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Norway's central bank has recommended that the Ministry of Finance remove oil and gas holdings from its $1 trillion (£760 billion) sovereign wealth fund.
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The notion that the coal industry should be propped up as part of an "America First" agenda is being challenged by the very people it would aim to protect - the coal companies themselves.
Metals and mining companies are starting to seize the opportunities offered by digital technologies.
Stephen Yeboah explores the relationship between farming and mining, and argues more work is needed to ensure the two can co-exist.
There is a reason we talk about the Bronze Age and the Iron Age: because materials can change the world. These new ones will do just that.
Mining in Peru has led to an economic boom, but local communities may not be feeling the benefits.
When multinationals and wealthy individuals don't pay their fair share of taxes in Africa, it robs the continent of resources that could transform the lives of millions.
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This article is published in collaboration with The Conversation. Anglo American, one of the largest mining companies in the world, has announced a restructure that will cut 85,000 jobs w...
Commodities have already had a tough 2015 – but earlier this week, prices for everything, from crude oil to industrial metals such as iron ore and copper, plummeted even further. The sect...