Arch Coal Inc. has a novel approach to beating the market: by not getting any more valuable.
Today’s case for the gold standard is based on the view that these recent decades of good fiat money management are a historical outlier and cannot be sustained.
Industry and congressional opposition to altering the mining law have combined to make it maddeningly difficult to reform. This may be changing.
After a parade of insults, suspect numbers and pitch decks, Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp. have agreed to a deal.
Barrick and Newmont have far more to gain from cooperating than bickering with each other.
A deal doesn’t give Newmont shareholders anything they don’t already have.
One way or another, the end of the coal-export industry is looking inevitable.
Hostile bids bring out the worst in people. On the other hand, they also foster tremendous creativity.
For this industry we’re more likely to see death by a thousand cuts.
It’s taken two tragedies in just over three years, but the mining industry is finally starting to clean up its act.
All manufacturers have peaks and troughs — just at different times.
Those inclined to make a bullish bet on disaster may be in for a dose of karma. This rally is more likely to collapse than extend.
The disaster was also a cautionary tale about how government overreach and flawed corporate governance can contaminate policy.
China's aluminium production, to quote Wood Mackenzie, "is not going to fall off a cliff in 2019".
Platinum’s lesser-known cousin keeps going from strength to strength
As the saying goes, if you think knowledge is expensive, try ignorance.
Don’t listen to what miners say. Look at what they do.
In the grand scheme of things, even the 2,500 coal-mining jobs added since Trump took office in January 2017 really don’t amount to much.
Glencore’s coal business should be a license to print money for several more years.
Farewell Chevy Volt, we hardly knew ye.
Education and health are the way forward for Nigeria.
"Drones offer a cheaper and more effective way of monitoring infrastructure than traditional methods of sending workers to dangerous, remote terrain."
Like the Soviet Union in the 1970s, China is coming to the end of a long labor-force boom and hoping that an orgy of investment will keep the old magic going while stabilizing its fraying frontiers.
The killing of three reporters in the Central African Republic pulls a private, pro-Kremlin military company out of the shadows.
Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions of its bright future, coal mining is a dying industry and the secret to a long life in this twilight era is accepting mortality.