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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

15 Mar 2018

Zimbabwe's coal output set to quadruple as investors arrive

LONDON Zimbabwe has attracted around $300 million in its coal industry that will quadruple production next year versus 2017, its mining minister told an investment conference in London on Thursday.

13 Mar 2018

As copper booms, miners take hunt to Mongolian dunes

LONDON When temperatures rise and winds drop in the coming weeks, a band of explorers will hunt for copper riches in Mongolia's Gobi Desert.

06 Mar 2018

Macquarie wants to quit Russian infrastructure fund - sources

LONDON Macquarie is trying to pull out of the Russian-focused infrastructure fund it manages after some of the investments underperformed, three industry sources and a banker said.

06 Mar 2018

Sirius Minerals' losses widen, looks to China

LONDON Sirius Minerals , which is developing the world's largest deposit of a fertilizer named polyhalite, saw losses mount last year but expects to start production at its mine in northern England ahead of schedule in mid-2021.

06 Mar 2018

UK firm pilots using blockchain to help BMW source ethical cobalt

LONDON Automaker BMW is working with a London-based start-up to use transaction-recording technology blockchain to prove batteries for its electric vehicles will contain only clean cobalt, the start-up's CEO said.

22 Feb 2018

Leaner Anglo boosts earnings, but miner's share rally stalls

LONDON Anglo American said on Thursday annual earnings rose 45 percent and net debt halved as the miner rebounded from a commodities slump and said it had become a fundamentally different business focused on productivity.

21 Feb 2018

Glencore hails strongest full-year results after commodity rally

LONDON/BENGALURU Glencore Chief Executive Ivan Glasenberg hailed the group's results as its "strongest on record" on Wednesday, bolstered by a recovery on commodity markets and said it had the assets to meet future demand including from electric vehicles. | Video

20 Feb 2018

Pressure remains on BHP despite rise in earnings

MELBOURNE/LONDON Global miner BHP, seeking to fend off activist investor Elliott Advisors, handed an extra $800 million to shareholders but its share price slid on Tuesday after costs rose and interim results fell short of forecasts. | Video

20 Feb 2018

Interview: Vedanta seeks to expand zinc output after price rally

LONDON Vedanta may accelerate expansion of its African zinc operations to take advantage of prices that have reached their highest levels in a decade because of a shortfall following years of under-investment, its international zinc head said.

16 Feb 2018

Mining sector unloved as investors find it hard to trust

LONDON Investors are shunning the mining sector, data from Thomson Reuters shows, as they struggle to forget the string of multi-billion dollar takeovers and expensive development projects that left them empty handed.


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