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Indonesia's Freeport victory sets tone for foreign miners

After months of negotiating with U.S. giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc, minister Ignasius Jonan secured majority local ownership of Grasberg gold and copper mine.

Polish exporter to fill domestic coal hole with U.S. imports

Affected by a domestic coal shortage, Poland's largest exporter Weglokoks had to order a shipment from the US so that it can honour contracts with its overseas buyers.

Australia's Roy Hill says can expand iron ore capacity beyond target

Iron ore miner says it has the ability to expand its production capacity beyond the 55 million tonnes it has targeted.

Sula strikes 'bonanza grade' gold in Sierra Leone

The Sierra Leone-focused miner has found gold of almost "bonanza grade" at the Ferensola gold project in the Sula Mountains of Sierra Leone.

UK inventor James Dyson to launch electric car by 2020

The billionaire inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner said his company was building an electric car which will launch by 2020, the latest firm to challenge traditional carmakers in a burgeoning market.

Copper claws back lost ground after four-day run lower

Copper rose on Tuesday, snapping four straight days of losses as a rally in oil prices to more than two-year highs boosted commodities more broadly, and on longer-term expectations that demand will grow and supply remain constrained.

ABB teams up with Northvolt on Europe's biggest battery plant

Swedish project, envisioned on scale of Tesla's Gigafactory, aims to cater to auto industry, compete with Asian suppliers.

China coking coal, coke prices sink again amid oversupply worries

The most-active coking coal futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange tumbled as much as 6.5 percent in early trade on Monday.

Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro warns of Brazil bauxite shortfall

The Mineracao Rio do Norte (MRN) bauxite mine is experiencing problems with its tailing systems due to a water shortage caused by dry weather.

Investors wary as Tanzania moves to assert more control over mines

New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects

Gold companies take a shine to China's Silk Road

As far as China's miners are concerned, the modern-day Silk Road is paved with gold.

Nickel slides to 5-week low on N. Korean tensions, fee hikes

Nickel slid 5 percent to a five-week low on Friday after trading fees were raised in China to dampen speculation and steel prices dropped with other metals as investors shunned risky assets after more North Korean tensions.

GE nears sale of its industrial unit to ABB

The companies are likely to announce an agreement by next week.

Central Asia Metals to buy Lynx Resources for $402m

The deal is expected to be both earnings- and cash-flow-per-share-accretive in the first full year, the company said.

Brazilians toil for gold in illegal Amazon mines

A look into the work experiences, lives, and health risks of garimpeiros, illegal Brazilian gold miners.

Johnson Matthey to invest 200m pounds in battery material technology

The specialty chemicals company said the overall market "could be (worth) more than $30 billion (in) sales when battery electric vehicle penetration increases to around 10 percent.

The graphite fix: Inside China's newest commodity addiction

Environmental protection campaigns in China are tightening the country's supplies of both graphite and needle coke.

Miner Kincora secures EBRD help to explore Mongolia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will acquire a 6.16 percent stake in the Canadian company for 1.4 million Canadian dollars ($1.1 million) to further its exploration in Mongolia.

South Africa's Gold Fields says KPMG still external auditors

KPMG cleared out its South African leadership last Friday after it found that work it did for firms owned by the Gupta family, businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma, "fell considerably short" of its standards.

Brazil's Votorantim Metais files for New York, Toronto IPO

Brazil-based mining company Votorantim Metais Holding SA filed on Thursday for an initial public offering in New York and Toronto, to tap into a wide base of investors betting on a long-term recovery in zinc, copper, lead and silver prices.

Iron ore's recent reversal likely the start of longer slide: Russell

As always when prices start to decline after a surge that appeared unrelated to supply-demand fundamentals, the question is will the reverse become a rout and where exactly does fair value lie?

South African workers union to strike at Petra Diamonds' Koffiefontein mine

The National Union of Mineworkers said on Thursday its members would go on an indefinite strike at the mine over wages, benefits.

Miner Hochschild boosts hunt for acquisitions — executive

Company is doubling down on efforts to find early-stage mining projects to acquire and is open to deposits that depart from its focus on silver and gold.

Tanzania orders wall built around tanzanite mines, purchases of stones

President John Magufuli also directed the central bank to buy the precious stone to boost reserves — the latest twist in a spat with mining firms over alleged tax evasion.

Stellar Diamonds seeks to fund first post-Ebola mine in Sierra Leone

The operation would be second biggest diamond mine in Sierra Leone.