China’s yuan has overtaken the euro to become the second-most used currency in trade finance.
The miner and trading house giant is spending more on coal than any of its three closest competitors, BHP, RIO and Anglo.
Not all energy options are equally good, says Thomas Drolet, principal of Drolet & Associates Energy Services Inc.
In Tracking the trends 2014, Deloitte uncovers the pressing trends facing the mining industry in the year ahead and offers strategies that companies can employ to adapt to changing industry dynamics.
Mining payments to federal and provincial government coffers totalled an estimated $71 billion from 2003 to 2012.
While resource nationalism is still a major risk for miners, corrupted governments can be equally or more detrimental to the industry.
World Coal Association says Figueres's comments evidence her "lack of expertise in the mining and energy sectors."
Budget for 2014 is 9.2% lower than last year’s and well below the $18 billion total from 2011.
Worker was on her meal break.
Mexico's notoriously violent drug barons have turned to mining to both expand and diversify their sources of revenue.
"We were talking to them about the impact their policies have on the energy mix of the world."
Cheap imports, domestic overproduction.
As the world's largest importer of liquefied natural gas, this could have implications for the sector.
Over the past decade, the number of disputes that have resulted in international arbitration has increased tenfold for the oil and gas sector and fourfold for the mining industry. And these conflicts will only escalate.
Province introduces next week legislation aimed to ban the burning of coal and the building of new such plants.
By 2018, Canada's government wants small and medium-sized enterprises presence in emerging markets to have grown from 29% to 50%.
Canada accounted for just over 13% of the total, the smallest share in 14 years. The DRC made it to the top 10 mining destinations for the first time.
The country is seeing a transition from the investment phase to the production phase and this transition is 'only just the beginning.'
The former dump truck driver claims her co-workers subjected her to constant intimidating behaviour and bullying, leaving with serious psychological trauma.
Starting April of next year.
"The project's economics don't stack up," authors from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis wrote.
Wealth has flowed to few individuals, a CFMEU claims.
Zonguldak – Turkey's coal capital – has a grim history of coal mining accidents.
Forcing miners to use new method by the set deadline could cut coal exports at least one-third.
Potash is to become the 'fifth pillar' of BHP business.
"I think some wider perspectives are needed and I think I can provide that."
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