Copper price falls to 8-month low, but world's top producer and industry bellwether says it "will sell less, because we have less".
While some thought 2014 was so bad it was good—for contrarian investors—others will be all too happy to see the year in the rearview mirror.
A federal judge has ruled in favour of the Pebble mine project, putting a temporary halt on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay.
Australia’s mining industry professionals (including geoscientists and mining engineers) have experienced a cut of almost 20 per cent in their salaries in the past two years.
The updated CSR Strategy reflects the Canadian government’s continued commitment to CSR, particularly in the extractive sector.
Ian Hannam, the once and future king of mining M&A, is swinging for the fences with his new boutique advisory firm reports Bloomberg.
The miner has hit exceptionally high-grade silver, zinc and copper at its Kipushi mine in the DRC.
A tailings berm breached during the Mount Polley mine disaster has yet to be repaired to the point it can withstand the arrival of water…….
Mining legend Robert Friedland and his protege Matthew Hornor’s Kaizen Discovery (KZD:TSXV) continues to be one of the few extremely active junior resource companies. This morning Kaizen announced the sale of a non-core project and the preliminary exploration results from their newly acquired Coppermine project in Nunavut, Canada.
The world's largest miner has stepped up its cost-cutting plans as it battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices.
The Kootenai National Forest and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality are preparing to release decisions on a proposal for the Montanore Mine near Libby plus a separate decision on the Rock Creek Mine near Noxon.
The results of a third-party review into the design of a northwestern B.C. gold and copper mine says it has the potential to cause significantly more environmental damage than the recent collapse of the Mount Polley tailings pond.
The appointment of Chimed Saikhanbileg on Friday represented "business as usual" for the government, and could further drive away foreign investment.
Nevsun Resources faces rumours of $1 billion acquisition and civil suit on same day.
The two-year investigation concluded that Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan have been manipulating commodity prices.
The miner, structured to "break even" at $1,050 per ounce, warned it would have to re-think the business if bullion prices dip below $1,000 and stayed there for a while.
Third-party review of Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC.
The country effectively halted all but processed metal shipments in January in an effort to force miners to build smelters.
Just weeks before the country hosts U.N.-sponsored climate talks.
A recent lawsuit in British Columbia is the latest example of an emerging trend in which plaintiffs are seeking to hold parent companies liable in negligence in relation to the actions of their foreign subsidiaries.
After the Toronto Stock Exchange rang the closing bell today, Ivanhoe Mines (IVN.TSX) announced they were resuming development work on Platreef, their 75.7 million ounce (Indicated + Inferred) platinum-gold-nickel-copper project in South Africa.
But unionized workers insist on claiming that Antamina's output would likely drop by at least 90%.
And if the Chinese government stops adding to its strategic reserves the price could fall towards $2.50 a pound says new research report.
A catastrophic tailings dam breach at its Mount Polley mine in British Columbia has taken a toll on Imperial Metals' (TSX:III) bottom line.
Cukaru Peki was one of the most interesting finds in recent years.
Glencore and X2, a company set up by former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, are among the suitors of the Chilean copper assets put up for sale by global miner Anglo American.
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