Rio Tinto taps Walsh to stay as chief

Decision to give interim executive contract ends succession fears

India eyes end to state coal monopoly

Ministry seeks to ease restrictions on private sector mining

The Leiv Eiriksson off the coast of Greenland
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The great ‘cold rush’ may bring prosperity – but at what price?

The ice may be melting fast, but Greenland’s Arctic waters remain some of the most hostile and inaccessible anywhere

Frank Timis of African Minerals

African Minerals’ chief chases rival

Frank Timis is trying to acquire Marampa through private company

Copper hopes ‘bright despite volatility’

Miner Rio Tinto points to rosy longer term outlook

Codelco sticks with ambitious plans

Chilean copper miner plans more than $23bn of investments

Corporate India frets over debt levels

Nation’s industrial and banking sectors enter new political era still undercapitalised

Australia horse breeders win mine battle

Landmark case highlights opposition to coal mine expansions

China grip over rare earths market wanes

Price of key minerals falls despite trade war

Jindal Steel sinks after police raid mine

Latest twist in series of probes in India’s troubled coal sector

Polish coal sector faces calls for reform

State-owned sector under pressure from losses and EU carbon rules

Poland sets out plan to split coal assets

Proposal to shut lossmaking pits in industry that employs 100,000

BHP Billiton leads supersizing retreat

EY analysis shows big operations create ‘diseconomies of scale’

Rolls-Royce shares fall on profit warning

Engine maker blames Russian sanctions and economic slowdown

Australians divided over coal policy

Country embroiled in bitter debate over its vast reserves and climate

Ebola: how one company is trying to cope

Sierra Leone mining CEO faces challenges to keep staff virus free

China copper imports set to plunge

Fallout from Qingdao financing scandal tightens credit access

Trafigura seeks new board at Emed

Commodities trader wants investors to help oust miner’s managers

Ukraine fears winter energy crisis

Conflict in the east now also endangering coal supplies

Rio defends expansion as iron ore surges

Quarterly output rises 12% even as global prices fall

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