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Chinese steel mills are humming and rapidly depleting domestic iron ore mines face tough new environment rules from Beijing translating into surging demand for imports.
In Tracking the trends 2014, Deloitte uncovers the pressing trends facing the mining industry in the year ahead and offers strategies that companies can employ to adapt to changing industry dynamics.
While resource nationalism is still a major risk for miners, corrupted governments can be equally or more detrimental to the industry.
Brazilian giant could end up with half of one of the world's greatest mining prizes.
Budget for 2014 is 9.2% lower than last year’s and well below the $18 billion total from 2011.
A steady diamond demand in Europe, paired with an ever growing appetite for these precious stones in China and India, are to blame, says Alrosa.
Platinum sector workers will be happy with 208%, while gold miners seek a 150% wage increase. Industry is offering 0.6%.
Over the past decade, the number of disputes that have resulted in international arbitration has increased tenfold for the oil and gas sector and fourfold for the mining industry. And these conflicts will only escalate.
In this interview with The Gold Report, the publisher of Hard Rock Analyst explains that new discoveries with high margins are the essence of the junior, and he considers eight explorers with blue-sky potential and one producer with excellent prospects for expansion.
Canada accounted for just over 13% of the total, the smallest share in 14 years. The DRC made it to the top 10 mining destinations for the first time.
It's allegedly happening in environmentally sensitive areas, such as the world’s largest elephant herds habitat.
Amplats' main union obtained permission for a legal strike two weeks ago, after exhausting mediation procedures.
The country’s gross domestic product expanded at an annualized rate of 0.7% in the period, down sharply from the 3.2% in the second quarter.
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With commodity prices, especially gold, constantly dropping and production costs at an all-time high, 2013 has seen the most challenging of times for the mining sector in over a decade.
Deal includes developing a bauxite mine and alumina refinery in the west African country.
Differences should be settled by December or in early in 2014.
The miner was fatally injured after a fall of ground incident.
In an effort to expose and monitor these mining operations, a Belgian research group has been creating the first maps of eastern DRC's artisanal mining areas.
A gas explosion killed as many as 25 people in a gold mine in eastern Guinea.
The world's top three gold producers—Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining and AngloGold Ashanti—have all logged higher outputs in their latest reports.
The new developments are expected to supply nearly 60 additional million tonnes a year.
Mining giant showed the door to an unconfirmed number of contractors at its Argyle diamond mine and is planning job cuts at its coal operations.
Track record is everything in junior mining.
Chinese giant Chalco, in the process of is selling its stake in the project to parent Chinalco, said it will get a bit over $2bn for the transaction.
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