The dam burst unleashed 60M cubic meters of waste that devastated a village, killed at least 13 people and polluted a major river valley.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore discusses the latest economic data from Russia which has received support from the mining sector.
Investors yanked $1B from precious metals funds this week, the chunkiest outflows in 17 weeks, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Veteran emerging markets investor Mark Mobius has warned of a worse-than-expected slowdown in Chinese steel production.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on slipping commodity prices as the dollar gains strength.
Metal prices crumbled on Monday thanks to a toxic combination of the prospect of poor Chinese demand and a stronger U.S. dollar.
Nearly 100 bodies have been pulled from a landslide near a jade mine in Myanmar's northern Kachin State.
Global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, Alex Dryden says UK stocks are pausing for breath as metal prices sell off.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
The slide in copper has fueled fears of a stagnating global economy, but the red metal’s track record in diagnosing economic health looks shaky.
BHP Biliton shareholders are concerned about issues such as dividends, guidance and the Brazilian dam incident, says James Wilson, resource analyst at Morgans.
Guy Wolf, global head of market analytics at Marex Spectron, says the demand for copper has collapsed.
If China's old economy doesn't find its footing, metals demand could take another hit, Goldman Sachs said.
While many British steel workers blame China for squeezing the industry to near-death, steel towns in China are struggling too.
There are great benefits to developing the Arctic's amazing wealth of resources, if done carefully, according to Iceland's president.
Copper prices have hit a new weak spot after lackluster data from China spooked investors, and Goldman Sachs doesn't anticipate an improvement.
Nautilus Minerals just debuted the equipment that may make it the first company to seriously mine the ocean floor.
Australian miner Fortescue has launched a tender offer to call in $750M of debt, in a big to cut costs amid falling iron ore prices.
Nev Power, CEO at Fortescue Metals Group, tells how the Australian miner is using cash flow from operations to pay down debt.
Gao Xiqing, former president and CIO at China’s sovereign wealth fund, at the CIC, tells CNBC that prices for energy, resources and minerals won’t stay low for long.