China will ban the production and trade of a range of products containing mercury by 2020.
China Mining News
The deal comes after a trip by the Guinean mines minister, Abdoulaye Magassouba, to China and follows other major Chinese investments in the resource-rich West African nation.
Claims that Cornwall is sitting on a multibillion-dollar lithium bonanza will soon be tested as newcomer Cornish Lithium has now enough money to start exploring the region.
China Nonferrous Metal Mining Group is a state-owned Chinese corporation with mines in Zambia, Mongolia and Thailand.
Tata Steel has just inaugurated India’s first solar power project located at an iron ore mine
Iron ore price has surged by more than 40% in less than two months as Chinese steelmakers chase high-grade imports.
The news around China’s pollution crackdown spiked investors concerns
On the bright side, the companies have started production of ultra-heavy crude oil at their Hangingstone Oil Sands Project in Alberta
Customs data show rebound in Chinese copper imports in July.
Producers of processed lithium - an essential element for batteries used in electric cars - are agreeing long-term contracts with their customers to fund the investments needed to address a looming shortfall.
The steelmaking raw material hit its highest level since April driven by the demand of China’s steel industry
Former rival bidder Glencore will subscribe to $300 million worth of the rights offer.
The company will return a total of $3 billion to shareholders: $2 billion on the dividend side and $1 billion of share buybacks.
Environment and Natural Resources minister Roy Cimatu also said there was no rush to make decision on suspended, closed mines.
Ore with 62% content in Qingdao jumped 7.2% to $73.70 a tonne, according to the Metal Bulletin, the highest price since April 11 and the largest one-day percentage gain since December 1, 2016.
The Anglo–Swiss multinational announced that it signed agreements with Yancoal Australia regarding the acquisition of a 49 per cent interest in Rio Tinto’s former coal assets in Australia's Hunter Valley
Chinese data, tight supply light fire under copper price launching copper mining stocks higher – Freeport up 15%.
After strong start to 2017, US steel output growth for the first six months slows to just 1.3%.
As steel production reaches all-time high Chinese miners pump out most iron ore since 2015 while refined copper output jumps 12% to highest in 18 months.
The United States and China failed on Wednesday to agree on major new steps to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with China, casting doubt over President Donald Trump's economic and security relations with Beijing.
Sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday that China was considering a merger between the two major metals and mining firms as Beijing pushed to consolidate its bloated state-run enterprises to help increase efficiency and competitiveness.
The indefinite labour action involves 56 unions, which are protesting a government’s proposed reform they see as "anti-workers".
Prices have climbed almost 7% since Monday and almost 32% since the recent low of $53.36 a tonne hit on June 13.
From the recent low of $53.36 a tonne hit on June 13, iron ore prices have now surged more than 27%.
Big winners will be aluminum, copper, lead, lithium, manganese, nickel, silver, steel, and zinc and rare earth minerals such as indium, molybdenum, and neodymium.