The maintenance activity, originally scheduled for April, comes amid media reports that thousands had taken to the streets and shut shops in Thootukudi to protest against the expansion of the smelter.
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Gungnir's drill campaign would begin in the second quarter of 2018 with 20 diamond drill holes testing six target areas over a strike length of more than 8 km.
The microwave version of lasers could now be used more widely in a range of applications.
Poland's biggest mining firm, state-run PGG, expects its coal output to rise slightly this year from around 30 million tonnes in 2017.
The blue Nassak, also called ‘Eye of Lord Shiva,’ is a 43.38-carat diamond.
The royal tradition of using a wedding band of Welsh gold started nearly 100 years ago.
Britain plans to phase-out coal use at its power stations by 2025 as a part of its efforts to meet its climate targets.
Soaring cobalt and lithium prices are pushing some companies to dig for them in the recycle bin, which some believe could be even more profitable than mining them.
With few exceptions, no one knew about this gem's existence.
Company is growing its Virginia facility, which will cover over 251,000 square feet once completed.
CEO George Burns recognized that 2017 was a challenging year.
The German luxury vehicle maker said mass production of EVs is not viable until 2020 when its proprietary electric drive technology is expected to be profitable enough.
Australia's Whitehaven Coal is acquiring the Winchester South project, located in Queensland.
The company has entered into an agreement to buy Aurenere, a project located in the northern Spanish province of Lleida.
Early output of 1,720 carats of emeralds, including 826 carats of top quality ones, was achieved through a bulk-sampling program carried out within eight weeks of the completing the acquisition of the mine
The portable machine screens polished diamonds and jewellery, identifying synthetics as well as treated stones.
The London market is only one half of the picture when it comes to tin price signals. The other, very different half is located in Shanghai.
Polyus aims for up to 15% of global market od antimony, a metal used primarily in fire retardants and batteries.
The acquisition includes Rio Tinto’s 82% stake in Hail Creek coal mine and its 71.2 % interest in the Valeria project.
The Swiss attorney general’s office launched its probe in 2016, court documents show.
January profits for the Sukari gold mine are making headlines in the country.
It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.
Xi said both countries should cooperate despite ideological differences.
Shares of some of the largest potash producers soared on speculation that the accident could knock out a large chunk of global production capacity.
German researchers say cobalt-free battery technologies — including post-lithium technologies based on non-critical elements — are the best way to avoid supply issues in the long term.