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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.
Platform aims to help local suppliers bid for contacts related to the Plan Nord, a provincial initiative to invest about $1.3 billion in infrastructure and other projects over the next five years.
Even if the US president-elect's massive infrastructure build-out plan makes it through Congress intact.
Finland's government decided Friday to grant new public funding for its troubled Talvivaara mine, cancelling a previous plan to permanently close what was once the European Union's biggest nickel mine.
The company behind Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine is putting its shoulder to the wheel of a project that has been over a decade in the making.
The deal includes a 17% interest in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, south of Sydney.
The funding, which includes direct investment and grants, aims to help the asteroid mining company launch its first commercial prospecting mission by 2020.
While output was down for most commodities it mines and sales, it has improved earnings forecast for its trading unit.
If prices for the commodities it mines continue to pick up, the firm must cancel plans to sell some of its best assets.