Seaborne coal, tin prices are the big exceptions.
Nickel Mining News
Private equity firm Orion selling $1 billion worth of royalty, streaming and offtake assets covering gold, silver, base metals and diamonds.
The private space exploration firm has enough money to hit the moon by the end of 2017.
New report forecasts 20% improvement in nickel price by end-2017 – copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver to retreat.
Frank discusses the gold and bond markets and how they have been driven by global uncertainty.
Government is considering to extend the miner a temporary permit, valid for up to six months, which would pave the way for Freeport to resume exports from Grasberg.
Mines minister Mosebenzi Zwane noted that 19 of the 73 miners who died in South Africa last year lost their lives at operations run by those companies.
Gold price to drop 8% in 2017 according to bank's January Commodities Outlook, but industrial metals face much better prospects.
"The run-up in base metal prices, particularly after the US Presidential election, may be getting ahead of fundamentals."
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.