New York State pension fund puts 27 coal companies under review

BOSTON (Reuters) – New York state’s top pension fund official said it was reviewing whether to divest from 27 coal companies and could make decisions on $98 million in... Read more »

China to buy rare earths from U.S. as part of trade pact

(Reuters) – China has agreed to buy two types of rare earth metals from the United States as part of an initial trade deal inked on Wednesday, a move... Read more »

Apple pushes recycling of iPhone with ‘Daisy’ robot

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Apple Inc APPL.O is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iPhone so that minerals can be recovered... Read more »

Apple pushes recycling with robot, but mined metals still needed

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Apple Inc APPL.O is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iconic iPhone so that minerals can be... Read more »

China’s November industrial output, retail sales beat expectations

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s industrial output and retail sales growth accelerated more than expected in November, suggesting resilience in the economy as Beijing seeks to prop up domestic demand... Read more »

Brazil Vale dam near site of January disaster has ‘cracks’: TV station

FILE PHOTO: A view of the Brazilian mining company Vale’s tailings dam in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais state, Brazil December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) –... Read more »

Illegal loggers kill Amazon indigenous warrior who guarded forest, wound another

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Illegal loggers in the Amazon ambushed an indigenous group that was formed to protect the forest and shot dead a young warrior and wounded another, leaders... Read more »

Militants kill 54 in attack on Mali army post; IS claims responsibility

BAMAKO (Reuters) – At least 53 soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali, the government said, in one of... Read more »

PRECIOUS-Gold set for second weekly rise on trade deal uncertainties

Nov 1 (Reuters) – Gold prices were little changed on Friday as investors evaluated whether the Federal Reserve’s would continue to cut rates, but the metal was set for... Read more »

Barrick Gold reaches deal with Tanzania to settle disputes over Acacia Mining

Oct 20 (Reuters) – Barrick Gold Corp said it had reached a deal to settle a long-running tax dispute between Tanzania and mining group Acacia, which Barrick bought in... Read more »