Environment authorities are using drones to get an accurate count
The world's biggest commodity trader was forced to roll out a rescue strategy that included selling $2.5bn of stock and slashing spending.
Firm hit by the Samarco mine disaster in Brazil and a global slump in commodity prices
The mining entreprenuer rose to prominance when he bought 17 of Britain's last 19 deep coal mines in a controversial privatisation deal with the Conservative Government in 1994
Plans would see up to three million tonnes of coal excavated on a site spreading across a square mile of land
Mark Cutifani of Anglo American gave a gloomy forecast for miners in the next 12 months
Fearing a clampdown on its unregulated industry, mining companies are putting livelihoods at risk
Miners wiped tears away as the march reaches the end destination
Tiffany has announced it has deferred payment of $50m of loans it made to Octea to develop the mine in Koidu, where the town council now claims it will take legal action over £400,000 in unpaid property taxes
'You’d have to be a very brave person to predict a stone like this,' company CEO admits after find
The mining company has serious questions to answer about the Brazilian mudslide. But its sure-footed response to the the disaster has shown up some other firms.
Andrew Mackenzie, BHP Billiton’s chief executive, has travelled to Brazil to tackle the fallout from last week’s mining dam disaster at its Samarco project. Two people have been confirmed dead and 28 are still missing, after the collapse of two dams at the site in Minas Gerais state sparked mudslides that overwhelmed villages in the area.
The ground beneath Centralia started burning over half a century ago and over time has forced most of the town to leave
BSGR claim the firm’s West African mine was seized by the Guinean President because he needed to pay off those who helped him allegedly rig his election
The Ridley family have been mining coal on their 18th century Blagdon Estate since the 1940s
Some industry estimates claim as much as a third of future mineral production could come from beneath the oceans