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.
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?
The National Union of Mineworkers said on Thursday its members would go on an indefinite strike at the mine over wages, benefits.
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.
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.
The operation would be second biggest diamond mine in Sierra Leone.
Angola LNG said the deal was another step toward building its sales book with the most important players in the LNG market.
Mining reforms in Brazil are raising the cost of operating without generating increased interest in investing in the sector, an executive for world's largest iron ore producer Vale said on Monday.
New controls aims at holding the company's partners, including Glencore, China Molybdenum and Ivanhoe, accountable in copper and cobalt projects
The company is also interested in investing in the electricity sector itself or through a joint venture.
Norsk Hydro is reopening a British plant in Wales to supply material for the country's first electric vehicle factory.
Draft bill gives government first option to buy unusually large diamonds found in the country's mines, such as the world's second-biggest 1,109 carat diamond discovered by Lucara two years ago.
Projects aim at boosting output and lowering costs.
Fortescue Metals Group Chief Executive Neville Power will step down in February, a voluntary but surprise departure that sent shares sliding, as the world's fourth-biggest iron ore producer looks to diversify beyond mining.
Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp's threat this week to freeze investments in Greece after years of frustrating and costly permit delays highlighted the risks the industry faces when it strays away from mining-friendly countries.
The company, India's biggest local steelmaker, aims to be producing 80% of the iron ore needed for its flagship plant in south India in three years time
The South African mines ministry has told platinum miner Lonmin that it failed to meet some of its social and labour obligations, the producer said on Tuesday, but added it did not think its operating licence was in jeopardy.
The rise of electric cars is spurring Sherritt International Corp to consider branching into producing the types of nickel most sought after by battery manufacturers, the chief executive of the Canadian company said on Monday.
Mines minister Mosebenzi Zwane had pledged in writing to a court that he would not publicly say changes to an industry charter were "law" until a judicial challenge has been completed.
The metal's move lower came as the dollar erased earlier losses to rise 0.4 percent versus a basket of currencies. A firmer dollar makes gold more expensive for holders of other currencies.
Cadia - the company's biggest and lowest-cost source of gold - led to a 55-percent fall in gold output at the mine in the June quarter.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has demanded Glencore raise coal mining wages by 15 percent.
Mali is the third-biggest gold producer in Africa after South Africa and Ghana, and gold overwhelmingly dominates its mining sector.
Acquisition makes of Alamos a top-10 gold producer in North America.
Mainly due to lower output from Konkola Copper Mines, a subsidiary of London-listed Vedanta Resource