Radoslaw Domagalski-Labedzki

Barrick Gold's Tanzania deal may set expensive precedent

Shareholders argue Barrick decision to hand Tanzania 50 percent of "economic benefits" from Acacia's mines may set baseline for future host nations' demands.

Brazil congressional committees vote on reforms helping small miners

While an estimated 61 larger miners will pay more, about 30,000 smaller miners seen as larger job creators will pay less.

Indonesia's Antam receives approval for additional nickel ore exports

Indonesia's PT Aneka Tambang Tbk received a recommendation from the mining ministry for an additional 1.25 million tonnes of nickel ore exports over the next 12 months, Chief Executive Arie Prabowo Ariotedjo said on Tuesday.

India bans use of dirtier coal alternative in New Delhi area

India's top court on Tuesday banned the use of petroleum coke, a dirtier alternative to coal, in and around New Delhi in a bid to clean the air in one of the world's most polluted cities.

Platinum miner Lonmin to cut over 1,000 jobs in South Africa

South Africa's Solidarity union cites low commodity prices and rising costs as two main factors behind the job cuts.

China's refined copper output highest since Dec 2014

Refined copper production was 774,000 tonnes last month, up 3.3 percent from 749,000 tonnes in August, according to the NBS data.

Petra Diamonds revenue takes hit from Tanzania crackdown

Petra Diamonds Ltd's first quarter revenue fell by 17 percent after Tanzanian government last month seized consignment of diamonds from its Williamson mine.

China's Jinchuan eyes new nickel, cobalt project to tap electric vehicle boom

China’s top nickel producer, will next year start building a new project in Guangxi that will produce raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, its chairman said, looking to tap the sector’s “explosive” demand.

Rio opens books to over half-dozen possible suitors for Australia coal mines

If successful, the mines could fetch around $2bn and complete Rio's plan to finalise its exit from the sector and focus on iron ore, copper and aluminum.

China steel surges as more output cuts seen; iron ore, coal jump

Mills in some northern Chinese cities ordered to cut output, acting on government policy to fight smog caused by pollution from industrial plants.

BHP presents united front against activist Elliott

Ken MacKenzie defended CEO after attacks from activist investor Elliott Advisors prompted speculation that the end of Andrew Mackenzie's tenure was imminent.

Zinc's bull narrative blurred by fog of LME spreads war

The combination of spread stress and large flows of metal in the LME system suggests we've just witnessed a big bear-bull battle among physical players.

BHP expects China's growth to ease modestly over short term

"[W]e expect growth in China to ease modestly over the short-term, as monetary policy tightens and housing and automotive markets soften," Mackenzie said.

Glencore gains approval to buy into Rusal's Ukrainian alumina plant

As a result of the permits, Glencore can acquire shares in companies Aluminium of Ukraine and Guardon Ukraine.

BHP presents united front against activist Elliott

Pressure has mounted on BHP and its chief executive since Elliott went public in April with its criticisms of the miner's strategy.

Anglogold Ashanti to raise $307 million with South African mine sales

It will sell its newest mine to Harmony Gold for $300 million and another mine for 100 million rand ($7.4 million) to China's Heaven-Sent SA Sunshine Investment Company.

Vale shareholders elect two Aberdeen-backed candidates to board

Guerra and Saboya, two of four competing candidates for the board, were nominated by Aberdeen Asset Management.

Chile's Cochilco boosts copper forecast to near $3 per pound in 2018

It expects an average global copper price of $2.95 per pound in 2018, a sharp upward revision from its mid-year estimate of $2.68, due to greater demand in China.