S African metalworkers to end strike

Some 200,000 members of the Numsa union accept 10% pay rise offer

Yukos ruling adds to Russia isolation

EU and US prepared to ramp up sanctions over Ukraine

Shale gas speed-up faces slow progress

Environmental constraints handicap Whitehall’s ambitions

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Former oil group becomes entangled with Khodorkovsky

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New fracking licences cover half the UK

Ministers say tougher rules will protect national parks

Ambani’s Reliance to buy Jaypee unit

Deal marks new expansion phase for Indian billionaire’s companies

Miners’ access to water a risk, says study

Threat cited as one of the industry’s 10 biggest problems

Miners: the hole truth

Cost-cutting remains central to the investment case. What costs, though?

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French man jailed in Guinea mining case

Chiefs should tackle succession head on

Last-minute planning can mean high price for poor choices

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Ebola poses threat to African economies

Foreign investors in mining are increasingly concerned

Lonmin seeks to reassure investors

Ample bank facilities to cover costs of S African strikes

Statoil earnings down as gas output cut

State-controlled group moves production due to low gas prices

Anglo American eyes further asset sales

Chief Cutifani denies being in rush to dispose of businesses

Watchdog to investigate energy prices

CMA to look for evidence of ‘co-ordination’ by big six suppliers

Cairn India shares fall on loan news

Company reveals it lent $1.25bn to parent Vedanta

Drought drains critical US water supply

Researchers shocked by depletion of Colorado River Basin

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