The Telegraph

Coal power set for one last hurrah

Britain's remaining coal-fired power plants could enjoy an 11th-hour revival in the early 2020s despite the Government’s drive to cut carbon emissions, if ministers choose not to risk raising household energy prices.

Rare earth miner to list Burundi project on London Stock Exchange

Rainbow Rare Earths wants to raise £5.7m to dust off and restart the Gakara mine in the landlocked east African country,

Anglo American plots £2bn South African mines spin-off

Anglo American is sounding out investors about a multi-billion pound spin-off of its South African operations in an attempt to pacifiy growing pressure from its biggest shareholder to consider a radical break-up.

As the land dries up, diamond mining companies are turning their sights to the sea

Twelve miles off Namibia’s arid southern coastline, 150 metres below rolling ocean waves, diamond miners are hard at work securing a future for the practice of romancing by stone.

Three-way claim between UK, India and Pakistan set for Koh-i-Noor diamond

Pakistani court agrees to hear claim for diamond from Crown Jewels, once the world’s largest known diamond.

Oil price crash: markets slump as Opec resists Russian calls for emergency meeting

Moscow's foreign minister says Russia is ready to talk as country's oil production reaches post-Cold War high.

Anglo American and Lonmin heap pain on South African mining with 9,000 job cuts

Embattled miners have cut jobs in the face of plunging commodity prices, putting pressure on the South African government

There's gold in them thar Welsh valleys

Stellar Resources has made a new discovery at the Clogau St David mine from which the metal for Kate Middleton's wedding ring was extracted,

Shale gas still an object lesson for miners

Supply and demand is at the heart of basic economics and that applies equally to commodities markets. Nowhere is that currently more apparent than in the gas market.

Sirius Minerals lights up UK mining hopes with Yorkshire potash plan

Last week saw plans unveiled for what would be Britain's biggest mining venture since the days of coal.

General's complaint against Pathfinder Minerals just got serious

Pathfinder Minerals, an Aim-listed natural resources company, mines heavy mineral sands on the coast of Mozambique.