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Codelco's head office

Codelco eyeing more output, not competition with BHP, Chile's mining minister says

19th April 2024

Chile's State-run copper miner Codelco must focus on boosting its production, but it has a global prestige that would not be tarnished if it cedes its role as Chile's top producer to rival BHP,... 


Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana

South Africa contingency reserves won't be spent on Eskom, Transnet – Godongwana

18th April 2024

South Africa will use future drawdowns of its Gold and Foreign Exchange Contingency Reserve Account to curb its debt burden, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana said, adding he was pondering tax... 


Lithium Americas to raise $275m for Thacker Pass mine

Lithium Americas to raise $275m for Thacker Pass mine

18th April 2024

Lithium Americas said early on Thursday that it would raise $275-million to accelerate construction and development of the Thacker Pass lithium project in Nevada. The company will sell 55-million... 


Codelco will benefit from entry into lithium business, Moody's says

18th April 2024

Chile's struggling state-owned copper giant Codelco will be able to diversify its business, improve cash flow and change its business profile with its entry into the lithium market, Moody's said on... 


Chile President Gabriel Boric

Chile president says Codelco copper output to grow in 2024

18th April 2024

hilean President Gabriel Boric told a major copper industry conference on Wednesday he expects production at state-run miner Codelco to grow slowly this year and reach 1.7-million metric tons by... 


Justin Trudeau

Trudeau government urged to walk the talk on Canada's climate policies

18th April 2024

Canada's federal budget on Tuesday unveiled few emissions-cutting policies, but climate advocates say the key for Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is to prioritise implementation of existing... 


Copper producer Aurubis to grow organically rather than through deals, CEO says

Copper producer Aurubis to grow organically rather than through deals, CEO says

18th April 2024

Aurubis, Europe's largest copper producer, plans to eschew large acquisitions and instead build a network of recycling facilities across the globe as part of its focus on organic growth, its CEO... 


ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan

Governments must broker local support for mines, industry group says

18th April 2024

The world's governments must do more to convince local communities and Indigenous groups to support mines that produce critical minerals needed to power the energy transition and fight climate... 


Santos posts fall in quarterly revenue on lower production, volumes

Santos posts fall in quarterly revenue on lower production, volumes

18th April 2024

Australian oil and gas producer Santos said on Thursday its first-quarter revenue fell about 14%, hurt by lower production across its product portfolio and a decline in volumes in recent months.... 


Glencore acts to profit from LME post-sanction rule change

Glencore acts to profit from LME post-sanction rule change

17th April 2024

Mining and trading house Glencore aims to take thousands of metric tons of Russian aluminium from the London Metal Exchange (LME) and return it at a later date to profit from rule changes, three... 


Gina Rinehart

Rinehart takes stake in Lynas Rare Earths, shares jump

17th April 2024

Australia's richest person, Gina Rinehart, become a substantial shareholder in Lynas Rare Earths, the largest producer of rare earths outside of China, an exchange filing showed late on Tuesday.... 


US to reject access road to northern Alaska mining district, Politico reports

17th April 2024

The Biden administration is set to reject the construction of an access road to the Ambler mining district in northern Alaska, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing two people with knowledge on the... 


Head of Rio Tinto copper, Bold Baatar

Rio Tinto aims to keep Resolution's copper in US, executive says

17th April 2024

Rio Tinto aims to keep all of the copper from its Resolution mine inside the United States should the long-delayed and controversial project win regulatory approval, a senior executive said on... 


First-quarter production was buoyed by Vale's S11D mine, in Para state.

Vale's iron-ore output up 6% in first quarter, sales jump

17th April 2024

Brazilian miner Vale on Tuesday reported growth of 6.1% in its first-quarter iron-ore production from a year earlier, driven by improved output from a key project in northern Brazil, while sales in... 


Copper's February performance was due in part to a 219.4% production boost from Glencore's Antapaccay mine.

Peru copper production growth near 13% in February

17th April 2024

Peru's copper production grew 12.7% in February to reach 216 752 metric tons, the country's energy and mining ministry said on Tuesday. Peru is one of the world's top producers of copper, and... 


Codelco CEO vows to pursue community buy-in over lithium expansion

17th April 2024

Chile's State-run miner Codelco has made progress in negotiating with local communities over lithium mining and will keep working to win their support, CEO Ruben Alvarado said on Tuesday, a day... 


Canada unions brace for 2025 labour crunch in oil sands maintenance season

17th April 2024

Annual maintenance on Canada's oil sands plants is forecast to cause no more disruption than usual this year, but trade union officials are warning of a labour crunch during Alberta's 2025... 


A pipeline under construction in the hills of Appalachia

Canada to give Indigenous groups loan guarantees for resource projects

17th April 2024

Canada will provide up to C$5-billion in loan guarantees to help Indigenous groups invest in natural resource projects, the Liberal government said in its annual budget on Tuesday. The program... 


Brazil court again suspends Vale's Sossego copper mine licence

17th April 2024

A local court in Brazil has again suspended the operating license for Vale's Brazilian Sossego copper mine, the company and the country's Para state said. The state won an appeal overturning a... 


Native American group seeks to overturn US court ruling on Rio's Arizona copper mine

Native American group seeks to overturn US court ruling on Rio's Arizona copper mine

16th April 2024

A Native American group has asked all members of a US appeals court on Monday to overturn an earlier ruling that granted land to Rio Tinto for a copper mine in Arizona, saying the land was sacred... 


Rio Tinto chairperson Dominic Barton

Global mining investment too low to support energy transition, Rio Tinto chairman says

16th April 2024

Low rates of investment in the global mining sector have put the global energy transition at risk, widening the supply gap in critical minerals like copper, Rio Tinto chairman Dominic Barton said... 


