The gem is believed to have landed in a field near the village of Lea in Gainsborough, England.
Increased output from its mines in Peru and Argentina also helped the company slash first-half interim loss.
Supply fears have pushed prices higher, but industry worries are shifting to softening demand.
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg strikes positive note after announcing jump in profits, output and better trading conditions at Swiss commodities giant.
Conflict forcing coal mines to cut output, close.
It hit $900 a troy ounce for the first time since 2001.
The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.
Is the rough diamond industry a monopoly, oligopoly, or neither?
The diamond is expected to fetch between $12.8 million and $15.4 million at auction on October 7.
Country well on way to goal of 50% wind power by 2020.
But participants setting benchmark price for $5 trillion market still not known.
Decision to to lob off Billiton assets could come as early as next week.
Central banker says mining and energy boom has passed.
An appeal case on the company’s right to mine in Egypt is seen taking until next year to resolve.
The 18 cases will be sent to U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni in Manhattan, who has already been overseeing a putative class-action against the five banks that make up the fix.
Q2 earnings down despite strong demand, insurance payout.
Dismal European economic growth figures and more signs of Chinese slowdown dents price of red metal.
Way to early to for uranium stock investors to rejoice, but after eight straight sessions of gains the market seems to be entering recovery mode.
Tighter border controls are set to disrupt the flow of essential supplies and even workers trying to get to work at the African country's mining operations, companies say.
Q2 study shows decline in global gold demand, but US and UK jewelry buying surges and central banks add to holdings for a 14th straight quarter.
Aid from ArcelorMittal.
In the 30 years Rio Tinto's Argyle Pink Diamonds have been tendering the rare gems, only 13 red diamonds have been brought in.
Landscapers allegedly stole $1.2M in gold discovered on couple's property.
Despite European hostility toward “dirty” oil from Canada, refiners there may look more to Alberta for supply as price differentials and sanctions on Russia whet their appetite.
No bank has publicly stepped forward to say they will be involved in the new silver benchmark.
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