Mining
Rio Tinto’s H1 profit more than doubles to $3.94 bn
02 August 2017
Geologists strike huge mineral deposits in Indian seas
17 July 2017
Glencore raises bid for Rio Tinto’s Coal & Allied unit to $2.675 bn
24 June 2017
Moves on to recover Rs10,247 cr retrospective tax from Vedanta
19 June 2017
BHP names packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman
16 June 2017
Jharia mine fire forces closure of Dhanbad-Chandrapura railway line
13 June 2017
India launches 2 new clean coal technology missions
10 June 2017
Adani gives go-ahead for Australian coal mine project
06 June 2017
Adani gets no relaxation in royalties on Australian coal mines
29 May 2017
Former coal secretary HC Gupta, 2 others awarded 2-year jail and granted bail immediately
23 May 2017
Adani holds back Australian coal project investment
22 May 2017
Vedanta Q4 consolidated net profit at Rs 2,988 crore
16 May 2017
BHP Billiton seeks to divest Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile
10 May 2017
India to embark on Rs10,000-cr deep sea mining mision
09 May 2017
Several suitors keen to buy Rio Tinto’s Queensland coking coal assets
08 May 2017
Glencore plans to sell a portfolio of royalties to reduce debt
04 May 2017
CBI files FIR against its former director Ranjit Sinha in coal scam case
26 April 2017
Anglo American to sell South African thermal coal operations for $166 mn
10 April 2017
Barrick Gold to sell 50% in Veladero gold mine to China's Shandong Gold for $960 mn
07 April 2017
Shandong Gold in advanced talks to buy 50% in Barrick Gold's Veladero gold mine
06 April 2017
Vedanta receives all approvals for Cairn merger except RBI nod
28 March 2017
Plans for coal power plants down by almost half in 2016
22 March 2017
Adani expects final nod for Australian mine project by June
20 March 2017
Queensland Premier Palaszczuk reaffirms commitment to Adani mine
18 March 2017
Adani rejects `motivated’ call to abandon Australian mine project
18 March 2017
Ian, Greg Chappell among signatories against Adani coal mine
16 March 2017
Vedanta’s Anil Agarwal to invest $2.4 bn in Anglo American
16 March 2017
India could phase out coal by 2050: report
14 February 2017
Glencore strikes $960-mn copper, cobalt deal in Congo
14 February 2017
Rio Tinto exits Bunder diamond project in MP, gifts it to state government
08 February 2017
The world could do without oil, coal after 2020: study
03 February 2017
Rio Tinto approached for its remaining Australian coal mines worth A$2 bn
02 February 2017
Kolar Gold fields may be revived to milk $2.1 bn residue
27 January 2017
Rio Tinto to sell Coal & Allied to China’s Yancoal Australia for up to $2.45 bn
24 January 2017
Coal scam: SC directs probe against former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha
23 January 2017
India needs both thermal and renewable energy: WCA
14 January 2017
Jharkhand mine collapse toll hits 13 as 2 more bodies recovered
31 December 2016
Jharkhand mine collapse: 7 bodies recovered, more feared dead
30 December 2016
Govt lets public, private power plants swap coal to cut costs
22 December 2016
Coal production target for 2016-17 fixed at 724.71 million tonnes
09 December 2016
Adani’s $16 bn Australian coal project gets nod for rail link: report
05 December 2016
Mining baron Janardhan Reddy’s offices raided after wedding
22 November 2016
Adani Australian coal mine project shielded from public scrutiny under new water laws
10 November 2016
ICANN to work closely with India to focus on revised mission
09 November 2016
Rio Tinto to exit Simandou iron ore project with stake sale to Chinalco
31 October 2016
BS Yeddyurappa acquitted in Rs40-cr illegal mining case
26 October 2016
Zijin Mining, Shandong Gold in talks to buy Barrick’s stake in Argentinean gold mine
26 October 2016
US-funded activists working against Adani’s coal project in Australia: report
24 October 2016
Apollo Global consortium close to buying Anglo American Australian coal assets
14 October 2016
Queensland govt fast-tracks Adani’s $21.7 bn Carmichael project
10 October 2016
Govt raises Rs400 cr from sale of 7% equity in Hindustan Copper
01 October 2016
Canada’s Kirkland Lake Gold to buy Australia’s Newmarket Gold for C$1 bn
30 September 2016
India granted right to explore polymetallic sulphides in Indian Ocean
27 September 2016
Adani settles Glencore’s claims to Abbot Point port in Australia
20 September 2016
Cairn India shareholders agree to merger with Vedanta
13 September 2016
Volvo first in the world with self-driving truck in underground mine
07 September 2016
Coal scam: Court frames charges against former coal secy and 5 others, starts trial
19 August 2016
BHP Billiton slumps to record $6.4 billion annual loss
16 August 2016
CIL targets coking coal production of 71.77 million tonnes by 2019-20
12 August 2016
Apollo Global consortium emerges front-runner for Anglo's Australian coal mines
03 August 2016
Special court convicts RSPL, its 3 officials in coal scam
26 July 2016
Japanese mining equipment maker Komatsu to buy US-based Joy Global for $2.9 bn
22 July 2016
Coal miners routinely hurt Adivasi interests: Amnesty
14 July 2016
Ex-CBI director Ranjit Sinha tried to `influence’ coal scam probe: SC panel
12 July 2016
Coal India to buy back 1.72% equity worth around Rs3,650 cr
12 July 2016
Essar Steel’s Minnesota unit files for bankruptcy as state revokes mining lease
09 July 2016
Centerra Gold to buy US miner Thompson Creek Metals for $1.1 bn
06 July 2016
NMDC to seek shareholders' nod for Rs7,528-cr share buyback
04 July 2016
Amman Mineral to buy majority stake in Indonesian copper and gold mine for $2.6 bn
02 July 2016
Cabinet approves National Mineral Exploration Policy
01 July 2016
Glencore to sell 9.99% in its agri business to British Columbia Investment
09 June 2016
Adani setting up 1 mn tonne copper smelter at Mundra: report
08 June 2016
Govt may garner Rs6,500-cr as NMDC, MOIL plan to buy back 25% shares
08 June 2016
Adani trying to hold on to Australian coal mine project despite odds
06 June 2016
NMDC, Moil shares surge on share buyback reports
03 June 2016
End of road for Adani’s $16-bn coal mine as Australian PM too says `no’ to funding
03 June 2016
CIL net profit increases 4% to Rs 14,274 cr in FY16
30 May 2016
Citic Metal in talks to buy minority stake in Freeport-McMoRan’s assets
28 May 2016
Freeport-McMoRan to sell African copper mine to China Molybdenum for $2.65 bn
09 May 2016
Rio Tinto approves $5.3 bn Oyu Tolgoi mine expansion in Mongolia
09 May 2016
SC refuses to lift ban on Niyamgiri hills mining
07 May 2016
Itochu, Mitsui in the race to buy Anglo American’s manganese assets
30 April 2016
Coal scam: court orders framing of charges against Jindal, others
29 April 2016
Anglo American to sell niobium and phosphates assets to China Molybdenum for $1.5 bn
28 April 2016
Canadian mid-tier copper miner Nevsun Resources to buy Reservoir Minerals
25 April 2016
India hopes to cut coal import bill by Rs40,000 cr: Goyal
16 April 2016
US coal giant Peabody Energy files for bankruptcy protection
13 April 2016
Vale, Apollo Global to jointly bid for Anglo American's Brazilian niobium and phosphates assets
13 April 2016
Coal scam: JIPL directors Rungtas awarded 4-year jail term
04 April 2016
Australian govt clears Adani’s $7.7 bn Carmichael coal mining leases
04 April 2016
Jharkhand Ispat, directors convicted in coal scam
28 March 2016
US coal miner Peabody Energy mulls filing for bankruptcy protection
17 March 2016
Adani signs landholder compensation deal for Australia coal mine
16 March 2016
Govt to get Rs17,308 cr interim dividend from Coal India
05 March 2016
Vedanta wins India’s first gold mine auction
27 February 2016
Adani clears another hurdle to securing mining lease for Australia project
24 February 2016
Chhattisgarh to hold country’s first ever gold mine auction on 26 February
23 February 2016
Freeport-McMoRan to sell 13% in Morenci copper mine to Sumitomo Metal for $1 bn
16 February 2016
Coal India’s Q3 production up 12.33 million tonnes over previous quarter
12 February 2016
Govt decentralises clearance of mining for sand, minor minerals
22 January 2016
PIL on stock valuation stumps Hind Zinc stake sale
20 January 2016
India scraps 5% export duty on iron ore pellets
05 January 2016
Fourth round of coal auction put off amidst lax response from bidders
31 December 2015
Railways to procure 2,000 wagons exclusively for Coal India
30 December 2015
Power companies owe around Rs8,280 cr to Coal India
28 December 2015
Brazil freezes BHP, Vale assets over dam burst
22 December 2015
Wind up coal scam probe by March, SC tells CBI
15 December 2015
Rio Tinto close to securing $4-bn for Mongolian copper project
14 December 2015
Govt moves to allow mining by private sector, foreign firms
04 December 2015
Polluter pays: Vale, BHP Billiton to fund clean-up of Brazil river
28 November 2015
5 banks shortlisted to manage Coal India stake sale
27 November 2015
World’s second-largest diamond discovered in Botswana
20 November 2015
Govt to auction 8 coal mines to steel, cement and power sector units in fourth round
19 November 2015
Coal India unions threaten action against stake sale
19 November 2015
Brazil slaps $66-mn fine on BHP, Vale for dam burst
13 November 2015
Barrick Gold sells $720 mn of US assets to pay debt
13 November 2015
Adani unfazed by fresh challenge to Australian mine
09 November 2015
Dozens missing after mudslide flattens village in Brazil
07 November 2015
Coal India set to surpass 550 million tonne FY16 production target: coal minister
03 November 2015
India’s coal imports up by Rs1 lakh crore in FY15
21 October 2015
Rise in Indian coal output not helping global glut
21 October 2015
Vedanta exports first shipment of iron ore from Goa
20 October 2015
Australia’s Metals X bids to take over rival Aditya Birla
16 October 2015
Diwali bonanza for Coal India staff, port workers
15 October 2015
Glencore to sell some assets in Australia and Chile
12 October 2015
Glencore to cut annual zinc production by 500,000 tonnes
10 October 2015
Rio Tinto to sell 40% stake in Bengalla coal mine to New Hope Corp for $606 mn
01 October 2015
Glencore stock plunges 30% to hit new low
29 September 2015
Mining and commodities major Glencore to suspend dividends, sell assets
07 September 2015
Coal scam: former coal secretary, 4 others granted bail
04 September 2015
Jindal Steel shuts coal mine in Australia as losses mount
01 September 2015
Government to auction 20 iron ore mines this year: report
25 August 2015
Government garners Rs4,264 cr after 3rd tranche of coal auction
14 August 2015
BHP Billiton not expecting iron-ore shipments to be directly affected by Tianjin explosions
14 August 2015
Government likely to sell 10% stake in Coal India
13 August 2015
Govt collects Rs2,529 cr from 2 coal mines in Round-III auctions on Day 1
12 August 2015
Vedanta reopens top Goa mine, production to start after monsoon
10 August 2015
Barrick Gold doubles spending cuts to $2 bn as gold prices slump
08 August 2015
Australian court revokes approval for Adani's $12.2 bn Carmichael coal mine
05 August 2015
US coal miner Alpha Resources files for bankruptcy
04 August 2015
India may import 210 million tonnes of coal in FY16 as production lags
03 August 2015
Reliance Power moves court against cancellation of Sasan coal block
31 July 2015
Coal scam: Charges framed against Madhu Koda, 8 others
31 July 2015
OceanaGold acquires Romarco Minerals for C$856 mn
31 July 2015
Lonmin, world’s third-biggest platinum producer, to cut 6,000 jobs
25 July 2015
BHP spin-off South32 to write down $1.9 bn on manganese, coal assets
22 July 2015
Coal scam: Court orders framing of charges against Koda, 8 others
14 July 2015
Rio Tinto’s revamped Canadian aluminium smelter goes on stream
09 July 2015
Canadian mining giant Potash Corp to buy German rival K+S AG for nearly €8 bn
30 June 2015
Rio Tinto exits Zimbabwe selling off diamond and coal assets
29 June 2015
India renews long term iron-ore supply contracts with Japan, S Korea
24 June 2015
Adani halts work at Australia's Carmichael mining project
24 June 2015
Glencore, Mick Davis among bidders for two Anglo American Chilean copper mines
18 June 2015
Goldcorp to offload stake in Tahoe Resources for $812 mn
18 June 2015
Vedanta annexes Cairn India in $2.3-bn all-stock deal
15 June 2015
Cairn India, Vedanta boards to consider merger on Sunday
13 June 2015
Vedanta Resources looking to merge Indian subsidiaries
09 June 2015
Newmont to buy AngloGold’s Colorado gold mine for $820 mn
09 June 2015
China iron ore imports down 8.5 per cent by volume in May
08 June 2015
US federal judge refuses to block lawsuit by Alaskan mining company
06 June 2015
Govt to auction 10 more mines to private companies by August
05 June 2015
Newmont Mining in exclusive talks to buy AngloGold Ashanti’s gold mine in Colorado
02 June 2015
Adani’s Carmichael project faces aboriginal challenge
29 May 2015
Independence Group to buy Sirius Resources for $1.4 bn
26 May 2015
World’s biggest gold miner, Barrick Gold, sells Australian mine
25 May 2015
Coal scam: Naveen Jindal, Madhu Koda, Dasari Narayan Rao among 15 granted bail
22 May 2015
CIL moves ahead to meet billion-tonne production target
16 May 2015
Coal India gearing up for 1-bn tonne coal production
15 May 2015
Govt takes back one coal mine allocated to Sasan mega power project
09 May 2015
Cliffs Natural Resources considers sale of North American coal mines
29 April 2015
Barrick Gold to sell stake in Chilean copper mine
28 April 2015
Govt says auction of 67 coal mines likely to generate Rs335,370-cr revenue
23 April 2015
NMDC slashes iron ore prices by up to Rs500 per tonne
18 April 2015
Coal ministry allows transfer of Panipat power plant’s fuel linkage to new bigger plant
17 April 2015
Canadian gold miners Alamos and AuRico to merge in $1.5-bn deal
13 April 2015
Jindal, Adani, GMR coal bids may be referred to CCI
13 April 2015
AngloGold Ashanti in talks with buyers for Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine
13 April 2015
12 global banks refuse loans to Adani's 16.5-bn Australian coal project
11 April 2015
Rio Tinto nears $6-bn deal with Mongolia on Oyu Tolgoi copper mine
07 April 2015
Odisha likely to renew 18 iron ore mine licences: report
06 April 2015
Third round of coal block auctions later this month; qualifying norms to be relaxed
02 April 2015
Australian mining equipment supplier Bradken rejects $427 mn unsolicited bid
02 April 2015
AngloGold looks to sell mines in the US, Mali to reduce debt
02 April 2015
Coalgate: SC stays trial court summons to Manmohan Singh, others
01 April 2015
Adani meets Queensland premier amidst fresh green threat to mine project
31 March 2015
Rio Tinto to cut 1,500 jobs amidst price slump
27 March 2015
Australian regulator to review Fortescue’s output cap call
25 March 2015
HC blocks transfer of Jindal’s bid-winning coal blocks to CIL
24 March 2015
Australian coal miner New Hope looks for acquisitions
24 March 2015
Buoyed by success, govt to soon auction more coal blocks
24 March 2015
Govt to hand over bid-cancelled blocks to Coal India
23 March 2015
Mahan coal block in MP forest escapes hammer; Greenpeace gloats
21 March 2015
Experts fume as 4 coal block bids rejected for being too low
21 March 2015
Coal India plans auction of 10-year fuel linkages: report
20 March 2015
Rajya Sabha clears mining bill without too much fuss
20 March 2015
Sesa Sterlite may resume iron ore mining in Goa in two months: report
18 March 2015
‘Hidden hand’ behind Bhushan, CBI ex-chief Sinha tells SC
17 March 2015
Coal ministry delays award of 5 more coal blocks
16 March 2015
SBI rebuts reports of killing Adani’s $1-bn loan proposal
14 March 2015
SBI to refuse Adani loan for Queensland project: report
13 March 2015
Coalgate: Congress stands solidly behind Manmohan
12 March 2015
‘Coalgate’ summonses: top business leaders back Birla
12 March 2015
CBI court summons former PM Manmohan Singh in coal scam case
11 March 2015
Queensland’s new Labour govt okays Adani-GVK port plan
11 March 2015
Rajya Sabha blocks mining bill, insists on select panel
11 March 2015
Coal, spectrum auctions already past Rs3 lakh crore
10 March 2015
Hindalco, Jindal Power bag 1 coal mine each on 3rd day of auctions
07 March 2015
BEML rolls out India’s biggest dump truck
05 March 2015
ED attaches properties of Srini, Jagan in quid-pro-quo case
27 February 2015
Coal India eyes 1-bn tonne production capacity by 2020
20 February 2015
Goldcorp writes down $2.3-bn on Argentine mine
20 February 2015
Jindal to pay Rs108 per tonne, Ruia Rs1,110 a tonne as coal blocks auction hits Day 6
19 February 2015
Aggressive bids for coal blocks a key credit monitorable: Crisil
19 February 2015
Jaiprakash Power bags MP coal block with Rs712 bid
18 February 2015
Glencore to quit platinum mining
12 February 2015
YSR cash-for-favours case: ED attaches Rs53-cr properties
10 February 2015
Tahoe Resources buys rival Rio Alto for C$1.3-bn
10 February 2015
India’s coal imports down 21% in January as CIL ramps up production
09 February 2015
Govt declassifies 31 major minerals; empowers state govts
05 February 2015
Govt may lower export duty for iron ore from Goa
05 February 2015
Red tape, poor quality deter global miners from Indian coal
03 February 2015
CBI initiates fresh probe into Jayanthi Natarajan’s green clearances
31 January 2015
Govt to sell 10% stake in CIL to raise around Rs24,000 cr
28 January 2015
Australian miner Arrium closes iron ore mine as prices plunge
24 January 2015
Govt kick-starts reallocation of coal blocks, beginning with PSU quota
21 January 2015
After 4 years in jail, mining baron Janardhan Reddy gets bail from SC
20 January 2015
Goldcorp acquires Probe Mines
20 January 2015
Coal block allottees face penalty over production delays
17 January 2015
Government promulgates ordinance to enable new mining leases
14 January 2015
Upbeat on Modi, Vedanta seeks fresh $30-bn investments in India
09 January 2015
Chile top court turns down Barrick Gold’s appeal in Pascua-Lama fine
02 January 2015
Insurance FDI cap takes ordinance route, coal auction to follow
24 December 2014
China uses deep-sea sub Jialong to look for minerals in Indian Ocean
24 December 2014
Panel moots coal linkages for power plants
22 December 2014
