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Chile's mining development corporation has a new boss

21 January 2019 - 16:42
Chile's President Sebastián Piñera announced this week the appointment of Robert Mayne-Nicholls as the new Vice President of the National Mining Company, known for its initials in Spanish Enami.

Combayo residents to protest against Minera Yanacocha in northern Peru

21 January 2019 - 16:26
Residents of the Combayo community, located in the Cajamarca department of northern Peru, announced a protest for February 6, 2019, against Minera Yanacocha, owned by Colorado’s Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM), Peru’s Buenaventura, and the World Bank's International Finance Corporation.

Record $93B private capital flows into natural resources

19 January 2019 - 14:08
Private capital tracker Preqin says in an update that contrary to expectations, 2018 was another bumper year for the industry, particularly for natural resources investments.

China’s slowdown is miners' single biggest fear this year — report

18 January 2019 - 19:24
A worsening of the ongoing economic slowdown in China, consumer of about half the world’s commodities, is the single biggest challenge mining and metals companies face this year, a new survey of senior executives shows.

China Moly ups stake in giant Tenke copper mine to 80%

18 January 2019 - 19:08
China Molybdenum, which bought the giant Tenke Fungurume copper and cobalt mine from Freeport-McMoRan in 2016, is buying a holding company for $1.14 billion that will give it an 80%-stake in Democratic Republic of Congo’s operation.

manganese Ore Exports experience high rise in Dec’18

16 January 2019 - 23:40
Manganese Ore exports from Brazil made a remarkable hike from 174,832 MT in Nov’18 to 348,038 MT in Dec'18 which accounts to 99.07% increase. However, in CY 2018 the exports were highest for the month of August with an export quantity of 405,179 MT.

Silico Manganese Prices Fall in Domestic Market

15 January 2019 - 19:52
Steel manufacturers are going through tough times as the margins which effects the demands of Silico Manganese. Moreover, global demand also suffers because of Christmas holidays in December. Although, lower prices of Manganese Ore have brought the producers some relief, during the sluggish market conditions.

Coal mine collapse in China's Shaanxi kills 21 – People's Daily

14 January 2019 - 07:19
A coal mine roof collapse in northwest China's Shaanxi province killed 21 miners on Saturday, the state-run People's Daily reported on Sunday.

Gold miners to remain cautious in 2019: report

14 January 2019 - 06:53
Gold miners are expected to remain committed to cutting costs and capping expenditures in 2019, a new report by Fitch Solutions reveals.

Ranger uranium mine closure to cost over $200m more than expected

13 January 2019 - 18:41
Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) is reviewing “all funding options” to pay for the full closure and rehabilitating of its Ranger uranium mine, after studies showed the cost would be almost A$300 million (about $213m) higher than previous estimates.
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