Aluminij Mostar, Bosnia's sole aluminium smelter, is at risk from high alumina and electricity prices and only urgent government intervention can help it stay on line.
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The plant is the first of its kind built by Umicore in Europe and comes as the European Union is trying to develop EV battery manufacturing in the bloc.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan to phase out coal-fired power plants in Germany should stop short of “prematurely” closing brown coal facilities.
Saft, Siemens, Solvay and Manz teamed up in February to develop high-density liquid electrolyte lithium-ion and solid-state batteries.
LME believes the discounts have had a positive impact on trading volumes - the mainstay of the exchange's revenue.
Its 2018 production is on track to reach the upper end of its forecast range of 2.375-2.425 million troy ounces.
Analysts predict more tough times for the sector that has lost more than 20 percent since June.
Russian diamond miner Alrosa said on Tuesday that its sales next year would be 1-2 million carats higher than its production in 2019.
Norway's Petroleum Directorate has identified previously unknown deep sea sulphide mineral deposits.
Hattorf is the second site the company has had to shut down in the last two weeks due to a severe drought affecting the country, especially in the northern and eastern parts.
The original sale of the stake was disputed in a London court by aluminium producer Rusal, which owns a stake in Nornickel.
Demand for a new generation of electric vehicles is breathing life into an Alpine mine.
In April, Rushydro's board approved the move to join the project with total investments seen at around $1 billion.
Unlike US space agency NASA, Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) will not carry out research or launches. Its purpose is to boost exploration, mining and commercial utilization of resources extracted from near earth objects.
State-run JSW and Australia's Prairie, which is developing mines in Poland, have been in cooperation talks for much of this year but JSW wants control.
MOSCOW, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russian aluminium producer Rusa , under U.S. sanctions since April, increased its aluminium exports by 7 percent in August compared to the previous month, Interfax news agency said. Rusal, the […]
ArcelorMittal signed a preliminary agreement last year to buy Ilva, which has the largest steel-producing capacity in Europe.
Many nations around the world have been focussing on improving their environmental practices.
A UK appeals court overturned a decision forcing a Kazakh mining company to hand over documents to prosecutors who are investigating the firm for corruption.
As part of its plans to expand into that market, Alrosa will hold its first “True Colour” auction of coloured polished diamonds, during the Hong Kong Gem & Jewellery Fair taking place this month.
Deal gives Orion mine access to mineral rights for more than 80,000 hectares of land in Northern Ireland, which includes one of the world's top ten undeveloped gold deposits by grade.
With total reserves of around 26.7 million tonnes of copper, Udokan is the largest undeveloped copper deposit in Russia and one of the biggest in the world.
Now, some warehouse firms are pushing the idea of replacing all rules with one that obliges warehouses to load out 1.5 percent of total stocks per day.
The Central Asia-focused explorer and developer said Tulkubash’s measured and indicated resource is now over 1.4 million ounces of gold, while the grade also rose 57% to 1.35g/t gold.
This is a rare move by De Beers, which is famous for requiring buyers to take what’s offered.