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Australia's Capricorn copper mine set to start production in Nov

A joint venture between EMR and mining group Lighthouse Minerals, the operation is expected to produce 25,000-35,000 tonnes of copper concentrate a year.

Chile sees Codelco's first lithium output in 6 to 7 years

Most of Chile's 7.5 million tonnes in reserves of lithium are found in brine deposits,and take at least seven years to develop.

Rio Tinto throws its weight behind Africa as mining central

Africa largest untapped source of growth for industry and would provide huge opportunity, says Rio Tinto's chief executive of energy and minerals.

Awaiting Trump's coal comeback, miners reject retraining

Although there have been small gains in coal output and hiring this year, driven by foreign demand, production levels remain near lows hit in 1978.

Electric cars set world's nickel miners on new course

Battery boom promises new and growing market for high-grade nickel products, but half the world's supply of the metal is unsuitable for battery production.

Russia's Nornickel sticks to 2017 output forecast after strong quarter

Russia's Norilsk Nickel, the world's second-largest nickel and top palladium producer, reaffirmed its previous 2017 output forecast on Monday after a strong third quarter.

Anglo American investors demand clarity as dealmaker incoming chairman arrives

Stuart Chambers faces investor calls for clear direction at the company, long seen as a potential takeover target.

China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

After years of dismantling discarded televisions and laptops, a Shanghai recycling plant is readying itself for a new wave of waste: piles of exhausted batteries from the surge of electric vehicles hitting China's streets.

London Metal Exchange in talks with online platforms

A source said the LME had made contact with established online venues Trayport and EBS, which are currently focused largely on energy and foreign exchange.

Glencore raises marketing guidance, lowers output

In third-quarter production report, Glencore lowered its output guidance for copper, zinc and coal but said full-year earnings would not suffer.

Electric cars yet to turn cobalt market into gold mine – Nornickel

Prices for cobalt metal, used in production of electric vehicle batteries, have tripled to nine-year peaks above $30 a pound from below $10 a pound in late 2015.

Trump to shrink Utah national monuments in bid to boost drilling, mining

U.S. President Donald Trump will shrink the size of two national monuments in Utah, Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah said on Friday, a change that will open parts of them to drilling and mining but which Democrats, environmental groups and Native Americans are vowing to fight.

Unit of Austria's Voestalpine seeks year-long cobalt deal in race for supply

Demand for cobalt is expected to soar in coming years as governments battle pollution and more electric cars are built.

Recovering global miners face fresh squeeze from rising costs

Mining companies, including Newmont Mining Corp, Teck Resources and Barrick Gold Corp, reported increased costs this week in their quarterly earnings.

Small mining companies shun London market after IPO flops

Lacklustre performances by small mining companies on the London Stock Exchange are driving rivals in need of cash to find alternative ways to raise capital.

In bizarre twist, coal may become a scarce commodity: Russell

The current debate surrounding coal is generally one of how long it will continue to play a role in the world's energy mix before it is replaced by cleaner alternatives, but the coming years may see a deficit in seaborne markets for the polluting fuel.

Sibanye-Stillwater's gold output up 4 pct quarter

The mining company said gold production rose to 11,576 kg in the three months to September 30 while group operating profit was $216.8 million.

Major Guinea bauxite mine to start producing in 2019

Alliance Mining Commodities will invest $670 million over the first five years of production at its mine in northwestern Guinea, Saadou Nimaga.

Gold miner Newmont's higher costs cast shadow on profit beat

The miner said its all-in sustaining costs to produce an ounce of gold rose $18 to $943 due to higher exploration and project expenses.

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.