A German battery plant could help ease an expected negative impact in the workforce employed by the local automotive industry.
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Irresponsible jade extraction has led to extensive human suffering and environmental degradation in Myanmar’s conflict-affected Kachin state.
Miners are urging the government to lift a six-year ban on large-scale projects in the Philippines after the state removed restrictions on smaller ventures.
India's equivalent of NASA will launch a rover in October to explore virgin territory on the lunar surface and determine the potential for mining a source of waste-free nuclear energy that could be worth trillions of dollars.
The project is scheduled to launch by the end of 2020, producing high-quality stainless steel strips with an annual capacity of 680,000 tonnes.
Strong demand growth will be largely focused on high-grade lithium, according to research firm Roskill.
POSCO was privatised in 2000, but chief executives have previously been replaced when a new administration takes office.
Coal miners supplying Asia's rapidly growing economies have plenty to be optimistic about as prices and demand appear robust, but they should be wary.
Deadline for fulfillment of all conditions included in agreement with the Kyrgyz government, which would end all disputes over the firm’s Kumtor gold mine, has been pushed back about a month.
Miners around the globe produced 330,000 more tonnes of copper between January and March this year than in the same period of 2017, helped by higher production in world’s leader Chile.
Japan has launched a complaint at the World Trade Organization to challenge South Korean anti-dumping duties on Japanese stainless steel bars.
The panel reviewed the 27 mines in the world's No. 2 nickel ore supplier that former Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Regina Lopez ordered closed or suspended last year.
Sumitomo’s move comes as Japanese trading companies have been grabbing assets and increasing their stakes on a few of them thanks higher commodities prices, which have boosted their profits.
The company's withdrawal means all eyes are now on Fortescue, which still has a 19.9%-stake in Atlas and has not yet disclosed whether it plans to launch a rival bid or sell its holding into Hancock’s offer.
The Competition Commission of India green-lighted the $4.1 billion deal reached in May between the Canadian potash giant and China’s Tianqi Lithium.
The offer from Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting values Atlas shares at 17% more than price reached at Friday close.
So far, Trump has taken little action beyond tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum on imports from China, the European Union and other countries.
China's State Council issued guidelines on Friday for previously announced measures easing restrictions on foreign investment.
Trump is due to unveil revisions to his initial tariff list targeting $50 billion of Chinese goods on Friday.
Vedanta is considering options including lay-offs for some of the 2,000 employees of its iron ore business that was shut down by a court.
Global demand for nickel is increasing by 7.3 percent in 2018 from last year to 2.298 million tonnes, while supply rises 6.8 percent to 2.210 m tonnes,
The listing also makes Erdene the only precious metals exploration and development company currently registered on the exchange.
Anglo will sell a 21.9% stake in its Peruvian copper project to Mitsubishi, increasing the Japanese firm’s stake in the venture to 40%.
Prime Minister said he would submit tom parliament his own 'proposals' over a settlement reached last year, which would end long-dragged disputes between the company and the country over Kumtor gold mine.
Tianshan has annual aluminium smelting capacity of 1.4 million tonnes.