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Shareholders of Sibanye Gold have approved the company’s US$2.2 billion buyout of US-based Stillwater Mining, which was agreed back in December 2016. Following a recent shareholder meeting, the South African miner announced that 82% of the firm’s shareholders voted in favour of the deal. This conclusive vote...

US President Donald Trump has launched an investigation into cheap foreign imports of steel, citing concerns over national security. According to analysts, this move could raise the possibility of new tariffs being introduced on steel imports, thus strengthening the national steel industry in the US. The announcement...

Mines in the United States produced an estimated US$74.6 billion of raw materials, a small increase on 2015, reported the US Geological Survey. The calculation comes from the 40th annual Mineral Commodity Summaries report which includes statistics on more than 88 mineral commodities important to the...

US President Donald Trumped has given the green light to two controversial oil pipelines in a bid to improve the country’s energy infrastructure. Trump signed orders to put the wheels in motion for the US$6.1 billion Keystone XL pipeline, rejected by Barack Obama in 2015, and...