Steinmetz and three BSGR directors argued that Global Witness had obtained personal information about them without authorization and wanted it to be forced to reveal what specific data it held.
The touted expansion of the world's largest underground copper mine is two to three years behind schedule and will require $2 billion more than initially planned, said the company.
The court said Vale had failed to convince him to dismiss the case in which it is accused of conspiring to steal Rio's rights for part of iron ore reserve potentially worth billions.
The Vancouver-based miner said it did not receive the funds wired to pay the tax for "unknown reasons."
This was the second time that Antamina’s workers down tools in about a month over demands for a bonus and other benefits.
Unionized workers at Antamina downed tools at midnight Wednesday.
The miner has set out changes to the chairman's role and, as part of its on-going cost cutting program, is further cutting board pay.
Mitsui, which since 2003 is part of the holding group that controls Vale, is expanding partnerships with the world’s largest iron-ore miner.
The miner confirmed Friday it is in talks “with a potential investor,” but did not name its counterpart.
Miner may try replicate partnership with other of its stalled projects, such as Pascua Lama in South America.
Colombia’s national government on Monday promised to act against illegal mining in the southwestern Cauca state after about 100 women had marched to Bogota and locals internationally denounced death threats.
Chief Financial Officer Luciano Siani confirmed Tuesday the company's plans to sell a minority stake in its metals-producing unit.
The stock closed in Sydney below the $30 mark, which is the lowest it has traded in the last five years.
South America has been a major beneficiary of the 2000s gold bull, party to some big discoveries by the mining companies flocking there.
This is the first time mining engineers, geologists and other highly educated employees go on a strike at a privately owned mine in Chile.
End of strike at Peru’s biggest copper mine and weaker oil prices drove Dr. Copper goes to the ICU.
These are not very good news for the energy-starved copper producing nation.
Company say it would focus on core projects.
Report shows there are 39 assets in production within the Ebola-affected region.
The world's largest miner has stepped up its cost-cutting plans as it battles a sharp slide in iron ore, coal and oil prices.
The mine is expected to produce 4,000 tons/day of gold and silver concentrate during its 23 years of life.
The miner, structured to "break even" at $1,050 per ounce, warned it would have to re-think the business if bullion prices dip below $1,000 and stayed there for a while.
Just weeks before the country hosts U.N.-sponsored climate talks.
But unionized workers insist on claiming that Antamina's output would likely drop by at least 90%.
The world's largest iron ore producer said the new division head will focus on increasing efficiencies.
Glencore and X2, a company set up by former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, are among the suitors of the Chilean copper assets put up for sale by global miner Anglo American.
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