Seiichi Murayama, senior executive officer, will become its new president on June 26, replacing the current president Shigeru Oi.
Japan Mining News
The Wafi-Golpu mine in Papua New Guinea is considered one of the world's largest untapped gold resources.
The uranium producer logged a C$18.3 million loss in the first quarter of 2019, compared with a profit of C$57.8 million a year ago.
Asked about it, however, JX Nippon Mining — the metal unit of JXTG Holdings — declined to comment, adding it was not something that has already been decided.
The majority of production will feed the Japanese battery industry and will be sourced from the lithium carbonate produced from Orocobre’s Olaroz mine in Argentina.
It’s been a stormy month for benchmark coal prices in Asia, with the potential for reverberations across the globe.
Komatsu’s “zero-emission” electric digger mirrors a push by global automakers to produce vehicles that meet stricter emissions standards.
There are some signs that the rapid decline in thermal coal prices in recent months has moved the market into oversold territory.
Indonesia's first plant to produce battery-grade nickel is on track to start operations by 2020, though the project still needs an environmental permit that could take up to eight months.
The move comes after completing an initial surface evaluation on its Eboshi, Kobui, Minamikayabe and Kamitsue lithocap projects in Japan.
The Japanese trading house is backing Sigma's Grota do Cirilo hard rock lithium project, in the south-eastern province of Minas Gerais.
It’s high quality and the price is a bargain, but the risk may be too great for Chinese buyers looking for a quick profit.
The price, which serves as an industry benchmark for supplies of seaborne thermal coal in Asia, was 14% lower than a price agreed for the year through September this year.
The deal reflects the company's effort to rebalance its coal assets, shifting away from thermal coal investment and focusing more on coking coal.
Asteroids are considered one of the candidates that brought water to our planet, which they retain as hydrated minerals.
This is not the first time the Chilean watchdog has fined Lumina.
Until there is a solution to what is happening globally with Brexit and trade talks, we might see no clear direction.
The company says it has seen a significant improvement over the past year, with prices up about 20%, but believes conditions are not where they need to be to restart idled capacity.
International benchmark spot gold prices were on track for their first weekly decline in three, but were still supported above the $1,300 an ounce level.
We need to closely watch Vale's overall output and how it will impact on iron ore markets going forward.
The nation's crude steel output slipped 0.3 percent to a nine-year low in 2018, as a string of natural disasters and glitches at steel plants led to slower production.
Kyushu Electric and Tokyo Gas said instead they will consider building a gas-fired power plant, using liquefied natural gas (LNG), at the same site owned by Idemitsu.
Building activities at Côté Gold, located in the Abitibi gold belt in Ontario, were slated to start in the first months of 2019, with pre-production beginning in late 2020.
State claims BHP used its wholly-owned Singapore marketing hub subsidiary to understate the price of iron ore sold Japan and China buyers.
Local gold prices in India touched their highest since July 2016 this week.