According to the legislators, international mining companies —mainly from Australia, Canada and the U.K— are using the forced labour of Eritreans in their operations.
The German equipment manufacturer expects it to drop by at least 4.5% this year, about $317 million less than in 2013.
Unearthed at Alrosa's Udachnaya diamond mine, it was later donated for study as the diamonds it contained were pretty much worthless as gems.
The court said Vale had failed to convince him to dismiss the case in which it is accused of conspiring to steal Rio's rights for part of iron ore reserve potentially worth billions.
The vote of the full plenary was prompted earlier this month when the EU's environment committee rejected a deal worked out after more than two years of lobbying by Canada.
Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.
Jeff Gear, the owner of Gear Jewellers Dublin, submitted this infographic that explores the realities of the blood diamond industry.
Johnson Matthey sells refineries in US and Canada to metal recycler for $184 million in cash.
The deal marks China General Nuclear Power's first big acquisition of onshore wind generating capacity in the west.
Two large cities in Russia's Perm region sit on potash mines worked for the past 70 years that cause sudden surface subsidences and sinkholes 400m across.
Somasundaram PR, Managing Director of the World Gold Council India, peels back the underlying weakness of India’s gold trade in an interview with MINING.com.
Russian diamond giant ALROSA and Indian Gem&Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) co-organized the World Diamond Conference in New Dehli, India.
The miner hinted its 30-year partnership with the Indian diamond industry makes it the best fit to drive the sector’s growth in the country.
The miner has set out changes to the chairman's role and, as part of its on-going cost cutting program, is further cutting board pay.
In his first investor day since buying Xstrata last year, Glencore’s boss highlighted his company’s spread of commodities and took aim at the expansion strategies of Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
Financing and marketing are two of the key challenges the industry will have face when trying to keep the global diamond market growing.
There are at least seven good reasons, says the World Gold Council.
Anglo’s boss Mark Cutifani says company needs to find an extra $2 billion of earnings before interest and tax to meet the return on capital target set for 2015.
Whether it’s the development of a new mine in Central Africa or fracking in the English Home Counties, the scope for complex and sensitive human rights issues to arise is very real.
The buyback was revealed in the company’s annual report, which showed improved operating profits in spite of difficult market conditions in the last two years.
Affected by anemic iron ore prices, the Swedish firm joins an increasing number of miners that have fallen by the wayside.
The waiting game is over. BHP Billiton has named its Perth-based spin-off company, appointing Graham Kerr as its chief executive.
The firm is closing several facilities in the U.S. and Europe, as part of a two-year business reorganization set to conclude in the next fiscal.
It was not at the end of any rainbow, but two Canadian firms did find their own pot of gold and are turning Northern Ireland in a new mining frontier.
The Russian leader is expected to ink a long-sought deal with India during his visit to the country next week.
Rio Tinto CEO credentialing ahead of another round with "combative" Ivan Glasenberg.
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