BHP says it has not received any formal communication regarding the legal actions.
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According to WWF, Germany's CO2 emissions have not dropped for nine years.
Battery materials can charge mining's next supercycle but new study says automakers will "throw away tens of billions" making electric vehicles no-one wants.
KGHM has not had a CEO since Radoslaw Domagalski-Labedzki was fired on March 10.
The collection consists of 32 round diamonds, 0.3 carats each, named after the countries - participants of the World Cup.
“The plant has demonstrated that it can operate at planned hourly production throughput capacity."
Deadline for fulfillment of all conditions included in agreement with the Kyrgyz government, which would end all disputes over the firm’s Kumtor gold mine, has been pushed back about a month.
Petropavlovsk's largest shareholder, who is calling for an overhaul of the board, plans to sell the company's stake in an iron ore unit and draw up gold sector deals.
Miners around the globe produced 330,000 more tonnes of copper between January and March this year than in the same period of 2017, helped by higher production in world’s leader Chile.
Shares in the gold miner went ballistic over the news, jumping around 52% in London and more than 59% in Toronto.
Sumitomo’s move comes as Japanese trading companies have been grabbing assets and increasing their stakes on a few of them thanks higher commodities prices, which have boosted their profits.
The country cut its holdings of Treasuries nearly in half in April as Washington slapped the harshest sanctions to date on a selection of Russian companies and individuals.
Shares in Sirius Minerals (LON:SXX) were off to the races on Wednesday after it announced it had secured a major seven-year African supply deal.
Copper, iron ore prices drop, mining majors punished as US threatens more tariffs on "predatory" Chinese imports and Beijing calls it "blackmail".
One of the strangest stories in the mining industry this year has been the battle between Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk Plc and its activist, mystery shareholders.
So far, Trump has taken little action beyond tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum on imports from China, the European Union and other countries.
Glencore says its subsidiaries will pay Gertler what he’s owed, only the funds will be transferred in euros and U.S. citizens won’t be involved.
The Swiss firm will make mining royalty payments to Dan Gertler in euros so that it doesn’t fall foul of US sanctions, which were placed on the Israeli billionaire last year.
China is the world's biggest car market and produces only a fraction of the platinum and palladium it consumes.
Valcambi has entered into an agreement with Emergent Technology Holdings LP (Emergent) to use Emergent’s block chain technology to trace the provenance of gold from mines, to the refinery, and through to vaults.
Country alleges a court decision had slammed the door on certain investment arbitration cases involving European Union members, so Gabriel’s case can’t be solved that way any longer.
Decision gives 18 months more than planned to the operation, which would result in additional production of 470 million pounds of zinc and 52 million pounds of copper during that period.
Anglo will sell a 21.9% stake in its Peruvian copper project to Mitsubishi, increasing the Japanese firm’s stake in the venture to 40%.
The search for cobalt, a key component of the battery-powered auto fleets of the future, has arrived on BMW AG’s doorstep with a discovery of an ore deposit not far from its i3 electric city car plant.
It gives the company access to 23,903 hectares of land in the country Great Dyke, which has a potential for 96 million ounces of platinum and palladium.