Survey shows 9 out of ten Australian mining execs see few positives over next 12 months.
Indonesia's top copper miner hopes next month to ramp up production and restart concentrate shipments from Grasberg, one of the world's largest copper mines.
About $500 million of exports a month have been halted in Southeast Asia's biggest economy because of the minerals dispute.
State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.
The shipments, the first of their kind in six months, were allowed after Sebuku Iron Lateritic Ores (SILO) and Lumbung Mineral Sentosa agreed to pay the new 20% tax.
Authorities are is planning to send a letter to the Colorado-based miner saying that it has defaulted on its contract and, therefore, is “negligent."
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
The transaction would be worth over $2 billion.
Newmont, instead, was called to return to the negotiation table or face the consequences.
Sale of Candelaria mine could raise several billion dollars, according to people familiar with the matter quoted by WSJ.com.
Juniors can't fund their projects, which means that the majors' reserves will continue to shrink.
South Africa’s top gold producer is said to be going ahead with plans to expand into the country’s platinum sector before the end of the year.
The firm is offloading some of its historic South African platinum mines as part of a $4bn sale of under-performing assets.
Dialogue means more investment, jobs.
The copper price has defied all predictions of a steep decline this year and is now honing in on 4-month high after the longest rally since 2005.
Patrice Merrin, 65, is a veteran to the industry.
Philippines and New Caledonia can't supply enough laterite nickel ore to China.
The parts agreed on basic framework for contract renegotiations for Grasberg mine.
Vale said the tribe wants to modify an agreement to mitigate the mine's impact on its community's development.
Orbiting spacecraft could be refuelled with water taken from asteroids—but some experts doubt the economics.
World's largest mining company said to be unloading all of the non-core units acquired after the merger with Billiton 13 years ago.
Brent Cook from Exploration Insights chats with Cambridge House Live anchor Vanessa Collette about the state of the junior mining sector.
The new revenue-sharing scheme would see the government taking 55% of the industry's net revenues or 10% of gross revenue, whichever is higher.
After over three weeks of being suspended over a chemical spill into a local river into a local river that killed about 1,000 fish.
Not all is bad in the metals sector.
Angry rioters attacked the nickel facility, which has been closed since early May after an estimated 100,000 litres of acid-tainted effluent polluted a nearby creek.
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