Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt is splashing $300 million on the new plant, aimed at bolstering China's battery materials supply for the electric vehicle (EV) market, report says
Rio said it would invest $1.3bn to develop the Pilbara mine and hold a 54% stake, while state-owned China Baowu will hold 46% and invest $700 million
Nickel miner PT Vale Indonesia and China's Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt will work together on the Sorowako plant processing 60,000 tonnes of nickel
An Indonesian nickel miner signed a big investment deal on Tuesday with China's Shandong Xinhai Technology to build a processing plant on Sulawesi Island.
The move by Beijing is seen as a bid gain more leverage over some of the world's biggest mining conglomerates
Local governments are selling off idle properties and mining rights as the country's faltering economy puts pressure on fiscal revenue, Caixin Global reported
The deal will give the global miner ownership of Turquoise Hill's 66% stake in Oyu Tolgoi, the world's largest known copper and gold deposits, 550km south of Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar
Dozens of local men are alleged to have died in mines run by a Chinese mining company, which is accused of digging under a neighbouring concession to steal a huge amount of gold
China dependence on foreign sources of battery metals such as nickel, lithium and cobalt poses a risk to its electric vehicle industry, a metals industry official said on Friday.
Mining giant Anglo-American has unveiled a prototype of what it says is the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mining truck
Rare earth mines surged from a small number to "more than 2,700 mining collection pools at almost 300 separate locations over an area the size of Singapore," Global Witness reported.
The news, announced by Investment Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan on Monday, follows a meeting between Tesla chief Elon Musk and President Joko Widodo in Texas in May