The workers’ contracts were terminated following a 2016 official order to halt all mining in Chiadzwa.
China Mining News
Forget One Belt, One Road, the impact of Xiongan New Area on copper, iron ore and aluminum prices will be felt much earlier says new report.
During the mining trial done at a depth of 4,153 feet, engineers extracted each day around 16,000 cubic metres of gas, with methane content of up to 99.5%.
US activist investor steps up pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum. Mackenzie says company already knows what to do to lift value by 50% and double return on capital.
Move comes barely seven months after Rio Tinto agreed to sell it its stake in Simandou for up to $1.3 billion.
Move comes on the heels of calls from shareholders including activist investor Elliott Management and Australia’s Tribeca Investment Partners for a change of BHP's corporate structure.
Move is part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its position in the home country, particularly around the gold-rich Eastern Abitibi region, in Quebec.
China and India are rolling out plans to dramatically accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), initiatives that have prompted the IEA to take notice and promise a review its long-term oil demand forecast.
BMI Research expects prices to continue sliding for at least the next five years on rising supplies from Australia and Brazil and evidence of Chinese demand cooling earlier than expected.
The new head of the environment office, Roy Cimatu, has however said he believed it was possible to balance mining and natural resources protection.
Market rumours point at South32 as the most likely buyer, since the miner decided last month to ditch its $200 million acquisition of Peabody Energy’s coal mine in New South Wales.
Chinese steelmakers overestimated impact of Australian cyclone and the market is now awash in met coal.
Chinese refined copper imports for April down 30%, concentrate shipments decline 17%.
And why the worst may be over already.
It’s been a bad week for iron ore, with all indices steeply lower on Friday for a second consecutive day.
Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.
Diamonds – and especially the fancy colored stones – continue to hold investors in thrall, and auction houses are ensuring the fascination endures with sales featuring some stunning selections.
In Asia, trading was halted after prices sank 7.3%, which is the maximum a day allowed by Chinese regulators.
Congress decision puts and end to a 10-month tenure during which Regina Lopez ordered the closure of more than half the country's mines and banned open-pit mining.
The end of the Labour Day holiday in China saw fresh demand for iron ore and steel, with both commodities rising in tandem today.
Government officials’ comments add bitterness to the already resentful locals, following wave of negative coverage of Chinese mining practices in the Ghanian media.
Prohibition only affects planned mines, not the ones currently in operations, but it will take effect immediately.
Net income totalled $2.5 billion, compared with profit of $525 million in the prior three months and almost $1.8 billion a year earlier.
New World Bank outlook for commodities predict 32% price jump for zinc and 18% for copper and lead, but outlook for nickel price in 2017 is murky.
The European country holds between 1.2 to 1.4 million tonnes of lithium, located mostly around the tiny village of Cinovec, on the border with Germany.