It's a well-known fact that copper was used by ancient peoples to make some of the earliest tools and artwork.
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Operations at the silver-gold mine have been suspended until further notice.
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.
First Majestic Silver's (NYSE:AG,TSX:FR) La Encantada silver mine in Mexico should be back into the ore within weeks after a labour disruption halted production in May.
BMO Analyst Andrew Kaip highlights what to expect from this developer in the near and more-distant future with a rating upgrade.
Top Chinese gold producer Shandong Mining will have to arrange financing before unlocking its half of the Veladero mine in Argentina.
One of the world's highest-grade gold mines has been closed and its operator has declared bankruptcy due to a lack of working capital.
43-day strike at world's largest copper mine cost BHP around $1 billion in lost revenue.
A second vessel contracted to haul iron ore for Brazilian miner Vale SA was delayed for repairs following the loss of a similar ship that mysteriously sank en route to China leaving 22 people presumed dead.
Company called Pallinghurst Resources' bid “derisory”, adding it "clearly undervalues" the firm.
Acquisition expands company's exposure in the Mexican silver belt.
There is a critical need for large-scale investment and regional integration to unlock greater economic potential and mitigate risks for the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, report shows.
Steelmaking material dropped to $57.02 a tonne, marking a fresh seven-month low, as large stockpiles continue to weigh on the market.
Iron ore's transformation from a relic of the industrial age to the driving force behind a commodity supercycle that reshaped the global economy.
Orion and Blackstone pay up to $450 million for prepaid and streamed gold and silver from Vancouver company's Fruta del Norte project in South America.
Union at Barrick's troubled operation, Argentina's largest gold mine, says strike will resume if there's no deal after two weeks of talks.
Outbreaks of gold-rush fever are popping up as bullion markets stage a tentative recovery.
Switzerland's Glencore jumps to number 2 on ranking of top silver miners by output.
The state-owned miner reported a Q1 profit of $534 million, more than the total it earned in 2016.
Ore with 62% content in Qingdao lost $2.33 a tonne to close at $57.91, data from the Metal Bulletin shows, hitting a seven-month low and marking the commodity third consecutive weekly fall.
Frank Giustra aims for hat trick with Leagold Mining in Mexico. Bill Clinton pal sees ‘major’ gold producer within four years.
There are signs of resurgence in the mining industry, driven in large part by the boom in storage technology.
30m tonnes per year operation jointly owned by BHP and Vale shuttered since November 2015 following dam burst.
Company said blockade was in response to a recently announced bonus offer in lieu of profit sharing.
Modifications seek to simplify aspects of the project originally approved in 2010 in order to optimize mineral handling.