Miners were forced to curb spending by a collapse in commodities prices in 2015-16, but a partial price recovery since then has eased the pressure.
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Rapaport expects polished trading to continue slowing in the coming months.
Vedanta could accelerate expansion of its African zinc operations to take advantage of strong prices.
The Responsible Mining Index, launched in Geneva on Wednesday, assesses the policies and practices of 30 large companies that produce 25 percent of mined commodities, from gold to copper and coal, operating in more than 40 countries.
In 2017, the kingdom created DANAT, the Bahrain Institute for Pearls & Gemstones.
LG Chem to raise $224.8 mln by 2020 to set up two JVs.
Even as China's government tries to cut the use of dirty fuels, coal still accounts for a majority of the country's power.
The rejection comes amid almost daily protests against a proposed expansion of the smelter by the people of Thootukudi.
Global iron ore miners have turned off the tap on adding new production capacity to feed China’s steel mills.
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.
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.