The move is seen by analysts as an attempt to strengthen the firm’s image.
Total worldwide budget for nonferrous metals exploration dropped to US$11.36 billion in 2014 from US$15.19 billion in 2013 — a 25% decrease.
The LME says its electronic solution for the platinum and palladium price — LMEbullion — could benefit gold bugs.
The mining giant has made a sharp U-turn on its initial decision to snub a London listing for its $17 billion spinoff.
More than 100 objects, including solid gold jewellery, arm bands and silver ingots are part of the trove, one of the largest discoveries of Viking treasure in Scotland.
Anglo's chief warned the company plans to take severe measures over the next two years.
Nickel is present in over 3000 different alloys that are used in over 300,000 products for consumer, industrial, military, transport/aerospace, marine and architectural applications.
Deutsche Bank warned Friday that gold producers are the most vulnerable to a further spread of the deadly disease.
This is the first fee hike since Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. acquired LME for $2.2 billion in 2012.
New company would still have its primary listing in Australia, with secondary listings in South Africa and the UK.
China’s Shandong Xinfa Aluminum & Electricity Group is in talks with Guinea to invest $14 billion in a bauxite project abandoned by BHP Billiton said a government official with knowledge of the matter.
A big corporate break-up à la BHP Billiton is definitively not in his books, he told FT.com.
Around 15,000 of the total 55,000 licences in effect risk fines and even losing all privileges over the land.
Chinese backers are now behind one-third of all Peru’s new mining investments by value.
Australia's non-bulk mining industry "will die without a strong pipeline of projects moving to development stage," says study.
The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.
Tighter border controls are set to disrupt the flow of essential supplies and even workers trying to get to work at the African country's mining operations, companies say.
After the WHO declared the current outbreak an “international public health emergency.”
Profits double after CEO Sam Walsh trims $3.2 billion of fat six months ahead of target and announces another $1 billion in cuts by end-2015.
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.
Currently China is the second largest producer of the red metal, with an annual output of about 1.6 million tonnes per year.
World's largest mining company said to be unloading all of the non-core units acquired after the merger with Billiton 13 years ago.
The news comes of the heels of the creation of a new aluminum division, BHP Billiton Aluminum Pty Ltd.
The two used to be joined at the hip, but now one or the other has lost touch with reality.
The South American nation lost the title to China in 2012.
Brazilian iron ore giant Vale has removed its six international employees and put its local workers on leave.
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