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  • MOKOPANE, South Africa, May 25- Anglo American Platinum's bid to appease a community near its most profitable South African mine may unravel, highlighting the challenges of managing flashpoints of social unrest while trying to shore up its balance sheet. In April, Amplats announced a deal to set up a 175 million rand community trust for the local Mapela tribe to...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Management at the mine in western North Africa also have a contingency plan to minimize the impacts of the strike, which includes processing stockpiled material, Kinross spokesman Louie Diaz said in an email. Its shares were down 8 percent at C $5.95 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, falling more than the S&P/Global Gold Index, which was 5 percent lower on a weaker...

  • MOSCOW, May 24- Russian diamond producer Alrosa is ready for privatization, Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Tuesday.

  • May 23- New Mexico sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, an agency contractor and two mining companies on Monday over the 2015 breach of an abandoned Colorado gold mine that spilled some 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater into three states. New Mexico, Colorado and Utah were affected. Colorado and New Mexico both declared state of emergencies over...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • LIMA, May 23- Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared a 60- day emergency in a remote part of the Amazon to curb high levels of mercury poisoning from rampant illegal gold mining, the country's environment minister said on Monday. A growing number of studies show that residents of the Madre de Dios region near Peru's southeastern border with Brazil have...

  • May 20- Freeport-McMoRan Inc's oil and gas business has withdrawn its initial public offering as weak oil prices dent valuations of oil producers. The miner said earlier this month that it was in talks to sell more of its assets to reduce its debt to $10 billion over the next two years. Most recently, the miner agreed to sell its majority stake in the Tenke copper...

  • HARARE, May 20,- Zimbabwe could double annual platinum production to more than 900,000 ounces in the next decade, making the metal the nation's top export earner but current producers need $2.8 billion in new investment to do so, an industry association said on Friday. The southern African nation holds the second largest known reserves of platinum after South...

  • HARARE, May 20,- Zimbabwe could double annual platinum production to more than 900,000 ounces in the next decade and become the nation's top export earner but current producers need $2.8 billion in new investment to do so, the industry associaton said on Friday. Zimbabwe Platinum Producers Association Chairman Winston Chitando told the annual meeting of the...

  • WELKOM, South Africa— Thabang Moorosi, a former driller in South Africa's gold mines, takes a minute to catch his breath after struggling onto a hospital bed for his monthly lung check. He is one of tens of thousands of miners preparing to sue some of South Africa's largest gold mining companies, including Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold and...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • GENEVA, May 18- The "Oppenheimer Blue," a large and rare diamond, sold for 56.837 million Swiss francs at auction on Wednesday, setting a world record for any gem after a dramatic see-saw bidding process, Christie's in Geneva said. The packed Geneva saleroom broke into applause as Rahul Kadakia, Christie's International Head of Jewellery, brought down the hammer...

  • GENEVA, May 18- The "Oppenheimer Blue", a large and rare diamond, sold for 56.837 million Swiss francs at auction on Wednesday, setting a world record for any gem after a dramatic see-saw bidding process, Christie's in Geneva said. The Oppenheimer, the largest fancy vivid blue diamond ever offered at auction, is a rectangular diamond weighing 14.62 carats that...

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    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TORONTO, May 18- De Beers Canada said on Wednesday it would spend up to C $20.4 million under a diamond exploration agreement with CanAlaska Uranium Ltd for target areas in Canada's Athabasca Basin. De Beers Canada suspended operations at its unprofitable Snap Lake diamond mine in the Northwest Territories in December. De Beers Canada operates the Victor Mine...

  • *Sharp rise of India's middle class, large China market. ANTWERP, May 18- Mining group Anglo American has retained De Beers as a prize asset after a radical overhaul in the belief that surging Chinese and Indian demand for diamonds will outstrip dwindling supply even after a 2015 crunch. But it remains the largest diamond producer by value ahead of Russia's Alrosa,...

  • GENEVA— The "Oppenheimer Blue" diamond sold Wednesday for more than 56.8 million Swiss francs including fees, crushing the previous record for the most expensive diamond ever sold at auction. The final tally also blew away the previous record for a diamond sold at auction by nearly $10 million: The 12.03- carat polished "Blue Moon" diamond went for $48.5 million in...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.