After five consecutive months of decline, global mining exploration began showing signs of life in March, particularly in the gold sector, a new report shows.
Protesters held placards that read, "Hands off our brown coal", and "We oppose the social blackout in our region".
China is the globe's top mining country, but its alarming reserves-to-production ratio is forcing domestic miners to hunt for deals in the rest of the world.
When asked about how much lower commodities prices will dive this year, Davis said he thought they were close to hitting rock bottom.
All iron ore is not created equal.
“We are very pleased to see the federal government’s commitments to extend the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit through March 2016 and to expand the eligibility of Canadian exploration expenses,” says David McLelland, Chair of AME BC
Canada’s largest diversified miner says slashing the dividend by two-thirds will allow it to keep generating positive cash flow.
China’s recent scrapping of small coal plants will avoid the release of as much as 11.4 million metric tons annually of climate-warming carbon dioxide, helping the country cut emissions for the first time in more than a decade.
A new adversary is emerging for coal. It comes from silicon wafers, the material used to make solar panels.
Study shows the bank offered $3.4bn in loans, grants, guarantees, risk management and equity for fossil fuel-related projects for the 2013-14 financial year.
Once the darlings of the local market, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto now face a rocky road as investors accept the reality that lower iron ore prices will last for longer.
Australia's No.2 power retailer's decision aims to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
The International Monetary Fund and Standard and Poor's, in turn, predict prices for the steelmaking material are set to fall even further.
Up 3.2% on Monday after commodity trade data surprise.
A slowing economy and tougher environmental checks to curb chronic air pollution problems are behind the 42% drop in imports.
Davis is said to be finalizing talks with a Toronto-listed miner, in a deal that could kick-off a long awaited buying spree.
On the last of a three-day national hearing, BHP and Rio acknowledged they were in ongoing discussions with auditors from the Australian tax authority.
The province now expects to attract Cdn$50 billion in investment, down from its 2011 forecast of Cdn$80 billion.
More than 400 members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) downed tools Wednesday, demanding the removal of the mine's general manager.
Mining transactions almost doubled last year and the trend is likely to stretch over 2015, as lower commodity prices are making some unprofitable.
This wouldn’t be the first time Hockey hinders a major corporate deal in Australia.
The Brazilian judge in Eike Batista's landmark trial was first caught driving mining tycoon's seized Porsche and is now charged with embezzling drug money.
Iron ore regained its footing Tuesday, but too late for once high-flying Atlas Iron as 13mtpa producer's shares are suspended and receivership looms.
The country's parliament decided Tavan Tolgoi needs the approval of legislators before going ahead.
Three employees of Teck Resources Limited have received non-life-threatening injuries after a flash fire.
Coal miners in South Africa who worked at a unit of Sasol and contracted lung diseases filed a suit seeking damages from the company, according to their lawyer.
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