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Russian Arctic peoples appeal to Elon Musk for Nornickel boycott

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Glencore copper production drops 11%, cobalt by third

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Oil and coal save BHP’s September quarter results

BHP Billiton (ASX,LON,NYSE:BHP), the world’s biggest miner by market value, posted Wednesday a weaker than expected September quarter from its West Australian iron ore mines as the company’s work on expansion plans affected production figures.

Qatar sees Glencore/Xstrata merger positively

Qatar's sovereign investment fund, the second largest shareholder in Xstrata PLC (LON:XTA) with 12% of equity, confirmed Monday it is looking positively at the company's planned merger with Glencore International (LON:GLEN).

NASA takes asteroid mining seriously; funds viability study

Only five months after Google’s billionaire co-founders and filmmaker James Cameron officially launched their asteroid mining focused Planetary Resources company, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is funding a study to evaluate how viable the endeavour really is.