Potashcorp shares jump after making unsolicited bid for Europe's largest potash producer amid fundamental shifts in the industry.
Russia, China and the U.S. are in a battle for currency dominance and natural resource stocks have been buffeted as a result.
The world's largest potash miner is said to be mulling a merger with Uralchem, one of its main shareholders.
It saw its rough diamond prices decrease by 3% in February and a further 3% at its May trading session, but the mienr expects market conditions to improve by the end of the year.
Just to up gold as a share of forex reserves to 5% – compared to 70% in developed economies – central banks in emerging markets need to buy 8,000 tonnes.
At its centre will be a shift of emphasis away from trade with the advanced nations, whose prospects are bound to subside towards their level of economic growth.
In the age of derivatives, swaps, and electronic money transfers, a new form of warfare has emerged: financial warfare.
The Canadian rare earths junior is appealing a Moscow court decision of Moscow City Arbitrazh Court of not allowing it to obtain a sum related to the loss of its Kutessay II mine.
Gems founds in fragments of the Almahata Sitta meteorite were formed in an unknown planet that existed when our solar system was just forming, researchers say.
On Thursday the stock lost over 7%, closing at 18.30 pounds, after having skyrocketed almost 120% from May 22 to May 26.
According to the company, the gem is estimated is worth more than $600,000 if put on auction.
As mining companies reinforce their push to minimise costs, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are at risk of losing market share if their product quality, after sales services and inventories, is not improved.
Seven out of Nordgold’s nine mines achieved a year-on-year production increase, with double digit growth at Bissa, Lefa, Berezitovy and Neryungri.
New report highlights falling mine supply outside of Southern Africa and increased jewelry demand from China.
Poland's defense of coal, which has been a measure of energy independence from Russia, might actually be an asset to the Kremlin's influence.
The main reason for price correction may not be the growing demand but the producers’ inability to meet the consumers’ price expectations.
The company now expects earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization, which is a more closely watched metric than net income in the steel industry, to be between $6bn and $7bn.
In this frank assessment of everything from gold and diamonds to potash and zinc, Kaiser Research Online author John Kaiser names for The Mining Report readers the companies that could be swept up in a rush to security of supply.
When it comes to major deals in the potash space, 2015 has been a little sluggish.
Rosatom, Russia’s nuclear agency, confirms scientists are testing 10th generation centrifuges. No other country even possesses 9th gen tech, putting Rosatom years ahead of the competition.
"If this is what passes for investigative journalism in the United States, it is very sad."
The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir V. Putin’s latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when its precursor served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: “Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.”
Two Chinese banks are among the eight institutions that have provided Uralkali a $530 million loan.
The miner also said that revenue from rough diamond sales was set to reach at least $1.1 billion, even though its first-quarter rough diamond prices dropped by 3%.
If labour costs are high, use robots.
While it did not release price terms, it is believed the group will be selling its crop nutrient for US$315 per a tonne,
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