A congressional commission assembled to look into the incident blamed both the company and regulators, and called for civil and criminal investigations to continue.
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Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.
"Screamingly bullish" is how analysts at Citi described the Shanghai Zinc market earlier this month.
No one will be taking alumina for granted any more.
Norsk Hydro said on Tuesday it has won permits from Brazilian authorities to restart operations at half capacity at its Alunorte alumina refinery.
Norsk Hydro has won permits from Brazilian authorities to restart half the capacity of its Alunorte, the world's largest alumina refinery.
Mining companies are upending rural communities and undermining air and water quality while government authorities fail to rein in abuses.
Kazakhstan is an “overlooked powerhouse” and one of the world’s next big investment destinations was the message delivered.
The union at Alcoa's aluminium operations said it was meeting with the company again on Wednesday to try to resolve a strike that has lasted more than six weeks.
Two major shareholders of Brazilian mining company Vale SA are likely to reach an agreement on Wednesday to pay 2.82 billion reais ($692 million) to Eletron to settle a dispute over Vale shares.
In the United States, old aluminium smelters are being brought back to life.
Fitch Solutions Macro Research states that bauxite production growth will remain high over the coming years, as new projects come online in Australia, Indonesia expands exports, India’s production ramps up, and existing projects in Guinea drive growth.
China alumina, aluminium output set for repeat curbs this winter.
Indonesia has extended an operating permit for Freeport's Grasberg copper-gold mine while discussions over long-term rights continue.
Europe warns Trump vehicle tariffs likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on $294 billion of US exports.
Thyssenkrupp's supervisory board on Friday gave the green light for a steel joint venture with Tata Steel, paving the way for the European steel sector's biggest shake-up in more than a decade.
Canada struck back at the Trump administration on Friday over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, vowing to impose punitive measures on C$16.6 billion ($12.63 billion) worth of American goods until Washington relents.
Rusal commissions bauxite mine at Dian Dian.
Neighboring Guinea is now China’s largest supplier of bauxite after overtaking Australia in 2017.
Company confirmed is in talks to sell its stake in the world’s second largest copper mine to Indonesia’s Inalum.
Uranium and key rechargeable battery metals lithium and cobalt are on a final list of 35 critical minerals that the US deems essential to national security.
The company had already lost between one million to 1.2 million tonnes of scheduled bauxite production because of the strike.
Votorantim said profit was also boosted by sales growth in its aluminum and cement businesses.
Guinea is Africa's top bauxite producer and output more than doubled last year to about 50 million tonnes.
By extending the sanctions deadline to Oct. 23, 2018, the Treasury Department has given Rusal and the aluminium market some much needed breathing space.