Ninth gain puts red metal on longest winning streak since 2004.
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Two exploration companies with assets spanning gold in India to zinc in Ireland to list their shares on London's Alternative Investment Market on Thursday.
Domestic iron ore mines are also humming.
Panel of investment banks and research houses forecast declines in copper, zinc, lead and palladium prices in 2018.
Glencore can't take full credit for bull surge of last 2 years but its curtailments acted as powerful accelerator to structural shift toward supply deficit.
Uniquely among its peers, Glencore derives a substantial slice of its earnings from trading commodities, rather than producing them.
Base metals were hot this year with zinc, copper and aluminum among leaders, climbing between 15% and 23%. What about 2018? Analysts say China will know.
Top zinc producer Glencore's total output to dip next year despite restarting its Australian mine.
Glencore said on Tuesday it expected zinc output to fall slightly in 2018 to around 1.09 million tonnes versus 1.1 million tonnes this year.
The company also confirmed its 2018 dividend policy would include a fixed dividend of $1bn and said it would reactivate idled capacity "when appropriate".
Sunday was a proud day for Aboriginal people in Australia's Northern Territory, with the opening of a new bauxite mine.
In six months sulphide miners in Wisconsin could be back in business.
BaseCore Metals will be independently operated and have its own board of directors.
After a nine-month search, the miner has picked the current leader of the remuneration committee, Simon Thompson, to assume the post in March 2018.
The five-year cooperation agreement covers the exchange of information and expertise on the exploration and mining of out-of-earth resources.
Decision comes in the wake of a full-scale investor revolt led by the Investor Forum, a London-based body representing some of the world’s biggest money managers.
Precious, base and energy metals are all benefiting from the commodity supercycle, says Louis James, editor of International Speculator
Mercenary Geologist Mickey Fulp says he expects good results from one zinc explorer in particular...
San José is a 5,580-hectare property that shows multi-element mineralization.
The world's No. 2 copper and zinc producer has been trying to regulate small-scale and artisanal mining activities since 2002.
The Critical Investor profiles a company exploring a high-grade zinc property, and explains why he believes the upcoming PEA could surprise markets.
Russia's gold-trading banks trying to increase presence in Asian markets, especially since demand for Russian gold in European trading hubs slow since 2014.
Ontario is number one.
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.
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.