Barrick Gold to suspend Zambian copper mining operations due to high royalty
19 December 2014
Government to auction 101 coal blocks in phase 1, sets bid norms
18 December 2014
Anglo American Platinum receives $385 mn offer for its 49% stake in Bokoni mine
18 December 2014
Cheaper coal raises India’s import bill, dents Railway’s freight earnings
17 December 2014
Coalgate: Court tells CBI to further grill Manmohan Singh, others
16 December 2014
Australian regulator blocks Yancoal’s $2.3 bn equity issue
15 December 2014
Coal scam: Jharkhand ex-CM Koda, 6 others charged by CBI
12 December 2014
BHP to name proposed spinoff company South32
09 December 2014
Greens oppose SBI’s proposed $1-bn loan to Adani’s Australian project
08 December 2014
Vale SA in talks to sell stake in Mozambique coal and logistics assets
06 December 2014
NMDC cuts iron ore prices as demand dips
05 December 2014
Cabinet approves bill to replace ordinance on coal mines auction
03 December 2014
Rio Tinto to invest $350 mn in Canada’s Diavik diamond mine
27 November 2014
Jindal Steel shelves $10-bn coal-to-diesel project: report
24 November 2014
SBI defends $1bn Adani loan against ‘crony capitalism’ charge
21 November 2014
Government announces draft rules for e-auction of coal blocks
19 November 2014
Vedanta arm to spend $782 mn on developing African zinc mines
14 November 2014
Adani’s Aussie coal project may take off after Modi visit
13 November 2014
India may stop importing coal in 2-3 years: Piyush Goyal
12 November 2014
Rio Tinto’s $5-bn expansion of Mongolian Oyu Tolgoi copper mine delayed once againc
10 November 2014
Ex Xstrata chief Mick Davis keen to bid for Anglo American’s Chilean copper mines
10 November 2014
Coal, power minister Goyal urges further privatisation
07 November 2014
Govt fast-tracks 90 Coal India mining projects
04 November 2014
Adani hires Parsons Brinckerhoff for $6.2 bn rail & mining project in Australia
29 October 2014
Coalgate: CBI registers cases against environment ministry, Jindal Steel
25 October 2014
India may open commercial coal mining to private sector, foreign firms
22 October 2014
President signs ordinance on e-auction of cancelled coal blocks
21 October 2014
Govt finalising ordinance to acquire cancelled coal blocks
20 October 2014
CBI registers fresh case against Jindal Steel in coal scam
20 October 2014
Centre seeks further clarifications on mining land allotted to Posco
18 October 2014
Lanco in talks to sell stake in Griffin coal mine
11 October 2014
Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone sinks London Mining's share value
08 October 2014
NGT upholds ban on coal mining in Meghalaya, allows lifting of stock after paying royalty
07 October 2014
Rio Tinto squashes speculation on Glencore merger
07 October 2014
Ore miners to face rough weather from global glut: BHP
06 October 2014
New mine to help Singareni Collieries meet output target
30 September 2014
Coal block cancellations to hit power, steel sectors: ICRA, Fitch
27 September 2014
Vedanta's Anil Agarwal joins charity league with $2.475 billion pledge
27 September 2014
Adani gets green signal from Australian govt for mining project
25 September 2014
Supreme Court cancels allocation of 214 coal blocks, spares 4
24 September 2014
Coalgate: SC refuses to reopen hearing for power companies
12 September 2014
Sack CBI chief Sinha, Prashant Bhushan urges PM
06 September 2014
Govt looks at coal imports as power plants stare at looming shortage
05 September 2014
CBI director Ranjit Sinha offers to recuse from `coalgate’ probe
04 September 2014
Massive power outages likely as coal shortage worsens
30 August 2014
Coalgate: CBI finally closes cases against Birla, Parakh
30 August 2014
Goyal welcomes SC ruling declaring all coal allocations illegal
26 August 2014
All coal block allocations between 1993 and 2010 illegal: SC
25 August 2014
Centre raises royalty to states on select minerals by 41%
21 August 2014
BHP to spin off $14 bn of assets; to form new company
20 August 2014
Adani gets Queensland nod for mine-rail project
14 August 2014
Mining suspension forces closure of Tata Steel’s Odisha plant
09 August 2014
Adani's $15.5-bn Australian coal project gets federal approval
28 July 2014
Jharkhand miners illegally mined ore worthy over Rs14,500 crore: Shah panel
21 July 2014
Hancock Coal, GVK confirm deal for Australian coalfields
05 July 2014
No plans to split Coal India: Piyush Goyal
30 June 2014
Centre announces steps to augment coal supply to power plants
21 June 2014
Adani meets green hurdle in $15.5-bn Australian coal project
17 June 2014
CIL to diversify, enter fertilizer and chemicals production
05 June 2014
NMDC makes iron ore costlier by Rs300 per tonne
04 June 2014
Coal India must buck up, Modi govt tells India’s monopolistic miner
29 May 2014
Vijay Darda, son and co-accused get bail in coal scam case
23 May 2014
SC orders closure of nearly half of Odisha iron ore mines
16 May 2014
Turkey mine explosion kills at least 205; toll likely to rise
14 May 2014
Australian miner PanAust rejects Guangdong Rising's $1.4 bn bid
14 May 2014
Vedanta says it won’t mine at Niyamgiri sans locals’ nod
10 May 2014
Coal scam: ED files money laundering charges against ex-minister, Naveen Jindal
06 May 2014
Newmont Mining terminates merger talks with Barrick Gold
28 April 2014
SC allows iron ore mining in Goa with output limit
21 April 2014
Merger talks between Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining collapse
19 April 2014
Canada's Osisko Mining clinches $3.6-bn deal with Yamana Gold and Agnico Eagle
17 April 2014
Glencore Xstrata sells Las Bambas copper project to Chinese consortium for $5.85 bn
14 April 2014
Goldcorp sweetens bid for Osisko Mining to $3.3-bn
11 April 2014
GVK coal project gets Queensland court's conditional clearance
08 April 2014
CIL gets coal mine equity proposals from Rio Tinto, GVK Group
07 April 2014
Centre pushes Odisha to expedite grant of licence to Posco
07 April 2014
Osisko Mining outlines $1.37-bn deal with Yamana Gold
03 April 2014
Iron ore shipments commence at Mormugao Port
02 April 2014
BHP Billiton weighs $20-bn non-core assets spin-off
01 April 2014
Coal India may walk out of fertiliser JV in Odisha
29 March 2014
Coal India expects 2% rise in output this fiscal
29 March 2014
Gina Rinehart secures $7.2 bn funding for $10-bn Roy Hill iron ore project
21 March 2014
Coal India disinvestment likely after 1 April
19 March 2014
GlencoreXstrata close to selling Peruvian copper project to China Minmetals
18 March 2014
Carlyle led consortium to buy a majority stake in commodity firm Traxys Group
14 March 2014
Strike by Coal India officials to make 4 million tonne dent in production
11 March 2014
After 16 FIRs, CBI finally files first chargesheet in ‘coalgate’ affair
10 March 2014
Tata Power to sell 30% in Indonesian coal project for $120 mn
28 February 2014
Government invites bids for 3 coal blocks in first auction
26 February 2014
Inter-ministerial group suggests cancellation of allocation of 29 coal blocks
17 February 2014
Govt moves to sell stake in Vedanta-controlled Hindustan Zinc
13 February 2014
Govt rules out ban on iron ore exports from Odisha
12 February 2014
PIL seeks ban on illegal Odisha mining, SC-monitored probe
11 February 2014
Inter-ministerial panel recommends de-allocation of 26 coal blocks
10 February 2014
Goldcorp, Barrick Gold to sell Marigold mine to Silver Standard
04 February 2014
Steelmakers, miners at war over iron ore ‘cartelisation’
04 February 2014
Canadian uranium miner Cameco to sell stake in Bruce Power for $403 mn
01 February 2014
Glencore Xstrata to exit Philippines Tampakan copper and gold project
30 January 2014
Osisko Mining takes Goldcorp’s $2.33-bn takeover bid to court
30 January 2014
India seeks long-term coal supply pact with Australia
28 January 2014
Goa to sell stocks of confiscated iron ore through e-auction
25 January 2014
Canadian gold miner Osisko rejects $2.37-bn bid from Goldcorp
21 January 2014
China National Nuclear Corp to buy stake in Namibian uranium mine
20 January 2014
Coal ministry seeks CCEA views on cancellation of 61 mining licences
14 January 2014
Ministry denies nod for Vedanta’s Niyamgiri bauxite project
11 January 2014
Australian explorer TPL gets Zimbabwe nod for Chrome asset acquisition
08 January 2014
Probe panel puts Orissa's illegal iron ore mining at RS60,000 cr
02 January 2014
BHP shuts down Australian nickel mine
17 December 2013
CCI imposes Rs1,773-cr penalty on Coal India for abusing monopoly
10 December 2013
CIL to take up 126 projects during 12th Plan to raise coal production
26 November 2013
Glencore Xstrata prepares to sell 24.9% stake in platinum producer Lonmin
14 November 2013
‘Coalgate’ fallout: Odisha freezes final nod for 29 blocks
05 November 2013
GVK’s giant coal mining project in Australia gets federal approval
04 November 2013
Barrick Gold eyes part sale of Pascua-Lama mine
31 October 2013
Consol Energy to sell five coal mines to Murray Energy in a $3.5 bn deal
29 October 2013
London Mining wins 30-year iron ore mining licence in Greeland
28 October 2013
Anglo American not to sell stake in Minas-Rio iron ore project
26 October 2013
Rio Tinto to sell stake in Clemont mine to Glencore Xstrata and Sumitomo for $1.015 bn
25 October 2013
Chalco to sell stake in Chalco Iron Ore to parent Chinalco for $2.067 bn
22 October 2013
Trafigura and Mubadala to buy iron ore port in Brazil from Eike Batista for $996 mn
15 October 2013
Coal to replace oil as world’s top fuel by 2020
14 October 2013
Coal block auctions to begin by December: Jaiswal
11 October 2013
Russia’s Polymetal plans to buy Bakyrchik gold deposit in Kazakhstan for $500 mn
11 October 2013
Anglo American amends Amapá iron ore deal with Zamin Ferrous
25 September 2013
SAIL to invest Rs800 crore to develop Bhilwara mine
23 September 2013
Glencore Xstrata expects four Chinese bidders for its $5-bn Peruvian copper mine
12 September 2013
NMDC slapped Rs1,631 crore demand notice by IT
11 September 2013
China’s Zhongjin Lingnan to buy rest of Australian precious-metal miner Perilya
04 September 2013
Sumitomo okays China Molybdenum's acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Northparkes copper mine
04 September 2013
Anglo Platinum to axe 3,300 jobs
31 August 2013
UP shunts out DM who gave clean chit to suspended Nagpal
29 August 2013
Barrick Gold sells three Australian assets for $300 mn
23 August 2013
Church of England seeks registration of mineral rights under residents’ property
16 August 2013
Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group to invest $1.15 bn in Fortescue’s iron ore project
16 August 2013
Australian gold producer Newcrest posts record full-year loss of $5.78 bn
12 August 2013
Queensland approves Clive Palmer’s $6.4-bn coal project
10 August 2013
NMDC to go it alone as Severstal backs off from steel JV
07 August 2013
Coal India Q1-FY’14 net down 16.5% at Rs3,731 crore
03 August 2013
OM Manganese fined for desecrating sacred site
03 August 2013
Potash industry in turmoil after Uralkali quits cartel
31 July 2013
Ahead of London AGM Vedanta faces villagers' revolt in Odisha
31 July 2013
Government agrees to limit Coal India stake sale to 5%
30 July 2013
Villagers deal knockout blow to Vedanta bauxite project
30 July 2013
Rio Tinto to sell Northparkes copper mine to China Molybdenum for $820 mn
30 July 2013
Coal India signs 82 FSAs for about 34,793 MW power capacity
26 July 2013
Peabody Energy slashes 400 Australian jobs
24 July 2013
Niyamgiri villagers vote to boot out Vedanta bauxite project
19 July 2013
Miners, investors eye Glencore Xstrata's $5-bn Las Bambas copper mine
16 July 2013
India’s April-June iron ore imports fall 78 per cent
15 July 2013
TN to finalise proposal to buy NLC stake on Monday
13 July 2013
SC asks government to explain method of coal block allocation
10 July 2013
Chinese miner Yanzhou Coal offers to privatise Australia’s Yancoal
09 July 2013
CBI files status report on Coalgate; seeks SC nod to share info with CVC
08 July 2013
Greenpeace slams govt for selling 14 more coal blocks
06 July 2013
Two Canadian pension funds eye Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Co of Canada: report
06 July 2013
Hind Copper share sale oversubscribed; to fetch govt Rs260 crore
03 July 2013
Vedanta backs out from bidding for Rio Tinto’s Canadian iron-ore assets
03 July 2013
Barrick Gold to take a $5.5-bn writedown on Pascua-Lama project in Chile
29 June 2013
Arch Coal to sell three thermal coal mines in Utah to Bowie Resources
28 June 2013
Russian coal producer Mechel to sell US mines: report
28 June 2013
Rio Tinto may sell Mozambique coal unit
27 June 2013
Rio Tinto to retain diamonds business amid depressed economy
24 June 2013
BHP sells 15% stake in Australian iron ore mine to Japanese Cos
21 June 2013
Australian tycoon Nathan Tinkler sells Whitehaven stake to pay off debt
19 June 2013
Coalgate: CBI to summon PM’s advisor TKA Nair
18 June 2013
Mitsubishi shelves $10-bn Australian port, iron ore projects
15 June 2013
Senior Gujarat minister jailed for illegal limestone quarrying
15 June 2013
Lundin to buy Rio Tinto’s nickel-copper project in Michigan
13 June 2013
Coalgate: CBI allowed to quiz former coal secretary HC Gupta
12 June 2013
Canada’s Kinross Gold scraps $1.3-bn gold project in Ecuador
11 June 2013
NMDC in mining pact with Zimbabwe’s Mosi Oa
10 June 2013
BHP completes sale of $1.6-bn stake in Browse LNG to PetroChina
10 June 2013
Top Australian gold miner Newcrest to write down $6 bn; cut 250 jobs
08 June 2013
GlencoreXstrata shelves $139-bn Australian copper mine expansion
06 June 2013
China’s Chinalco and MMG Ltd eye Glencore Xstrata’s copper mines in Peru
04 June 2013
Rio Tinto plans diamond division spin-off
03 June 2013
Canadian gold miner New Gold acquires Rainy River for $310 mn
01 June 2013
Sterlite’s Tuticorin smelter to resume production in a week
31 May 2013
IMIC to acquire Cameroon-focused ore miner Afferro Mining for $190 mn
23 May 2013
Indonesian mine disaster toll rises to 17
21 May 2013
Kazakh miner ENRC rejects $5-bn indicative bid from co-founders
21 May 2013
CBI superintendent probing ‘coalgate’ arrested for graft
18 May 2013
Anglo American Platinum to cut 6,000 jobs at S African mines
11 May 2013
Carlyle Group tables bid for Rio Tinto's Northparkes copper mine
10 May 2013
Coalgate: SC once again seeks autonomy for ‘caged parrot’ CBI
08 May 2013
Opposition continues to stall parliament
06 May 2013
Govt mulls CIL-private sector partnership to boost coal supply
06 May 2013
Rio Tinto to cut more jobs; aims to save $5 bn
06 May 2013
Coalgate: I was only doing my duty, says indicted CBI chief
04 May 2013
Rio Tinto, BHP give in to Australia’s mining tax
30 April 2013
Rio Tinto reopens Argyle diamond mine after investing $2.2 bn
30 April 2013
Why is AP politico Jaganmohan Reddy still in jail, SC asks CBI
29 April 2013
Lanco Infra unit settles Australian lawsuit with Perdeman
29 April 2013
BHP Billiton to sell Pinto Valley copper mine to Capstone Mining for $650 mn
29 April 2013
Coalgate: CBI files 11th FIR; raids Chhattisgarh firm
27 April 2013
Coalgate: CBI admits to sharing report with law ministry, PMO
26 April 2013
UK watchdog launches criminal probe into Kazakh miner ENRC
26 April 2013
All coal block allotments from 1993 to 2010 “illegal”: House panel
23 April 2013
India’s FY’13 coal production tops 557 million tonnes
22 April 2013
ENRC co-founder plans $6-bn bid for Kazakh miner
22 April 2013
SC extends bauxite ban in Odisha, eases iron ore restrictions
19 April 2013
Investment group IMIC makes conditional bid for Afferro Mining, as JSPL backs out
18 April 2013
$76-bn Glencore-Xstrata merger wins Chinese conditional approval
17 April 2013
‘Coalgate’: Oppn seeks SIT probe into alleged tampering of CBI report
13 April 2013
Labrador Iron Ore mulls selling stake in Iron Ore Company of Canada
06 April 2013
Toro Energy’s uranium mine gets Australian government approval
03 April 2013
Abramovich's steel giant Evraz acquires 51 % stake in Timir ore project
02 April 2013
SC fines Sterlite Rs100 cr for pollution by TN copper plant
02 April 2013
S Korea’s Samsung C&T bags $5.86-bn order to develop Roy Hill iron ore project
28 March 2013
GMR gets rid of 'unviable' coal mine assets in South Africa
28 March 2013
Majority Inmet shareholders accept First Quantum's C$5.1-bn hostle bid
23 March 2013
JSPL to invest A$10 mn in Apollo Minerals' newly spun-off iron ore company
19 March 2013
Tata Steel forms alliance with Canada’s Labrador Mines
12 March 2013
CIL to spend Rs35,000 cr on foreign acquisitions by 2017
12 March 2013
Coal India to invest Rs25,400 crore in 12th Plan to boost production
12 March 2013
Govt identifies 7 lignite and coal blocks for underground gasification projects
12 March 2013
GVK sells 51-per cent Hancock Coal stake to Aurizon
11 March 2013
First Quantum Minerals confident of acquiring Inmet Mining
07 March 2013
AdityaBirla shutters Australian copper mine on falling global prices
06 March 2013
Coal India targets production of 492 million tonnes in 2013-14
05 March 2013
And now, Adani Group dumps Wharton event over Modi issue
04 March 2013
Hecla Mining to buy Canadian gold miner Aurizon Mines for $774.36 mn
04 March 2013
Rio Tinto mulls majority stake sale in Iron Ore Company of Canada for $1.8 bn: report
02 March 2013
Gina Rinehart loses appeal for stake in Rhodes Ridge iron ore deposit
28 February 2013
Jindal Steel and Power hikes stake in Australia’s Apollo Minerals to 11.70 %
27 February 2013
DeBeers eyes Rio Tinto’s stake in Murowa diamond mine
22 February 2013
First Majestic Silver backs out from bidding war over Orko Silver Corp
20 February 2013
Kazzinc, Verny Capital acquires Kazakhstan gold miner Orion Minerals for $200 mn
19 February 2013
Metalloinves denies talks to swap Udokan project for stake in Norilsk Nickel
19 February 2013
Rio Tinto to cut costs by $5 bn after posting first annual loss of $2.9 bn
16 February 2013
Vedanta proposes alternative sources of bauxite for restarting alumina refinery in Odisha
15 February 2013
Coeur d'Alene Mines outbids First Majestic with $383 mn offer for Canada’s Orko Silver
14 February 2013
Rio's Turquoise Hill to sell stake in Altynalmas Gold to Sumeru Gold for $300 mn
