21 September 2019 Time: 23:32
China has taken fewer shipments of iron ore from Iran over August and September, according to Refinitiv Eikon data, as additional export tariffs due to be imposed by Tehran have dampened risk appetites in the world’s biggest steelmaker.
6 September 2019 Time: 19:52
Argentina’s mining industry is following closely what opposition candidate Alberto Fernández, the front-runner for October’s presidential election, has to say when it comes to resources exploitation and foreign investment, as worries about the potential Peronist government turning to protectionist measures and populist policies.
6 September 2019 Time: 19:48
Billionaire Robert Friedland-backed High Power Exploration (HPX) has secured rights to develop a massive iron ore deposit in Guinea left undeveloped for years by its previous owners.
6 September 2019 Time: 19:44
The gold price plunged in early morning trade on Thursday, in one of the worst trading sessions in dollar terms in gold market history.
5 September 2019 Time: 22:54
The Khatam al-Anbiya Construction Base, a business conglomerate and the construction wing of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), plans to build an artificial island in the Persian Gulf, near Kish Island, a free zone.
5 September 2019 Time: 20:33
In theory, Indonesia only allowed exports of ore grading below 1.7% Ni. Current developments in Indonesia, by the likes of QMB and Huayou, to construct leaching plants to process limonite ore grading below this level mean that the “low grade” ores can now be processed domestically.
5 September 2019 Time: 20:17
Most of the world’s top companies mining for lithium, cobalt and other minerals used in the making of electric vehicles’ (EVs) batteries, solar panels and other green technologies have been linked to alleged human rights abuses since 2010, a new report claims.
5 September 2019 Time: 20:15
Private Chilean copper producer Mantos Copper has secured $250 million to fund the expansion of the sulphides concentrator at its Mantos Blancos operation, which will extend the life of the open-pit mine until 2035 and reduce costs.
5 September 2019 Time: 20:12
Canadian bullion producer Eldorado Gold (TSX:ELD)(NYSE:EGO) said on Thursday that exploration carried out at its Quebec’s Lamaque mine so far this year revealed high grade mineralization beyond the 2018 resource model in the lower portion of the deposit, as well as more ore clusters.
5 September 2019 Time: 16:13
In late March, Primetals Technologies received the Final Acceptance Certificates (FACs) for automation upgrades conducted on a third-party 6-strand billet caster and two blast furnaces of Gerdau Ouro Branco in Minas Gerais, Brazil.