A social media user who claims being a commodities trader at giant Glencore (LON:GLEN) opened up a forum on Reddit on Sunday in which he answered lots of questions about what it's like to work at the big firm.
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A senior Chinese official has flagged Beijing's strong interest in Iranian resources.
A metal implement which appears to be the toothed rail of a gear shift has been found in a lump of coal around 300 million years in age
While it is hard to ramp up much sympathy for petro-states, Norway and Saudi Arabia are both facing a murky 2013 as domestic production falls, pushing both nations towards some difficult (and expensive) choices.
Local media reported that Kyrgyzstan minister of economy, Temir Sariyev, implied that Centerra would have its permit revoked and a new company would continue to extract gold from Kumtor.
Mongolia is planning to cancel China coal-supply contract, and has delayed Tavan Tolgoi's IPO.
The mining of rare earth minerals in the Caribbean nation of Jamaica has come a step closer after its government gave the go-ahead to the feasibility study for a proposed extraction project
Projects by smaller players won't survive the double digit prices that are coming soon.
This is the deal that could tip tensions toward out-right conflict between the Iraqi Kurds and the Iraqi central government.
In its half-year production update, BHP highlighted challenges faced by its aluminum and nickel businesses.
India's finance minister has called for the South Asian giant to curb its external purchases of bullion in order to balance the country's current account and improve resource allocation.
Gold edged higher in Tuesday trading following the Bank of Japan's announcement that it would implement in stimulus measures to boost the country's stagnant economy
The release highlights iron, copper, petroleum and coal production.
Veteran investor Michael Pento says the deep-rooted troubles of Japan's economy could send a rush of money into gold and silver should domestic interest rates increase.
Government representatives will meet in March.
The country raised the import tax on gold to from 4% to 6% on Monday, with the aim to curb purchases and rein in its ballooning current account deficit.
Artisanal gold mining, the largest source of global mercury pollution in small-scale operations, is the only source of income for as many as 15 million people in 70 countries, mostly poor ones.
South Africa's Competition Tribunal will publish its official decision on the proposed Glencore-Xstrata merger tomorrow.
South Africa overtook India to become China's third-biggest iron ore supplier in 2012, while Australia strengthened its dominant position as the major supplier to Beijing, data from customs showed on Monday.
Tavan Tolgoi's high-quality coal is being sold to cheaply says CEO.
A round up of commentary on the CEO switch.
That and fighting off BHP's advances.
Mining capex was up 12% to $211 billion last year.
Project completion is expected by 2020