The 135-kilometer (84-mile) railway, which will link mining operations to a river terminal, will cost an estimated $1.2 billion and is expected to start operations in 2022.
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Participating in this study opens the door for a potential new supply source through recycling electric motors from the transportation industry in the future.
LNG Canada is a joint venture of Shell, Petronas, PetroChina, Mitsubishi and Kogas.
Meanwhile, Nexa Resources, a unit of Votorantim, has just approved a $392 million capital expenditure in a zinc mining project in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.
Aluminium is a metal key for the transport and packaging industries but at current prices about 40% of the world's aluminium production is losing money.
Sumitomo Metal cut its full-year forecast, blaming lower-than-expected metal prices amid the U.S.-Sino trade spat, and reduced nickel output.
Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.
China this year has been exporting unusually high volumes of alumina, a substance used to make aluminium.
As part of a new plan to overhaul energy intensive industries, Shandong province is planning to consolidate dozens of small refineries and build mega-petrochemical complexes.
Companies in metals and mining have been hit especially hard amid concern that the rising trade frictions from the tariffs have helped crimp economic growth.
Japan's top aluminium rolling company is removing Rusal from its suppliers list for next year due to uncertainty over U.S. sanctions.
Higher demand for aluminum parts in airplanes yields a better-than-expected quarterly profit.
If a community or government wants a bigger share of the pie, they may need to be willing to take on more of the risk.
Following LME Week, Mr Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), predicts a strong metals recovery ahead.
The listed arm of Chinalco, China's biggest state-run aluminium producer, posted net income of 640.9 million yuan ($92.31 million) for July-September.
Figure is fivefold increase from August, up 3,400% y/y
The company sounded the alarm last week when the country's power regulator threatened to cut it off the grid because of unpaid bills.
The indirect consequences of the closure are difficult to assess as Rusal is the only aluminium smelter in Sweden.
The first spot transaction sees 3,000 tonnes of alumina change hands at $437.23 a tonne.
Norway, the European Union and several other countries asked the World Trade Organization to set up a dispute resolution panel to address US tariffs.
Nucor posted a quarterly profit short of analysts' forecasts on Thursday and investor concerns that the U.S. steel market may be grappling with oversupply.
Canada's move to drop a 10 percent duty on U.S.-made aluminum cans is good news for Canadian beer makers battling a shortage of tall cans.
The Aviles and La Coruna plants were two of the least productive due to intrinsic structural problems such as inefficient technology and high fixed costs.
Indonesia said industry association APRALEX had applied for safeguard measures, which can be used to protect a country's producers.