The first contest in a series of many, kicks off on March 17.
Shanghai copper, in turn, went down beyond its 5% daily limit on Monday, hitting its lowest in more than four years.
Arctic region's vast riches set to attract over $100 billion in investments over the next decade.
Despite the gloomy results, the commodities giant revenues for the year jumped 9% to $232.6 billion
Renken, senior geologist and analyst with VSA Capital, calls 2014 a soft year for gold and silver prices, but foresees stronger prices—and demand—for nickel, copper and tech metals as the year progresses.
Brazil's Vale said over the weekend talks with Glencore over combining their Canadian operations continue, but no deal is likely "early this year."
Vale calls it 'Canada's mine of the future.'
Down Under’s richest living prospector Mark Creasy, just got US$167 million richer.
Despite the fact that a major stakeholder has iced the project.
Nickel prices have been weak, but the recent Indonesian government announcement banning ore shipments outside the country may be the shock that reverses the trend.
The bank's ties to Iran date back to the 1970’s.
This was the first production report since the Anglo-Swiss firm completed the acquisition of Xstrata last May.
Space Agency in search of potential business partners as US government denies further funding.
Clever interactive chart from US Global Investors shows gold investors' white knuckle ride since 2004 was nothing like nickel market players endured.
The steep, last minute metal concentrate tax slapped on copper miners has brought exports to a standstill.
The reaction of the nickel price has been subdued and a new report suggests China may enter the political fray in Indonesia to protect its steel industry.
First spacecraft to land in a comet wakes up from 10 years of hibernation.
More than 55% of last year's exploration projects were located in these countries.
Selected names will be etched on a microchip aboard the spacecraft headed to the asteroid Bennu in only two years.
Top exporter Indonesia's ban on ore shipments largely off-set by record global stockpiles of ore and metal and rising mine output.
A researcher from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics says there are likely 'few' ore-bearing asteroids.
Against expectations of a last minute climbdown by authorities, Indonesia's nickel, bauxite and tin ore ban went into effect Sunday.
In October the company announced that its liquidity position had been seriously weakened to due a declining nickel price and waste water leakage issues.
As the large zinc mines shut down, the juniors are stepping forward to meet growing demand for the industrial staple.
The local Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) ) aims to guarantee the country’s mining sector transparency and accountability.
Mars One, a Dutch non-profit mission to build the first human settlement on Mars, said only 24 will be sent.
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