The US' Commerce Department announced in April that it was probing imports of aluminum from China and elsewhere, blaming unfairly traded imports for causing several domestic smelters to close or halt production in recent years.
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The state miner is seeking private-sector partners to develop and exploit its vast Maricunga and Pedernales deposits in the north of Chile.
Magdalena Odarda says Blue Sky Uranium's exploration is taking place at sites of paleontological significance.
Lawsuit was filed last year after the miner halted payments due to a local group.
The Asian giant is very interested in “intensifying investment trade and cooperation” with Argentina
Only six of the top 20 producers are primary silver miners. The polymetallic ore deposits from which silver are recovered account for more than two-thirds of the world's silver resources.
Court of appeals says charges of “pollution, negligence and malpractice" still in place for 8 of 9 people.
Claims that Cornwall is sitting on a multibillion-dollar lithium bonanza will soon be tested as newcomer Cornish Lithium has now enough money to start exploring the region.
The need for the metal is expected to triple by 2025, but no all the countries rich in lithium are taking advantage of that trend, as shown in these graphics.
While the measure allows the company to resume full operations, Barrick said it plans to gradually restart them.
Agreement is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.
It's a well-known fact that copper was used by ancient peoples to make some of the earliest tools and artwork.
Top Chinese gold producer Shandong Mining will have to arrange financing before unlocking its half of the Veladero mine in Argentina.
Union at Barrick's troubled operation, Argentina's largest gold mine, says strike will resume if there's no deal after two weeks of talks.
Argentina ripe for new energy investment says Brisbane backer of US $2 billion coal mine-power station
A Brisbane company hoping to drive the development of a major coal mine and associated power station in Argentina, says the country’s current energy grid warrants substantial new investment in energy options.
Governments, industry players, unions expected to sign federal mining agreement this week, which aims to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.
Local judge says the company failed to complete improvements that could have prevented the latest cyanide spill, the third such accident in less than 18 months.
The European country holds between 1.2 to 1.4 million tonnes of lithium, located mostly around the tiny village of Cinovec, on the border with Germany.
The founder of McEwen Mining and Goldcorp believes prices for the precious metal will reach $5,000 an ounce in a matter of years.
The unit is expected to help speed up the approval of legislation that allows the exploration and exploitation of the country’s vast lithium deposits.
Stars aligned for Golden Arrow when Chinchillas was ready to move to production and the company only had to look 18 miles down the road to Silver Standard's Pirquitas mine and its established production facility.
In addition to raising costs for miners and delaying certain projects, the focus on the amount of water used by the extraction industry in the region will boost social pressure and anti-mining sentiment, experts say.
Mineralization was discovered at La Niquelina in 1944, with modest production from a small underground mine in the early 1950's.
Deal will also see the two firms looking at jointly developing the nearby Pascua-Lama gold, silver and copper project and evaluating additional investment opportunities in the area.
Veladero could fetch more than $1 billion despite operational setbacks.