Mining

African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

Published 08/02/2019

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - African nations with rich reserves of copper and cobalt needed for the shift to electric vehicles sense they have the upper [more…]

Saudi government to spend 100 billion riyals on industry plan

Saudi government to spend 100 billion riyals on industry plan

Published 28/01/2019

RIYADH (Reuters) - The Saudi Arabian government will spend 100 billion riyals ($27 billion) in 2019 and 2020 as part of its industrial development program, [more…]

Brazil President Bolsonaro scheduled for surgery, two days’ rest

Brazil President Bolsonaro scheduled for surgery, two days’ rest

Published 28/01/2019

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was set to undergo surgery on Monday morning to remove a colostomy tube and reconnect his intestines, reversing [more…]

Newmont to become largest gold producer with $10 billion Goldcorp buy

Newmont to become largest gold producer with $10 billion Goldcorp buy

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Goldcorp Inc in a deal worth $10 billion, creating the world’s biggest [more…]

From Tibet to the ‘Nine Dragons’, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is losing…

From Tibet to the ‘Nine Dragons’, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is losing…

Published 14/01/2019

MO CAY, Vietnam (Reuters) - In the dead of night, the entire front half of shopkeeper Ta Thi Kim Anh’s house collapsed. Perched on the [more…]

Congo opposition leader Fayulu takes clear lead for Sunday election

Congo opposition leader Fayulu takes clear lead for Sunday election

Published 28/12/2018

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Opposition candidate Martin Fayulu is the clear favorite to win Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-delayed election on Sunday, a poll showed on [more…]

Exclusive: Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in…

Exclusive: Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in…

Published 27/12/2018

MUMBAI/DELHI (Reuters) - Apple Inc will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019, the first [more…]

U.S. top court snubs environmental challenge to Trump’s border wall

U.S. top court snubs environmental challenge to Trump’s border wall

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a challenge by three conservation groups to the authority of President Donald Trump’s administration to [more…]

Glencore appoints new industrial mining chief, copper marketing…

Glencore appoints new industrial mining chief, copper marketing…

Published 03/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Glencore (GLEN.L) has appointed Peter Freyberg to the newly created role of head of industrial mining, the global trader and miner said [more…]

U.S. government official says country to become key source of…

U.S. government official says country to become key source of…

Published 30/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States will become a key source of energy supplies to meet growing demand globally, with innovation in technology and financing [more…]