A UK Labour MP has moved an “early day motion” in the House of Commons seeking a debate on mining in the Indian state of Goa, calling upon the British government to urge local authorities to address the issue as a matter of urgency.
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Zijin Mining Group (HK:2899), China’s largest gold producer, announced on Friday that its bid for Australia’s Norton Gold Fields Limited (ASX:NGF) had successfully obtained approval from Australian regulators.
Dee Woo writes in the Business Insider that the Chinese government no longer has any policy options left, and it must start deleveraging.
The Chinese economy logged 7.6% of growth in the second quarter, falling beneath the 8% threshold for the first time in three years, and hitting its lowest level since the first quarter of 2009, when the global financial crisis was still raging.
Worries about China and the possibility of a hard landing weighed on markets and commodities.
Rio Tinto Diamonds has released the first sustainable development report for its diamond Bunder Project in India, due to begin commercial diamond production in 2016.
After months of intense debate among mining companies, environmentalists, local groups and church leaders, the government of the Philippines has decided to increase royalties from mining companies.
The National Post reports that June home sales hit a 10-year low.
On Friday Centerra Gold hosted a visit by the Kyrgyz Prime Minister Babanov to the Kumtor mine. The visit came a week after Kyrgyzstan authorities said they wanted to renegotiate a contract with the gold miner.
Vedanta, Rio Tinto, Anglo American and Kazakhmys all enter top ten risers after People's Bank of China tries to encourage spending.
Fukushima disaster stemmed from 'a multitude of errors and willful negligence': parliamentary inquiry
A parliamentary inquiry released an unfliching report on the Fukushima nuclear disaster, calling the disaster manmade, wholly forseeable and even laying blame at the feet of Japanese culture itself.
Ken Booth has been involved in the mining industry for 30 years and sees the past two decades of quiet, stable growth that Cambodia has enjoyed out of the world's economic spotlight as an opportunity for investors.
Not deviating from his stated position on mining rush, Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Monday reiterated that private companies were not welcome in Saranda.
Chinese operas have been keeping audiences enthralled for hundreds of years with mythical characters, enchanting stories and elaborate masks that add drama and mystery. While this fantastical treatment is appreciated in the theatre, it isn’t in g...
BNP Paribas S.A. (Euronext: BNP) likely to expected a huge nickel surplus of 40,000 metric tons (mt) in this year.
Traders are bracing for a replay of the April squeeze that made copper expensive to obtain quickly, saying major trader Glencore controls almost half the inventories of the commodity held in London Metal Exchange-registered warehouses worldwide.
CEO Nicholas Curtis says he underestimated the power of social media as local residents in Malaysia have used Facebook and Twitter to rally local and foreign opposition to the company's proposed rare-earths plant.
Chaarat Gold Holdings has received a mining permit for its Tulkubash licence area from the Kyrgyz Government. The company raised the funds for the project in March 2011 and is now in negotiations with the Government for a long term agreement. Chaarat G...
After years of political wrangling, the Minerals Resource Rent Tax or MRRT takes affect as the country's largest polluters will now pay A$23 for every tonne of greenhouse gas they produce.
The second half of this year may see 20 percent increase in gold imports to 300 tonnes over the first six months, a bullion association has said.
Ohi nuclear plant’s reactor No. 3 was restarted on Sunday, the first nuclear reactor to power back up after Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Jim Rogers poured cold water on Friday's stock rally after European leaders agreed to backstop more debt-stricken banks. The S&P 500 jumped 2.49% on Friday, and spot gold was up $30 to close at $1,599.10/oz.
The opposition Democratic Party declared victory in yesterday’s parliamentary elections over Mongolia’s ruling party in a highly disputed election that focused on how to better share profits from a conflict-ridden mining industry.
In regard to its Korean-based mining project, the Woulfe press release states, " there is no extra 60 days in the deal with our strategic partner and it is on track, moving forward under the terms outlined in the agreement announced on February 28th, 2012."