14 February 2013
China’s Citic Group acquires 13 % in Australia's Alumina for $467 mn
14 February 2013
Kazakh wealth fund acquires 29 % in Glencore-controlled zinc producer Kazzinc
08 February 2013
Jindal Steel backs out from investing in Afferro Mining’s Cameroon iron ore mines
07 February 2013
BHP mulls sale of Australian coking coal mine
07 February 2013
Canada’s Silver Wheaton in $1.9-bn gold deal with Vale SA
06 February 2013
Coalgate back in the news as SC raises fundamental issue
02 February 2013
Koda aide nabbed in Jakarta, brought back
30 January 2013
Anglo American writes down $4 bn over Brazilian project delay
30 January 2013
Mining ban-hit Sesa Goa to partly defer salary payouts
25 January 2013
Alamos Gold refuses to sweeten C$780-mn bid for fellow Canadian rival Aurizon Mines
25 January 2013
US miner Cliffs Natural Resources takes $1.4-bn write-down
25 January 2013
Coal India under probe, says fair trade authority
25 January 2013
No bail for Jagan in illegitimate assets case
24 January 2013
SC seeks status report from CBI on ‘coalgate’ probe
24 January 2013
Bumi says misuse of funds at Indonesian units not established by probe
23 January 2013
Tata Steel, ICVL escape Rio Tinto’s blunder in Mozambique
22 January 2013
BHP Billiton's sale of Ekati diamond mine hits roadblock
18 January 2013
Rio Tinto upbeat on China despite more local iron ore use by Chinese steelmakers
16 January 2013
Xstrata exits Queensland copper project
14 January 2013
Canadian junior gold miner Alamos Gold to buy Aurizon Mines for $792.96 mn
14 January 2013
S Africa’s Impala Platinum sells stake in Zimbabwean subsidiary to locals for $971 mn
12 January 2013
Perdeman embroils ICICI Bank in battle with Lanco
10 January 2013
ED attaches another Rs143.75 cr of Jagan assets
09 January 2013
Pakistan annuls Barrick-led consortium’s mining lease in Balochistan
08 January 2013
NMDC cuts iron ore prices by nearly 6 per cent for January
03 January 2013
Government offers 17 coal blocks to PSUs
01 January 2013
RINL, MOIL eye JV with NMDC for iron ore assets in Brazil
26 December 2012
Lanco’s Australian subsidiary wins ruling in Perdaman Chem case
24 December 2012
Non-revision of iron ore prices cost NMDC Rs746-cr during 2007-10: CAG
20 December 2012
Canada’s First Quantum Minerals sweetens takeover bid to $5.17 bn for Inmet Mining
17 December 2012
DMK chief's grandson Durai Dayanidhi surrenders in granite scam
14 December 2012
Roman Abramovich buys Norilsk Nickel stake for $1.49 bn to end battle between two oligarchs
11 December 2012
NMDC stake sale at Rs145-150 per share to fetch over Rs5,900 crore
10 December 2012
Fortescue Metals to sell 25 % stake in Nullagine iron-ore mine to BC Iron for $199 mn
10 December 2012
SC administers Karnataka pill to Goa mining industry
08 December 2012
Australia’s Talison Lithium recommends Chengdu Tianqi’s sweetened $815 mn offer
08 December 2012
Protesters demonstrate against Vedanta mine at Indian High Commission in London
07 December 2012
ED attaches Rs884-cr assets in Janardhana Reddy firm
06 December 2012
BHP Billiton eyes US metallurgical coal producer Walter Energy: report
06 December 2012
S African miner Gold Fields secures $1.5-bn demerger loan
04 December 2012
Australian officials in India to formalise coal mining project with Adani
03 December 2012
Adani Group plans production from $10-bn Australian coal project by 2015
03 December 2012
Rio Tinto to cut costs by $5 billion by 2014
30 November 2012
Protestors clash with security forces over copper mine expansion in Myanmar
29 November 2012
Provisional nod for Reliance Power’s captive coal project
28 November 2012
European regulator approves $67-bn Glencore-Xstrata deal with conditions
23 November 2012
Xstrata-Glencore merger: investors snub £144-million retention bonuses
21 November 2012
Glencore shareholders approve $67-bn merger with Xstrata
20 November 2012
Posco consortium to buy $1-bn stake in ArcelorMittal Mines Canada
14 November 2012
BHP Billiton exits Diamond business with sale of Ekati mine to Harry Winston for $500 mn
14 November 2012
Aditya Birla Group, Prominvest drop plans to acquire Australia’s Northern Iron
12 November 2012
Tata Power acquires 26 per cent stake in Indonesian mining firm BSSR
08 November 2012
Odisha continues crackdown on mining firms
08 November 2012
Ministerial group moots deallocation of 8 PSU coal blocks in Chhattisgarh
07 November 2012
Chalco still interested in Canada’s Turquoise Hill Resources
05 November 2012
China's Hanlong receives funding for $1.65-bn acquisition of Sundance Resources
05 November 2012
Glencore, Pramod Agarwal in race for Anglo American's Amapa iron ore mine: report
03 November 2012
Codelco to sell part stake in Anglo American Sur JV to Mitsui for $998 mn
02 November 2012
Anglo American Platinum cedes majority stake in mine to locals
02 November 2012
BHP Billiton to go for robotic trucks in Pilbara mines
01 November 2012
Noble, Posco drop $1.24 billion bid for Australia’s Arrium
31 October 2012
BHP expansion pull back boosts copper miner Diatreme
31 October 2012
Kudremukh Iron Ore Company to enter contract mining
29 October 2012
China’s Cathay Fortune goes hostile with A$830-mn bid for Australian miner
25 October 2012
Coal supplies to power sector up 12 per cent in April-October 2012-13
23 October 2012
JSPL close to acquiring West African iron ore mine for around $2 bn
22 October 2012
CBI charges Yeddyurappa, JSW Steel in graft case
17 October 2012
Government files caveat in SC against petition challenging coal block allocation
16 October 2012
Argonaut Gold to buy Prodigy Gold for $348 million
16 October 2012
Rio Tinto rejects Mongolian bid to alter terms for Oyu Tolgoi copper, gold projects
16 October 2012
Copper explorer Discovery rejects Chinese PE firm Cathay Fortune's $850-mn bid
12 October 2012
Canada’s AuRico Gold to sell Ocampo mine to Carlos Slim's Minera Frisco for $750 mn
10 October 2012
Jagan denied bail, more properties attached
05 October 2012
Supreme Court halts all mining in Goa
05 October 2012
Chinese PE firm Cathay Fortune to buy copper miner Discovery Metals for $850 mn
05 October 2012
Tata Power scouting for coal assets in US, Africa, Columbia
04 October 2012
Xstrata to back Glencore’s merger proposal
01 October 2012
China's Chalco abandons plan to buy stake in Winsway Coking Coal for $308 mn
29 September 2012
CBI registers fresh PE on coal block allocation
28 September 2012
BHP asks for extension of mine expansion agreement
27 September 2012
Australia's Rinehart sued over ownership of Hope Downs
27 September 2012
South African mining unrest spreads to AngloGold Ashanti
27 September 2012
Anglo American plans to cut coking coal output
26 September 2012
CVC asks CBI to probe irregularities in all coal block allocations since 1993
24 September 2012
Qatar Holding in talks to buy Eike Batista's gold company AUX for $2 bn: report
24 September 2012
Xstrata delays Glencore merger decision
22 September 2012
Coalgate: CBI registers two more cases
22 September 2012
Fortescue Metals pays $715 million to Leucadia to settle legal dispute
21 September 2012
Canadian gold miner B2Gold to buy Australia’s CGA Mining for $1.1 bn
20 September 2012
Gujarat Ambuja, Grasim Industries also lose coal blocks
20 September 2012
US coal miner Alpha Natural Resources axes 1,200 jobs
20 September 2012
Coalgate: Firms linked to Subodh Kant Sahai, Navin Jindal face action
18 September 2012
Diesel price hike may cost Coal India Rs600cr a year
18 September 2012
China's Meijin Energy launches $457-mn bid for Australia’s Western Desert Resources
18 September 2012
I’ll be back with a bang, says ex-CM Yeddyurappa
17 September 2012
Arcelor Mittal's $4-bn North Baffin Island ore JV wins Canadian approval
17 September 2012
CBI gets cracking on illegal iron ore mining scam in Karnataka
15 September 2012
JSW Steel to lose coal mining licence
15 September 2012
High Court rules Fortescue can use BHP, Rio Tinto's rail lines
15 September 2012
Centre suspends environment clearances of 93 mining leases in Goa
12 September 2012
Two former Goa CMs indicted in illegal mining case
12 September 2012
Queensland hikes coal royalty; miners threaten investment cuts
11 September 2012
Sesa Goa, Sterlite plummet after Goa mining ban
11 September 2012
Coalgate: IMG completes review; to meet again on 12 September
10 September 2012
Swiss miner Xstrata finds Glencore’s new offer too low
10 September 2012
Coal allocation: 5 more firms appear before government panel
08 September 2012
SC directs CBI to probe Karnataka iron ore mining scam
07 September 2012
Illegal mining in India thrives despite clampdown: minister
07 September 2012
JSPL acquires Candian listed firm, CIC Energy Corp
05 September 2012
Government rejects BJP demand to cancel allocation of 142 coal blocks
03 September 2012
Chalco drops $926mn bid for SouthGobi Resources
03 September 2012
SC allows 18 mines in Karnataka to resume operations
03 September 2012
Western Australia coffers to take a $1.5-bn hit from falling iron price
01 September 2012
Government to consider cancellation of 53 captive coal blocks: reports
30 August 2012
Australia’s Sundance Resources accepts Hanlong's lowered offer of $1.4 bn
28 August 2012
BHP Billiton to sell Yeelirrie uranium deposit to Cameco for $430 mn
27 August 2012
NMDC to add 13 million tonnes of iron ore production capacity in 3 years
27 August 2012
Rio Tinto to invest $500 mn in Bunder diamond mine in MP
27 August 2012
Glencore threatens to abandon $90 billion merger with Xstrata
23 August 2012
Vendanta seeks shareholders' nod to up offer price for Hindustan Zinc, Balco
22 August 2012
BHP Billiton delays Olympic Dam expansion amid rising capital costs
22 August 2012
CBI scanning state governments’ records in `Coalgate’ scam
21 August 2012
Mongolia opposes Chalco’s bid for Ivanhoe Mines' stake in SouthGobi Resources
14 August 2012
Coal India’s production to touch 615 million tonnes by 2016-17
13 August 2012
Government not to reconstitute GoM for opening up coal sector
13 August 2012
Rio Tinto first half profit down 22 per cent
09 August 2012
CIL plans South African arm to push coal mine acquisitions
08 August 2012
Canada’s Endeavour Mining to buy Avion Gold for C$389 million
08 August 2012
Australian gold producer Silver Lake to buy Integra Mining for $446 mn
07 August 2012
BHP writedown sparks concern of further impairments
06 August 2012
Fortescue expects iron ore prices to recover; confident on China demand
06 August 2012
BHP Billiton expansion plans at risk on falling iron ore prices
03 August 2012
Unbridled coal mining biggest threat to tigers: Greenpeace
03 August 2012
Judge halts Vale rail project close to most threatened tribe
02 August 2012
Rio Tinto to start slashing jobs in Melbourne and Sydney
02 August 2012
UK fund sues government for interference in Coal India
01 August 2012
Australia's Sundance Resources expects Hanlong's offer to be lowered
01 August 2012
Aditya Birla outbid by Swiss-Russian trading firm Prominvest for Northern Iron
31 July 2012
BHP Billiton may delay $33-bn expansion of Olympic dam mine
30 July 2012
Anglo American to buy majority stake in Mozambique’s Revuboe coal for $555 mn
25 July 2012
Aditya Birla Group raises bid for Australian iron ore miner Northern Iron to $532 mn
24 July 2012
India’s mineral production in May up from April's lows
23 July 2012
Justice Shah Commission gets another year and Rs50 lakh more to probe illegal mining
21 July 2012
Jindal Steel & Power in talks to buy Canadian coal developer CIC Energy
19 July 2012
Russia’s Nord Gold to take full control of High River Gold Mines
18 July 2012
Jindal Steel terminates $2.1-bn mining venture in Bolivia
18 July 2012
Rio Tinto posts record iron ore output, trims forecast
18 July 2012
Coal India awaiting green clearances for key projects
16 July 2012
Tinkler's consortium launches $5.3-bn bid for Australia's Whitehaven Coal
14 July 2012
BHP Billiton plans sale of Brazilian aluminium assets: report
12 July 2012
Special court grants ED permission to quiz Jagan
07 July 2012
St Barbara to acquire Allied Gold’s assets at 90 % premium
30 June 2012
PMO asks coal ministry to fast-track reallocation of coal blocks to CIL
27 June 2012
Vale sells Colombian thermal coal assets to Goldman Sachs unit for $407mn
26 June 2012
Rinehart threatens sell off of Fairfax stake
26 June 2012
Fortescue mounts legal challenge to mineral tax
22 June 2012
Xstrata seeks buyers for its Frieda River copper project in Papua New Guinea
21 June 2012
Rio Tinto to invest £2.66 bn on iron ore development
21 June 2012
Government allocates 116 coal blocks to CIL, reserves 54 for core sector captive use
19 June 2012
L&L Energy buys 51 % stake in China’s Lashu Coal Mine from Union Energy
19 June 2012
Coal India inks fuel supply pacts with 27 more power firms
18 June 2012
Canada’s Yamana Gold to buy Argentina-focused Extorre Gold for C$414 mn
18 June 2012
Key suitors back out from BHP Billiton’s Ekati diamond mine auction
16 June 2012
India’s mining rules a joke, says human rights body
15 June 2012
Aditya Birla Group eyes $1-bn stake in Drummond's Colombian coal mines
14 June 2012
Whitehaven Coal rejects mining magnate Nathan Tinkler’s buyout proposal
13 June 2012
Temasek Holdings acquires 5.4 % stake in Ivanhoe Mines
12 June 2012
Bolivia nationalises Glencore’s mining unit
12 June 2012
South Africa’s Kumvest seeks to block First Uranium asset sale to Gold One
09 June 2012
Queensland grants final approval for $1.7 billion coal mine project
08 June 2012
Coal India targets production of 615 million tonnes by 2016-17
06 June 2012
Dart Energy wells to help grow vegetables in Australia
05 June 2012
Templeton trying to block Sesa Goa-Sterlite merger: report
02 June 2012
China’s Zijin Mining to acquire Norton Gold for A$229 million
02 June 2012
After carbon tax, Gillard tells mining industry to spread the benefits of boom
01 June 2012
Forest clearance for coal projects likely
31 May 2012
AngloGold Ashanti to buy 50 % of Brazilian gold mine from Kinross
29 May 2012
Brazil’s Vale to sell Colombian coal assets to unit of Goldman Sachs for $407 mn
29 May 2012
Investment in Australia’s resources sector reaches record $260 billion
26 May 2012
CBI court adjourns Yeddyurappa's anticipatory bail plea
25 May 2012
NMDC posts 7 per cent growth in iron ore production in 2011-12
24 May 2012
Gina Rinehart triples wealth after mining deals, named world’s richest woman
24 May 2012
Rio Tinto closer to expansion of Weipa bauxite operations
24 May 2012
Toro Energy’s uranium mine gets Australian environmental regulator’s nod
23 May 2012
Glencore takes control of Congolese copper and cobalt mine in a $480-mn deal
22 May 2012
BHP Billiton turning away from Altia project in Australia
18 May 2012
After raids, Yeddyurappa seeks pre-emptive bail
16 May 2012
Illegal mining: CBI raids Yeddyurappa, sons’ houses
16 May 2012
General Electric to acquire two mining equipment manufacturers
16 May 2012
Canadian uranium miner Cameco to buy nuclear fuel broker Nukem for $136 mn
15 May 2012
Yeddyurappa puts off decision to quit party for now
15 May 2012
Australia’s "two-speed" economy now a “three-speed” economy: Rio Tinto
12 May 2012
SAIL to develop coal, iron ore deposits in Mongolia
11 May 2012
SC deals a blow to Yeddyurappa's hopes of reemerging as Karnataka CM
11 May 2012
Cliffs to go ahead with $3.3-bn Canadian chromite project
10 May 2012
JSPL acquires 9.25 % stake in Australia’s Apollo Minerals for Rs5.30 crore
09 May 2012
Government to meet on Wednesday on proposed sovereign wealth fund
07 May 2012
Govt plans to further back Coal India spending
07 May 2012
American Vanadium seeks Japanese partner
05 May 2012
Government to set up sovereign fund for acquisition of coal assets abroad
04 May 2012
CEC blasts Karnataka's sudden transfer of lokayukta police
30 April 2012
Adani Enteriprises denies involvement in illegal export of iron ore
30 April 2012
MMTC to supply iron ore to Japanese, Korean steelmakers
30 April 2012
Posco to sell part stake in iron ore miner Roy Hill to China Steel for $316.7 mn
28 April 2012
Canadian miner Iamgold to acquire gold explorer Trelawney for C$608 mn
28 April 2012
Tata Power secures favourable opinion on coal diversion by Reliance Power
28 April 2012
CEC orders CBI probe into mining leases to Yeddyurappa's relatives
20 April 2012
Supreme court partially lifts mining ban in Karnataka
20 April 2012
KKR plans to buy, merge BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto’s diamond mines: report
16 April 2012
SC rules out quick resumption of full-scale iron ore mining
16 April 2012
Hebei Iron & Steel to invest $195-million in Canada’s Alderon Iron Ore
14 April 2012
Royalty on coal and lignite fixed at 14 and 6 per cent of value
12 April 2012
BMA to close unviable Norwich Park mine in Australia
11 April 2012
Alcoa lowers China aluminum consumption growth
11 April 2012
Miners set to strike over dispute at BHP Billiton coal mines in Australia
10 April 2012
Indian companies to focus on overseas mining acquisitions: E&Y report
07 April 2012
Despite bail, Jharkhand ex CM Madhu Koda to stay behind bars in other cases
07 April 2012
NMDC likely to hike iron ore prices by Rs300-400 per tonne
05 April 2012
Coal India sets FY’13 production target at 470 million tonnes
05 April 2012
Coal India ordered to sign FSAs with power companies
03 April 2012
Chalco to buy Ivanhoe Mines’ stake in SouthGobi Resources for $926 mn
02 April 2012
CIL board commits fuel supply against PMO instructions
30 March 2012
Marubeni, Posco, STX Corp close to buying 30% in Roy Hill project for $3.2 bn
30 March 2012
Rio Tinto, iGate Patni open innovation centre for mining in Pune
28 March 2012
Rio Tinto to exit diamond business
27 March 2012
Coal ministry seeks regulatory cover for mining lease, pricing
26 March 2012
Coal ministry to appoint consultant for coal block allotment
24 March 2012
CIL pays Rs5,400 crore dividend; delays supply contracts with power companies
24 March 2012
Yeddyurappa piles on pressure on party for reinstatement as CM
20 March 2012
CBI begins probe into mowing-down of MP cop
16 March 2012
KKR, Apollo Global, Harry Winston eye BHP Billiton’s Ekati diamond mine
15 March 2012
CBI to investigate murder of Madhya Pradesh police officer
