A federal judge has ruled in favour of the Pebble mine project, putting a temporary halt on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay.
Glencore and X2, a company set up by former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, are among the suitors of the Chilean copper assets put up for sale by global miner Anglo American.
The company's market share has dropped from about 80% in the late ‘80s to roughly 35% today.
Sources close to X2 Resources, Davis' new company, have cast doubts on reports that the firm had made an offer.
Instead of paying for mine equipment and services, the former project director sent the money to private bank accounts in Barbados and London.
Once again Cutifani delivers — freight from Minas-Rio leaves for China by year-end and within the latest estimated budget.
The move is seen by analysts as an attempt to strengthen the firm’s image.
Planners ruled Anglo’s 100 million-tonne project was a threat to the Hunter Valley's thoroughbred and tourism industries.
The drop was mainly due to reduced shipments from Codelco and Collahuasi, official figures show.
The commodities trader and miner explored a stock-exchange listing Down Under.
The company was granted final permits for its long-delayed and three times more expensive than originally expected Minas Rio iron ore project.
U.S. federal court won't make a final decision until at least January 2, 2015.
Miner Anglo American said on Wednesday it won environmental regulatory approval to operate the slurry pipe at its Brazilian iron-ore project Minas Rio, a crucial step in meeting a deadline to enter production by the end of the year.
A GlenTinto is not as far-fetched as it sounds.
Up nearly 4% on Monday; rallying after weeks of intense selling.
Authorities say the firm violated 16 environmental rules at El Soldado copper mine, located about 130 km northwest of capital Santiago.
The open pit mine would produce 7 million tonnes of coal a year and contribute $33 million in annual royalties.
In the 30 years Rio Tinto's Argyle Pink Diamonds have been tendering the rare gems, only 13 red diamonds have been brought in.
No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.
Potential problems in the horizon for Seabridge Gold's proposed gold, copper, silver and molybdenum mine in northern British Columbia, just 30 km from the Alaska border.
Anglo's unit Kumba plans to almost double production by 2030.
The world's largest diamond miner by market value said it will adopt a more flexible sales approach.
In the first half of 2014, the country’s coal imports grew just 0.9%, compared with 13.3% a year earlier.
Sector now delivering some of the healthiest returns for many of the world’s biggest miners, including Rio Tinto and Anglo American.
Minister of Mines and Energy Isak Katali said the idea is to give diamond dealers and manufacturers the opportunity to buy directly from locals.
South Africa’s top gold producer is said to be going ahead with plans to expand into the country’s platinum sector before the end of the year.
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