The operations that may be added to the list of assets for sale are Dawson and Foxleigh, in Queensland.
Red metal output at the mine, over 18 months behind schedule and $750 million over budget, is expected to ramp-up by July.
Geology consultants leading the project found the rare earth claim has the highest range of rare earth metals in Peru.
Prosecutors claim the gold company and its top executives are at the centre of a money-laundering scheme involving cocaine traffickers.
Analyst downgrade sinks shares of Vancouver-based owner of fast-expanding polymetallic mines in Peru and Mexico.
December is a period that sees lower levels of exploration and resource announcements, and last month was every bit as disappointing as expected, an SNL report shows.
New evidence has emerged of China's interest in digging for oil, gas a minerals in the frozen continent.
The global miner and commodities has estimated spending on oil projects for this year and next of $2 billion and $1 billion on coal expansions.
The mine generated 20.3 million ounces (moz) of silver contained in concentrates recovered from 1.246 million tonnes of ore at an average grade of 585 grams per tonne (gpt).
The world’s second largest iron ore miner is targeting a 18% output increase this year, adding to a mounting global glut that has driven down the commodity price.
With Duluht’s acquisition, Antofagasta takes control of the Twin Metals project, located in north-eastern Minnesota, which is set to become its first operation outside Chile.
The assets include the coal mines of Berezovskaya and Pervomaskaya, which together produce 700,000 tonnes of coal a year.
The move will see the miner taking control of the Borden Gold project in northern Ontario.
Artisanal and illegal gold mining is fast extending its destructive reach into some of the world’s most untouched landscapes.
Next round of displacements will come from mines "that just 18 months ago could have been making $50/mt or more in cash margin" says new report.
Price volatility, geopolitical turmoil, rising costs, declining grades and a general lack of financing will make of 2015 another challenging year for the sector.
Over just two days the copper price rout has slashed $134 billion off the value of the reserves of the world's largest producers.
Cuts in copper mine output are raising doubts about the extent of a widely expected global surplus that has driven down prices, and the reduced production could support a market rebound.
The 56 year old who built Xstrata into one of the world’s biggest mining firms and then sold it to Glencore, is tipped to be on the verge of landing his first big fish.
According to the Conference Board of Canada, the province faces more than just a slowdown.
It produced over 4 million silver equiv. oz. in Q4, hitting an annual record of 15.25 million silver equiv. oz. for the year.
Proceeds will be used for debt reduction and "general corporate purposes."
The measure would only be imposed to miners that consume more than 150 liters (40 gallons) of water per second.
The analysts argued that as much as 15% of the machinery maker’s revenues are dependent on the oil and gas industry
Pre-tax profit for the year was a bit over US$3 billion, a decline of $760 million when compared to 2013.
In the meantime, the miner will receive silver produced at three other Barrick operations in South America.
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