A mix of political populism, higher commodity prices and the expectation electrification will spur demand for raw materials has led governments to change the rules for miners operating in their countries.
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Saudi Arabian Mining Co. plans to boost gold output from about 415,000 ounces this year to one million by 2025.
Australia is joining the growing number of nations looking to compete in space. Its advantage? Half the country already looks like Mars.
The price, which serves as an industry benchmark for supplies of seaborne thermal coal in Asia, was 14% lower than a price agreed for the year through September this year.
Iron ore prices in China reached a record high on Tuesday as market participants wrestled two dilemmas, namely the weather-related disruptions from Australia and the safety outages in Brazil.
Lower production this year is due to a 10-week shutdown started in mid-February to the third week of April.
Comments foreshadow an intense takeover battle for the only proven producer of rare earth elements outside China.
The company has intersected 175 metres of 0.28 g/t gold at its Blue Lake porphyry prospect in Papua New Guinea.
Ferro-Alloy Resources Group, which is producing vanadium in Kazakhstan, has listed on the London stock market, marking the first junior flotation in the sector this year.
Wesfarmers made a buyout offer of A$2.25 per Lynas share.
The Diamond Natural Device is reportedly the first tech system capable of identifying the yellowish gems together with the colourless to near-colourless range of diamonds.
The offer represents a premium of nearly 45% on Lynas' closing price on Monday, but comes come with some significant conditions, including the rare dearth miner securing all necessary licences in Malaysia.
U.S. imports of steel wheels from China were valued at $388 million in 2017.
The Silangan copper and gold mine could be Philex's biggest source of revenue after its 61-year-old Padcal mine in the north is expected to close in 2022.
DMCI's mines were among those ordered shut in 2016 when the government launched an industry-wide crackdown on miners.
Silver prices in India have been relatively stable for the last two years, and are about half their 2011 peak.
Nickel Asia accounts for about half of the nickel ore output in the world's second-biggest supplier of the metal.
Kyrgyz gold producer Chaarat and Turkish mining and mine construction contractor Çiftay want to collaborate on the Tulkubash and Kyzyltash projects in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Miner has hit back at a push to make it more accountable for carbon emissions produced by its customers, including Chinese steel makers.
A look at eight majors and juniors exploring for gold worldwide.
Gold production surged 150% year-on-year to 285,000 ounces, while copper production of 159,100 tonnes marked a 1.1% increase over 2017.
Glencore has lodged a complaint with the LME for an ongoing dispute with the warehouse operator at Port Klang, Malaysia.
Producing a single metric ton of steel in a blast furnace typically releases around 2.3 tons of carbon dioxide, not much less than you’d get from burning a ton of thermal coal for energy.
Foreign-controlled miners are required to gradually start reducing ownership after five years of production.
Miners wishing to resume operations or start new ones must conduct a study on the environmental impact of their activities before receiving licences.