"The run-up in base metal prices, particularly after the US Presidential election, may be getting ahead of fundamentals."
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New report says the underlying question for investors lies on the risk/reward balance — whether outstanding geology beats corruption and security issues.
Far-reaching new mining rules ease a controversial ban on exports of nickel ore and bauxite.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
First Quantum Minerals has been fined $40,000 concerning an incident that occurred at the Ravensthorpe nickel mine in 2014.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
One of Russia's largest mining companies has dropped a stash of roubles on copper concentrate that dates back to the Cold War.
Turnaround in GDP expansion in world's top commodity consumer over the past few months "almost as sharp as in 2009" says new study.
TABLE: China's copper demand grew 11-fold in 15 years – the rest of the world shrunk. Sans China, the nickel market would've barely broken a million tonnes.
Two federal agencies said the mineral leases for Twin Metals, a subsidiary of Antofagasta plc, will not be renewed.
A nickel spike found in sediments above the spot where a giant asteroid hit the Earth some 66 million years ago, may help scientists trace segments of the celestial body that wiped out dinosaurs and 75% of all organisms on the planet.
Interactive: Donald Trump's victory has created winners and (huge) losers for the mining industry.
But asset sales will slow says new report.
Moody's says base-metals will come under pressure in 2017 – and that includes the zinc price.
Following $1.1 billion Congo mine sale Toronto-based copper-zinc miner announces inaugural dividend and strong operational forecast.
A legal claims against BCL in the Botswanan courts and in the London Court of International Arbitration to recover the USD 271.3 million
Araguaia, which hosts a proven and probable mineral reserve of almost 25 million tonnes grading 1.77% nickel, is expected to begin production by 2019.
New report predicts US infrastructure spending promised by president-elect could propel global growth to highest since 2011 further boosting metals demand.
Despite increased demand for nickel, low profitability owing to the combination of persistently low prices and higher costs may result in project closures over the next five years, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Global miners have been cutting spending on new projects and expansions since 2012.
The company, however, has decided to stay away from thermal coal assets due mainly to uncertainties over demand linked to climate concerns.
Tragedy struck Canadian company Sherritt (TSX:S) on Tuesday, with news that a bridge collapsed, killing four workers.