3.6% plunge to just above $50 a tonne on Tuesday brings year to date losses to 28%.
New report identifies 231 existing copper projects with potential output of nearly 13m tonnes which will more than make up for long-term mine depletion.
Vancouver-based company contradicts earlier Bloomberg report saying it is in talks with Chile's Antofagasta about combining copper assets.
Iron ore price falls more than 2% on Monday bringing 2015 losses to 25%. Next stop $45 a tonne says new report.
Copper down nearly 2% as torrential downpour that shut many of the country's biggest mines is not expected to impact oversupplied market.
Vale's Murilo Ferreira has been nominated as Petrobras' next board chairman, while the company still scrambles to deal with the fallout from a vast corruption scandal.
Rio's Sam Walsh says any scheme to artificially prop up prices hovering at six-year lows is "physically not going to work."
The company said the suspension of operation at the copper is momentary, as northern Chile is being hit by torrential rain and snow.
Until Mick Davis pulls the trigger on X2's $5.6 billion, wishful thinking and unhealthy skepticism will pervade talk around private equity and mining.
A new study shows the costs of mining for the red metal have steadily declined over the past three years.
The country's Environmental Court handed Monday a major victory to Barrick’s besieged Pascua-Lama gold, copper and silver project, straddling the border with Argentina.
India's Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced that illegal gold seizures had jumped 30% in the previous year to $150 million.
There are a number of challenges South32 is likely to face, including potential Black Economic Empowerment ownership concessions and power price hikes.
The mining exploration business is very risky, with about 3 out of a 1000 good looking prospects becoming mines.
Gulf of Mexico Reserves Open to Private Exploration & Production for First Time Since 1938
A group of farmers critical of Canadian mining interests in their native Dominican Republic has been blocked from travelling to Saskatoon, Toronto and other cities.
The company experienced a annual drop in the resource industries segment sales in every geographic region except Asia/Pacific.
New human rights tool will shed light on the events leading to the paralysis of Peruvian farmer during repression of 2011 protest.
Toronto-based Primero Mining reported Wednesday lower gold reserves at its San Dimas operation, impacted by lower price assumptions, while silver reserves rose.
Funds aim to help reduce the use of mercury and design remediation plans in Peru's southern regions.
Japan's top smelter, Pan Pacific Copper, will have to pay $11.9 million for breaching several environmental rules.
PNG landowners have submitted a position statement, outlining “irreparable losses” as a result of social, economic and environmental damages allegedly caused by the operation.
The first two months of 2015 failed miserably to dispel gloomy market conditions affecting the global mining industry, according to a study published Wednesday.
In 2014, nine out of top 10 gold producers achieved significant reductions in all-in sustaining production costs, but average cash margin fell victim to bearish gold price.
The piece is thought to have been buried in the 1800s for safekeeping.
This is the second warehouse in less than two days the court suspends due to health risks from nearby particles.
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