The three key metals that struggled to find footing in 2013, however, are expected to stabilize, says the report.
The miner would need to lay off about 30,000 employees and dozens of contractors if it is not allowed to ship concentrates from the Indonesia.
"At least someone is grateful for plunging gold prices."
The country's environmental protection and forestry has filed a lawsuit against the Canadian gold miner.
"Çöpler's performance reinforces our strategy to focus on this world-class asset and the surrounding area."
The miner and trading house giant is spending more on coal than any of its three closest competitors, BHP, RIO and Anglo.
The 216 million tonne Jongju deposit 150km north of Pyongjang, theoretically worth trillions of dollars, would more than double the current global known resource of REE oxides.
If an Indian purchases 10 grams of gold smuggled from China rather than through official import channels, he or she will save roughly $90.
Miners vs illegal miners.
The owner of the massive Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia is doubling its shares outstanding with a $2.4 billion rights offer.
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In Tracking the trends 2014, Deloitte uncovers the pressing trends facing the mining industry in the year ahead and offers strategies that companies can employ to adapt to changing industry dynamics.
The Korea Exchange will use 1 gram units of bullion of 99.99 percent purity to spur liquidity and delivery will be in 1 kilogram bars.
While resource nationalism is still a major risk for miners, corrupted governments can be equally or more detrimental to the industry.
"24 million tonnes of super-cooled gas per year, or just over three billion cubic feet a day."
What I am thankful for.
Now that the country's wedding season is in full swing, premiums demanded by Indian gold traders from jewelers are shooting up again.
"We will deliver the expansion at an estimated capital cost of more than $3bn below previous expectations."
India's millions of wedding jewelry buyers are being forced to melt down hoarded gold.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has a few reasons to smile.
"We were talking to them about the impact their policies have on the energy mix of the world."
Cheap imports, domestic overproduction.
As the world's largest importer of liquefied natural gas, this could have implications for the sector.
Over the past decade, the number of disputes that have resulted in international arbitration has increased tenfold for the oil and gas sector and fourfold for the mining industry. And these conflicts will only escalate.
With record ore and metal stockpiling in anticipation of supply disruptions, if Indonesia's January 1 ban proves a damp squib, nickel prices could tumble again.
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