13 March 2012
Supreme Court issues notices to AP ministers, officials in Jaganmohan Reddy assets’ case
13 March 2012
Iron ore baron Janardhan Reddy walks out of jail
12 March 2012
Cop’s killing: MP bans quarrying; but denies mafia hand
12 March 2012
Slain MP cop was fighting a lone battle, says father
09 March 2012
Molycorp to acquire Canadian rare earth firm Neo Material for $1.31 bn
09 March 2012
Xstrata to buy Sukunka coal deposit from Talisman Energy for $500 million
09 March 2012
Rio Tinto plans to invest $2 billion in Odisha iron ore mine
05 March 2012
Canada's uranium miner Cameco to buy Areva’s stake in Millennium project
03 March 2012
Canada’s First Uranium to sell two South African assets for $405 million
03 March 2012
Bidding war escalates for Ludowici as Weir Group matches FLSmidth offer
24 February 2012
Vedanta mulls Sesa Goa, Sterlite merger
22 February 2012
FLSmidth outbids Weir Group for Australian mining equipment firm Ludowic
17 February 2012
Mitsubishi Corp acquires IFC’s stake in Peruvian copper project Quellaveco
17 February 2012
Bumi Plc investors drop move to vote out key board members
15 February 2012
China's Winsway closer $1-bn Grand Cache Coal acquistion closure
13 February 2012
Germany to invest $4 bn in Kazakhstan in exchange for mining rare earths
09 February 2012
Rio Tinto to spend $3.4 billion on iron ore expansion
08 February 2012
Investors voice opposition to Glencore-Xstrata merger
08 February 2012
Xstrata and Glencore agree on $90-billion all-share merger
07 February 2012
Australia’s Lynas threatens to end China’s monopoly on rare earths
07 February 2012
NMDC looking at more overseas acquisitions
04 February 2012
Indonesia’s Bakries keen to oust Rothschild from PT Bumi Resources
04 February 2012
Swiss giants Xstrata, Glencore in talks for $80-billion "merger of equals"
02 February 2012
Rio Tinto sells its Kalahari stake to China’s nuclear reactor builder CGNPC
02 February 2012
Krishna gets SC reprieve from Karnataka HC order
27 January 2012
Krishna moves SC for quashing illegal mining case
24 January 2012
Canada’s Latin America focussed Pan American to acquire Minefinders for $1.49 bn
24 January 2012
HC says probe against foreign minister Krishna must proceed
21 January 2012
Posco to buy additional 11.5% of Australian iron ore miner Roy Hill for $1.6 bn
17 January 2012
Australian mining giants post record iron ore production results
17 January 2012
1-million carat diamond mine found in China
13 January 2012
Exxaro launches A$338-mn bid for Republic of Congo focused African Iron
11 January 2012
CMAR to focus on rehabilitation of land damaged in mining
09 January 2012
Chinese company’s wants mining rights for Perth city
09 January 2012
Indian consortium to invest Rs375 crore on iron ore exploration in Afghanistan
07 January 2012
Joy Global to buy rest of China International Mining Machinery for $437.80 mn
07 January 2012
Power companies get back six deallocated coal blocks
06 January 2012
Kazakh miner ENRC to pay $1.25 bn to settle Congo copper dispute with First Quantum
06 January 2012
Coal may cost more as ministry changes pricing formula
31 December 2011
Anglo American mulls selling majority stake in Brazil’s Amapa iron ore for $1 bn
29 December 2011
India’s coal imports seen touching 194 million tonnes by 2017
27 December 2011
Mineral production in India rises in October
26 December 2011
Jindal Steel starts arbitration proceedings against Bolivia over mining project
24 December 2011
China’s Yanzhou acquiring Australia’s Gloucester Coal for $2.23 bn
23 December 2011
BHP Billiton to sell Chidliak project to Peregrine Diamonds
21 December 2011
China's Yanzhou plans to buy Australia’s Gloucester Coal for $2 bn
20 December 2011
Toyota's trading arm to form rare earth JV with Canada’s Matamec
16 December 2011
Glencore acquires 80.08% of Namibia’s Rosh Pinah Zinc Corp
15 December 2011
Vale to buy out minority shareholders in Vale Fertilizantes for $1.22 billion
12 December 2011
Australia approves NMDC's 50-% stake acquisition in Legacy Iron Ore
10 December 2011
Krishna moves high court to quash illegal mining case
09 December 2011
Registration with Indian Bureau of Mines mandatory for minerals trade, consumers
09 December 2011
And now, external affairs minister Krishna in mining scam
08 December 2011
Caterpillar expanding in India
05 December 2011
Australian coal miners Whitehaven, Aston discuss A$4.65 bn merger
05 December 2011
Illegal mining: CBI formally charges Janardhan, Srinivas Reddy
03 December 2011
Rio Tinto gets control of Canadian uranium miner Hathor Exploration
01 December 2011
Three firms bid to explore CIL’s Mozambique block
01 December 2011
SAIL-led consortium to invest $11 bn in Afghanistan
30 November 2011
Cameco exits from bidding war with Rio Tinto over uranium miner Hathor
29 November 2011
Russian steelmaker Magnitogorsk to buy Australia’s Flinders Mines for $538 mn
28 November 2011
Rio Tinto-Chinalco copper JV gets Beijing’s nod
28 November 2011
Brazilian miner Vale to spend $6 bn in expanding Moatize coal project
25 November 2011
Mineral production in India fell 5.64 per cent in September
25 November 2011
Sundance Resources placed in trading halt pending insider trading allegations
25 November 2011
Cash-rich CIL offers to lend Rs15,000-crore to government
22 November 2011
Guyana awards $1-bn Aurora Gold Project to Canada’s Guyana Goldfields
21 November 2011
Pakistan rejects Barrick Gold, Antofagasta bid to develop Reko Diq project
19 November 2011
Bidding war for uranium miner Hathor intensifies after Rio Tinto raises offer
18 November 2011
No bail yet for Reddys in illegal mining case
17 November 2011
Peabody Energy gets full control of Macarthur Coal
17 November 2011
China’s Shandong Gold Group offers to buy Jaguar Mining for $785 million
17 November 2011
BHP to invest $4.5 bn on shale gas assets development in 2012
16 November 2011
Vedanta to bid for Australian thermal coal miner New Hope Corp: report
15 November 2011
Uranium producer Cameco raises hostile offer for Hathor to $625 million
15 November 2011
NMDC, Severstal sign protocol for setting up steel joint venture
12 November 2011
Anglo American sells 24.5% of Chilean copper assets to Mitsubishi for $5.39 bn
10 November 2011
India, Australia to increase cooperation in coal sector
09 November 2011
Zijin Mining spends $408 mn in acquiring gold projects in China
08 November 2011
TDP chief denies favouring mining mafia in Andhra
05 November 2011
Anglo American to buy Oppenheimer family’s stake in De Beers for $5.1 bn
04 November 2011
Sesa Goa to acquire Goa Energy from Videocon Industries for Rs53.72 crore
04 November 2011
BHP Billiton, Mitsubishi to invest $4.2 bn in Australian coking coal projects
01 November 2011
Jailed mining barons move court for 'special class prisoner status'
01 November 2011
Indonesia's Bakrie family to sell part stake in Bumi Plc for $800 mn to repay loan
01 November 2011
Winsway, Marubeni to acquire Canada's Grande Cache Coal for $1 bn
01 November 2011
Committee to recommend ore royalty revision to centre soon
31 October 2011
CBI set to charge Janardhan Reddy for illegal iron ore exports
28 October 2011
MMTC posts highest-ever turnover of Rs68,855 crore
27 October 2011
Peabody, ArcelorMittal acquire majority stake in Macarthur Coal
25 October 2011
Committee recommends action against 617 government officials in mining scam
24 October 2011
Yeddyurappa’s judicial custody extended till 3 November
22 October 2011
Shah Commission unlikely to present report into Goa mining scam by end of October
22 October 2011
India's mineral production down 3.36 per cent in August
21 October 2011
China's Citic finally backs Peabody, ArcelorMittal’s Macarthur acquisition
21 October 2011
Rio Tinto approves $1.3-bn investment on Simandou project in Guinea
21 October 2011
Peabody Energy, ArcelorMittal extend offer for Macarthur Coal till 11 November
20 October 2011
India puts shale gas exploration on the backburner
20 October 2011
After hospital discharge, Yeddyurappa lands in lock-up
19 October 2011
Yeddyurappa's bail hearing deferred
18 October 2011
Yeddyurappa files bail plea in high court
17 October 2011
Rio Tinto to sell around $8-bn worth global aluminium assets
17 October 2011
BHP Billiton may launch $3.2-bn bid for Brazil’s Ferrous Resources: report
17 October 2011
Macmahon Holdings, Operta awarded $500 mln Tavan Tolgoi Coal mining contract
17 October 2011
China clears Peabody, ArcelorMittal's A$4.83-bn takeover of Macarthur Coal
13 October 2011
BHP Billiton approves $1.2 billion for Olympic Dam mine development
13 October 2011
India, Australia in “dialogue” for uranium sale, says secret note
13 October 2011
ENRC to buy Kazakh coal producer Shubarkol Komir for $600 million
11 October 2011
China Guangdong Nuclear Power plans to acquire uranium miner Kalahari Minerals
10 October 2011
Rio Tinto's Murowa Diamonds cedes 51-% stake to Zimbabwean government
10 October 2011
MOIL enters `Fortune 500' club
08 October 2011
Mongolia ends Oyu Tolgoi row with Rio Tinto, Ivanhoe Mines
08 October 2011
Australian thermal coal miner New Hope invites bids
07 October 2011
Sesa Goa among those vying for mining precious metals in Goa
05 October 2011
PAC report on illegal mining in Goa likely to be tabled in assembly
05 October 2011
Mining in deemed renewed mines not illegal, Shah commission told
04 October 2011
China’s Hanlong to acquire Australia's Sundance Resources for $1.57 bn
04 October 2011
Justice Shah to submit report on illegal mining in Goa in 45 days
03 October 2011
Reddy brothers' judicial custody extended till 17 October
03 October 2011
Nalco to invest Rs40,000 crore in metals and energy sectors by 2020
30 September 2011
Draft mining bill provides for higher compensation for project affected
30 September 2011
Hindustan Copper to more than double mining capacity
30 September 2011
China's Minmetals Resources offers to buy Anvil Mining for $1.28 billion
30 September 2011
Sesa Goa’s Pirna iron ore mine EC cancelled
29 September 2011
NMDC, Severstal to finalise joint venture by December
28 September 2011
China’s Yanzhou Coal to acquire twoWesfarmers coal mines for A$297 mn
28 September 2011
Rio Tinto enters potash business via JV with Russia’s JSC Acron's Canadian unit
28 September 2011
Anglo American shareholders seek control of De Beers
27 September 2011
Probe illegal export of iron ore from Goa: Santosh Hegde
27 September 2011
Mongolia seeks to increase stake in Oyu Tolgoi project from Rio Tinto
26 September 2011
NMDC close to acquiring coking coal mine in Russia
24 September 2011
NMDC acquires stake in Legacy Iron Ore, eyes Mozambique coal project
23 September 2011
Coal India plans more acquisitions in Mozambique
21 September 2011
NTPC contemplating exit from International Coal Ventures
21 September 2011
Canadian gold miner Agnico-Eagle to buy Grayd Resource for C$275-mn
19 September 2011
ICVL, China’s Henan Coal among bidders for Australia’s Aquila’s coal mine
19 September 2011
China expanding seabed mining in Indian Ocean
17 September 2011
GVK acquires majority stake in Australia's Hancock Coal for $1.26 billion
17 September 2011
Rio Tinto to spend $833 million more in Pilbara iron ore expansion
15 September 2011
NMDC submits bid for 50 per cent of Australia’s Legacy Iron Ore
15 September 2011
Cairn India shareholders' accept government terms for stake sale
14 September 2011
NMDC to make formal bid for 50 per cent in Australia's Legacy Iron Ore soon
13 September 2011
Thai coal miner Banpu to buy Hunnu Coal in Mongolia for $443 mn
13 September 2011
First auction of Bellary iron ore to begin on 14 September
12 September 2011
CBI raids two ‘allies’ of jailed Janardhan Reddy
12 September 2011
NMDC, Rio Tinto scrap joint venture
09 September 2011
Anglo American weighs $120 a share takeover of Walter Energy: report
08 September 2011
Centre considering higher royalty on coal to states
07 September 2011
Illegal mining: ‘YSR’ son Jaganmohan next on CBI hit-list
07 September 2011
Indian consortium bids for Afghanistan's Hajigak Iron Ore Mines
07 September 2011
Glencore hikes stake in takeover target - South Africa’s Optimum Coal
06 September 2011
Rio Tinto, Anglo to offload entire stake in South Africa’s copper miner Palabora
06 September 2011
BHEL to build Rs1,395-crore material handling system for NMDC
05 September 2011
Mining baron Janardhan Reddy, brother-in-law arrested
05 September 2011
Chinese consortium acquires 15-% stake in Brazilian niobium producer CBMM for $1.95 bn
05 September 2011
SC permits public auction of iron ore stock in Karnataka
03 September 2011
CIL chairman NC Jha gets three months extension
02 September 2011
Macarthur Coal backs Peabody, ArcelorMittal's revised bid
30 August 2011
Griffin Coal terminates coal supply agreement with Australia's Perdaman news
30 August 2011
Yeddyurappa fails to avert charges as HC rejects twin pleas
30 August 2011
India planning to hike iron ore export duty further
29 August 2011
A Rs1,200-crore mining scam surfaces as NGO moves HC against illegal mining in Goa
27 August 2011
Rio Tinto, Mitsubishi sweetens offer for Australia's Coal & Allied Industries
27 August 2011
Canada's uranium producer Cameco launches $528-million takeover bid for Hathor
26 August 2011
SC bans mining in 2 more Karnataka districts
26 August 2011
Glencore eyes South Africa’s Optimum Coal
26 August 2011
Rio Tinto pays C$529.5 million for 2 % of Ivanhoe Mines
25 August 2011
NMDC to complete due diligence for Australia's Legacy this week
25 August 2011
Glencore offers to buy 27-% stake in Minara
24 August 2011
India, South Africa mulling ban on chrome ore exports to China
22 August 2011
SC panel for ban on all private mining in Karnataka
20 August 2011
Anglo American mulling counter bid for Australia’s Macarthur Coal: report
20 August 2011
Cairn India to announce results of shareholder vote on Vedanta deal on 14 September
18 August 2011
BHP, Xstrata, Anglo to spend $1.3 billion on Columbian coal mine expansion
18 August 2011
Coal India beats RIL in market capitalisation
17 August 2011
Senior Karnataka minister wants Reddys back in cabinet
16 August 2011
New mines bill to make industry uncompetitive: FICCI
13 August 2011
GMR Energy buys 30 % of Indonesian coal miner GEMS
12 August 2011
Rio Tinto, Mitsubishi to buy remaining of Coal and Allied for $1.55 billion
11 August 2011
BHP Billiton, Nyrstar in talks to acquire Canadian miner Lundin Mining: report
10 August 2011
Rio Tinto, Mitsubishi offer to buy out minority investors in Australia’s Coal & Allied
09 August 2011
HC directs former Karnataka CM to produce copy of Lokayukta report on illegal mining
08 August 2011
Sesa Goa to buy 51 % stake in Liberian iron ore mining co for Rs400 crore
08 August 2011
Supreme Court allows limited mining by NMDC in Bellary
05 August 2011
JSW plant on verge of shutdown as ore supply dries up
05 August 2011
SC ban on Bellary mining hits steelmakers hard
03 August 2011
Yanzhou Coal buys two Australian coalmines for A$202.5 million
02 August 2011
Ore worth crores seized as Karnataka firms flout SC ban
01 August 2011
Macarthur Coal rejects Peabody, ArcelorMittal’s $5.2 -bn takeover bid
01 August 2011
Joy Global raises stake in China's coal-mining equipment maker IMM
30 July 2011
Supreme Court imposes ban on iron ore mining in Bellary
30 July 2011
Lokayukta report takes spot iron ore rates for long-term prices: NMDC
29 July 2011
$2.7-bn worth iron ore illegally exported: Karnataka Lokayukta
29 July 2011
Xstrata bids $153 million for Canada’s First Coal Corporation
28 July 2011
SAIL-led consortium to bid for Afghan iron-ore mine
26 July 2011
Nalco granted final forest clearance for bauxite mining in Odisha's Koraput area
25 July 2011
Speed up green clearances, Coal India tells government
25 July 2011
Coal sector needs new exploration and licensing policy: CII
25 July 2011
Karnataka mining scam: Hegde not to submit report to governor
23 July 2011
MMTC allowed to renew iron ore supply contracts with Japanese, South Korean and Chinese mills
22 July 2011
Karnataka Lokayukta report may name state CM in mining scam
21 July 2011
Coal ministry warns of de-allocation of coal block to big companies
20 July 2011
Orissa High Court rejects Vedanta expansion plea
19 July 2011
GVK, Australia's Hancock extend talks deadline: report
18 July 2011
Glencore to buy majority stake in Peruvian copper miner Marcobre for $475 mn
18 July 2011
China's Hanlong Mining to buy Australia’s Sundance Resources for A$1.4 bn
18 July 2011
Karnataka clears Uranium Corp’s uranium processing application
18 July 2011
SC threatens to ban all mining in Karnataka, Andhra forests
16 July 2011
ArcelorMittal, Peabody raise bid to see Macarthur's books
15 July 2011
Joy Global to buy 41 % of China's International Mining Machinery for $585 mn
15 July 2011
Massive seabed rare earth discovery off Japan reported
14 July 2011
Peabody Energy adds more coal assets in the US, China
14 July 2011
Joy Global in talks to buy China’s maker of coal-mining equipment
14 July 2011
Canadian gold miner Northgate to acquire Primero Mining for C$370.4 mn
13 July 2011
Stillwater Mining to acquire Canada’s Peregrine Metals for $487.1 million
12 July 2011
ArcelorMittal, Peabody Energy bid $5 billion for Australia's Macarthur Coal
11 July 2011
Mitsui buys 49% in Australia's Cockatoo coal project
09 July 2011
Sylvania Platinum to sell iron ore assets in South Africa
09 July 2011
Lynas, Siemens to form joint venture for rare earth elements
07 July 2011
Jinchuan beats Vale’s offer for S African copper miner Metorex
06 July 2011
Peabody, China’s Shenhua, Russian-Mongolian consortium to develop Tavan Tolgoi
06 July 2011
Lafarge limestone project in Meghalaya gets SC nod
06 July 2011
Supreme Court clears limestone mining by Lafarge in Meghalaya
06 July 2011
Varun Group uncovers rare earth deposits in Madagascar blocks
06 July 2011
Abundant rare-earth deposits under ocean depths could end China’s monopoly
05 July 2011
NMDC in talks to acquire majority stake in Brazilian iron ore mining firm
28 June 2011
Rio Tinto plans to sell Riversdale’s Zululand Anthracite Colliery
27 June 2011
Perdaman suing Lanco Infra for A$3.5 bn over coal supply pact default
24 June 2011
Ramesh clears mining proposals in Chattisgarh
