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Thursday 21 September 2017
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International watchdog group Global Witness says political elites and security forces have controlled and secretly exploited Zimbabwe's diamond sector for over a decade.

Investors to vote on the two resolutions submitted ethical investing group ACCR at BHP’s annual general meeting in London in October.

Initiative is part of South Australia’s government strategy that aims to triple the state's copper production to one-million tonnes a year by 2030.

He joined the company's board in September 2011 and was appointed chief financial officer in April 2013.

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.

A new nickel mine that just opened in Western Australia is pinning its hopes on the use of nickel in electric vehicle batteries.

Mining Development sub-secretary expects exploration activities to rise by 2 per cent in 2017

A TV ad featuring a famous radio broadcaster is pushing to ‘stop the taxpayer loan’ to the Indian group

Prices for iron ore and coking coal, the two key ingredients for steelmaking, are set to remain buoyant for the remainder of the year, Macquarie Bank predicted in a recent report.

Company expects to increase gold production at Tanami by 80,000 ounces annually, reaching between 425,000-475,000 ounces a year.

Acquisition makes of the Canadian miner one of the few multi-asset, low-cost global zinc producers.

The Cascabel project is located in the northern portion of the Andean copper belt in Ecuador, renowned for hosting almost half the world’s copper known reserves.

Silvergrass adds 10 million tonnes of iron ore to the market as price stabilizes in the mid-$70s.

Decision comes as the Swiss-based miner and commodities trader rethinks how to deploy capital as its cuts debt.

After pressure BHP is exiting oil and gas. Expect similar calls for shelving its $12 billion Jansen potash project in Saskatchewan to fall on deaf ears.

Prices for the steelmaking material have increased almost 50% since its 2017 lows.

Only six of the top 20 producers are primary silver miners. The polymetallic ore deposits from which silver are recovered account for more than two-thirds of the world's silver resources.

Project will extend the life of its Spence copper mine in Chile by over 50 years, at a time when copper prices have reach their highest levels since late 2014.

Kal Tire’s new tyre management innovation program—created to help improve mine site productivity and safety—is only a few years old, but already the company is sending an ever-growing number of products and tools into the […]

Gold miners in Western Australia state are being hit with an increase in royalty payments under measures released on Thursday that are designed to return the one-time "economic engine of a nation" to fiscal health via revenue from the mining sector.

The company announced the appointment of Wallace Macarthur King as non-executive chairman of its board

Bureau Veritas’ state-of-the art mineral testing facility in Adelaide is supporting BHP and South Australia to achieve their Copper Growth Strategies.

BHP Billiton Foundation announced Tuesday its financial support for two new global projects launched at an event held in Washington DC.

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