Mining

J&J defends itself in trial over baby powder asbestos claims

J&J defends itself in trial over baby powder asbestos claims

Published 15/05/2018

(Reuters) - A trial for a lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder was responsible for the death of a woman due to her [more…]

Death toll rises to four at South African gold mine

Death toll rises to four at South African gold mine

Published 04/05/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mine operator Sibanye-Stillwater said on Friday that 10 of 13 miners trapped underground at its South African gold mine were rescued but [more…]

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

Published 04/05/2018

DALIAN/MANILA (Reuters) - China plans to open more of its futures contracts to foreign investors, a senior official said on Friday, as Beijing launched its [more…]

South Africa miners reach $400 million silicosis settlement with…

South Africa miners reach $400 million silicosis settlement with…

Published 03/05/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African gold producers agreed a 5 billion rand ($400 million) class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of [more…]

Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Silver faces second corruption trial

Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Silver faces second corruption trial

Published 30/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is expected to go to trial on federal corruption charges for the second [more…]

‘People will revolt’: workers say Russia must save sanctions-hit Rusal

‘People will revolt’: workers say Russia must save sanctions-hit Rusal

Published 23/04/2018

SAYANOGORSK, Russia (Reuters) - Workers at one of Russia’s biggest aluminum smelters say their Siberian town is doomed unless Moscow mitigates U.S. sanctions against aluminum [more…]

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

Published 16/04/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police on Monday raided the compound of former president Jacob Zuma’s allies the Guptas, who were accused two years ago [more…]

‘Urban mining’ in South Korea pulls rare battery materials from…

‘Urban mining’ in South Korea pulls rare battery materials from…

Published 13/04/2018

GUNSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Workers at a rural South Korean factory are busy extracting some of the world’s most coveted metals, used in the [more…]

China’s Xi renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year

China’s Xi renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year

Published 10/04/2018

BOAO/BEIJING, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, [more…]