To save your Watchlist, log in to Mineweb.com. You may proceed without logging in but all changes will be saved to cookies - this may only last for one browsing session depending on your device settings.
Brisbane-based PanAust says the Papua New Guinean may cost about $1.7 billion, and less if it takes a staged approach to the mine’s development.
Industry veteran and incoming CEO Nelson Pizarro was nicknamed "scissorhands" for his agile management of mining projects.
Abbott made abolishing the Mineral Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) one of the centrepieces of his campaign.
Indonesia largely gets its way in tentative deals that aim to resolve a standoff between government and miners.
The Chilean miner reported a rise in its first-half output but a slide in the market price of copper metal eroded profits.
The main threat to this new market optimism comes from China. Production there is still rising.
The $300 million El Arrayán wind farm is expected to provide 20% of the power needs of Antofagasta’s Los Pelambres copper operation.
The Dominican Senate approved a measure yesterday creating a protected area at Loma Miranda, home to the Falcondo mine.
Tiger Resources is to acquire, subject to the necessary approvals, the 40% of the Kipoi copper project in the DRC which it doesn’t already own.
Global potash deliveries could be on the high side of expectations; however, potash price increases may wait for negotiation of new contracts with China.
Intrepid’s offer would inject needed funds to help pay for pre-development work on the Kitumba copper project.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie has said the company is in talks with potential buyers for all or part of Nickel West.
The aluminium giant emerged from the red thanks to higher aluminium prices, cost cuts and smelter closures.
The miner has offered Japanese buyers aluminium at a record premium of $420/T for October-December primary metal shipments.
The one-day stoppage on September 4 is being planned by the Confederation of Copper Workers.
The Vancouver-based company was hurt by a 2013 drop in copper and molybdenum prices, problems at its Mineral Park copper mine in Arizona and a failed takeover.
Assurances about pro-mining changes to regulation came from the Minister at the India Mining Summit.
The country’s mines ministry plans to negotiate a staggered repayment of the $600 million in VAT it has withheld from copper producers.
The Chilean company cut its forecast for a surplus in the global copper market this year by almost two-thirds after delays in setting up new mines.
Cochilco said investment likely to be completed over the five-year period 2014-2018 totals around $30 billion, equivalent to that of the five-year 2009-2013 period.
The closure of the Portovesme smelter will reduce Alcoa's global smelting capacity by 150,000 metric tons.
Meantime, miners struggle to pass on the higher cost of business with the government going for a bigger slice of the pie during a tough time for the industry.
State copper firm Codelco said its Andina mine, 50 km northeast of the capital, was operating normally.
Reuters' Clyde Russell takes a closer look at China's steel and coal stats.
Freeport McMoRan negotiations hinged on the touch of its Chairman who got an MOU signed that solved some - but not all - grievances with the government.
Andy Home says London Metal Exchange stocks continue to power relentlessly upwards, every couple of days bringing a fresh record high.
The roaster at the Ministro Hales copper mine is now operating normally and nearly at full capacity after a start-up delay.
Like other copper miners, Kazakhmys is fighting against rising production costs and falling metal grades.
The latest PFS on the TMM project provides increasing confidence that the proposed underground mine remains hugely attractive in economic terms.
Thank you for visiting Mineweb.com. We are conducting a quick three minute survey to help better understand our visitors. All responses are anonymous and for research purposes only.