A steady diamond demand in Europe, paired with an ever growing appetite for these precious stones in China and India, are to blame, says Alrosa.
Market struggling with oversupply.
One mining company says that zeppelins are its best transportation option.
Canada accounted for just over 13% of the total, the smallest share in 14 years. The DRC made it to the top 10 mining destinations for the first time.
The move could lead to a revival of the world's largest potash export cartel between Uralkali and Belaruskali.
This compares to the $379 per tonne averaged during the first eight months of 2013.
Toronto-based firm's revenues and profits come in ahead of expectations amid tough times for gold miners.
But not a long-term threat to the OPEC.
The Mir mine was once the world's largest open pit diamond mine.
According to the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources, the country has the second largest gold reserves in the world at 12,500 tonnes (over 400 million ounces).
World's No.1 potash producer expects global demand to reach between 58 and 60 million tons next year.
Alexander Nesis has pumped $1 billion into REE projects so far.
The firm could become one of very few pure listed diamond miners.
It is not clear whether Moscow does intend to press charges against Baumgertner, or whether it is a means to get him back to Russia, say analysts.
Sale's final price to be announced on Oct. 28.
The up to 300,000oz per year Dvoinoye mine, located in Russia's Chukotka region, near the company's Kupol operation started commercial production in October.
Americans currently import close to 10 million barrels of crude per day and Canadian oil accounts for 30% of that total.
World's largest nickel and palladium producer will get rid of projects in Finland, Australia, Botswana and South Africa.
The ex-defence official is accused of 12 counts of corruption.
Alrosa’s shares took off on the news, adding as much as 9% Wednesday, the highest level since December 2011.
To secure a steady supply in a market shaken by the fresh breakup of the Russia-Belarus oligopoly.
New found formations potentially hold seven times the amount of recoverable oil located in the US and Canada together.
It reached almost 9 billion roubles ($257 million), up from 3.5 billion for the same period last year.
Vladislav Baumgertner was accused of "abuse of power for private gain."
CEO Mackenzie said he still aims to add potash as a fifth pillar to BHP's diversified mining operations.
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