This intelligent mine would cost around $2.2 billion to develop and incorporate technologies such as robotics, driverless trains and trucks on a single site.
Guinea has about a third of the world's bauxite reserves and expects to produce over 30 million tonnes in 2017. However, it has no facilities to transform those reserves into higher-grade alumina.
The agency won't act on a proposal to require hardrock mining companies to show they can afford to clean up their sites.
Canada's top court ruled in favor of aboriginal bands seeking say in Yukon territorial government effort to develop coal and iron deposits in wilderness.
Ukraine's steel production in eleven months to end-November fell 13 pct year-on-year to 19.4 million tonnes, Ukrainian steel producers' union said Friday.
Benchmark spot gold edged higher to around $1,277 an ounce Friday, but was still trading near a 3-1/2-week low touched Thursday amid surge in U.S. equities.
A union at Teck Resources’ Quebrada Blanca copper mine on Wednesday rejected a contract offer from the Canadian miner, increasing the likelihood of a strike.
Miner announced record output of chrome and platinum group metals, also said it was seeking to diversify into EV materials.
China's smelters and international miners have not agreed to terms for next year's treatment and refining charges, likely prolonging negotiations into 2018.
Under the new terms, Codelco's copper cathodes will be certified in eight ways that take environmental footprint of production into consideration.
The walkout, which involved 3,000 members of two out of the five Southern Copper unions in Peru, has been declared illegal by the labor ministry.
The government and industry want reactors restarted to cut electricity bills, but swathes of the public oppose returning to atomic energy.
The company had exported 684,333 tonnes of copper concentrate by end-October, according to government data.
Following sharp rise in copper prices this year, ZCCM Investments Holdings wants to increase its stakes Zambia’s mines and expects higher dividend payments.
Representatives of major mining companies believe the global copper market will be balanced for the foreseeable future even as mine supplies tighten and demand from China, the world's top consumer, remains strong.
Meetings last week between major cobalt producers including mining giant Glencore to supply world’s largest automaker Volkswagen ended without a deal.
Dalradian acquired mineral rights in 2009 to more than 80,000 hectares of land in Northern Ireland, including the Curraghinalt gold deposit.
The Queensland state premier, who had originally supported Adani's application for a federally funded loan, now says her government will veto it.
Despite possible breach of banking agreements, company execs believe finances will improve following lift of Tanzanian export ban.
Unionized workers at Escondida copper mine in Chile ended a 24-hour strike Friday but may put down tools again next week over company's planned layoffs.
Slowing demand from China's stainless steel mills and rising supplies have halted a frenzied price rally and are likely to keep weighing on prices.
"Stable prices at higher levels have kept gold buying subdued," said Dick Poon, general manager at Heraeus Metals Hong Kong Limited.
Palmer's Mineralogy claimed it is owed money by CITIC's Sino Iron mine in Western Australia over a failure to agree to a formula for calculating the value of the ore extracted at the site following a shift in pricing in the iron ore market.
Codelco Chief Executive Pizarro said company produced 1.24m tonnes of copper in January-to-September period, a 3 percent decline from same period last year.
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera said on Thursday its ongoing legal dispute with Chilean authorities over royalty payments may not be resolved until end of 2018.