The agency is urging mining companies to put safety first and avoid erecting dams using methods that are known to be high risk.
Iron Ore Mining News
Price of iron ore declines ahead of Chinese winter steel output cuts, widening Kobe Steel scandal.
Mills in some northern Chinese cities ordered to cut output, acting on government policy to fight smog caused by pollution from industrial plants.
"[W]e expect growth in China to ease modestly over the short-term, as monetary policy tightens and housing and automotive markets soften," Mackenzie said.
Iron ore production rose 3.3% compared with the same period last year to hit a fresh quarterly record of 95.1 million tonnes.
Move is part of a wider review of low performing assets after new Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman took charge in June.
Fire shrinks Mt Whaleback iron ore production, but output at world's largest copper mine Escondida in Chile jumps 23%.
Delayed ramp-up at Escondida, mine sequencing at Kennecott.
Despite new report predicting zero steel demand growth in top consumer China.
Precious metals miner said its platinum group metals (PGM) operations had delivered "solid operational results" in the first-half of 2017, prompting an upward revision to its 2017 production forecast and a downward revision to guided costs.
A waddle of penguins has stopped a $2.5bn (£1.9bn) mining project in Chile.
Monthly cargoes top 100 million tonnes for the first time ever.
Representatives from Elliott have in the last month met with major BHP investors based in London, South Africa and Australia to lay out the activist fund's arguments for an overhaul of the miner.
Ongoing concerns that looming steel production cuts in China on environmental grounds will sap steel mill demand continue to weigh on prices.
Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science sees iron ore prices averaging $50 a tonne next year, and dropping to $49 a tonne in 2019.
Overall, September iron ore shipments from the world's biggest export terminal for the steelmaking raw material increased to 43.4 million tonnes from 42.8 million in August.
Staff sitting hundreds of km away oversaw successful pilot run.
George Glasier thinks the uranium price hovering around $21 means that there is currently enough supply to meet demand in the market.
At three-month low with $50s now in sight.
A strong price recovery for the main commodities South Africa mines and exports has helped the country’s sector stage a turnaround in 2017, the first time in five years the industry is back in the black.
Sampling work at Ontevreden, part of the Vutomi joint venture, seems to prove the presence of high-grade kimberlite pipes.
The Dalian Commodity Exchange's most-traded iron ore contract, for January delivery, closed down 0.98 percent at 454.5 yuan ($68.45) per tonne.
Following its emergence from bankruptcy protection three months ago, Stelco filed Wednesday a preliminary prospectus with securities regulators in Canada for a proposed initial public offering of its shares.
Hong Kong stock exchange plans to launch a U.S. dollar-denominated, cash-settled iron ore futures contract in Hong Kong to compete with U.S. & Asian rivals.
Figure represents about a third of the country's iron ore mines currently in operations.