Deutsche, Europe's number two bank, has joined the US exodus and is getting out commodities trading, although it is keeping precious metals in its portfolio.
Juniors usually raise cash to keep their operations going by issuing new shares.
Mining stocks may have moved from a bear market to a place where they are becoming contrarian plays, says Mike Niehuser, founder of Beacon Rock Research, opening opportunities for value investing.
Once the darling of miners, the Canadian province is quickly losing its edge. Here is why.
And US$6 billion over budget.
China’s yuan has overtaken the euro to become the second-most used currency in trade finance.
Chinese steel mills are humming and rapidly depleting domestic iron ore mines face tough new environment rules from Beijing translating into surging demand for imports.
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.
Shipments reached 22.3 million tonnes from 16.2 million tonnes a year earlier.
Brazilian giant could end up with half of one of the world's greatest mining prizes.
Budget for 2014 is 9.2% lower than last year’s and well below the $18 billion total from 2011.
"We will deliver the expansion at an estimated capital cost of more than $3bn below previous expectations."
Despite high-profile backing from Hong Kong and mainland billionaires Hengshi Mining Investments' IPO has been a disappointment.
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.
Award comes as she is dealing with a long-running legal battle with two of her children over who should manage a $4 billion family trust.
It will pay $2.6bn by the end of the month, and an additional $7bn over the next 15 years.
To boost output at its Australian iron ore mines in the Pilbara region.
By 2018, Canada's government wants small and medium-sized enterprises presence in emerging markets to have grown from 29% to 50%.
Construction of Roy Hill iron ore mine's 2,000-person village is complete.
The country is seeing a transition from the investment phase to the production phase and this transition is 'only just the beginning.'
Move comes on the heels of Rio’s decision to ditch two coal exploration licences in Queensland, Australia.
Company not sure whether to reschedule an official opening event at this point.
If the sweeping economic reforms planned by Chinese leaders during the Third Plenum can be our guide, it looks to be a promising decade for global investors.
But based on the large numbers of juniors to begin 2014 with no funding, experts say the level of drilling activity could be the lowest in years.
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