The US Environmental Protection Agency won’t pay the $1.2 billion in claims filed by local governments, farmers, ranchers, tribes, and river-running raft companies.
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Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
First international tender for gold mining concessions in eight years to be held on Sunday.
Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.
Investors can profit in resources, says Lior Gantz, editor of Wealth Research Group, by partnering with and investing like the big players in the field.
In a final report, the agency acknowledges that concentrations of some metals at the Animas river following the spill were higher than historical mine drainage.
With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
The EMR Capital private equity firm run by Owen Hegarty has agreed to buy the Golden Grove copper and zinc mine in Western Australia from MMG for $US210 million ($291m), giving Mr Hegarty control of the mine for a second time.
Turnaround in GDP expansion in world's top commodity consumer over the past few months "almost as sharp as in 2009" says new study.
TABLE: China's copper demand grew 11-fold in 15 years – the rest of the world shrunk. Sans China, the nickel market would've barely broken a million tonnes.
The transactions are part of a broad mining assets sale process formally launched in January this year.
The move is part of the new government's strategy to rebuild trust on the project following deadly protests that halted exports from the mine in October.
Interactive: Donald Trump's victory has created winners and (huge) losers for the mining industry.
I’m sure most of you have, like me, spent too much time reading and thinking about this issue in recent weeks.
But asset sales will slow says new report.
Moody's says base-metals will come under pressure in 2017 – and that includes the zinc price.
Zinc is the best performing metal of 2016.
Following $1.1 billion Congo mine sale Toronto-based copper-zinc miner announces inaugural dividend and strong operational forecast.
New report predicts US infrastructure spending promised by president-elect could propel global growth to highest since 2011 further boosting metals demand.
Global miners have been cutting spending on new projects and expansions since 2012.
The company, however, has decided to stay away from thermal coal assets due mainly to uncertainties over demand linked to climate concerns.
The last time the benchmark zinc price was this high, Americans were in the throws on an election that saw Barack Obama take over from George W. Bush.