Frederic Cilins, a French businessman who worked as an intermediary for BSGR in Guinea, became the first person to receive a criminal sentence in a corruption investigation.
Hundreds of thousands have died over the years at the city's main silver mine, as a direct result of cave-ins, overwork, hunger and disease.
The company says its future depends on the Andina mine expansion, as dwindling ore grades in its old mines are expected to bring annual output down.
Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.
As people become ever more aware of what’s going on the world — including the impact of commercial activity on human rights — the expectations of society are inevitably rising.
Improvements at the mine mill throughput and concentrator utilization offset declining ore grades at the world's largest copper mine.
Construction, not mining lifts the machinery giant's second-quarter results.
Las Bambas will be one of the world’s largest copper mines after it starts up in 2015, with annual output equivalent to more than twice the amount of copper MMG currently produces.
Kaizen will find projects and ITOCHU will fund them.
CEO Murilo Ferreira thinks the ore may get close to 2011’s peak of $168 a ton.
One-day seminar, which will be conducted in English, to take place July 22.
The Toronto-based firm has shown president and CEO Jamie Sokalsky the door two years into the job, and less than three months after a breakdown in merger talks with its largest rival.
The news come only weeks after the government announced it would begin funding explorations projects to locate deposits of the coveted elements.
Production at its five operating silver mines in Mexico hit a record of almost 3.86 million equivalent ounces of silver for the second quarter ending June 30.
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
The miner has agreed to form a joint venture with Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Ma'aden) to run its Jabal Sayid asset.
The transaction would be worth over $2 billion.
Currently China is the second largest producer of the red metal, with an annual output of about 1.6 million tonnes per year.
The miner is now looking for new projects that will allow it to return more than 30% average value to shareholders, president Clive Newall said.
The copper miner controlled by Chile’s billionaire Luksic family, will cut jobs and costs through its new company Minera Centinela.
The company, already the world’s largest copper miner, wants to become one of the top silver producers too.
The appeal follows a confusing ruling in March this year that revoked the penalty, the largest ever imposed in the country, only to force the country's environmental watchdog to rewrite it.
Reality triumphed over my idealism: Beaty.
Sale of Candelaria mine could raise several billion dollars, according to people familiar with the matter quoted by WSJ.com.
Thinking twice about moving south of the border.
Pressure to put more dollars into popular social programs.
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