Deteriorating outlook for China's steel industry and economy as a whole pushed iron ore price down 2.3% towards 9-month low on Friday.
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Great Panther Silver reported a death in recent clash between illegal miners and guards.
Anne Lauvergeon and Simon Thompson will join the boards of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited as non-executive directors.
The world’s No.1 mining company's CEO believes coal will remain the main source of affordable energy for growing economies.
In massive raid at one of the country’s main ports.
'I suspect that the rally we are in now is a false rally' – Rick Rule
Iron ore price weakness continues as Beijing cracks down on polluting steel plants and stockpiles jump again.
Companies want to bring more foreign workers as a way to lower production costs.
Other two Canadian jurisdictions —New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador— also made it to the top 10 worldwide. Kyrgyzstan and Venezuela, named the two countries mining enthusiasts should stay away from.
The country's sovereign wealth fund will dump some mining companies due to environmental concerns.
Steelmaking raw-material close to 8-month low as currency of top ore importer China is pushed down by central bank, boosting domestic producers.
Number one iron ore producer, Vale says first of its giant carriers will dock at its new Malaysian transshipment hub next month.
The funds will be used to develop a variety of industries including the mining sector.
'The major uncertainty facing the world today is … the future direction of China. The growth model responsible for its rapid rise has run out of steam.' – George Soros
The Brazilian mining firm has pulled out of talks to buy BHP Billiton’s Mount Numba iron ore deposit.
Chinese steel and iron ore traders are caught in a vicious circle.
Liu Han who disappeared after cutting billion dollar mining deals in Australia and Africa, is accused of running a "mafia" gang protected by state officials.
About 40% of the 100m tonnes of iron ore stockpiled in China have been put up by steel traders as collateral for loans. Loans banks are now calling in.
Vale calls it 'Canada's mine of the future.'
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Adam Low of Raymond James believes that the outlook is excellent for zinc, good for copper and neutral for iron ore.
As a result, the Australian company announced an interim dividend of 10 Australian cents per share – last year the company didn't offer this payout.
With credit tight inside the country, China's record-setting copper and iron ore imports and stockpiles are being used for financing deals.
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Iron ore price up 3.7% from steelmaking raw material's rule-of-thumb level as China stockpiles imports and shuts out low-quality domestic supply.
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