Steelmaking raw-material close to 8-month low as currency of top ore importer China is pushed down by central bank, boosting domestic producers.
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.
Platinum, palladium prices unmoved as South African strike enters second month.
The data shows that between 2000 and 2012, the earth lost far more trees than it gained.
This is the view upheld by mining consultants and labour experts in what appears to be an endorsement of Amplats’ decision to sue AMCU for R591 million.
Posted a net loss of $832 million for 2013, $2.21 per share, compared with earnings of $335 million in 2012.
Adam Low of Raymond James believes that the outlook is excellent for zinc, good for copper and neutral for iron ore.
Paul Zimnisky responds to frequently asked questions about investing in diamonds.
The world saw record bar and coin demand last year – 28% higher than in 2012.
Parliament may run out of time to process changes to mining and oil laws before adjourning ahead of May 7 elections.
The reality distortion field made famous by Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson, is a personal intensity and vision so powerful it bends people to your will, convincing them of a project’s higher purpose.
PGM prices gain after world number two producer Implats says it can only supply customers to end March, but strikes could drag on into May.
'Gold has always been a refuge in times of crisis and I believe it’s highly likely we are about to see an era of crisis from Morocco to the Philippines.'
A 52-week high.
Driver was not injured. Co-driver suffered minor injuries.
The fact that everyone hated gold in December is a good reason for rational people to love it now.
Others refuse to come out for fear of arrest.
More so than other industry executives, mining execs believe that using mobile technology can be a life-saver.
Rock was sold to US luxury jeweller Cora International NY through South Africa-based Golden Yellow Diamonds.
"We are not happy," said CEO Mark Cutifani.
The miner has been among the most aggressive cost-cutters and plans to find a further $3 billion in savings this year.
Our analyst team at Tickerscores decided to take a look at our database to see which gold companies we thought would make the most attractive takeover targets.
Share price drops 4% on Wednesday.
With 2013 behind us, the cobalt market will reflect on a year that saw minimal price movement despite a number of significant developments.
It also slashed its gold reserves by almost a quarter.
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