Tapping into rising oil and copper prices, the world's biggest miner announced its highest half-year operating profit since 2014, dismissing also calls for corporate restructuring.
The Chinese company tapped into stronger iron ore prices last year.
Companies with lithium, gold, copper and uranium interests in Mexico, Peru and Argentina and an outstanding arbitration claim in Venezuela, issue corporate updates.
Canadian junior companies announce the acquisition of exploration territories in Ecuador, Peru and Mexico.
Heavy rains in the Brazilian state led authorities to take samples in the area in question and analyze them for contamination.
Capital and exploration expenditure increased by 6% to US$2.9 billion. Guidance unchanged at US$6.9 billion for the 2018 financial year and expected to remain below US$8 billion per annum for the 2019 and 2020 financial years.
Companies with gold and silver assets in Guyana, Argentina and Mexico issue financing updates and an appointment.
Australian companies operating in Ecuador, Mexico and Brazil announce drilling results, and an Australian junior in Chile reports results from first lithium samples.