The country’s legislators approved this week a ruling that declares the region surrounding the mine a national park, affecting Glencore's ability to expand it.
Commodity funds & investors have bid up zinc prices, anticipating tightening supplies over the next three- four years — with mine supplies not keeping pace with demand growth
Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg strikes positive note after announcing jump in profits, output and better trading conditions at Swiss commodities giant.
Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said the project ramains in BHP's main plans, but added the firm is not in a rush to develop it.
World's number one miner hopes to save $3.6 billion spinning off aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into new company.
The strategic review will focus on the potential introduction of third-party strategic investors or joint-venture parties for the Kamoa and Kipushi copper projects in the DRC.
The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.
Speculation is of a new Perth-based company with current CFO Graham Kerr at the helm housing non-core assets including Australian lead-silver mine.
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Decision to to lob off Billiton assets could come as early as next week.
An appeal case on the company’s right to mine in Egypt is seen taking until next year to resolve.
Mines in Australia and Dominican Republic put on care and maintenance and Canadian operations' reserves depleted during first half of the year.
Profits double after CEO Sam Walsh trims $3.2 billion of fat six months ahead of target and announces another $1 billion in cuts by end-2015.
Trend of mine production moving to emerging economies will continue.
Prices for the metal have jumped almost 17% since early May, hitting $2,410 a tonne late July.
After hitting a 3-year high on scheduled mine closures, the metal could be running away from fundamentals
Better access to US minerals would encourage manufacturers to return.
The price drop overshadowed the miner’s coal sales increase during the quarter, which totalled 6.8 million tonnes, compared with 6.3 million tonnes a year earlier.
Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
Deal will allow North River to fast-track the development of its flagship lead and zinc mine.
The copper price has defied all predictions of a steep decline this year and is now honing in on 4-month high after the longest rally since 2005.
Patrice Merrin, 65, is a veteran to the industry.
MOU gives Antofagasta a path to a proposed joint venture.
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