But platinum slide continues despite Ukraine escalation.
The “Blue Moon" will go on public display in three weeks' time in Los Angeles, California.
The vehicles, en route to South Africa, have been stranded in neighbouring Zambia since Monday.
Authorities said Wednesday they are ready to regulate and monitor companies that have expressed an interest in exploring shale gas in the country.
Supply fears have pushed prices higher, but industry worries are shifting to softening demand.
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The Peruvian firm will develop the deposit as an underground mine, instead of as an open-pit project.
It hit $900 a troy ounce for the first time since 2001.
The strategic review will focus on the potential introduction of third-party strategic investors or joint-venture parties for the Kamoa and Kipushi copper projects in the DRC.
A case in point: AngloGold Ashanti's Americas division produced gold at $765 per ounce, almost $100 an ounce less than its South African operations.
Mines in Australia and Dominican Republic put on care and maintenance and Canadian operations' reserves depleted during first half of the year.
Firm also working to restructure Obuasi mine in Ghana.
Harmony decided against expanding its Phakisa mine and will write down the value of the asset.
The quake is the largest in the southern Africa region since a 7.0 tremor hit Zimbabwe in 2006.
Forecast slump in gold prices to drive more mine sales, says the firm.
Decision comes on the heels of a finished inventory of permits, which aimed to clean up the sector.
No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.
Rand Refinery blames software glitch for discrepancy between actual inventory and accounts. Owners, including Anglogold, provide new loan just to be safe.
China produces 20 million vehicles a year and has to double the average palladium load to catch up with US emissions standards.
The mines account for over half of the company's workforce but only a quarter of production.
Exxaro, Harmony, Anglo, Diesel Power and SA Taxi will take a variety of assets to auction during late July. The assets will be sold via a leading online mining auctioneering platform.
Output from the rest of Anglo's diversified mining assets rose, but it wasn't enough to offset underperformance at its platinum mines.
The firm warned first-half profit may drop as much as 96%.
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
The National Union of Metalworkers in South Africa (NUMSA) has rejected the latest offer because it didn't include a double-digit wage increase for all three years.
While final results will be released on July 22, Kumba Iron Ore expects first-half profit to slide by as much as 19%.
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