24 June 2011
Riversdale to start exporting coal from Benga project by early 2012
24 June 2011
Itochu to buy 10 % of Drummond’s Colombian coal assets for $1.3 bn
17 June 2011
Tata Steel exits Riversdale with A$1 billion stake sale
16 June 2011
Belgium's zinc producer Nyrstar to buy Breakwater Resources for $639 million
16 June 2011
Essar Group likely to buy two CMB blocks in Indonesia
13 June 2011
Glencore mulls $19.5-bn bid for Kazakh ferrochrome producer ENRC
13 June 2011
Noble Group, Exxaro in a bidding war for Australia's Territory Resources
10 June 2011
Renewal of Posco’s MoU with Orissa hangs fire
08 June 2011
NMDC to develop Minemakers' Wonarah phosphate deposit
06 June 2011
Rio Tinto signs $2-bn land deal with Pilbara Aboriginals
04 June 2011
Hindustan Dorr-Oliver to help Zambian copper refinery expand capacity
03 June 2011
Mongolian Mining Corp to buy out HK firm in Baruun Naran coal mine for $464.5 million
02 June 2011
Adani may sell 20% in overseas mining arm through London IPO
01 June 2011
European Investment Bank stops lending to Glencore
01 June 2011
CIC Energy calls off Rs1,878 crore buyout offer from JSW Energy
01 June 2011
I had no role in rise of Bellary brothers: Sushma Swaraj
01 June 2011
Lanco looking for another Australian coal asset
31 May 2011
I had no role in rise of Bellary brothers: Sushma Swaraj
28 May 2011
NMDC to acquire 50 % of Australian iron ore miner Legacy
26 May 2011
Glencore chief bullish despite sluggish Hong Kong debut
25 May 2011
Aditya Birla, JSW Steel, JSPL in race for Australian coal miner’s assets
24 May 2011
Domestic coal prices to be linked to world prices
23 May 2011
GVK group in talks to buy two Australian coal mines
19 May 2011
NLC to set up new 1000 MW lignite-based power project in TN
19 May 2011
Gloucester Coal to buy two coal miners for $618 million
16 May 2011
BHP responds to greens' fears over its $1.1 trillion Olympic Dam deposits
14 May 2011
Ferguson calls for rethink on uranium ban
14 May 2011
Anglo American seeks buyers for Callide thermal coal mine in Australia
13 May 2011
Yanzhou Coal offers to buy Australia's Whitehaven Coal for $3.7 billion
11 May 2011
UK regulator rejects Chinese N-power firm's reduced bid for Kalahari Minerals
11 May 2011
Noble Group may sell some Australian coal assets to Gloucester Coal
09 May 2011
Cairn Energy to sell 40 per cent stake in Indian arm to Vedanta
05 May 2011
Coal ministry deallocates 14 coal blocks
05 May 2011
Rio Tinto plans to de-list Riversdale
30 April 2011
SC halts operations at 19 mines in Karnataka
30 April 2011
Gold breaches the $1,500/ounce barrier
20 April 2011
Goa CM wants duty reduction on iron ore exports
18 April 2011
Illicit mining: Karnataka CM in damage control mode as SC awaits reply
18 April 2011
De Beers sees slowdown in Indian diamond market
13 April 2011
Punj Lloyd buys 50 per cent in Indonesian coal mining firm
11 April 2011
Rio Tinto assumes control of Riversdale Mining
08 April 2011
Iron ore miners get fillip as SC lifts export ban
06 April 2011
Gravita buys 60 per cent in Jammu lead producer K M Udyog
05 April 2011
Orissa files plea in SC against central lock on Vedanta project
02 April 2011
China raises rare earth production for 2011 by a meagre 5 per cent
01 April 2011
India’s gold demand to grow to 1,200 tonnes by 2020, says study
31 March 2011
Iron ore export likely to fall 50 per cent: Fimi
31 March 2011
BHP to invest $7.4 billion in expansion of Australia operations
25 March 2011
India gold imports may hit record high in 2011
22 March 2011
Monnet group acquires Indonesian coal firm for $24 million
21 March 2011
ICVL bids for stake in Anglo American’s Grosvenor coal mine
15 March 2011
Aditya Birla Group in race for Australia’s Whitehaven Coal
14 March 2011
Mining experts in short supply, says CII study
14 March 2011
Rio Tinto raises offer price for Riversdale
12 March 2011
Essar group to revive Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company
10 March 2011
China to establish strategic rare earth stockpile
10 March 2011
Mining in Niyamgiri Hills: Sterlite-OMC move SC
10 March 2011
Coal supply in India to fall 137 million tonnes short of demand in 2011-12
09 March 2011
Indian companies yet to line up consortium for Afghan iron ore
09 March 2011
Tata Steel moves to secure Canadian iron ore reserves
08 March 2011
ED charges Jharkhand’s Koda, two associates
05 March 2011
Lanco acquires Griffin's Australian coal assets for $750 million
04 March 2011
Tata Steel ups stake in Australian coal miner Riversdale
03 March 2011
Equinox Minerals bids $4.9-bn for Lundin Mining
01 March 2011
Coal India pays Rs1,989.65 crore interim dividend
25 February 2011
Uranium exports to India a ''good idea'', says ex Australian PM Bob Hawke
25 February 2011
Tata Steel, CSN hold out to Rio Tinto’s $3.9-bn takeover of Riversdale
24 February 2011
Rio Tinto, Chinalco tie-up for Oyu Tolgoi will need government approval
23 February 2011
Rio Tinto receives $340 million binding offer for Luzenac
23 February 2011
Anglo's Tarmac deal with Lafarge likely to attract OFT scrutiny
19 February 2011
India may pay more for potash imports on low inventories
18 February 2011
Nod likely for CIL’s Orissa projects as Ramesh softens stand
18 February 2011
Baosteel secures ferrochrome supply from India
18 February 2011
Sterlite completes acquisition of Anglo American's zinc assets
16 February 2011
Coal India recommends Rs3.50 per share interim dividend
15 February 2011
Ventana Gold agrees to Eike Batista’s sweetened takeover offer
15 February 2011
Supreme Court lifts export ban on iron ore
12 February 2011
CBI issues notices to 65 iron ore miners
12 February 2011
JSW Energy in race for Australia’s Hancock Coal
09 February 2011
Newmont acquires Fronteer Gold for $2.3-bn
05 February 2011
NMDC likely to acquire 2 iron ore mines in Australia: Rana Som
04 February 2011
India faces serious coal shortage
04 February 2011
Pranab to head panel on coal-environment tussle
04 February 2011
ICVL eyes overseas coal properties
03 February 2011
Niyamgiri tribals keep fingers crossed as Vedanta hearing set to begin
02 February 2011
Alpha Natural Resources close to acquiring Massey Energy for around $7-billion
29 January 2011
ICVL not to bid for Riversdale Mining
28 January 2011
Brockman and FerrAus in merger talks to thwart Chinese takeover
25 January 2011
Rio Tinto's $3.9 billion bid gets backing of full board of Riversdale
24 January 2011
ICVL weighs countering Rio’s $3.9-bn Riversdale bid
24 January 2011
Canada’s CIC Energy shareholders approve JSW Energy’s C$422-mn takeover
22 January 2011
Australian regulator approves Rio Tinto's $3.9-bn Riversdale deal
22 January 2011
India to resume diamond imports from Zimbabwe
21 January 2011
Iron ore spot prices at nine month high
21 January 2011
15 Indian companies bid for Afghan iron deposits
20 January 2011
Vedanta may spurn MoEF offer on Orissa project
20 January 2011
Temasek sells entire stake in Australia’s Fortescue Metals for $880-million
20 January 2011
India boosts coal imports from South Africa
18 January 2011
Passport Capital sells 2.7 per cent stake in Riversdale Mining
18 January 2011
Baffinland backs joint ArcelorMittal - Nunavut C$590-mn bid
18 January 2011
Anglo American to raise £3 billion through assets sale in 2011
17 January 2011
ArcelorMittal to jointly bid with rival Nunavut for Canadian miner Baffinland
15 January 2011
Spot rates for Indian iron ore rise for second week in China
14 January 2011
Iron ore prices climb as Orissa mulls ban on exports
13 January 2011
Canadian copper producers Lundin and Inmet in a $9.1bn merger deal
13 January 2011
Cliffs to buy Canada's Consolidated Thompson for $4.95 billion
12 January 2011
Centre working with ore-rich states on value addition: Pranab
10 January 2011
Coal India to import coal from its two blocks in Mozambique
10 January 2011
Jindal Poly bags coal block in Mozambique
08 January 2011
SC panel slams Reddy brothers for illegal mining
08 January 2011
ArcelorMittal slams Nunavut’s partial offer for Baffinland as “coercive”
07 January 2011
Canadian regulator steps in to scrutinise Nunuvut’s bid for Baffinland
06 January 2011
India's mineral production declined in September
05 January 2011
Jayaswal Neco plans Rs3,300 crore expansion
04 January 2011
ArcelorMittal’s bid is better than Nunavut, says Canadian iron ore miner
04 January 2011
Goa has gold deposits worth Rs120,000-crore
04 January 2011
Government amending Mines Act to regulate working conditions
31 December 2010
Final call on Posco by Jan-end, says Ramesh
30 December 2010
Bidding war for Baffinland escalates as Nunavut tops ArcelorMittal’s offer
30 December 2010
China makes deeper export cuts of rare earth metals
29 December 2010
Economic War: NMDC halts ore shipments as Maoists damage tracks
27 December 2010
NMDC seeks to revive pact with Rio Tinto
25 December 2010
Rio Tinto launches $3.9 billion bid for Riversdale Mining
24 December 2010
Indian consortium ICVL to appoint Citigroup for Riversdale due diligence
23 December 2010
Coal shortage leaves large parts of China freezing
21 December 2010
China using rare earths as trade weapon, feels US
21 December 2010
Rio Tinto may battle Indian steel majors for Riversdale Mining
21 December 2010
Anglo American mulls buying Oppenheimer family's stake in De Beers
20 December 2010
South Africa’s Wesizwe Platinum secures $877 million Chinese funding
20 December 2010
Setback for Reddys as HC okays illegal mining probe
17 December 2010
India’s Lanco outbids Chinese rivals to bag Australia’s Griffin for $850 mn
15 December 2010
Canadian royalty firm Franco-Nevada acquires Gold Wheaton for C$830 million
15 December 2010
For $1.2 bn funding Rio to manage Ivanhoe's Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia
09 December 2010
Itochu Corp to acquire 15-% stake in Aston's Maules Creek coal project
08 December 2010
Xstrata announces record $23-bn spending to boost growth
07 December 2010
Rio Tinto may overtake Tata Steel as Riversdale's largest shareholder
06 December 2010
Draft bill seeks 26 per cent of miners’ profits for locals
04 December 2010
Walter Energy to acquire Canada’s Western Coal for $3.25 billion
03 December 2010
Rio Tinto and Chinalco to form JV for mineral exploration in China
03 December 2010
Rio Tinto clears further $1.2-bn ore investment at Pilbara
03 December 2010
NTPC awards Rs24,200-crore mining contract to Australia's Leighton
02 December 2010
Canadian miner Sherritt takes majority stake in Indonesian nickel project
02 December 2010
Heavy rains hit min ing, power generation at NLC
27 November 2010
Rio Tinto to spend $11 bn in Pilbara iron ore expansion
27 November 2010
Government not to go for anchor investor for MOIL IPO
25 November 2010
Anglo American could divest platinum business: Liberum Capital
25 November 2010
Indian iron ore exports in October down 30.4 per cent YoY
24 November 2010
JSW Energy to buy Botswana-focused coal miner CIC Energy for Rs1,878 crore
24 November 2010
Fortescue to invest $8.4 billion on Pilbara ore expansion
19 November 2010
US coal miner Walter Energy launches $3.24 bln bid for Canada’s Western Coal
18 November 2010
Brazil’s EBX launches $1.47-bn bid for Canada’s Ventana Gold
18 November 2010
Brazil's Vale unveils $10-bn investments in Canadian operations
18 November 2010
China seeks greener rare earth technology amid supply constrains
17 November 2010
BHP Billiton to invest additional $570 mn in Pilbara expansion
17 November 2010
New mining bill proposes 26 per cent profit share
15 November 2010
Caterpillar to acquire mining equipment maker Bucyrus for $8.6 billion
15 November 2010
ArcelorMittal eye US coal miner Massey Energy
15 November 2010
CBI set to attach Koda properties worth Rs100 crore
15 November 2010
Coal India in talks with Peabody, Massey for coal mines
13 November 2010
Thai energy major PTT to acquire Australia’s Straits Resources for $544 million
13 November 2010
Xstrata secures majority in Sphere Minerals despite Sing Tan raising stake
11 November 2010
200 workers rescued from Dhanbad coal mine
10 November 2010
Canada says no to BHP's $40-bn hostile bid for Potash Corp
04 November 2010
BHP’s Potash Corp takeover bid finds favour with Investment Canada
02 November 2010
US brushes aside reports on rare earth minerals shortage
02 November 2010
Barrick Gold targets 9 million ounces of gold production in five years
29 October 2010
Adani Group to acquire Orissa coal block; to pump in Rs8,000 crore
28 October 2010
Tata Steel in JV with New Millennium for Canada mining project
26 October 2010
Income tax blitz on Karnataka's illegal mining barons
25 October 2010
Copper miner Equinox to buy Saudi-focused Citadel Resource for $1.26-bn
25 October 2010
Poland’s coal miner Bogdanka rejects $1.2-bn takeover bid from NWR
21 October 2010
Government may halt Vedanta's alumina plant expansion
20 October 2010
Australian gold miner Kingsgate to buy Dominion Mining
20 October 2010
Rio Tinto unveils $3.1-bn Pilbara iron ore expansion
20 October 2010
Adani to spend $6.9 bn to develop Oz coal acquisition
19 October 2010
Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton abandon $116-billion iron ore JV
18 October 2010
German regulator set to torpedo Rio-BHP $116 bln iron ore JV
15 October 2010
Rio Tinto Australian operations achieve record production
14 October 2010
Chile erupts in tearful fiesta as miners' rescue begins
13 October 2010
Minister slams Bengal, Jharkhand over illegal coal mining
12 October 2010
NMDC denies plan for joint bid for Canada's Potash Corp
11 October 2010
Rescue operations at Chile mine reach critical stage
09 October 2010
India's minerals production down 2.12 per cent in July
08 October 2010
Cairn Energy shareholders approve stake sale to Vedanta
07 October 2010
Brazilian miner Vale hikes 2011 capital investment to $25 billion
05 October 2010
Gammon Gold to acquire Capital Gold for $288 million
04 October 2010
After Chinese ban, Japan looks at Mongolia for rare earths
04 October 2010
Karnataks CM declares special session to discuss scams
04 October 2010
After Orrisa, Sterlite’s Tuticorin copper smelter ordered to shut down
29 September 2010
Hindustan Copper all set for FPO after filing DRPH
28 September 2010
Decision on Posco’s Orissa project next month: Ramesh
28 September 2010
Brazil’s Vale may acquire Anglo American’s fertilizer company Copebras
27 September 2010
Mukherjee for balanced approach to tribal displacement from mining projects
25 September 2010
Rio Tinto in $230 million Pilbara iron ore expansion drive
24 September 2010
BHP Billiton to go ahead with $1.5-bn Australian offshore gas field project
24 September 2010
Mineral production down 1.62 per cent in June
24 September 2010
PE firm launches hostile bid for Canada's Baffinland Iron Mines
23 September 2010
Integrated steelmakers may have to split mining, steelmaking books
23 September 2010
Potash Corp sues BHP Billiton over misleading $38.6-billion takeover offer
22 September 2010
Bhushan Steel launches takeover offer for Australian coal miner Bowen Energy
22 September 2010
Swiss miner Xstrata secures $4-bn credit to develop new mines
22 September 2010
Kazakhstan’s ENRC buys iron ore assets in Brazil for $720 million
21 September 2010
Jinchuan acquires Continental Minerals for $419 million
20 September 2010
Gold at record high
18 September 2010
Ministers panel approves profit-sharing plan for mines
17 September 2010
AngloGold raises $1.6 billion through equity and bond sales
17 September 2010
ArcelorMittal to spend $4 billion on iron ore security
17 September 2010
Vedanta says MOEF contradicting itself on clearance
17 September 2010
Tibet-focussed Continental Minerals in talks for sale of company
16 September 2010
Australian regulator once again delays review of BHP-Rio iron ore JV
16 September 2010
Coal miner CIC Energy mulls $450-mn takeover offer from Indian firm
16 September 2010
Mitsui and Shenhua Group ink overseas coal development pact
14 September 2010
Rio Tinto to invest $803 million in Argyle diamond mine
14 September 2010
Cabinet clears 20-% divestment in Manganese Ore India
09 September 2010
Australian coal consortium withdraws bid for Queensland Rail coal rail network
09 September 2010
‘Captive’ coal block owners face government ire
09 September 2010
Karnataka sees 1,200 fresh mining licence seekers despite export ban
09 September 2010
Kobe Steel signs iron ore contract at 13 per cent less with Rio Tinto
09 September 2010
Rio Tinto eyes stake in Russian potash miner Uralkali
09 September 2010
Coal ministry may cancel allocation of 97 coal and lignite blocks
08 September 2010
Canada’s Anatolia to buy Australia’s gold miner Avoca Resources for $964.7 mn
08 September 2010
ArcelorMittal-Indiabulls JV for captive mines likely
07 September 2010
Gujarat NRE ramps up coking coal production at its Australian mine
06 September 2010
CGI to acquire Tibet focussed Skyland Mining for $742.3 million
04 September 2010
Union ministers involved in illegal mining: Yeddyurappa
04 September 2010
Hindalco on expansion drive; to double alumina capacity
04 September 2010
BJD lobbies against centre with public rallies as Congress moots Vedanta refinery closure
03 September 2010
Goldcorp’s $3.2-bn bid for Andean Resources trumps Eldorado Gold’ offer
03 September 2010
Vedanta Resources in talks with Gujarat Mineral Development Corp for bauxite
02 September 2010
More check-posts, CCTVs to curb illegal mining in Karnataka
01 September 2010
Rio Tinto to invest $1 billion in Australia’s Hope Downs iron ore mine
31 August 2010
After Vedanta, Posco project faces further setback
31 August 2010
NTPC eyes two Indonesian coal mines to augment supplies
30 August 2010
RECL licence suspended after explosives vanish into thin air
30 August 2010
Mining ban in forested areas likely, says report
30 August 2010
Court clears Newcrest’s $22.3-bn Lihir Gold takeover
28 August 2010
Verdict on Vedant: Good environmentalism makes good politics, say analysts
25 August 2010
Government examining penal action against Vedanta
25 August 2010
Government shuts down Vedanta’s Orissa project
24 August 2010
Xstrata to buy iron ore explorer Sphere Minerals for $383 million
24 August 2010
Coal reigns supreme as alternatives fail to deliver on promise.
