London hedge fund giant Lansdowne Partners lost a long-term bet against Glencore this year after the spectacular recovery of the miner took some by surprise.
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Zinc production rose 3.8 percent to 577,000 tonnes year-on-year, while copper was up 6.3 percent at 781,000 tonnes, the data showed.
According to the UN Environment Program's latest report, most of the 40 significant mine waste accidents in the past decade have involved dams or other storage areas that failed.
All over the world, it seems, geologists are revisiting old mine plans in a collective new zinc rush.
The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.
Canadian gold miner provides an update on exploration activities completed to date in 2017.
The mining veteran could face competition from internal candidates, including former head of UK gas company Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, who now sits on Rio’s board.
Prospect and project generators are often overlooked by speculators in the natural resource space, Brent Cook says in Proven and Probable interview.
Miner said it would the project back into "care and maintenance" and re-assess its investment in it upon approval and receipt of required permits.
The Century zinc mine in Queensland could be churning out ore again thanks to a $52.9 million private placement raised by owner New Century Resources (ASX:NCZ).
This year, copper was shoved out of the London limelight by new hot metals such as lithium, cobalt and nickel.
Mining investment in Peru set to fall for a fourth straight year in 2017, but Mining Minister Cayetana Aljovin expects it to bounce back in 2018.
According to the International Lead & Zinc Study Group, the 10 largest zinc companies account for roughly 45% of world total, leaving plenty of room for smaller producers to grow.
Zinc major Nexa Resources up more than 12% since Friday's IPO.
In third-quarter production report, Glencore lowered its output guidance for copper, zinc and coal but said full-year earnings would not suffer.
Lacklustre performances by small mining companies on the London Stock Exchange are driving rivals in need of cash to find alternative ways to raise capital.
The wrong coal mix tanks shares in Teck Resources, Canada's largest diversified miner.
Teck expects larger proportion of coal sales in fourth quarter to be non-premium, reducing average realized price to about 85 percent of benchmark prices.
While an estimated 61 larger miners will pay more, about 30,000 smaller miners seen as larger job creators will pay less.
President Xi's enormous power means his pet projects like One Belt–One Road and Xiongan New Area will receive the full backing of the state.
Refined copper production was 774,000 tonnes last month, up 3.3 percent from 749,000 tonnes in August, according to the NBS data.
The combination of spread stress and large flows of metal in the LME system suggests we've just witnessed a big bear-bull battle among physical players.
Hecla Mining Co.'s Q3 production of silver, lead and zinc exceeded BMO's expectations, whereas that of gold reached the anticipated level.
Fire shrinks Mt Whaleback iron ore production, but output at world's largest copper mine Escondida in Chile jumps 23%.
The metal has doubled in prices since late 2015 and investor demands are rising for this "hot commodity."