LONDON, May 15 Platinum group metals miner
Tharisa is expanding into Zimbabwe with a drilling
programme that could deliver results early next year and develop
the company's exposure to battery minerals, its chief executive
said on Wednesday.
KARMOEY, Norway/LONDON In the cavernous chamber of Norsk Hydro's aluminum smelter on the Norwegian island of Karmoey, the magnetic forces are so strong they make heavy iron wrenches float out of the hands of workers. | Video
LONDON The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low-carbon economy.
LONDON Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5 billion (3.8 billion pounds) damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster, a lawsuit alleges.
LONDON Mined diamonds are less carbon-intensive than man-made, but their producers should use more green energy, according to a study commissioned by the natural diamond industry, highlighting tensions between the mined and lab-grown sectors.
Miner and trader Glencore lowered its target for 2019 copper output following severe flooding in Australia as well as safety outages that led to a 7 percent year-on-year drop in production in the first quarter.
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LONDON China and a quest for battery minerals have injected momentum into a long U.N. process to agree a law on deep sea mining, which could be adopted by the end of 2020, if the political will exists, the head of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) said.