23 August 2010
ONGC may counter Vedanta's $9.6-billion bid for Cairn India
23 August 2010
Lihir Gold shareholders approve $22.3 billion merger with Newcrest Mining
23 August 2010
States empowered to conduct searches on miners, centre tells HC
21 August 2010
BHP Billiton goes hostile for Canada’s Potash Corp acquisition
18 August 2010
Surat diamond industry to float Rs1,000-crore company to buy raw diamonds
18 August 2010
Canada’s Potash Corp rejects BHP Billiton’s $38.6 -bn cash takeover bid
17 August 2010
Vedanta offers to acquire 20 per cent in Cairn India for $3 billion
17 August 2010
ArcelorMittal, China's Wisco to jointly invest in iron ore assets
16 August 2010
Panel advises government against granting mining rights to Vedanta
16 August 2010
Vedanta looking at majority stake in Cairn India
13 August 2010
Two more Madhu Koda aides held, remanded
13 August 2010
Posco problems will be solved in a month, says steel ministry
12 August 2010
ArcelorMittal to buy back controversial Sishen mine stake for $110 million
11 August 2010
China’s iron ore imports surge in July as steelmakers stockpile
10 August 2010
Assocham for total ban on iron ore exports
09 August 2010
Australia’s Linc Energy to seek JV partner for $918 million clean coal plant
09 August 2010
Coal India denies takeover talks with Australia’s Whitehaven Coal
06 August 2010
Rio Tinto to invest $170 million to develop Simandou iron ore project in Guinea
04 August 2010
Iron ore miners may take Karnataka govt to court over export ban
04 August 2010
Adani bags $2.7-billion deal to acquire Australian coal mine
03 August 2010
Canada’s Kinross Gold to buy Red Back Mining for $7.1 billion
03 August 2010
Forest ministry probing alleged flouting of laws by Vedanta, Posco
02 August 2010
Miners irate as Yeddyurappa bans transport, export of iron ore
30 July 2010
Rio Tinto, Chinalco to develop $1.35-billion Simandou iron ore project
29 July 2010
Vedanta’s London AGM to face fresh activists' protests
28 July 2010
Aluminum giant Chinalco gets state nod to enter iron ore business
24 July 2010
KEPCO to acquire 20% stake in Indonesian coal producer PT Bayan for $515 mn
22 July 2010
Assocham moots 40-per cent super tax on iron -ore mining
21 July 2010
Vedanta Resources eyes Exxaro’s Namibian zinc mine
21 July 2010
NMDC to hilke iron-ore mining capacity to 51 MMT by 2014-15
20 July 2010
Reddy accusees governor of impropriety over pursuing illegal mining
20 July 2010
South Korea’s Posco hikes stake in Australia’s iron ore miner Murchison Metals
19 July 2010
Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa decides to back Reddy brothers
19 July 2010
PMO may resolve ministerial differences over iron ore exports
17 July 2010
Whose mines are they anyway?
17 July 2010
US miner Thomson Creek to acquire Canada’s Terrane for C$650 million
17 July 2010
AML secures $1.5 billion funding from China for Tonkolili iron-ore project
14 July 2010
Adani Enterprises in talks to buy Australia’s Linc Energy’s coal assets for $1 billion
14 July 2010
Congress, JD(S) members spend second night in Karnataka Assembly
14 July 2010
Karnataka CM rejects CBI probe demand into mining scam
13 July 2010
Karnataka High Court bans export of iron ore through 3 ports
10 July 2010
India and Canada's Ontario province to cooperate in mining and geology
09 July 2010
Coal India looks to Diwali to fire up its Rs12,000-crore IPO plan
08 July 2010
Cliffs Natural Resources to buy coal miner INR Energy for $757 million
07 July 2010
Anglo American to divest five Australian coal mines to POSCO, KEPCO for A$580 mln
06 July 2010
Victory for mining companies as Australia dilutes tax
02 July 2010
Hindustan Copper keen on Afghan mines
28 June 2010
Rio Tinto opens new hi-tech operations centre in Perth to control Pilbara mines
28 June 2010
China's Wisco to buy 40 per cent in Riversdale's Mozambique coal project for $800 million
24 June 2010
Orissa govt clears Vendanta’s expansion plans
24 June 2010
Coal India stake sale limited to 10 per cent: minister
23 June 2010
Coal India to float 6-million tonne import tender in July
22 June 2010
NYT’s trillion dollar Afghan story runs into trouble
18 June 2010
Afghan mineral resources worth $3-trillion, says minister
18 June 2010
Afghanistan invites India to invest in mining sector
15 June 2010
Mines minister Handique wants steel makers to adopt finex technology
15 June 2010
Cabinet panel clears equity sale in Coal India, Hindustan Copper
15 June 2010
Over 60 per cent Orissa mines are illegal
15 June 2010
Afghanistan holds $1-trillion in mineral deposits: Pentagon
14 June 2010
Anti-Posco activists relent after meeting CM
14 June 2010
BHP Billiton plans $3-billion iron ore investment in Liberia
14 June 2010
Jindal’s Bolivian El Mutun iron ore project in limbo
12 June 2010
Posco buys controlling stake in Chinese rare earth company
11 June 2010
China offers Bolivia $15 billion to develop El Mutun iron ore deposit
05 June 2010
Vale to take full control of Belvedere coal project
04 June 2010
African Minerals seeks $5-billion Chinese fund to develop Tonkolli iron ore project
04 June 2010
India's mineral production up over 14 per cent in March 2010
03 June 2010
Goldcorp sells San Dimas gold-silver mine to Mala Noche for $500 million
02 June 2010
Gold scales new peak of Rs19,000 before settling slightly lower
02 June 2010
NMDC doubles price for Asian steel mills, moves to quarterly iron ore contract
31 May 2010
Iron ore mining giants to raise prices once again
31 May 2010
Australian miners bid A$4.85-billion to prevent Queensland Rail IPO
26 May 2010
Chinese consortium to invest $877 million in South Africa’s Wesizwe Platinum
26 May 2010
Ivanhoe Australia acquires Barrick Golds’ Osborne mines
26 May 2010
Bellzone Mining gets $2.7 billion from China’s CIF for Guinea iron ore project
25 May 2010
Bolivia encashes JSPL's $18-million bond on El Mutun delays
18 May 2010
Proposed Australian tax leads to Macarthur's rejection of Peabody's lowered bid
18 May 2010
Anglo American Zinc assets unlikely to impact Vedanta's Ratings: Fitch
18 May 2010
Hindustan Copper to hike capacity; divestment on track
15 May 2010
Coal India in talks with Massey, Sinar Mas for mining ventures: report
14 May 2010
India strikes manganese nodules in deep-sea exploration
14 May 2010
JSW Steel acquires US coking coal mines for $100 million
14 May 2010
Despite new tax Chinese companies still optimistic on acquiring Australian mining assets
11 May 2010
SC allows Reddy brothers to resume mining
10 May 2010
Vedanta buys Anglo American Zinc for $1.3 billion
10 May 2010
JP Morgan, Thai miner Banpu buy stake in Australia’s Centennial Coal
06 May 2010
Goldcorp sells Escobal silver assets for C$505 million
05 May 2010
Lihir Gold succumbs to Newcrest's $8.79 billion sweetened merger offer
04 May 2010
Glencore mulling $84-billion merger with Xstrata: report
03 May 2010
Norway’s Norsk Hydro buys Vale’s aluminium assets for $4.9 billion
03 May 2010
Vale acquires 51-per cent in BSG for $2.5-billion; may scuttle Rio-Chinalco Guinea deal
30 April 2010
India raises export tax on iron ore lumps by 5 per cent, mining policy needed
30 April 2010
Brazil’s Vale buys 51 per cent stake in BSG Resources for $2.5 billion
30 April 2010
Kazakhmys, Chinese firm in copper project venture
29 April 2010
Barrick Gold Q1 profit more than doubles to $758 million
29 April 2010
Lafarge fails to get SC nod for quarrying in Meghalaya
27 April 2010
ENRC acquires 12-per cent stake in Northam Platinum for $296 million
27 April 2010
Gujarat NRE places $90-million equipment order to upgrade Australian mines
26 April 2010
Government likely to raise export duty on iron ore by 20 per cent
23 April 2010
India’s iron ore exports down for third straight month
22 April 2010
BHP Billiton follows Rio in facing bribery scandal
22 April 2010
Two CIL unions backtrack from no-strike deal
21 April 2010
Orissa government forms committee to monitor mining activity
20 April 2010
Anglo American to sell Peace River Coal Limited
20 April 2010
Noble rejects Macarthur's deal with Gloucester
19 April 2010
Macarthur postpones EGM to talk with Peabody
17 April 2010
Japan’s JFE to take stake in JSW: reportsril
16 April 2010
JSW Energy to acquire South African coal mine
16 April 2010
Macarthur receives revised $3.8 billion bid from Peabody Energy
15 April 2010
Gloucester deal sweeter than New Hope’s revised offer: Macarthur
15 April 2010
New Hope sweetens Macarthur Coal bid with new $822.9-million cash option
14 April 2010
Top ore miners teach Chinese steel mills, traders a lesson in marketing
13 April 2010
Tata Steel undertakes social audit of Kalinganagar project
13 April 2010
Apex court extends stay on Reddy brothers’ mining operations in Andhra Pradesh
12 April 2010
Coal India in talks with Peabody Energy for $1-billion stake
12 April 2010
Rio Tinto joins BHP Billiton, Vale in moving to quarterly iron ore contracts
10 April 2010
Macarthur Coal becomes hot property as more buyers enter fray
09 April 2010
Centre seeks reply from Jharkhand over license to ArcelorMittal
09 April 2010
Indian iron ore prices soar on Chinese boycott call of big miners
08 April 2010
Mineral production vaults 14.64 per cent y-o-y in January
08 April 2010
Anglo American in talks to sell zinc business worth $1 billion
07 April 2010
Government to divest up to 11 per cent in Coal India via IPO
07 April 2010
Macarthur Coal rejects Peabody Energy's sweetened $3.27 billion takeover offer
07 April 2010
BHP Billiton almost doubles iron ore price for Asian steelmakers
07 April 2010
CIL net jumps four-fold in 2009-10; IPO set for July-August
06 April 2010
SandRidge Energy to acquire Arena Resources for $1.6 billion
05 April 2010
Alcoa cuts stake in Saudi JV project to 25.1 per cent
05 April 2010
Agnico-Eagle Mines to acquire Comaplex Minerals for $564 million
03 April 2010
Steelmakers wary over rising iron ore prices
03 April 2010
Central Coalfields profit doubles to Rs1500 crore
03 April 2010
Australia's Lihir Gold rejects Newcrest's A$9.2-billion offer
01 April 2010
BHP, Vale wrangle quarterly iron ore deal with Japan, Vale gets 90-per cent hike
30 March 2010
Australia’s Gindalbie signs $65-billion iron ore supply deal with China’s AnSteel
30 March 2010
Rio Tinto terminates convicted employees
29 March 2010
Chinese court hands 14 year jail term to Rio Tinto employees
29 March 2010
AngloGold, Okimo in JV deal for gold mining in Congo
29 March 2010
Itochu eyes uranium growth; buys 15 per cent stake in Kalahari
29 March 2010
CIL pays record dividend of Rs2,210 crore to government
26 March 2010
State-run Chinese miner acquires Brazilian iron ore mine for $1.2 billion
26 March 2010
Australian regulator raises concerns on BHP-Rio iron ore JV
25 March 2010
Canadian miners Quadra, FNX in $1.5-billion merger deal
25 March 2010
Trial of Rio Tinto workers start in China; Rudd warns Beijing
22 March 2010
South Africa awards ArcelorMittal’s disputed Sishen mine stake to Imperial Crown
22 March 2010
Asarco sues Sterlite for backing out from acquisition agreement in 2008
20 March 2010
African Barrick Gold raises $834 million in London IPO
20 March 2010
The story behind Rio's $1.35-billion Saimandou deal with Chinalco
19 March 2010
Vedanta’s Niyamgiri bauxite project may suffer on Congress’ tribal tilt
18 March 2010
Chinalco, RioTinto in $12-billion Simandou iron ore project talks
18 March 2010
CBH Resources revises Toho offer over Nyrstar bid
18 March 2010
Massey Energy to acquire coal producer Cumberland for $960 million
17 March 2010
China’s report on failed Chinalco bid clears Australia, Rio, not BHP
15 March 2010
Vedanta violating forest laws in Orissa: environment ministry
13 March 2010
Repeat collapse of iron talks as Vale leads Rio, BHP out of talks with China
12 March 2010
Nyrstar raises bid for Australian zinc miner CBH Resources
12 March 2010
Kinross Gold plans to buy Underworld Resources for $136 million
12 March 2010
Australia’s Atlas Iron to acquire Aurox Resources for A$149 million
10 March 2010
Coal India looking for coal resources abroad to bridge supply shortfall
10 March 2010
UK Coal eyes £350 million merger offer
10 March 2010
Canada’s Quadra, Chinese firm in $2-billion copper mining JV
09 March 2010
NMDC hopes to raise Rs11,000-crore through follow-on offer
08 March 2010
NMDC in overseas consortium for majority stake in Australia's Atlas Iron mine
08 March 2010
Essar in deal to acquire US coal miner Trinity for $600 million
08 March 2010
Kenmare Resources plans to raise $270 million for titanium mine
08 March 2010
Glencore to buy back Colombian coal mine from Xstrata for $2.25 billion
06 March 2010
Essar Global in talks to acquire US coal miner Trinity Coal for $600 million
05 March 2010
Iron ore prices set for massive hike
04 March 2010
Vedanta Resources raises $805 million through convertible bond issue
03 March 2010
Chile earthquake drives copper prices higher
02 March 2010
Rio Tinto ups stake in Mongolian JV to 22.4 per cent
02 March 2010
German regulator investigates BHP, Rio joint venture
22 February 2010
Supreme Court bans mining in Aravalli Ranges
20 February 2010
Barrick spins off Africa unit; reports 118 per cent jump in Q4 net
19 February 2010
Kinross Gold to shed 25-per cent stake in Cerro Casale
19 February 2010
Now, Rowntree Trust divests Vedanta stake over tribal rights concerns
18 February 2010
JSPL could lose EL Mutun iron ore development rights in Bolivia
18 February 2010
Anglo American to sell Tarmac Europe for $400 million
16 February 2010
Vale, Rio Tinto, BHP seek to dump contract pricing
13 February 2010
India's iron ore exports not sustainable, says Tata Steel official
13 February 2010
China finally indicts Rio Tinto employees for bribery
10 February 2010
CIL to move SEBI on 19 February to finalise stake sale plan
10 February 2010
Chinese company denies signing $60-billion coal deal with Australia’s Resourcehouse
09 February 2010
Anglo Platinum to raise $1.6 billion, pare debt
08 February 2010
Australia's Resourcehouse in $60-billion export deal with China's CPI
06 February 2010
Church of England divests Vedanta investments on human rights concerns
06 February 2010
Mongolia scraps $2-billion Tavan Tolgoi coal auction, favours contract mining
05 February 2010
China’s CNNC plans to acquire Mongolian uranium resources for $53 million
03 February 2010
Vedanta Resources to list subsidiaries as separate entities
01 February 2010
Coal production grows by 7.8 per cent in 2008-09, shortfall still remains
01 February 2010
Vedanta plans $170-million investment in Zambia's Konkola copper mine
01 February 2010
Steel ministry wants 20 per cent duty on iron ore to curb exports
30 January 2010
BHP Billiton approves $1.93-billion for iron ore expansion at Western Australia
29 January 2010
BHP Billiton acquire Canada’s Athabasca Potash for $320 million
29 January 2010
IFC to invest $2.4 million in Helio Resources’ Tanzanian gold mine
29 January 2010
EU regulator investigates Rio, BHP iron ore venture
27 January 2010
India Resources signs A$500 million deal to mine coal in West Bengal
27 January 2010
NMDC to divest 8.38 percent stake for Rs20,000 crore
25 January 2010
Goldcorp expects to close Pueblo Viejo finance facility by March
25 January 2010
Tata Steel, NMDC in mining pact
22 January 2010
Kinross Gold to buy gold mine, assets in Russia for $368 million
21 January 2010
BHP Billiton to spend $240 million on Canadian potash project
20 January 2010
Tahera Diamond gets court nod to sell Jericho Mine
20 January 2010
Sesa Goa Q3 net up 76 per cent at Rs828 crore
19 January 2010
ArcelorMittal, BHP Billiton mull combining African iron ore interest
19 January 2010
India, Mongolia to operationalise civil nuclear pact
14 January 2010
Rio Tinto’s iron ore sales soar to record levels on Chinese demand
14 January 2010
India exploring mining venure prospects in southern Africa: vice president Ansari
12 January 2010
Australian zinc miner CBH weighs A$148 million Nyrstar offer
11 January 2010
Nath says Mittal’s criticism valid for mining sector
09 January 2010
Jindal cuts stake in Australia’s RCI despite bidding war with Meijin
08 January 2010
BHP, Xstrata's Antamina in $1.3-billion expansion of world’s largest copper and zinc mine
07 January 2010
Chinese state firm to buy £153-million stake in African Minerals
07 January 2010
Aussie state energy minister rules out Griffin Coal bailout
06 January 2010
Australia's Griffin Coal under administration after debt default
04 January 2010
Jindal again matches Meijin's takeover offer for Australia's Rocklands
04 January 2010
Posco gets environment clearance for Orissa steel project
01 January 2010
China on warpath again ahead of 2010 iron ore price negotiations
31 December 2009
China Minmetals inks deal with Shunde for Chilean iron ore
31 December 2009
Kazakhstan is now the world's biggest uranium producer
31 December 2009
Neyveli Lignite to enter power generation, coal mining
31 December 2009
Chinese bank, Kazakh trust to jointly invest $2.7 billion in Kazakh copper mine
31 December 2009
Goldcorp sweetens Canplats offer to $265 million
30 December 2009
International Royalty dumps Franco-Nevada offer after Royal Gold's $749 million bid
29 December 2009
