But the world's number one miner cuts full-year copper production guidance.
Australia Mining News
The world’s second-largest miner has agreed to sell its Coal & Allied Industries Ltd. subsidiary to Yancoal Australia Ltd., controlled by China's Yanzhou Coal Mining.
Western Australia is poised to sign an agreement with a wealthy New Zealand family whose multi-pronged business empire includes a large, undeveloped iron ore deposit.
Met coal prices are already down 23% in 2017 as US producers plan to add 9m tonnes to export market.
The amicable divorce ends a six-year-old exploration joint venture originally set to find copper deposits in China.
For companies servicing the mining sector, project opportunities have declined significantly in the past few years.
The company has loaded 26,500 tonnes of iron ore onto three ships at the company's port of Ponta de Madeira.
Experts and industry actors interviewed by MINING.com see prices picking up this year, driven by declining supplies and the prospect of increased demand coming from construction, electric vehicles and other renewable technologies.
Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu said he “didn’t believe” the government needed to authorize changes in ownership in that or any project.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
First international tender for gold mining concessions in eight years to be held on Sunday.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
Coking coal takes 6% tumble on Tuesday for a $120 a tonne decline over just six weeks.
Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to being Erdene’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.
Proposed refinancing comes after Paladin failed to sell a 24% stake in its Langer Heinrich mine to China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), which was expected to fetch $175 million.
The move comes less than two years after the Montreal-based firm decided to add exposure to the steelmaking raw material by grabbing a stake in the fellow Canadian iron ore company.
The state's environmental authority has approved Toro Energy’s Wiluna project, in the northern Goldfields.
The 35.26 carat brown diamond was among a number of rough gems found at Merlin mine, including a 14.6 carat brown rock as well as a number of smaller white diamonds.
The Israeli billionaire, under house arrest since Dec. 19, has been at the centre of an international investigation into alleged bribery to win mining rights in Guinea.
Australian researchers say acacia trees and termites that thrive in arid climate conditions can guide explorers towards rich gold deposits.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
The EMR Capital private equity firm run by Owen Hegarty has agreed to buy the Golden Grove copper and zinc mine in Western Australia from MMG for $US210 million ($291m), giving Mr Hegarty control of the mine for a second time.
Australian silver explorer Silver Mines (ASX:SVL) is now all-in as it seeks to develop the continent's largest undeveloped silver deposit- the Bowdens Silver Project.
Vale agrees to pit use for tailings.
This as the creature lays its eggs on the dead stalks of sponges, attached to rocky crusts, which are rich in metals like manganese.