The company’s new board is made up of compliance officers at the four banks that currently operate the gold prices setting process.
Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.
Construction, not mining lifts the machinery giant's second-quarter results.
An abandoned 176-year old underground slate mine in North Wales has reopened, but as a gigantic trampoline theme park.
State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.
BHP’s major vote of confidence in iron ore proves the company trusts it can mine the bulk commodity for less than many rival producers, and thrive even in an environment of weakening prices.
Anglo's unit Kumba plans to almost double production by 2030.
The world's largest diamond miner by market value said it will adopt a more flexible sales approach.
Following a 19th century tradition traders today must sit on the red leather sofas arranged in a 20-foot diameter inner ring.
The world's No.1 diamond company by output also said its diamond production dipped in the first half of 2014 by 7%, standing at 15.9 million carats.
Las Bambas will be one of the world’s largest copper mines after it starts up in 2015, with annual output equivalent to more than twice the amount of copper MMG currently produces.
The exchange would bid to be involved in a new process, which may turn the current twice-daily gold price-setting conference call into an electronic auction.
The company also said that ore from its Cigar Lake mine, in Canada's Saskatchewan, would not be milled until early 2015, instead by the end of the year.
The firm that operates the global price benchmark confirmed it has begun a request for proposals (RFP) process to find a new administrator for the fix.
Last year's fertilizer price plunge called strategy into question.
According to the company, the mine will employ about 1,800 workers during construction and generate 1,000 permanent jobs once opened.
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
Mideast violence, Fed rate stance, India duty also concerns.
The race to replace the 117-year-old London silver price fix is finally over.
Platinum and palladium were also dragged higher by gold.
Turkish gold miner Koza Altın has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Britain to undertake mining activities abroad.
The copper miner controlled by Chile’s billionaire Luksic family, will cut jobs and costs through its new company Minera Centinela.
Sector now delivering some of the healthiest returns for many of the world’s biggest miners, including Rio Tinto and Anglo American.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange/Thomson Reuters joint bid has emerged as the frontrunner to replace the current price process, which formally ends on August 14.
Positive US jobs data released Thursday appeared to have little effect.
In an email to staff the company's coal chief executive, Peter Freyberg, revealed details of tax payments.
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