Chinese companies to acquire Canada's Corriente Resources for $651 million
29 December 2009
Government to sell 8.38 per cent stake in NMDC
29 December 2009
India raises export duty on iron ore by 5 per cent
26 December 2009
Sale of 10 per cent NMDC stake to fetch Indian government Rs23,000 crore
26 December 2009
India’s coal reserves to run out in 45 years
26 December 2009
Coal India plans tie-up for overseas mining projects
23 December 2009
BHP Billiton exits from $2-billion Philippine nickel project
22 December 2009
Macarthur Coal set to take over Gloucester Coal
22 December 2009
Bucyrus to acquire Terex mining unit for $1.3 billion
21 December 2009
Nava Bharat buys major chunk of Zambia coal mine
21 December 2009
Indian government working on new mining law: minister
19 December 2009
Rio Tinto awards $200 million mining contract to indigenous joint venture
18 December 2009
ArcelorMittal given mining rights in Jharkhand
15 December 2009
HC stays CBI probe into illegal mining in Andhra Pradesh
15 December 2009
Grupo Mexico pays Asarco’s $1.79 billion environment cleanup bill
11 December 2009
Grupo Mexico regains control of US copper mine Asarco, after Sterlite loses legal battle
10 December 2009
First Quantum acquires BHP's Australian nickel mine for $340 million
10 December 2009
Global steel industry jittery over BHP - Rio ore pact
09 December 2009
Cameco sells stake in Centerra Gold for $820 million
09 December 2009
Canadian gold miner Franco-Nevada offers $608 million for International Royalty
08 December 2009
Sixty per cent of India's iron ore exports come from Goa
07 December 2009
Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton sign binding agreements on iron ore production joint venture
05 December 2009
Uranium mining giant Cameco coming to India
03 December 2009
Canadian uranium major Cameco coming to India
02 December 2009
China's Zijin Mining to acquire Australia's Indophil Resources for $500 million
01 December 2009
Centre reviewing Sterlite's bauxite mining project in Orissa
27 November 2009
Andhra’ minister Reddy defies state, SC over illegal mining
26 November 2009
Coal India to step up foreign joint venture to meet domestic supply
26 November 2009
China’s Ansteel to jointly develop Karara Iron Ore Project with Aussie miner
25 November 2009
Gold soars to lifetime high on weak dollar, reports of India buying more
25 November 2009
Rio Tinto to buy Iron Ore Holdings' Iron Valley deposit
24 November 2009
Gold up to a all time-high on bullish market phase
24 November 2009
Reddy brothers face mining ban; to continue in Karnataka cabinet
21 November 2009
Orissa continues crackdown on illegal mining
18 November 2009
Jharkhand government to renew SAIL mining licenses
18 November 2009
Gold hits to another record at Rs17,300 per 10 gm
17 November 2009
Sterlite loses Asarco as US judge rules in favour of Grupo Mexico
16 November 2009
Cornered in Chaibasa, Koda puts up defiant face
14 November 2009
Cameco likely to sell stake in Centerra Gold
14 November 2009
Investigations uncover network of operatives behind Koda’s operations
12 November 2009
Rio Tinto, CODELCO in Rio de Cobre mining technology alliance
12 November 2009
Orissa intensifies action against illegal mines
11 November 2009
Tata Steel in ore project JV in Canada; gets land for Vietnam steel plant
09 November 2009
Tata Steel in iron ore venture with Canada's New millenium
07 November 2009
Asia to drive mining boom in Australia by 2012-13: think tank
06 November 2009
Vedanta H1 operating profit down to $490 million despite higher sales
05 November 2009
Australian regulator approves China’s investment in Centrex Metals
05 November 2009
Rio Tinto to double capex to over $5 billion in 2010
02 November 2009
Government to auction coal blocks for captive use
02 November 2009
India's mineral production down 2.13 per cent in July
28 October 2009
CIC to invest $500 million for 15-per cent stake in Canadian coal miner Mongolian assets
28 October 2009
NMDC defers plan to invest in Sponge Iron India
26 October 2009
Anglo American to sell non-core assets worth $7 billion
26 October 2009
Australia flip-flops on Chinese investments, approves Yanzhou's $3.5-billion bid for Felix
24 October 2009
MMTC and Tata Steel form JV for exploration and development of minerals
23 October 2009
China demands "Chinese model" in iron ore negotiations
21 October 2009
Australia’s Moly mines secures $700-million Chinese investment
21 October 2009
China to open up mining sector to foreign investment: Chinese officials
20 October 2009
Lion-Asia raised bid price for Aussie mining firm Polaris
20 October 2009
Vale to invest $12.9 billion in 2010
20 October 2009
BHP Billiton lobbied to torpedo Chinalco-Rio Tinto deal
16 October 2009
BHP Billiton to acquire iron ore miner UMC for A$204 million
16 October 2009
Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton junk Pilbara ore marketing plan
16 October 2009
Xstrata abandos Anglo bid, for now
16 October 2009
Rio Tinto reports record iron ore sales in Q3
15 October 2009
Canadian miner Pan American Silver to acquire Aquiline Resources for $608 million
15 October 2009
NTPC-Coal India joint venture to develop coal mines
14 October 2009
Cliffs Natural to acquire Wabush Mines stake from ArcelorMittal, US Steel
14 October 2009
Coal production up nearly 10 per cent at 184.4 million tonnes in H1 2009-10
13 October 2009
UK agency slams Vedanta’s Orissa bauxite mine
13 October 2009
Xstrata sells Chilean copper-gold project stake to Barrick Gold for $465 million
13 October 2009
With Chinese loan in the dumps, Fortescue to fund expansion on its own
12 October 2009
SAIL scores a point in Chiria iron mines dispute
10 October 2009
Australian regulator asks Baosteel to resubmit application for Aquila Resources
09 October 2009
Baosteel bids $1.59 billion for 30-per cent stake in Anglo American’s Minas mine
05 October 2009
Anglo hopes to rid Xstrata’s $68-billion merger bid by 20 October
03 October 2009
Fortescue misses deadline to secure $6 billion funding from China
30 September 2009
Sesa Goa to raise Rs6,000 crore through multiple issues
25 September 2009
Asarco judge dumps sweetened Sterlite offer; backs Grupo Mexico bid again
25 September 2009
Australia rejects another Chinese investment
25 September 2009
Australia rejects large mining deal with China
24 September 2009
Vale signs $5.84-billion transport deal for iron ore to China
22 September 2009
BHP Billiton on the prowl for acquisitions: report
22 September 2009
Rio Tinto sells Alcan Composites to Schweiter Technologies
22 September 2009
Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation to acquire Camec for $960 million
19 September 2009
Bombay HC restrains Sesa Goa from mining in and around Advalpal village
18 September 2009
ENRC in talks to acquire cobalt major Camec for $1 billion
17 September 2009
Rio Tinto sells 56-per cent stake in Alcan cable division
15 September 2009
After failed Anglo American bid, Xstrata eyes Lonmin once again
12 September 2009
Sterlite trumps Grupo Mexico with a $2.565 billion bid for Ascaro
11 September 2009
BHP Billiton signs eight-year iron ore supply deal with Hyundai Steel
11 September 2009
Barrick Gold to raise up to $4 billion through equity sale
10 September 2009
China moves to acquire Australian uranium firm
09 September 2009
Chinese firm acquires stakes in two Australian mining FearrAus
09 September 2009
Barrick Gold in $625 million deal with Silver Wheaton
09 September 2009
After failed Anglo American bid, Xstrata eyes Lonmin once again
07 September 2009
BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto may merge Canadian diamond operations
07 September 2009
India, Western Australia to enhance mining sector cooperation
07 September 2009
Rio Tinto calls off iron ore negotiations with China
05 September 2009
Gold prices soar to Rs15,700 per 10 gm
04 September 2009
Australia delays ruling on Chinese takeover of Lynas
04 September 2009
US bankruptcy judge backs Grupo Mexico's bid for Ascaro
01 September 2009
India inks pact with Namibia to ensure uranium supplies
01 September 2009
India, Namibia to boost defence, trade and investment ties
31 August 2009
India to ink MoU with Namibia for uranium mining
31 August 2009
Lake Shore Gold to buy West Timmins for $292 million
28 August 2009
Secretaries panel to vet CIL's overseas invest proposals
27 August 2009
Tibet holds half of China’s copper ore reserves
27 August 2009
Oz Minerals to build shareholder value to fend off potential takeover
27 August 2009
Eldorado to acquire Sino Gold for $1.8 billion
27 August 2009
Mongolia approves Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold complex
26 August 2009
Coal India proposes 10 per cent hike in coal prices
25 August 2009
Australian environment body calls for shifting of BHP Billiton’s desalination plant
24 August 2009
NMDC reopens Panna diamond mine
21 August 2009
Rio Tinto’s first half profits plunge 65 percent
21 August 2009
Top zircon producer posts loss, skips interim dividend
20 August 2009
Sterlite raises Asarco offer to $2.1 billion
20 August 2009
Indian demand for gold falls on soaring prices in Q2; WGC
20 August 2009
New policy to boost mining sector investments
18 August 2009
Rio Tinto to sell Alcan packaging to Amcor for $2.025 billion
18 August 2009
China shuns Rio Tinto, signs long-term iron ore price with Australia’s Fortescue
17 August 2009
Yanzhou Coal to acquire Felix Resources for $2.9 billion
14 August 2009
King Coal set could upset Rudd’s apple cart in Australian climate vote
12 August 2009
China eyes Canadian Royalties for $148.5 million
12 August 2009
Sterlite ups Asarco bid to $1.5 billion; Grupo Mexico outbids with $2 billion
11 August 2009
States favour competitive bidding for allocation of captive coalmines
10 August 2009
Coal India to expand abroad with Rs30,000 crore war chest
10 August 2009
China accuses Rio of spying for six years; Australia unimpressed
10 August 2009
China’s Yanzhou Coal in talks to acquire Australia’s Felix Resources for $2.8 billion
10 August 2009
Mineral output in May up 3.73 per cent year-on-year
08 August 2009
India's mineral production up 3.58 per cent in May
07 August 2009
Tata Steel moves to secure raw material supplies to Corus
06 August 2009
Alcoa completes deal to acquire to BHP Billiton’s Suriname stake
05 August 2009
Despite profit drop, Xstrata pursues Anglo American merger
04 August 2009
NTPC to bid ‘aggressively’ for coal mines abroad
04 August 2009
Australian uranium miner ERA posts record Q1 profit
03 August 2009
Jaypee, Assam Mineral to set up Rs1050-crore cement plant
03 August 2009
CISA wants China to end spot iron ore trade
29 July 2009
Vedanta to press ahead with mining plans in face of protests
28 July 2009
Anglo American pumps £1.6-billion into platinum subsidiary
28 July 2009
Activists protest Vedanta's Orissa project during London AGM
28 July 2009
China, Australia threaten each other on Rio Tinto bribery case
24 July 2009
GRD board asks shareholders to back agreement with AMEC
20 July 2009
Dioro says Canadian deal offers better value than Avoca bid
20 July 2009
Jindal Steel & Power acquires South Africa's Kiepersol coal mine: report
17 July 2009
India's mineral production up 3.79 per cent in April
17 July 2009
Sterlite Industries raises $1.5 billion in ADRs to part-finance power projects in India
17 July 2009
China turns the heat on Rio Tinto and Australia
16 July 2009
Patnaik promises probe into Orissa mining scam
16 July 2009
Rio Tinto beats trend in iron ore production in Q2 2009
15 July 2009
Centre may allow states to decide on mining royalty
15 July 2009
Rudd warns China over Rio tinto detention
15 July 2009
ArcelorMittal’s coal mines in Russia may be confiscated
11 July 2009
Dioro board asks shareholders to take no action of Avoca offer
10 July 2009
China claims to have “irrefutable evidence” of spying against Rio Tinto employees
10 July 2009
China arrests four Rio Tinto employees
08 July 2009
United Industrial Corporation (OPK) and Mitsui cooperate in coking coal mining in Tyva
08 July 2009
China climbs down, accepts 33-per cent iron ore price cut from miners
08 July 2009
Rio Tinto sells Alcan packaging unit for $1.2 billion
06 July 2009
Study finds BC Iron-Fortescue joint venure project viable
04 July 2009
Palmer now eyes BHP's Ravensthorpe nickel mine
04 July 2009
Afghanistan shortlists 5 Indian firms for developing Hajigak mines
04 July 2009
China’s CIC fund to invest $1.5 billion in Canadian miner
04 July 2009
Rio Tinto pulls a coup with rights issue
03 July 2009
MMTC to import 150 tonnes of gold in fiscal 2009-10
02 July 2009
Chinalco to participate in Rio Tinto’s rights issue
30 June 2009
Anglo American builds defenses should Xstrata’s merger proposal turn hostile
29 June 2009
Arcelor Mittal sign iron ore contract with Vale
27 June 2009
BHP to offload nickel operations in Western Australia
26 June 2009
China claims Asia's largest iron ore discovery at Liaoning
25 June 2009
Xstrata proposes `merger of equals' as Anglo dumps $68 billion deal
23 June 2009
Anglo American rejects Xstrata’s $68-billion deal
23 June 2009
Xstrata proposes $68 billion merger deal with Anglo American
22 June 2009
China's Shanxi province steel makers sign independent iron ore contracts
22 June 2009
Neyveli Lignite to invest Rs40,000 crore by 2017
22 June 2009
Environment ministry to boost coal mining on degraded forest land
19 June 2009
Chinalco in a fix on Rio Tinto’s share issue
19 June 2009
OZ assets mark China's largest Australian acquisition
19 June 2009
Government may sell up to 10 per cent stake in Coal India
17 June 2009
Snubbed China may apply anti-monopoly law to Rio Tinto-BHP Billiton deal
17 June 2009
Sterlite ups bid for Asarco by $170 million
16 June 2009
Minmetals raises bid to seal OZ Minerals deal
12 June 2009
Sesa Goa buys out Dempo's mining assets for Rs1,750 crore
12 June 2009
Steelmakers see red as BHP-Rio sign deal to form iron ore mining giant
10 June 2009
Macquarie resubmits OZ Minerals recapitalisation proposal
10 June 2009
OZ Minerals scraps RBC-RFC bid, favours Minmetal
09 June 2009
Private coal mining on the cards, says report
08 June 2009
Royal Bank of Canada-RFC combinethreatens Minmetal's bid for OZ Minerals
06 June 2009
Rio-BHP team up for mining venture
06 June 2009
OZ Minerals refutes ‘superior bid’ reports
05 June 2009
Rio terminates Chinalco deal; to raise $15.2 billion through rights issue
05 June 2009
Gujarat NRE launches hostile bid for Australia’s Rey Resources
04 June 2009
OZ Minerals-Minmetal deal gets final Chinese nod
04 June 2009
Rio cuts iron ore price by 33-44 per cent
02 June 2009
Chinalco not keen on Yurwan funding; awaits FIRB ruling
02 June 2009
Chinese steel makers reject new ore contract rate in Rio-Nippon deal
01 June 2009
Gold hits a 2-week high, closes above Rs15,000 per 10 gm
30 May 2009
MountGibson follows Rio Tinto in setting iron ore price
30 May 2009
Palmer launches Australia’s largest coal project
28 May 2009
BHP Billiton CEO discounts early signs of recovery
28 May 2009
China's MCC in $5.15-billion coal mining pact with Australia's Waratah
28 May 2009
Chinese steelmakers upset with Nippon Steel's ore price-cut deal with Rio
27 May 2009
Former Aussie treasury head Stone weighs in against Chinalco deal, terms curbs “worthless”
27 May 2009
India’s iron ore exports plunge 54 per cent
26 May 2009
Gold demand in India slumps by 83 per cent
25 May 2009
Rio-Chinalco deal takes a twist as Merrill enters
23 May 2009
Coal price hike unavoidable, says CIL chief
22 May 2009
BHP Billiton to develop the $17 billion Yeelirrie uranium deposit
22 May 2009
Vale’s exit from Kalgoorlie nickel leaves Heron with full control
22 May 2009
BHP chairman worried over growing Chinese investments
22 May 2009
Rio may issue $7.2 billion bonds to existing shareholders
21 May 2009
Low prices could have closed half of China's iron ore mines
19 May 2009
Minmetals’ $1.2 billion deal with OZ Minerals gets NDRC nod
19 May 2009
Rio Tinto may not tango with Chinalco
14 May 2009
Fortescue dismisses Shanghai listing buzz
13 May 2009
Alpha to acquire Foundation in all-stock deal
13 May 2009
Gujarat NRE ties funds for Australian project
13 May 2009
BHP Billiton cuts 240 jobs, suspend Leinster nickel operation in Western Australia
12 May 2009
Rio considering amendment to Chinalco deal: Reports
05 May 2009
Fortescue Metals misled market, Federal court told
05 May 2009
China’s CNMC to acquire Australia’s Lynas for A$505 million
02 May 2009
Global iron ore miners locked in pricing battle with China
29 April 2009
Fortescue hit by revelations in Australian court
29 April 2009
Sesa Goa eyes Brazilian iron ore mine
23 April 2009
Australian government's carbon trading scheme draws flak from Rio
18 April 2009
Rio Tinto’s majority shareholders oppose Chinalco deal at UK AGM
16 April 2009
Court rules Grupo Mexico to pay Asarco $6.88 billion in cash, share
16 April 2009
UK gold miner Avocet acquires Norwegian rival Wega for $78 million in stock
16 April 2009
Surge in Chinese metals demand not a sign of revival: experts
14 April 2009
De Beers cuts diamond production by 40 per cent
11 April 2009
Rio Tinto mulls $8 billion rights issue as ‘Plan B’
