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In an interim report issued in May, a government panel had recommended a flat 42% percent tax rate.
Workers have downed tools at the Koornfontein coal mine in South Africa in a dispute over pay.
The virus has spread to two new regions, including an area where an AngloGold Ashanti mine is located.
The country plans to award 50 to 100 mining-exploration licenses starting next year.
Clive Palmer's attempt to stop a case brought against him by CITIC has been rejected by an Australian court.
The LBMA and the banks currently running the gold fix will announce their choice for a new operator in November.
Cliffs says it will write down the value of its coal and iron ore assets by $6 billion due to weak prices.
About 300 million metric tons of new and expanded supply will come on stream over the next few years.
BMI analysts say growth will slow significantly in coming years in the face of declining ore grades and waning profitability.
Just three weeks ago, the LBMA named Citigroup as a spot market-making member.
Fresh from a court win in London, the exchange has to convince U.S. lawmakers its reforms are enough.
Its Ouro Preto aluminum smelter is the latest casualty of high energy costs and low metal prices.
The miner plans to reach its target of between 62,000 and 67,000 gold ounces for the year.
A further 20% stake of the unit will be divested to Indonesian parties within five years.
The union was displaced by AMCU as the biggest labour representative in the platinum sector last year.
Rio says it overstated its estimated WA iron ore resources by almost 50% in a presentation to financial analysts last week.
The country plans to replace corporate income taxes for mines with higher royalties from Jan. 1.
An investor rebellion last month forced it to scrap a $2.1bn share sale.
Sales during the quarter reached $603 million, up from $527 million in the previous quarter.
South Africa's gold mining sector has been contracting as ore grades decline and shafts plunge to hard-to-reach depths.
The new electronic pricing process will be run through bespoke platform LMEbullion.
Fortescue will make a $500 million bond repayment on Friday and hopes to turn a profit despite a slump in iron prices.
MMG led a Chinese consortium that bought the Las Bambas mine for $7 billion from Glencore.
This is the third time in a year that the unit has sought protection from creditors.
The diamond producer has signed a three-year wage deal with South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers.
The South African government wants 30 exploration wells drilled in the next 10 years.
Davis led Xstrata until its takeover by Glencore and is now aiming to build his new venture X2 Resources.
The company’s planned sale of stakes in its mine has been terminated after it failed to get South African regulatory approval.
The Mint will make a contribution to the conservation of the Cape Mountain Leopard, an endangered species.
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