China's steel association warns accumulated steel output will exceed 10 billion tonnes in 2016 as scrap prices drop below pig iron costs inside the country.
Latin America Mining News
The 60-day decree affects 11 districts in the Madre de Dios region, where several studies have found high levels of the toxic element in people, rivers and fish.
The labour action follows two other one-day protests at the mine and comes as BHP mulls a $2.2 billion investment to expand the operation.
The move by the world's largest asset manager shows increasing interest in the lithium market.
CEO of Chilean copper giant sees 300,000 tonnes surplus this year and next.
For competitors S11D is a four-letter word.
The Me'phaa Indigenous communities argue the mining act violates international treaties that Mexico had signed and ratified.
If all central banks were to hold at least 5% of forex reserves in gold (versus 60%+ in rich economies) it would require the purchase of almost 8,000 tonnes
Australia’s resource houses are “missing in action” in Latin America’s third largest economic powerhouse – Colombia – and should move post haste to rapidly lift their engagement with the mineral rich province.
The Juruena mine, in central Brazil, is estimated to hold an initial resource of 178,800 ounces of gold.
Mineração Serra Verde (MSV), an advanced development stage rare earth project in central Brazil, announced today the appointment of rare earth industry veteran Eric Noyrez to the Company’s Board of Directors.
There are fresh opportunitis to explore for new lithium resources in the rich Latin American footprint, says Latin Resources Managing Director, Chris Gale.
Chile says the country has now adopted a proactive stance to reduce foreign investment barriers in its mining sector as it joins a plethora of mining jurisdictions worldwide battling to mitigate the resources downturn.
The massive Simandou project, in Guinea, is considered the world's biggest untapped iron ore deposit.
Shares in Europe's second-largest copper producer jumped as much as 4.7% on Monday after posting earnings at overseas units that helped the Polish miner beat analysts estimates for the first-quarter profit.
Silver nanowires can be used to produce flexible screens in a cheaper, less energy-intensive manner, a new study shows.
Resources investment opportunities across the vast region of Latin America will be in sharp focus next week when Perth plays host to the Latin America Down Under mining investment conference for the first time.
The company has been awarded first place in the Best Performance Supplier category in the mineral processing segment for the fifth consecutive year
BMI Research analysts also believe gold prices bottomed in 2015 and expect the metal to edge higher over the coming quarters.
Hydro and Brazilian mining company Vale has ended negotiations on the possible acquisition of Vale's 40 % interest in Brazilian bauxite producer Mineracao Rio do Norte (MRN).
Strategic shift comes as the world's biggest miner tries to regain investors' confidence.
Rout continues ahead of crucial Chinese import data.
New study shows existing mines, committed projects will fill demand gap only until the end of the decade – then follows "marked downtrend in production"
So did production – all time high of 887m ounces.
The global coal trade doubled in the decade to 2012 as a boom took hold in Asia. Now, the coal trade seems to have stalled or even gone into reverse.