A bomb weighing around 500kg that was buried in the Arabian Gulf for years was located and destroyed by a Bahrain-based minehunter.
It was discovered during a five-day exercise conducted by the French, British and US navies, said
Saudi Arabian Mining Co (Ma'aden) expects to start producing bauxite from a new mine in the second quarter of 2014, a company executive said.
Ma'aden and US partner Alcoa are developing a mine with the capacity to produce
Jiangxi Copper has joined a list of potential Chinese suitors interested in buying Glencore Xstrata $5 billion-plus Las Bambas copper mine in Peru, a report said.
Glencore's sale of the mine comes at an opportune time for Chin
A Centamin executive said on Wednesday that the London-listed firm was appealing a court ruling that declared its Sukari mine deal in Egypt invalid, a decision that sent the company's shares tumbling a day earlier.
New mine-sweeping technologies are being deployed to the region after the completion of a 10-day major naval exercise in the Gulf, which was designed to show a global will to keep oil shipping lanes open as Israel and Iran trade threats of war.
Arabian American Development (ARSD) has signed a three-year, $79 million contract with China National Geological & Mining Corporation (CGM) for the operation of the surface works of the Al-Masane Al-Kobra (Amak) mine.
This contract is
Turkish rescue teams found 28 dead in a coal mine in the northern Black Sea province of Zonguldak on Thursday, Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said, three days after an underground explosion caused the mine to collapse.
The death toll from the Siberian coal mine disaster at the weekend rose to 43 on Tuesday, Russian news agencies quoted emergency officials as saying.
Forty-seven people were still missing at Russia's largest coal mine Raspadskaya after the
Rak Minerals and Metals Investments (RMMI) on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Armenian mining firm TSCC Armenia, thus successfully expanding its footprint into Eastern Europe.
The 100 per cent acquisition covers three mining comple