An important emerging source of the world’s iron.
Reforms include proposal to potentially double mining royalties to 4%.
Analyst Andrew Richards believes his country's resource sector has turned a corner.
The proposed end to the licensing system marks something of retreat for Beijing which has made many attempts to wrest control over pricing away from the major producers.
One of the greatest prizes in all of mining, perhaps the world, is the iron mountains of Simandou in Guinea, half of which was given away by a former dictator of the West African nation for free.
China Minmetals Corp confirmed Tuesday it is considering a bid.
Unfortunately the optimism does not extend to mining services stocks.
While the real and rand continues to weaken significantly, the Australian dollar is staging an impressive comeback and dealing damage to Rio Tinto and BHP.
Bookrunners are BNP Paribas Securities Corp., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse (USA) LLC and RBS Securities Inc.
Report shows mining companies are not longer trusted on their abilities to control costs, deliver on promises and cope with resource nationalization demands.
It failed to find an investment partner.
After a three day break, Chinese traders make the most of soft iron ore prices to replenish inventories that remain more than 20% lower than a year ago.
The report also says junior miners will continue to be cash strapped for at least another year, as the global mining industry slows down.
Cliffs Natural Resources suspends its chromite project while it negotiates with government.
Guinea says the massive iron ore project will miss first production set for 2015.
"We still believe in a world where iron ore can be profitable at a cost of 50 dollars per ton.”
Structural reforms being put in place enhance international investment appeal.
Peter Marquez, former director of space policy under US Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, is Planetary Resources’s new vice president for global engagement.
On the simple pleasures and coming to a deeply-informed judgment in civil engineering.
Beny Steinmetz scores legal victory amid corruption probe into the sale of Guinea's Simandou iron ore licence.
"Western Australia is arguably close to experiencing recession-like conditions."
The Gulfstream G550 is on the way out.
Steel yourself: 91% of Asia's steelmakers believe prices wil fall further from today's record lows.
"It was getting to the stage where it was absolutely ridiculous."
Mining in the region would imperil the survival of the only robust Tasmanian devil population still left in the wild.
Officials from Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Guinea and Liberia are meeting in London this week.
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