These are not very good news for the energy-starved copper producing nation.
By promising top shareholder Chinalco, Rio's stakes in Oyu Tolgoi and Simandou.
Founding managing director Mike Young among the ones leaving the company.
Even a global economic growth slowdown will not seriously impact the future of the shale oil patch, Rudolf "Rudy" Hokanson tells The Energy Report.
This is almost two-thirds below a peak of $191.90 reached in February 2011, which was when huge new mines were being approved.
The company became the first major casualty of a Supreme Court decision to scrap most coal fields allocated to private firms since 1993.
Five Chinese workers were injured Saturday in a coal mine explosion in eastern Malaysia, Chinese consulate in Kuching told Xinhua on Sunday. The explosion has left three persons killed and 29 injured.
The appointment of Chimed Saikhanbileg on Friday represented "business as usual" for the government, and could further drive away foreign investment.
The country effectively halted all but processed metal shipments in January in an effort to force miners to build smelters.
Deal should help bolster Australia's already strong links to Asia and the ongoing 'rebalancing' of the nation's growth towards the non-mining sectors.
New measures to curb rocketing imports expected within days.
Decades of strip mining have left this town in the heart of India’s coal fields a fiery moonscape, with mountains of black slag, sulfurous air and sickened residents.
A year after an export ban on raw gems in the country, reports show its diamonds are being sold to traders from Sudan to Belgium.
Drops to June 2009 levels on the way to $70 a tonne after Chinese house prices fall for sixth month in a row.
The mine and rail project in Queensland's Galilee Basin is expected produce 60 million tonnes of thermal coal a year.
Kept away from international nuclear trade dialogue for several years for not being a signatory to the nuclear non proliferation treaty, India has finally got the go-ahead from Australia, which is to ship uranium to India.
The move will cut the miner's output by 5 million tonnes — 2.5% of Australia's forecast 2014 thermal coal exports — and force about 8,000 workers to take a leave.
Global demand, however, fell to its lowest in nearly five years as Chinese buying slid by a third.
Nominee Amarjargal Renchinnyam is a respected economist who could help bring Vancouver firm's $5bn Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold expansion project back on track.
Mining equipment market to grow at compound annual rate of 8.42% to $134 billion through 2019 surpassing the market for construction equipment.
Mine operator and Rio's subsidiary Turquoise Hill said Monday they have made an offer to the government of Mongolia to resolve matters in a manner deemed "beneficial to all stakeholders.”
Good news arrived last week for moribund uranium markets and miner Cameco after Japan approved what will be the first restarts of its dormant reactor fleet.
The uranium space caught some attention last week after an important vote in Japan opened the door for nuclear reactor restarts.
What happens next is critical say mining companies currently operating in the country.
The ship will accommodate as many as 180 people and is expected to be delivered by the end of 2017.
The company's Line 9B reversal project has been delayed after the National Energy Board requested additional info last month.
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