The bill, approved by a vast majority, defines the conditions companies must fulfill to get a licence for launching a space mining mission.
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Ore with 62% content in Qingdao added $1.86 overnight to close at $65.91, the highest since May 3 and 20% more than those year lows hit mid-June
Indonesia says it will invite the head of mining giant Freeport McMoRan Inc to Jakarta this month to try to settle a festering dispute over a new deal to operate the world's second-largest copper mine.
Study shows Q2 2017 new private capital for natural resources investment dropped to lowest since 2011 and not a single mining fund were able to raise money.
Novo Resources Corp. is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a memorandum of understanding (the “MOU”) with Sumitomo Corporation, Japan (“Sumitomo”) to further develop the Company’s Beatons Creek project in the Nullagine region of Western Australia. The MOU is non-binding except as to certain provisions.
Combined worth of 50 largest mining companies grow to $768 billion during first half of 2017, but a few big names drop down rankings.
Case has potential to set precedent for other foreign claims.
The flow of Indonesian nickel ore to China has resumed after a three-and-a-half year break.
Just when you thought coal was out, the fossil fuel appears to be back on the burner.
Moratorium aims to restrict illegal mining activity on private land and companies that ignore mining guidelines, resulting in environmental pollution.
Doug Hoerr, Caterpillar's vice president of the material handling & underground division, is retiring in August after more than 20 years with the company.
The approval ends a three-week bidding war between Yancoal and Glencore over Rio's thermal coal assets in Australia.
Accompanied by OT Watch and Accountability Counsel, herders in the South Gobi used the IFC’s complaint office to negotiate agreement.
The company has chosen to sell its Hunter Valley coal mines to China-backed Yancoal, but shareholders will decide.
Chinese steel mills are turning their backs on India and embracing Australia as a source of higher-grade ore for steelmaking.
Some analysts claim that the cross rate between the euro and the yen affects the price of gold (the term “cross” meaning here that the quote does not involve the U.S. dollar). Are they right? Let’s see the chart below and check it out.
Fresh bid is far better than the $2.55bn it offered earlier this month and considerably more than the $2.45bn offered by Yancoal, the Chinese-backed miner that is Rio’s preferred buyer.
Company says Grasberg copper mine is running as normal
Thousands of mine workers at the Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc will extend their strike for another month to protest against layoffs, a union official said on Wednesday.
Coal India, responsible for about 82% of the nation's total coal output, said the closures would save around 8 billion rupees ($124 million).
Toro Energy's Wiluna project, Vimy Resources' Mulga Rock project, as well as Cameco's Kintyre and Yeelirrie projects allowed to go on.
The acquisition would make of Yancoal Australia’s largest pure-play coal producer.
Mongolia’s renewed efforts to attract foreign investment it’s bearing its first fruits.
With the completion of the Japanese firm acquisition of 30% of Côté Gold Project, IAMGOLD's liquidity now exceeds $1 billion.
It’s a buyer’s market—if you know what you’re looking for.