Panama not willing to expand First Quantum's copper mine operations

By Valentine Hilaire MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Panama will not allow Canada's First Quantum to expand the area of its existing copper mining operations, the deputy environment minister told Reuters,

MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi leads fall in Gulf markets, Saudi stocks rise

By Md Manzer Hussain Jan 26 (Reuters) - Abu Dhbai stock market slid on Thursday on weak earnings from heavyweight companies, while the Saudi Arabian shares ended higher amid firm oil prices. In Abu

LME expands nickel committee to help improve contract, dwindling volumes

By Pratima Desai LONDON (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange has added four new members to its nickel market committee to widen the range of views on how to improve its nickel contract, where volumes

Gold falls on firm dollar as traders brace for U.S. data

By Arundhati Sarkar (Reuters) - Gold prices dipped on Thursday as the dollar firmed, while investors awaited a host of U.S. economic data for clues on the Federal Reserve's strategy on interest rate

Gold dips on firm dollar as traders brace for U.S. data

By Arundhati Sarkar (Reuters) - Gold prices eased on Thursday as the dollar firmed, while investors braced for U.S. economic data that could provide clues on the whether the Federal Reserve would

Northgold Files Permit Application On Kopsa Project In Finland

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Northgold AB: * SUBMITTED MINE AREA PERMIT APPLICATION FOR KOPSA GOLD AND COPPER PROJECT TO FINNISH SAFETY AND CHEMICALS AGENCY TUKES * APPLICATION PROCESS IS DUE TO CONCLUDE ON FEB

Eramet targets 10,000 tonnes of lithium per year in French project

PARIS (Reuters) - Mining group Eramet said on Thursday it could produce 10,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate per year in France in a geothermal project with power company Electricite de Strasbourg (ES).

China's open borders and push to stoke economy may revive dealmaking, advisers say

By Scott Murdoch, Yantoultra Ngui and Roxanne Liu SYDNEY/SINGAPORE, Jan 26 (Reuters) - China's reopened borders and renewed focus on boosting the sagging economy have brightened the deals outlook,

Hanwa Co Ltd - Vice Chairman Yasumichi Kato To Become Chairman, Incumbent Chairman Hironari Furukawa To Step Down, Effective April 1

Hanwa Co Ltd: * HANWA CO LTD - VICE CHAIRMAN YASUMICHI KATO TO BECOME CHAIRMAN, INCUMBENT CHAIRMAN HIRONARI FURUKAWA TO STEP DOWN, EFFECTIVE APRIL 1 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

United Wire Factories FY Profit Rises

Jan 26 (Reuters) - UNITED WIRE FACTORIES COMPANY JSC : * FY NET PROFIT AFTER ZAKAT AND TAX 57.3 MILLION RIYALS VERSUS 46.2 MILLION RIYALS YEAR AGO * FY SALES 1,026.4 MILLION RIYALS VS 921.3 MILLION