Fabio Schvartsman is pursuing a disciplined approach, keeping tens of millions of tons in the ground each year to prevent another painful glut.
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Southern Copper’s Manager of Technical Services said that the company has been able to knock down previous resistance from local communities.
Chengdu-based Tianqi is seeking to almost triple production capacity through 2020.
The glacier inventory is now the most authoritative document indicating where the no-go zones are for mining.
There is an emerging oligopoly in one of the hottest elements on the periodic table, lithium.
SQM shares plunge after Tanqi Lithium acquisition seems to indicate cooling fervour for lithium assets.
Geopolitics has taken over the oil market, driving oil prices up to three-year highs.
The Asian firm has bought a 24% stake in Chile’s Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM), one of the world’s biggest lithium producers.
Quellaveco is one of the world’s largest untapped copper orebodies and Anglo’s board is set to decide later in the year whether or not to green-light development of the $5.5bn mine.
Commercial production is expected in the second quarter of the year.
Australian law firm Phi Finney McDonald alleges BHP knew the dam was at imminent risk of breaking but did not tell markets.
Roberto Venegasa, an employee of equipment supply firm Finning, died during routine maintenance work at the mine, the company said.
Argosy's Rincon project in northern Argentina will start producing 500 tonnes per year of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) next month.
Chief executive Jean Sebastien-Jacques said the challenge for the industry is to ensure the benefits from the past frugal years are not lost against a backdrop of rising oil prices and increased political risk.
Converting the power plant that feeds the Pueblo Viejo mine from heavy fuel oil to natural gas is expected to reduce the operation’s average cost of sales and all-in sustaining costs by about $54 per ounce.
The Deputy Secretary for Sustainable Mining is scheduled to meet with executives from Australia's largest mining companies and banks.
The Honduran subsidiary of Aura Minerals has angered the citizens of the town of Azacualpa by removing over 350 corpses from a cemetery to make space for its San Andres open-pit gold mine.
Votorantim said profit was also boosted by sales growth in its aluminum and cement businesses.
The mine, behind schedule ever since it began producing in May 2014, has been affected by a series of technical problems in its ramp-up phase, costing its owners hefty impairment charges.
Megastar Development wants to buy the Rama de Oro project located in the state of Oaxaca.
The approval was the final government agency’s permission the parties required to close the deal.
The world’s largest potash miner said it expected to have an announcement on the matter by the end of June.
Australia's Lithium Power International and Canada's Bearing Lithium have sued Chile to block state-run Codelco from exploiting a lithium deposit where both have claims.
Political uncertainty, including Brexit negotiations, along with ongoing tensions in the Middle East will remain gold’s key drivers.
The miner said it would take up to three months for stocks to return to normal, which will affect both projected output and sales in the six months ending June 30.