The move puts an end to a nearly nine-month standoff that has hit output and profits in Africa’s second largest copper producer.
The world's largest producer of iron ore could raise about $1.5 billion through the sale of a stake in one of its Brazil-based assets.
The country's national pension fund has bought 15.9 million shares of Zambia's Consolidated Copper Mines-Investment Holdings for almost $80 million.
Mines minister Christopher Yaluma said reducing royalties below the recently revised 9% would make underground mining more cost effective.
As Brazil’s Vale SA figures out what to do with its fertilizer business, the mining giant is thought to be testing the waters on a potential sale, according to people familiar with the matter.
Goldman expects the iron ore "war of attrition" will continue while prices gradually decline toward its $40 per metric ton forecast by 2017.
The stock surged over 15% in early trade, closing at A$2.40, or 10.6% up, after reports of Chinese-linked companies seeking permission to invest in the iron ore producer.
The China-Brazil deal means that in just three years Vale will be producing more than BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto combined.
Andrew Mackenzie also warned the proposed would damage the Australia’s economy and shift investment to main foreign competitor Brazil.
CEO Andrew Mackenzie announced the firm would cut capital and exploration expenditure to $9 billion in the 2016 financial year from $12.6 billion in 2015.
Forrest is blaming BHP and Rio for a fall in the price of iron ore as the pair continue to ramp up production.
The UK High Court ruling is the latest setback BSG Resources, which is fighting on multiple legal fronts over the alleged corruption case.
Today's results are the lowest earnings Vale has reported in six years and its third straight quarterly loss.
The announced changes will be effective on July 1, once parliament has approved them.
Davis is said to be finalizing talks with a Toronto-listed miner, in a deal that could kick-off a long awaited buying spree.
Government claims it was not notified according to the law.
But the fund warned that only further tightening of fiscal and monetary polices would contain the country's large deficits.
The competition watchdog did not welcome chairman Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest call for rivals Rio, BHP and Vale to agree to cap production.
The former Xstrata boss’ new firm may soon pull the trigger on some big deals at a time of low commodity prices and willing sellers.
The new rules only apply to future payments and not amounts already owed.
The situation may soon change, as authorities have began talks with the country’s top miners, signalling the possibility of a compromise over the country’s new tax regime.
The 56 year old who built Xstrata into one of the world’s biggest mining firms and then sold it to Glencore, is tipped to be on the verge of landing his first big fish.
Report shows there are 39 assets in production within the Ebola-affected region.
The miner beat estimates after logging a 16% jump in Q3 nickel production, taking total output of the metal this year to 201,400 metric tons.
The agreement signed with Indonesia’s outgoing government also means higher royalties to be paid by the firm.
The miner, Zambia's largest foreign investor, operates Kansanshi mine, the eighth largest copper mine in the world, as well as the country's biggest.
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