South Africa intends to suspend the granting of applications for prospecting and mining rights as well as any renewals pending a court case to review new mining laws, the Mineral Resources Minister Moseb... Full Story07/21/2017 12:35 a.m.
Schlumberger NV, the world's largest oilfield services company, has agreed to buy a 51 percent stake in Russia's biggest oilfield services firm Eurasia Drilling Co (EDC), the Russian company said... Full Story07/21/2017 12:18 a.m.
As leading carmakers aim to electrify their models and Tesla’s Model 3 rolls off the production line, investors are looking to increase their exposure to copper, betting that the advent of battery-... Full Story07/20/2017 9:08 p.m.
China's dozens of iron ore mining companies produced more in June than any month since October 2015, making the most of higher prices and record-breaking steel output. The country's crude iron... Full Story07/19/2017 6:55 p.m.
Iron ore continued this week’s sharp rally and is now back above $70 a tonne, a level not seen since April 11. Ore with 62% content in Qingdao climbed 2% to $70.24 a tonne, according t... Full Story07/19/2017 2:23 a.m.
The nation's next wave of growth will be fueled by new industries such as biotechnology, clean energy and advanced manufacturing, according to a government think thank. The transformation is expected ... Full Story07/19/2017 1:55 a.m.
China will relax its supervision of outbound investment projects, with attention focusing only on investment in several key industries after tightened measures were implemented last year. "Regulatory... Full Story07/18/2017 10:26 p.m.
Prices for iron ore skyrocketed Tuesday as Rio Tinto (ASX:LON:RIO), the world’s second largest exporter, warned Tuesday that shipments from Australia were expected at about 330 million tonnes in 2017. ... Full Story07/18/2017 4:34 p.m.
China is considering a merger between China Minmetals Corp, one of the country's largest miners and metals traders, and China National Gold Group, as Beijing pushes consolidation of its state-run fir... Full Story07/18/2017 2:07 a.m.
Copper futures trading on the Comex market in New York jumped on Monday on renewed optimism about economic strength in top commodity consumer China. Copper for delivery in September jumped to a high of 2.... Full Story