The copper market is currently experiencing a squeeze on physical metal which is unexpected.
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First production from the $5.3 billion underground expansion of Oyu Tolgoi was originally scheduled for early 2020.
BHP has agreed to pay 45 pence per SolGold share.
Mineral industry needs to change its exploration and financing model if dearth of green fields discoveries to be overcome
Australia’s chronic shortage of Greenfields mineral discoveries can only be overcome by changing the sector’s exploration, financing and training models, according to a keynote speaker at a major international geoscience forum.
The goal is to reduce reliance on batteries from Asia, particularly China and South Korea.
Golden Dawn Minerals, KG Exploration Inc. and GGX Gold Corp. are among the companies setting foot in the area.
Donald Trump didn't make it to LME Week, the annual jamboree of the global metals trading community. But the US president was the hot topic.
The September imports were 21.2 percent higher than a year earlier and were the highest since March 2016.
Chile's Codelco is in the midst of upgrading its smelter at Chuquicamata, its second largest operation by size, to comply with stricter emissions standards coming in effect in December.
Atalaya Mining produced 166,000 tonnes of copper concentrate in 2017 and has a market capitalization of 327 million pounds ($433 million).
Myanmar is expected to lead in the Mekong region for mining industry growth, driven by the high production growth of tin, lead and coal.
For all the bullish talk about metals of the future, miners are making some of their biggest profits from heavy-industry stalwart coal.
Chile expects lithium to soon become its second largest mining asset, just behind copper. It's currently the country's fourth biggest export.
KGHM will deliver updated strategy by year-end and it has no plans to sell foreign assets.
In August, BHP had shut an acid plant following a boiler tube failure, disrupting copper processing. Underground mining at the site continued as normal.
PIRC has recommended that BHP Billiton shareholders oppose the mining company's remuneration report at its AGM on Oct. 17
Richard Adkerson says any strategic move is now possible, including acquisitions, partnerships, or even a sale of the entire company.
Aristotelis Mistakidis, the man who built Glencore’s reputation in copper, is under intense pressure after a string of investigations, problems and legal headaches.
Chile aims to find new copper markets and expand its lithium industry as it seeks to shield its economy from a U.S-.China trade war.
HAWKEYE has claimed another 137 hectares at the company’s McBride property in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle.
This week, it seems everybody has something in common: they’re all copper bulls.
Africa's second-largest copper producer said late last month that it would introduce new mining duties and increase royalties to help bring down mounting debt.
Away from the seminars and cocktail parties, metal producers, traders and users will meet behind closed doors to hammer out details of next year's contracts.
CEO of Millrock Resources talks about the recently released drill results from the Alaska Range Project as well as developments at its Mexican properties.
The Chilean miner has been seeking a buyer for all or part of itself to raise $1 billion to dig for copper and gold in two of its mines in the country's north.