The proposed law sets up a system of self-certification for importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold.
Tuesday’s apparent softening of the union position was not enough to keep negotiations open.
Government says diamond trade is no longer a threat to fuel instability as civil war has ended and the Kimberley Process has backed the lifting of the embargo.
The world’s No.1 mining company's CEO believes coal will remain the main source of affordable energy for growing economies.
Companies that boast 80,000 ton-per-year production or high purity levels don't always impress Kiril Mugerman, mining analyst with Industrial Alliance Securities.
They still want monthly entry wages to start at US$1,200, more than double current levels.
Despite the gloomy results, the commodities giant revenues for the year jumped 9% to $232.6 billion
Preliminary investigations indicate the deceased, an electrician, was fatally injured in a heavy equipment incident.
Canada's overall PPI score decreased slightly last year.
AngloGold had agreed to sell its Navachab gold mine to a private group, but the country's wants a piece of the pie too.
Other two Canadian jurisdictions —New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador— also made it to the top 10 worldwide. Kyrgyzstan and Venezuela, named the two countries mining enthusiasts should stay away from.
The two parties have been negotiating a new uranium mining contract for two years now.
'The best place to invest in the mining space is in the companies that have recently made a discovery that has the potential to become bigger and be high grade.'
The country's sovereign wealth fund will dump some mining companies due to environmental concerns.
Africa is really moving.
Visual Capitalist has launched the first entry in their new '2014 Gold Series' which details every aspect of the famous yellow metal.
Why are the NGOs so dissatisfied with the achievements of the Kimberley-process and the diamond sector?
Michael Fowler, senior mining analyst with Loewen Ondaatje McCutcheon Ltd. in Toronto, doesn't typically focus on midtier gold companies, but the opportunities are just too good to pass up.
Steelmaking raw-material close to 8-month low as currency of top ore importer China is pushed down by central bank, boosting domestic producers.
Deals in 2014 will be 'smarter' and 'more conservative.'
The funds will be used to develop a variety of industries including the mining sector.
Dubai-based Kaloti Jewellery Int'l, one of the world's largest gold refiners, denies it paid out over $5 billion in cash for gold from African war zones.
Human rights group says one of world's largest refiners Kaloti Jewellery Int'l failed to report $5 billion in potentially suspicious transactions.
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.
France resurrects its 17th century economic policy, sets up state miner to explore for rare earths and gold focusing on francophone Africa and South America.
Liu Han who disappeared after cutting billion dollar mining deals in Australia and Africa, is accused of running a "mafia" gang protected by state officials.
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