The blue Nassak, also called ‘Eye of Lord Shiva,’ is a 43.38-carat diamond.
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Trump said the agreement "would be a wonderful deal with a wonderful ally."
Physical gold demand in Asian hot spots slouched this week as higher global prices made buyers hold off on purchases.
Soaring cobalt and lithium prices are pushing some companies to dig for them in the recycle bin, which some believe could be even more profitable than mining them.
China's decision will take effect if no agreement is reached with the U.S.
Chalco increased net profit by 274 percent last year as supply-side reforms and an environmental crackdown lifted aluminium prices.
These are projects driven from Australia, involving an Australian mining company and (in most cases) an Australian engineering consultant.
A digital revolution is reshaping India's $34 billion gold market, with smartphones, e-wallets and flexible investment schemes drawing new buyers into a business dominated by traditional, face-to-face transactions.
Indonesia's state mining holding company expects to reach an agreement soon on bank financing to buy a controlling stake in the local unit of Freeport McMoran Inc.
The London market is only one half of the picture when it comes to tin price signals. The other, very different half is located in Shanghai.
After BMO's star analyst published bullish research notes on vanadium in January (2018), the price of vanadium pentoxide (v2o5) went up another 55%.
It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.
Xi said both countries should cooperate despite ideological differences.
Geopolitical turmoil not piercing bullion markets yet – gold in tightest weekly trading range in percentage terms since 2012; in dollar terms since 2007.
Alumina refineries and aluminium smelters in parts of China cut production by 30% during November to March as part of a campaign against air pollution.
Oyu Tolgoi booked $939.8 million in revenue for 2017, down from $1.2 billion the previous year.
Dealers in India were offering a discount of up to $3 an ounce over official domestic prices, unchanged from last week.
Chile development agency Corfo filed a complaint last week to block the sale of a 32% stake in SQM to China's Tianqi Lithium or any related entities.
German researchers say cobalt-free battery technologies — including post-lithium technologies based on non-critical elements — are the best way to avoid supply issues in the long term.
Costing between $4-8 trillion and affecting 65 countries, China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative is the granddaddy of all megaprojects.
The world's 10 largest copper mines accounted for 25% global output in 2017 – on average these deposits were discovered 95 YEARS ago.
China's state planner said on Tuesday it has given approval for a coal mine to be built in Inner Mongolia.
Samsung C&T has approached Somika SPRL to buy cobalt produced at its Kisanfu mine in Congo after only buying copper from the company for the past four years.
Request relates to an investigation about possible abuse of power by authorized officials during negotiation of the 2009 Oyu Tolgoi investment agreement.
The cap, which was set at $70 per tonne for two years for coal with a calorific value of 6,322 kilocalories, will now apply from March 12, revised from Jan. 1, 2018 previously.