August 28, 2015

Copper, Zinc Jump on Bets Skid in Industrial Metals Was Overdone

Copper jumped the most in five months and zinc posted the biggest gain in a year on speculation that the slump in industrial metals to the lowest since the global financial crisis was overdone.
October 26, 2015

Weak metal prices to hit miners through 2016

Prices for iron ore, copper, nickel, aluminum and other metals have been in a multiyear slump amid sluggish growth in advanced economies and weakening expansion in emerging markets.
December 30, 2015

Miner Rally Fades Along With Copper as Cutback Cheer Questioned

The biggest mining equities rally in months lost steam as Glencore Plc and First Quantum Minerals Ltd. fell for the first time this week amid declining industrial metal prices. Gold producers extended gains.
August 8, 2016

New mineral extraction process developed

Scientists at South Australia’s Flinders University are developing a series of experiments to extract minerals from ore using environmentally friendly microbes usually found on mine sites.
August 23, 2016

China must import more ore

China is the leader in extracting gold, zinc, lead, molybdenum, coal, tin, tungsten, rare earths, graphite, vanadium, antimony and phosphate, and holds second place in mine production of copper, silver, cobalt, bauxite and manganese.