07 April 2009
Canadian miner Teck Cominco sells stake in Chilean mine for $300 million
06 April 2009
Taliban takes over mining, timber business in Swat to fund terror war chest
04 April 2009
Minmetals to buy OZ assets for $1.2 billion
02 April 2009
BHP warned of stern action as accidents in Australia soar
02 April 2009
Reliance in JV with Uranium Exploration Australia: report
01 April 2009
Australia okays Valin stake in Fortescue Metals
01 April 2009
China Minmetals submits revised bid for OZ Minerals
31 March 2009
NMDC to team up with South Africa's Kopanao for mining ventures
30 March 2009
Rio Tinto stock soars on LSE on BHP Billiton takeover talk
28 March 2009
Australia rejects China's bid for OZ Minerals
27 March 2009
Australia puts Chinese firms’ mining takeovers on hold
25 March 2009
Lenders may give OZ time amid Minmetals bid
24 March 2009
India hikes coal import target again
21 March 2009
China’s knockout punch to Coke may floor Chinalco in Australia
20 March 2009
Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar cuts employee count by a further 2,454 positions
18 March 2009
Chinalco-Rio Tinto deal fuels political storm
18 March 2009
China offers Rio Tinto $20-billion loan if Chinalco deal is passed
14 March 2009
China to mine copper in Afghanistan
10 March 2009
Rio Tinto sells US mine for $761 million
09 March 2009
China’s Valin raises stake in Australian Fortescue Metals
09 March 2009
Brazil and China led in mining M&A deals in 2008: PwC report
07 March 2009
Sterlite to buy US copper mining company Asarco for $1.7 billion
07 March 2009
Rio Tinto shareholders continue to oppose Chinalco deal
06 March 2009
BEML to bid for contract mining with Indonesia's Sumber Mitra Jaya
05 March 2009
BEML, Indonesian firm tie up to bid for contract mining in India
04 March 2009
China National Petroleum to acquire Canada's Verenex Energy for $357 million
27 February 2009
South African miner shutters one mine and fires 5,500 workers
25 February 2009
China invests heavily in Australian miner-Fortescue
24 February 2009
Mining giant Anglo American reports 29 per cent profit drop, to cut 19,000 jobs
20 February 2009
Rio Tinto shareholders plan board room coup; want Jim Leng back
19 February 2009
Fortescue hires JPMorgan, others to review Chinese proposals
19 February 2009
Greens see red in Rio Tinto-Chinalco deal
18 February 2009
Chinalco-Rio Tinto deal may run into rough weather
14 February 2009
Chinalco invests $19.5 billion in Rio Tinto to raise stake to 18 per cent
12 February 2009
Africa’s No.1 gold miner reports quarterly loss on write-downs; output increases
09 February 2009
Rio Tinto sells North American assets to Vale for $1.6 billion
31 January 2009
Rio Tinto mulls multibillion infusion from Chinalco; $6 billion issue
29 January 2009
Rio Tinto Alcan to shed 1,100 jobs, cut production and close plant
21 January 2009
BHP Billiton cuts 6,000 jobs; closes mine
21 January 2009
Widespread job losses expected in South Africa's mining industry
19 January 2009
Xstrata warns of job losses if mine operations remain stalled
19 January 2009
Areva bags licence to operate world’s second biggest uranium mine
16 January 2009
Rio Tinto plans shutdown of Anglesey smelter; cut 500 jobs
16 January 2009
Chinese steel makers to demand 40 per cent cut in iron ore price
12 January 2009
Rio Tinto postpones expansion of Brazil iron ore mine, set to sell stake in coal unit
12 January 2009
Vedanta, Singapore Nava Bharat in bid to operate Zambia coal mine
10 January 2009
Canadian miner Teck Cominco to slash 1,400 positions
08 January 2009
Santos signs $585 million Sino Iron gas supply contract
07 January 2009
Neyveli Lignite to raise Rs1,850 crore capital
02 January 2009
Mines ministry returns Tata Steel, DeBeers' proposals to AP government
02 January 2009
Guniea ousts Rio Tinto from ore project
27 December 2008
Australian mineral export forecast down by $30 billion
17 December 2008
Rio Tinto to sell assets to pay $42-billion debt
15 December 2008
50 per cent of Indian mining permits fall flat
12 December 2008
ONGC in mining pact with Uranium Corporation
12 December 2008
Major shake up at Rio Tinto to reduce debt
10 December 2008
Fall in copper prices force Australian miner Anvil to suspend operations in Congo
08 December 2008
BHP and Rio Tinto's Chinese contracts at risk
08 December 2008
Chinese coal miner eyes Australia’s Felix Resources
08 December 2008
Iron ore prices fall but steel makers unhappy
05 December 2008
Liberia wants Tata Steel to rebid for $1.5-billion iron ore project
04 December 2008
BHP Billiton bullish despite crisis
27 November 2008
Rio may sell stakes in key projects to China to shed debt
25 November 2008
BHP Billiton abandons bid for Rio Tinto
25 November 2008
Fortescue reports huge iron ore order from China despite the slump
21 November 2008
EU antitrust authorities concerned over proposed BHP-Rio Tinto merger
19 November 2008
BHP Billiton to reactivate uranium mine in Western Australia
19 November 2008
US mining companies Cliffs and Alpha call off merger
18 November 2008
Brazil pushes $57 billion mining sector plans despite the slump
15 November 2008
Ore miner Rio Tinto to slash output by a third
10 November 2008
Sesa Goa to invest Rs400 crore in new mines, infrastructure
07 November 2008
EU regulators file objections to BHP - Rio Tinto merger
05 November 2008
Japanese, Korean consortium to acquire stake in CSN's Brazilian iron ore mining business
04 November 2008
Copper falls to three-year lows
25 October 2008
European regulators may object to BHP-Rio merger
24 October 2008
Australian energy group Aviva merges with Canadian mining company NEMI
23 October 2008
Steel ministry committee pushes for Chiria mines hand-over to SAIL
22 October 2008
India eyes long-term uranium supplies
22 October 2008
NMDC hikes contract prices of iron ore by up to 40 per cent
21 October 2008
Lafarge Umiam in Nongtrai caves conservation pact with Meghalaya government
18 October 2008
Chinalco's Rio Tinto stake lies frozen as custodian Lehman collapses
17 October 2008
Corus and Vale sign 5-year iron ore supply contract
16 October 2008
Top ore miners hit by Chinese steel production cut
14 October 2008
China calls for Europe to reject BHP Billiton - Rio Tinto merger
06 October 2008
Tata Steel buys stake in Canadian miner for $22 million
03 October 2008
Credit squeeze takes its toll on Xstrata, Roche acquisition bids
03 October 2008
BHP's $114 billion bid for Rio gets Australia regulatory nod
01 October 2008
Sterlite set to acquire Ascaro for $2.6 billion
26 September 2008
Shareholder opposition, market woes force Vedanta to scrap recast plan
25 September 2008
Australian uranium miner Toro declares Western Australia project as feasible
24 September 2008
Vedanta to boost Sesa Goa iron ore capacity, restructure group
09 September 2008
Chinese miner acquires Australian coal exploration permits for $1.5 billion
08 September 2008
EC puts review of BHP's $160 billion bid for Rio on hold; seeks more data
04 September 2008
Sail starts expansion of iron ore in Orissa; adopts Indian Railway’s freight management system
30 August 2008
Rio Tinto profit up 55 per cent in H1-08 as iron ore prices soar
26 August 2008
BHP-Rio merger would push up iron ore prices, says Australian regulator
25 August 2008
Russian steelmaker Severstal buys American coal miner for $1.3 billion
23 August 2008
Siemens VAI to expand metals and mining business in India
22 August 2008
ArcelorMittal announces major investments in Brazil
20 August 2008
BHP Billiton posts record $15.4 billion profit for 2007-08
18 August 2008
NMDC, Rio Tinto in 50:50 mining venture
18 August 2008
Marathon stops uranium mining at sensitive zone; told to clean up
16 August 2008
Coal India teaming up with private sector to revive 18 abandoned mines
13 August 2008
Gujarat NRE Minerals to raise up to $100 million
11 August 2008
ArcelorMittal takes 49 per cent in Brazilian miner
11 August 2008
Rio Tinto contemplating divestment of US assets
09 August 2008
SC clears Sterlite, Posco projects in Orissa
08 August 2008
Tata Steel looks at mining acquisitions in the US, Africa, Australia: reports
08 August 2008
NMDC in talks with Rio Tinto over JVC: report
07 August 2008
South Africa's Lonmin rejects Xstrata's $10 billion hostile bid
06 August 2008
Coal India looks at mines in Mozambique, Indonesia; invites EoIs for reviving old mines
06 August 2008
Rio Tinto to invest in new copper deposit in Arizona
04 August 2008
Chinese competition authorities may reject BHP bid for Rio
02 August 2008
Zinc miner Teck Cominco to acquire world's second largest coal producer for $14.1 billion
30 July 2008
Rio Tinto to invest $2.15 billion in major expansion of Corumbá iron ore mine in Brazil
30 July 2008
Minining firm Bradken to acquire AmeriCast from PE firm Castle Harlan
30 July 2008
SC reserves judgement on Vedanta's mining project in Orissa
26 July 2008
ArcelorMittal acquires US coal producer Concept Group
21 July 2008
UltraTech looking for coal mines in Indonesia, South Africa
19 July 2008
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance to acquire The New Saraji Coal Project
18 July 2008
Iron ore producer Cleveland-Cliffs buys coal supplier Alpha Natural for $10 billion
16 July 2008
Kazakhmys dismisses talk of Metalloinvest reverse takeover
16 July 2008
India to open new coal fields for gas exploration
16 July 2008
Ispat Industries gets rights for Latua iron ore mines
14 July 2008
Tata Steel eyes iron ore mine in Western Australia
14 July 2008
Sinosteel acquires controlling stake in Australian miner Midwest
12 July 2008
Rio back on asset sale track with uranium mine sale
11 July 2008
Canadian miner Inmet bids for partner Petaquilla Coppers' stake for $338 million
08 July 2008
EU warns of tough scrutiny of BHP's takeover of Rio Tinto
05 July 2008
Vale plans $12.8 billion global share sale to fund expansion
04 July 2008
Rio hikes iron ore contract prices for Asian steel mills by 97 per cent
02 July 2008
Corus moves EC against Rio bid as ArcelorMittal eyes stake
30 June 2008
Posco acquires 10 per cent in Australian miner Macarthur; blocks ArcelorMittal's take-over chances
30 June 2008
Alcoa alliance to stake in bauxite mining and aluminium refinery with Vietnam
26 June 2008
Rio Tinto set to develop “world class diamond mine” in India
26 June 2008
Xstrata matches Crosby's $540 million bid for Indophil stake
23 June 2008
Australian regulators want BHP, Rio to open Pilbara rail lines to Fortescue
20 June 2008
Rumours of takeover bid lifts Anglo American, other mining stocks
19 June 2008
Rio Tinto to invest $371 million in driverless train system at Australian ore mines
16 June 2008
Sterlite has US government backing for Asarco acquisition
12 June 2008
ArcelorMittal granted ore mining rights for its Jharkhand steel plant
11 June 2008
Regulators begin review of BHP's proposal to merge Rio Tinto
07 June 2008
Sterlite to acquire third-largest US copper producer Asarco for $2.6 billion
31 May 2008
ArcelorMittal may bid $4 billion for full control of Macarthur Coal
28 May 2008
Murchison trumps Sinosteel's A$1.36 billion bid for Australia's Midwest Corp
27 May 2008
German copper company Norddeutsche Affinerie buys Cumerio for about $770 million
17 May 2008
Australia's Indophil rejects Xstrata's $399 million offer
15 May 2008
BEML expands overseas, sets up office in China; eyes Indonesian, Australian markets
07 May 2008
Tata Steel to invest in expansion of production at Carborough Downs coal mine in Australia
07 May 2008
Reliance Power acquires three Indonesian coal mines in novel payment deal
02 May 2008
ArcelorMittal strikes 10-year iron ore deal with Brazil`s Vale
30 April 2008
Sesa Goa board approves stock split, bonus issue; pays 450 per cent
29 April 2008
Sesa Goa plans stock split, bonus issue
26 April 2008
Marubeni to acquire 30-per cent stake in Antofagasta's Chilean mining projects
26 April 2008
Rusal acquires 25 per cent stake in Norilsk
25 April 2008
Atlas Copco acquires stake in two drilling technology companies in India
12 April 2008
Tata Steel offers to acquire Brazilian ore miner AVG
11 April 2008
India to attract Rs100,000 crore FDI in mining
25 March 2008
Centre frames investor-friendly mining policy
20 March 2008
ArcelorMittal moves court as Canadian mine partners `renege' on buyout
14 March 2008
Rio Tinto seeks to double iron ore export prices
23 February 2008
China eyes long-term iron ore deal with India as prices look north
22 February 2008
Brazil’s Vale hikes contract prices of iron ore by 65 per cent
21 February 2008
European steel makers urge EC to probe BHP-Rio merger proposal
08 February 2008
Xstrata's revised A$1.08 billion offer fails to "impress" Resource Pacific
08 February 2008
Rio Tinto rejects BHP's revised offer of $147 billion
07 February 2008
AES sells power plant, mine in Kazakhstan to UK's Kazakhmys
06 February 2008
BHP Billiton raises offer for Rio Tinto to $147 billion
06 February 2008
JSW Steel signs joint venture agreement to develop iron ore mines
31 January 2008
Rio Tinto to acquire three 250,000 DWT iron ore carriers; plans capacity hike
24 January 2008
Rio Tinto planning 'mine of the future' in Australia, says CEO Tom Albanese
24 January 2008
Vale in talks with Xstrata for a $100-billion merger
22 January 2008
Tata Steel in mining joint venture with Oman's Al Bahja Group
16 January 2008
First Reserve invests in Harmony Gold Mining's uranium ore assets in South Africa
11 January 2008
ArcelorMittal expands in Mauritania and Venezuela
09 January 2008
SAIL enters into a JV with Tata Steel for mining coal
03 January 2008
Tata Steel, SAIL in coal mining venture
01 January 2008
Gujarat NRE Coke completes acquisition of BHP mine in Australia
24 December 2007
Rio to fortify itself with $1.1 billion investments in Australian, US mines
18 December 2007
Tata Steel joint venture to mine iron ore in Ivory Coast
12 December 2007
Rio Tinto outlines new plans to boost its value by $31 billion
27 November 2007
De Beers to sell the Cullinan mine to a Petra-led consortium for $149 million
26 November 2007
Supreme Court asks Vedanta to stop mining bauxite in Orissa hills
23 November 2007
BHP Billiton may have to offer a 60-per cent premium for hostile takeover of Rio Tinto
15 November 2007
SC refuses to hear Lafarge`s plea on export of illegally mined limestone
03 November 2007
Australia''s Orica buys Excel Mining of the US for $670 million
25 September 2007
Gremach Infrastructure acquires 75-per cent controlling stake in 11 coalmines in Mozambique
25 September 2007
Xstrata tables $1-billion bid for S Africa''s Eland Platinum
07 August 2007
New mining policy in 2 months, says minister
02 August 2007
Jindal Steel & power signs contract for El Mutun with Bolivian government
19 July 2007
Posco rejects proposal for tie-up with Kudremukh Iron Ore Co
06 July 2007
Teck Cominco to acquire Aur Resources for C$4.1 billion
05 July 2007
Rio Tinto investing $1.8 billion to expand Yarwun Alumina capacity to 3.4 million tonnes
04 July 2007
Yamana Gold to create mining giant through two buyouts
29 June 2007
BHP Billiton In JV with Ashapura Minechem
18 June 2007
Australia keen to invest in uranium mining in Meghalaya
21 May 2007
Posco`s port project clears environment objections
21 May 2007
Gujarat NRE to acquire BHP Biliton''s coal mine in Australia
16 May 2007
Coal India seeks BEML participation in joint venture for reviving MAMC
09 May 2007
Vedanta makes open offer for an additional 20 per cent in Sesa Goa
27 April 2007
Vedanta pips Mittal to acquire Mitsui''s 51-per cent stake in Sesa Goa
24 April 2007
Sesa Goa told to develop mines or leave Jharkhand
16 April 2007
Centre not to freeze exports of iron ore
05 April 2007
Chhattisgarh steel companies to benefit from mining venture
05 April 2007
China threatens to boycott Indian iron ore
21 March 2007
Mittal race for Mitsui's Sesa Goa stake
14 March 2007
Arcelo Mittal to invest $2.2 billion in Senegal's iron ore mines
23 February 2007
Arcelor Mittal in race to acquire Mitsui stake in Sesa Goa
23 February 2007
India invites foreign investment in mining
27 January 2007
Infrastructure equipment industry set to mine more business: CII-KPMG
02 January 2007
Sinosteel eyes Indian ore mines, listing of overseas mine assets
04 December 2006
Chinese tycoon buys a third of Oppenheimer stake in Anglo Dutch
16 November 2006
Government to review policy on iron ore exports
14 November 2006
Dhanbad mine mishap toll mounts to 50
08 September 2006
Neyveli Lignite to set up Rs7,500 crore lignite power project
17 August 2006
Usha Martin commence its iron ore mining operations
06 October 2005
Vedanta plans to set up Rs7,000-crore aluminium smelter in Orissa
11 February 2005
Coal India in deal with ONGC
17 January 2005
HC permits govt to grant licence for sand mining
24 August 2004
Usha Martin gets permission for coal mining in Jharkhand
03 November 2003
Sterlite expands capacities to lead non-ferrous metals market
20 October 2003
AV Birla group acquires Mount Gordon Copper Mine in Australia
24 September 2003
Rs 1,850-cr JV ilmenite mining project in Kollam to be cleared
05 June 2003
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