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Public consultation launched on global tailings dam standards

1:44pm GMT

LONDON A six-week public consultation launched on Friday will help set global standards to improve mining safety, aiming to prevent any repeat of the Vale tailings dam disaster in Brazil that killed 300 people in January.

China in focus as West debates critical minerals challenge

14 Nov 2019

LONDON Western powers will attend talks in Brussels next week on curbing China's dominance of rare earths and other critical resources and EU officials will present their vision to create entire green supply chains.

European steel leaders seek scrutiny of Chinese British Steel rescue

14 Nov 2019

LONDON European steel lobby Eurofer plans to raise concerns with the European Commission over Chinese group Jingye's proposed rescue of British Steel, saying the deal may flout rules on fair competition.

China in focus as West debates critical minerals challenge

13 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 13 Western powers will attend talks in Brussels next week on curbing China's dominance of rare earths and other critical resources and EU officials will present their vision to create entire green supply chains.

European steel leaders seek scrutiny of Chinese British Steel bid

13 Nov 2019

LONDON European steel lobby Eurofer plans to raise concerns over Chinese group Jingye's proposed purchase of British Steel with the European Commission, saying the deal may flout rules on fair competition.

European steel leaders seek scrutiny of Chinese British Steel bid

13 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 13 European steel lobby Eurofer plans to raise concerns over Chinese group Jingye's proposed purchase of British Steel with the European Commission, saying the deal may flout rules on fair competition.

China's Jingye Group agrees outline deal to rescue British Steel

11 Nov 2019

BEIJING/LONDON China's Jingye Group said on Monday it has reached a provisional deal to buy British Steel and promised to invest 1.2 billion pounds ($1.5 billion) over the next decade and save thousands of jobs.

BHP weighing LNG power for iron ore ships

04 Nov 2019

LONDON BHP , the biggest listed miner, aims to decide early next year who has won a tender for LNG-fuelLed transport to ship up to 27 million tonnes, or about 10%, of its iron ore to cut emissions by around a quarter, a senior executive said.

Massive mining waste dams could pose deadly risks, say investors

31 Oct 2019

LONDON A global inquiry into how mining companies store billions of tonnes of waste in huge dams, launched after a collapse in Brazil killed hundreds, shows about a tenth of the structures have had stability issues, investors said on Thursday.

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