China's March coal output slumps on high stockpiles, lower demand

China's March coal output slumps on high stockpiles, lower demand

16th April 2024

China's coal output fell 4.2% in March, statistics bureau data showed on Tuesday, as miners cut back production on lower demand from power generators and ample inventories of the fuel limited... 


Indigenous communities suspend dialogue with SQM, Codelco over lithium

16th April 2024

The four largest indigenous communities in Chile's Atacama salt flat suspended dialogue with state-run copper giant Codelco and lithium miner SQM over expanding lithium mining in the flat, the... 


Codelco aims to land partner for Maricunga lithium by next year

Codelco aims to land partner for Maricunga lithium by next year

16th April 2024

Chile's State-run miner Codelco plans to select a partner for a future lithium project in one of the country's top salt flats, Maricunga, in the first quarter next year, Chairman Maximo Pacheco... 


Chile probes for lithium exploration interest, aims for five projects

15th April 2024

Chile has started accepting statements of interest for lithium exploration and aims to develop up to five new projects in the country, the government announced on Monday. Chile is the world's... 


Copper output at Chile's Codelco set to rise this year, CESCO says

15th April 2024

Chile's state-run copper miner Codelco is poised to improve production this year and begin to climb from its lowest dip in a quarter century, the head of Chilean copper studies center CESCO said... 


Rusal says new Western sanctions won't hurt its aluminium supply

Rusal says new Western sanctions won't hurt its aluminium supply

15th April 2024

Russian aluminium giant Rusal said on Monday that new sanctions on Russian metals introduced by the United States and Britain will have no impact on its ability to supply aluminium to world... 


US moves closer to approving ioneer's Nevada lithium mine

US moves closer to approving ioneer's Nevada lithium mine

15th April 2024

The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) moved a step closer on Friday to approving ioneer's Rhyolite Ridge lithium mine in Nevada, a project that would be a key supplier of the electric vehicle... 


Tietto owns the Abujar gold mine in Côte d'Ivoire

Tietto Minerals at 1-year high on Zhaojin's sweetened $733m bid

15th April 2024

China's Zhaojin Mining said on Monday it is raising its offer to buy the shares it does not already own in Tietto Minerals to up to A$733-million, sending the Australian gold explorer's shares to a... 


Antwerp World Diamond Centre CEO resigns amid Russia diamond sanctions

12th April 2024

Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) CEO Ari Epstein resigned unexpectedly on Thursday, the AWDC's board of directors said in a statement. A spokesperson for AWDC, Belgium's main diamond industry... 


Sweden's LKAB cuts iron-ore production on railway woes

12th April 2024

Sweden's LKAB will cut its iron ore output following derailments on a railway linking Sweden and Norway and reduced transport capacity going forward, the state-owned mining company said in a... 


Gold hits fresh high as Mideast tensions boost haven demand

Gold hits fresh high as Mideast tensions boost haven demand

12th April 2024

Gold touched a fresh record as Israel prepared for a strike by Iran or its proxies, and traders mulled the latest US economic data. Bullion climbed as much as 1% to $2 395.48 in early Asia hours.... 


The Bristol Bay watershed in southwestern Alaska supports the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.

Alaska sues EPA over Pebble copper and gold mine prohibitions

12th April 2024

Alaska sued the US Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday seeking to overturn an agency decision that it said effectively blocked development of one of the world’s largest copper and gold... 


The Escondida mine in Chile

Chile's copper output up 9.8% in February, Codelco production dips - Cochilco

12th April 2024

Copper production in Chile rose 9.8% on an annual basis to 417 000 t in February even as state-run Codelco's output dipped, the country's copper commission Cochilco said on Thursday. Despite the... 


CEO of commodity trader Trafigura starts handover to successor

11th April 2024

Jeremy Weir, longtime chief executive at commodities trader Trafigura, is priming successor Richard Holtum to take over when he decides to step back into a chairman role, five sources familiar... 


Santos shareholders re-elect Keith Spence as chair

11th April 2024

Australia's Santos re-elected Keith Spence as its chair after a majority of shareholders voted in his favour despite unrest over the oil company's inadequate response to climate woes, results of... 


Coal stockpiles at a power station

Global coal power grew 2% last year, the most since 2016, GEM survey says

11th April 2024

The world's coal-fired power capacity grew 2% last year, its highest annual increase since 2016, driven by new builds in China and decommissioning delays elsewhere, according to research published... 


Origin Energy appoints CFO

11th April 2024

Australia's Origin Energy said on Thursday it had appointed company executive Tony Lucas as its new CFO. Lucas is currently the executive general manager of the power retailer's future energy and... 


Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

Australia joins global subsidy race with 'Future Made in Australia' plan

11th April 2024

Australia will launch subsidies and incentives modelled on similar efforts in the United States and Europe to help the giant commodity exporter bolster domestic manufacturing and promote industries... 


Eramet faces mine stoppage in latest New Caledonia snag

Eramet faces mine stoppage in latest New Caledonia snag

10th April 2024

French mining group Eramet faces a stoppage from Thursday at some of the mines operated by its troubled New Caledonian nickel subsidiary SLN in a dispute with local authorities over financial... 


Protesters blockade Peru's Las Bambas mine after talks fall through

Protesters blockade Peru's Las Bambas mine after talks fall through

10th April 2024

Peru's Las Bambas copper mine, owned by China's MMG, is facing renewed blockades of a key transport route after failed talks over donations to local development projects, a community leader said on... 


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