Iran is opening $29 billion of projects to foreign investors once sanctions are lifted – acquiring new mining equipment and technology is a top priority.
Mining investment in Australia is forecast to fall a further 58% the next three years.
Copper producers in China are taking drastic measures to arrest the plummeting price.
Metals discovered from exploration worth about $700 billion.
The Amrun mine is expected to open in 2019 and initially produce 22.8 million metric tons of bauxite a yera.
New study predicts fall in global tin production will offset weaker demand in China keeping market in deficit this year and next,
Base metals rally across the board on hopes of Chinese government intervention in physical and futures markets and long overdue domestic output cuts.
The company said it would announce a final decision on the matter early next year.
But when will the bear end?
Gold-copper ratio highest since 2011
New study says in a post-China boom world geological shortage becomes a stronger driver of prices than demand – and even coal will need new mines.
HSBC downgraded the company to 'reduce' from 'hold' and highlighted that Anglo's precarious cash flow situation may force it to cancel its dividend.
The 50/50 joint venture, momentarily named Project Corridor, is expected to help slash development costs as metal prices have dropped to multiyear lows.
Study shows copper price fall matches previous down-cycles going back to 1975, but expect a long painful slog before a sustained recovery.
Small-scale miners are being forced out at gunpoint or extorted to work for the armed groups that are taking over their operations. These gangs later sell the gold in the U.S., a report reveals.
The ongoing slump in copper prices spells trouble for Chile's mining industry, where most medium-sized producers are already unable to make a profit.
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CHART: China fears see hedge funds enter unprecedented bearish position on major commodities including crude oil, gasoline, gold, copper, corn and wheat.
A recent decision by Peru’s government to require mining companies to carry out prior consultation with indigenous communities is set to further complicate the investment climate.
Immersive Technologies has over 80% market share of the high fidelity training simulator in the mining industry with over 930 simulator modules deployed and has achieved quantifiable results to date in partnership with Anglo American's Los Bronces.
After five trying years, RAB Capital Founder and President Philip Richards sees the light at the end of the tunnel.
Doctor copper, can no longer be viewed as a leading indicator, in fact, a name change might be in order.
Exports suspended for nearly two months over building of smelter.
Unless demand picks up or more miners cut output, prices for raw materials are set to stay low for years, or worse, continue to drop, the investment bank predicts.
Nickel is trading at seven year low.
A miserable $400 million down from a high of $4.6 billion in 2012.
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