LONDON Russian state-controlled miner Alrosa will assess the quality of Zimbabwe's diamond reserves over the next six months but would only start mining if it can take a majority stake in such a project, the company's chief executive said on Monday.
LONDON International mutual funds run by Aviva Investors and Principal Global Investors were among the biggest sellers of Brazilian miner Vale's stock in January, data from Morningstar showed.
LONDON The world's biggest coking coal producer BHP has bought a $6 million equity stake in a Canadian-based company that sucks carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, as miners' quest to become sustainable and retain ethical investors gathers pace.
LONDON Glencore said trade barriers are its "foremost risk", but climate, political, legal and other potential dangers have become more pressing for the mining and trading group.
LONDON, March 1 Miner and trader Glencore
said trade barriers are its "foremost risk", but
climate, political, legal and other risks had become more
LONDON Miner and trader Glencore said trade barriers are its "foremost risk", but climate, political, legal and other risks had become more prominent.
LONDON Belgian group DEME and Canada's DeepGreen are carrying out tests and research to collect nodules containing copper, cobalt and other minerals from the ocean floor, as a race to mine the depths gathers pace.
LONDON Wholesale prices for lab-grown diamonds have fallen by up to 60 percent since De Beers began selling synthetic stones for jewelry in September, CEO Bruce Cleaver said on Thursday, adding margins for the sector would continue to fall.
Anglo American reported on Thursday better than expected core earnings, driven by higher copper and coal prices, but said no financial performance was "worth a life" and its biggest challenge was eliminating danger at its mines.
Weaker cobalt prices dented earnings at Glencore's trading division last year, but strength in other commodities helped the company to post an 8 percent jump in core profit and announce a share buyback program worth up to $3 billion.