Should the spinoff happen, AngloGold would be the latest miner to reduce exposure to South Africa, where political instability, controversial new mining rules and a stronger rand have made it less attractive to operate.
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The company will return a total of $3 billion to shareholders: $2 billion on the dividend side and $1 billion of share buybacks.
Some issues still need to be resolved before the U.S. miner gets a new operating permit for its huge copper mine.
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The country's ultimate objective is to have its own space mining agency by the end of the year.
Blair Athol thermal coal mine, located in Queensland, Australia, had been closed since 2012 when former owner Rio Tinto shut down operations after almost 30 years of production.
It also revised down its expected share of hard coking coal for the year to between 7.2 to 7.8 million tonnes from 7.8 to 8.4 million tonnes.
The bill, approved by a vast majority, defines the conditions companies must fulfill to get a licence for launching a space mining mission.
The so-called Palmani project aims to discover and characterize the mining potential of an area located in Chile's extreme north, at about at 2,100 metres of altitude.
Another $30 million will go to help fund 12 projects that tackle methane emissions in the province.
Using PwC research, UK-based digital marketing agency Aira worked with RS Components to reveal how many jobs per sector are at high risk of being taken by robots by 2030. Mining ones are among them.
The company argues the Central European country violated several investment treaty provisions in its claim to the bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Measure is part of a restructuring aimed at “protecting the viability” of the company’s South African business over the long-term, AngloGold said.
The suit claims that host Oliver, the show's writers, HBO, and Time Warner executed "a meticulously planned attempt to assassinate" Murray's character and reputation.
The firm will be world’s largest potash miner and No.2 nitrogen fertilizer producer.
News come as the Calgary-based firm is trying to win over investors upset by its $17.7-billion acquisition of oil sands and natural gas assets from ConocoPhillips Co.
Canada will need more pipelines built through to 2030 to transport an additional 1.3 million barrels per day of oil sands production to markets across North America and around the world, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.
The $338 million-project will take annual mine capacity from 5 to 10 million tonnes.
Stuart Chambers, 61 and former chairman of UK chip designer Arm, will join Anglo as a non-executive director in September, replacing Parker in November.
Despite opposition from organizations ranging from the United Nations to green groups and locals, work on the multibillion-dollar mine is expected to begin by September.
Corsa Coal’s Acosta Deep mine, to begin operations in June, will create about 600 jobs.
If NASA is successful in its mission to 16 Psyche, one of the most massive asteroids found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, humans will have a first ever chance of exploring a world made of iron, not rock or ice.
Transaction could become one of the country’s one of the biggest-ever equity sales.
Modifications seek to simplify aspects of the project originally approved in 2010 in order to optimize mineral handling.
Market rumours point at South32 as the most likely buyer, since the miner decided last month to ditch its $200 million acquisition of Peabody Energy’s coal mine in New South Wales.