Mining

Eyes on South African finance minister Gigaba amid talk of cabinet…

Eyes on South African finance minister Gigaba amid talk of cabinet…

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: South Africa's Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba addresses a news conference in Pretoria, South Africa, April 4, 2017. REUTERS/James Oatway/File PhotoJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South [more…]

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File PhotoTORONTO/MELBOURNE [more…]

U.S. probe finds bitcoin mining operation interfered with broadband…

U.S. probe finds bitcoin mining operation interfered with broadband…

Published 15/02/2018

Representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency standing on the PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The [more…]

Startling orangutan population decline recorded in Borneo

Startling orangutan population decline recorded in Borneo

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: An orangutan hold its baby at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in the Malaysian state of Sabah on Borneo island on January 11, [more…]

German industrial workers and employers set to resume talks on Monday

German industrial workers and employers set to resume talks on Monday

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Workers of planemaker Airbus stand in front of the main entrance during a 24-hour strike of German Metal Workers Union IG Metall [more…]

Bitcoin slides further, headed for worst week since 2013

Bitcoin slides further, headed for worst week since 2013

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Illustration/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin [more…]

German car production stalled by 24-hour strikes

German car production stalled by 24-hour strikes

Published 02/02/2018

BMW workers during a 24-hour strike by German industrial trade union IG Metall in Berlin, Germany, February 2, 2018. Placard reads "6% more, we find [more…]

Blockchain to track Congo’s cobalt from mine to mobile

Blockchain to track Congo’s cobalt from mine to mobile

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Part of Tilwizembe, a former industrial copper-cobalt mine now occupied by artisanal miners, is seen outside Kolwezi, the capital city of Lualaba Province [more…]

Atlas Copco fourth quarter operating profit lags forecast, shares fall

Atlas Copco fourth quarter operating profit lags forecast, shares fall

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Atlas Copco company logo is pictured at the "Bauma" Trade Fair for Construction, Building Material and Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles and [more…]

As cold blast hits, China’s utilities warn of heating, power cuts

As cold blast hits, China’s utilities warn of heating, power cuts

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A loader is seen amid coal piles at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China January 25, 2018. REUTERS/StringerBEIJING (Reuters) - Four of [more…]