The Farnese Blue, passed down through European royalty, goes on sale for first time as part of a Sotheby’s auction to be held in Geneva, on May 15.
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Beijing has sought consultations with the United States, the first step in a WTO dispute, over its announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports.
This month Indians will be celebrating the annual festival of Akshaya Tritiya, when buying gold is considered auspicious.
Stars-turned-politicians are lending their voices to protests by neighboring villagers against the plant in Tamil Nadu because of health concerns.
The miner is withdrawing from the World Coal Association over a clash of views on how to fight climate change, with BHP saying it’ll reap little benefit from staying on as a member.
India's Supreme Court in February quashed all iron ore mining permits in the southwestern state of Goa, one of the top producing states for the steel making raw material.
South African engineering and construction group, currently subject of a takeover bid from Germany’s ATON, said projects were located in sub-Saharan Africa, North America and Australasia.
Cobalt, nickel still on the boil, but gloomier outlook reflected in copper price and fall in market value of top mining companies during first quarter.
Japan's third-biggest copper smelter said it plans to produce 187,374 tonnes of refined copper during April-September.
New trade measures effective Monday.
The two countries on 30 March signed a Memorandum of Understanding focusing on geology and development of mineral resources and civil aviation.
A Mongolian former finance minister, Bayartsogt Sangajav, has been arrested as part of an investigation into suspected abuse of power during investment talks for the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in 2009.
The transaction, financial details of which were not disclosed, is part of India's new bankruptcy law.
Bumi expects coal prices to increase by 5 percent this year over last year's level of $58 per tonne.
Shanghai rebar surges 4.4 pct after Handan steel, coking cuts.
The latest ban would affect not only Vedanta but also several small unlisted companies run by local families.
The proposal, signed by companies responsible for 85% of the DRC's copper, cobalt and gold output, suggest that sliding royalties will give the government a higher share of revenues.
Metso is addressing the growing demand for crushing and screening plants in the Indian market by expanding its production capabilities in Alwar. This latest investment increases Metso's crushing and screening plant production capacity in India by 35 percent.
The Japanese energy and metals company said the impairment loss at its Caserones copper mine in Chile was due to higher production costs.
The review by the Mining Industry Coordinating Council is now set to take six months instead of three, according to the Department of Finance.
Company has agreed to sell its 80% stake in the Kestrel mine to a consortium comprising of private equity manager EMR Capital and Indonesian coal company Adaro Energy.
The maintenance activity, originally scheduled for April, comes amid media reports that thousands had taken to the streets and shut shops in Thootukudi to protest against the expansion of the smelter.
The company amended its guidance to around 65 per cent of the average benchmark Platts 62 CFR index.
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Coal prices were supercharged last year as China pressed on with efforts to cut overcapacity.