The move would drop the number of FTSE 100 with all-male boards to five.
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The country rejected Saturday an independent report claiming security forces used white phosphorus in a crackdown on a Chinese-backed copper mine protest last November.
Officials claim Goa should be focused instead on exploiting existing low-grade iron ore dumps worth billions.
The top 10 gold producing countries mined out 1,799 tonnes of the precious metal which is 2% more than in 2011.
Scarcity puts pressure on capex and raises operational risks.
The World Gold Council predicts consumption of the precious metal should be steady this year, although unlikely to reach the high levels seen in the worst of the financial crisis.
The mining giant provided investors with a sour Valentine’s treat as it posted a $3 billion loss, its first ever full-year loss.
The miners joint production numbers released by Glencore revealed a decline in output across key metals such as coal and copper.
"Impulsive" newly elected local governments over-invest in large infrastructure projects in China. Like this 42km long bridge.
Nippon Light Metals has commenced the extraction of rare earth minerals found in red bauxite mud in Jamaica's Hope Gardens, St. Andrew.
Advisory firm tells shareholder to vote against some of his proposals.
Uranium supply in key producers Kazakhstan and Nigeria could be severely impeded by weather problems and political turmoil.
Glasenberg is known as a voracious dealmaker and is said to prefer acquisitions over organic growth.
Kazakhstan continues to lead the world in uranium production.
Resource nationalism, poor infrastructure that hinders development and supply chain disruptions are some of the biggest risks the global mining sector will face this year.
Renowned investment expert Stephen Leeb says gold and silver are set to embark upon "the greatest bull market people will ever see in their lifetimes" amidst an industrial squeeze and a surge in appetite for precious metals from Asia.
Mongolian president Elbegdorj delivers stinging rebuke to 'irresponsible' Rio over Oyu Tolgoi's runaway costs of $24bn.
To gold starved Indian consumers, silver has taken on a brighter hue at home, but it remains the silver export sector that is leading the charge.
Iran exported over 2.6 tons of granulated iron ore during August 20, 2011-January 19-2013, Iran Minerals Production & Supply Company announced.
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Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT) has logged a stunning 38% decline in Q4 profits due to dwindling demand from core Asian export markets India and China.
Russian gold miner may get around $2.2 billion for the properties.
More stringent environmental enforcement and a shift of resources to regions.
A remarkable saga of survival in the remote Siberian wilderness has recently resurfaced, concerning the discovery by Soviet mining scientists of a family who had spent four decades of their lives in complete isolation from the outside world.
Rothschild-Bakrie mess makes London bourse look 'second-rate', fit only for 'speculative mining plays'
The saga has tarnished the Rothschild and Bakrie dynasties, but the LSE deserves much of the blame.