Xstrata Plc (XTA), the world’s fourth- largest copper producer, said its Tintaya mine in Peru is running normally after community protests that led to four deaths and prompted authorities to declare a state of emergency.
BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP), the world’s biggest mining company, will lose the right to proceed with the $33 billion Olympic Dam copper-uranium expansion in Australia if it doesn’t start work by the end of the year, pressuring the board to approve the project as commodity prices decline.
Mehul Choksi sees his jewelry business one day joining LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA (MC) and Cartier among the biggest names in luxury goods. Choksi is chairman and managing director of Gitanjali Gems Ltd. (GITG), India’s biggest diamond and gold-jewelry retailer by sales.
Xstrata Plc (XTA), the world’s fourth- biggest copper producer, risks missing a 2016 target to begin extracting about $60 billion of minerals from its project in the Philippines because of opposition from the Catholic Church.
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. (1171) is among companies in talks to buy Vale SA (VALE5)’s stake in an Australian coal mine for more than A$500 million ($503 million), said people with knowledge of the matter.