A group of 11 chief executives of firms operating in West Africa have called for more international support to combat the deadly virus.
President Danilo Medina vetoed bill creating a National Park, which would have blocked the expansion of Glencore's Falcondo mine.
The decision is considered a key political victory for Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Rule requiring exporters to produce import certificates from destination countries in order to claim tax refunds will be waived beginning Sept. 8.
Nickel prices have surged this year, making rationalization and cost-cutting in the Sudbury basin less urgent.
The country’s legislators approved this week a ruling that declares the region surrounding the mine a national park, affecting Glencore's ability to expand it.
Around 15,000 of the total 55,000 licences in effect risk fines and even losing all privileges over the land.
The vehicles, en route to South Africa, have been stranded in neighbouring Zambia since Monday.
Chinese backers are now behind one-third of all Peru’s new mining investments by value.
Good news for the country's copper miners that have been seeking more than $600 million in unpaid tax refunds.
A leaked presentation suggests Glencore is very serious about developing one of mining's richest prizes – West Africa's vast Simandou iron ore deposit.
The European Investment Bank will not make public the findings of a 2-year tax-avoidance investigation into the Swiss giant's Zambian copper operation.
They would be going for the northern portion of the massive iron ore deposit, seized from Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and mining giant Vale in April.
No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.
Move comes amid commodity price downturn.
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.
In the first half of 2014, the country’s coal imports grew just 0.9%, compared with 13.3% a year earlier.
In an email to staff the company's coal chief executive, Peter Freyberg, revealed details of tax payments.
Cuts will occur because the sector is switching from the job-heavy construction stage to the operational phase, which requires fewer workers.
China's 'Order 9' makes it much easier for domestic companies to make acquisitions abroad.
Glencore has little exposure to iron ore and the commodity has long represented the bulk of profits at the Swiss-based company's diversified peers.
Patrice Merrin, 65, is a veteran to the industry.
Brazil's Vale said over the weekend talks with Glencore over combining their Canadian operations continue, but no deal is likely "early this year."
Anglo American takes a leaf from Glencore's book, sets up trading and logistics division set to contribute $400m to profits within two years.
China's third largest steelmaker Wuhan Iron & Steel now also out of the running, leaving no serious bidders for pricey Iron Ore Company of Canada.
The company's head of aluminum, Gary Fegel, is set to leave the company this summer.
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