Gold purchases during the all important festival season set to be lowest since 2007, as two years of drought erode rural Indian's buying power.
The company said it would announce a final decision on the matter early next year.
While the law lets citizens mine, sell and own riches mined in space, it does not grant sovereignty, ownership, exclusive rights or jurisdiction over any celestial body.
A traditional owner of the site of Australia’s largest proposed coal mine has alleged in court that Indian miner Adani misled a tribunal that cleared the way for the mine.
Death toll has climbed to over 100, and there are at least another 100 still missing.
The emeralds and rubies miner raised $19.2 million from its recent auction in Jaipur, India.
Nearly 100 bodies have been pulled from a landslide near a jade mine in Myanmar's northern Kachin State and an estimated 100 people are still missing, a rescue official said on Sunday.
Exports suspended for nearly two months over building of smelter.
The EIA says China and India are to blame, as imports from both nations — which from 2008 to 2013 accounted for 98% of the increase in world coal trade —are on their way down.
The deaths of the alleged "terrorists" took place over a 56-day operation by security forces, the Chinese government said.
Indian households sit on 20,000 tonnes and the Modi government's two-week old scheme to bring gold into the financial system looks like a spectacular flop.
The Baltic Dry Index which tracks bulk shipping rates on more than 50 routes around the world drops to lowest since 1985.
The biggest drops were in the construction sector in Latin America (-41%) and in the resources industry in Asia (-37%).
The investigation aims to determine whether senior officials tried extorting Freeport’s Indonesian unit in return for letting the company continue to operate in the country.
The value of reserves at the world's largest mines drop after copper price takes another hit.
The company wants to take advantage of its sound finances and a slump in commodity prices to bolster future growth.
The move will help the cash-strapped coal and iron ore miner to continue operating for the short term.
The company said that extending Kestrel, its only underground coal operation, would add 20 years to the mine’s life.
The Union Minister says coal shortages will soon be a thing of the past as India won't need to import dry fuel by 2017.
Despite not signing the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, India will be allowed to import uranium from Australia for civilian purposes.
While Indian consumer demand jumped 13% to 268 tons, the World Gold Council warns the outlook for the fourth quarter is “muted.”
Until now, there was no legislature clarifying issues such as whether resources mined from celestial bodies could be sold on Earth.
With Japan finally restarting some of its nuclear reactor fleet (two reactors have come online since August) and China continuing its breakneck reactor build-out (with 29 reactors in operation and 22 under construction), the one commodity in the natural resource space that is actually carrying some positive fundamentals today is uranium.
If all of this year's approved coal plants get built, they will have a total capacity of 123 gigawatts, equivalent to building 61 Hoover Dams.
The Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, known as the ‘Connoisseurs Collection” weighing a total of 44.14 carats and including four Fancy Red diamonds, was internationally popular with winners from 11 countries.
Construction of the gold mine, located in the south-central Kayseri province, should start in early 2016, followed by production by mid-2017.
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