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Barbara Lewis

Rio Tinto, Nespresso join forces to make coffee pods greener

18 Nov 2018

LONDON Nespresso, part of food giant Nestle, aims to use sustainable aluminum in all of its coffee capsules by 2020 under a deal with mining major Rio Tinto announced on Monday.

Danakali, other miners says Eritrea sanctions lifting a boost

15 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 15 Danakali and other miners said a U.N. decision to lift sanctions on Eritrea should enhance international trade opportunities and give an economic boost, although widespread wariness about investing in mining was likely to linger.

China plumbs ocean depths to extend its cobalt lead

14 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 14 China, the leading holder of international deep sea exploration licences, has increased its lead in the race for alternative sources of battery minerals by taking samples from cobalt-bearing mountains deep in the Pacific.

Copper, gold mines now likely cheaper to construct than to buy: research

06 Nov 2018

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REFILE-Copper, gold mines now likely cheaper to construct than to buy-research

06 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 5 The cost of building a copper or gold mine is likely to be cheaper than buying an existing one, S&P Global Market Intelligence said, citing in-house research, dampening the prospect of big merger activity in the mining sector.

Anglo Pacific aims to expand using $100 million warchest

30 Oct 2018

LONDON Anglo Pacific has a warchest of $100 million to spend on two new revenue streams over the coming months, preferably in the Americas, its chief executive said at the Reuters Global Commodities Summit. 

Rio Tinto sees new-style partnerships as the future

29 Oct 2018

LONDON Mining companies must forge new ties with partners from customers to governments as they pursue innovation and compete for talent with technology giants, Rio Tinto's chief executive said in a speech to be delivered on Tuesday.

Rio Tinto sees new-style partnerships as the future

29 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 29 Mining companies must forge new ties with partners from customers to governments as they pursue innovation and compete for talent with technology giants, Rio Tinto's chief executive said in a speech to be delivered on Tuesday.

China cutting rare earth output, unnerving global manufacturers

25 Oct 2018

LONDON/HOUSTON The Chinese government is limiting domestic production of rare earth minerals in the second half of the year, a move likely to crimp international exports and send prices for the critical materials higher, according to data from Adamas Intelligence.

UPDATE 1-China cutting rare earth output, unnerving global manufacturers

25 Oct 2018

LONDON/HOUSTON Oct 24 The Chinese government is limiting domestic production of rare earth minerals in the second half of the year, a move likely to crimp international exports and send prices for the critical materials higher, according to data from Adamas Intelligence.

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