The world’s No. 1 iron ore producer by volume posted a second consecutive quarterly loss.
Mining companies in Western Australia have massively reduced their exploration budgets, a new survey has found.
Namibia and Botswana top the latest mining investment attractiveness index for the continent and move into top 25 worldwide.
Korean scientists create a cheap, flexible steel with a strength to weight ratio of today's best titanium alloys using a nickel catalyst.
Weak iron ore prices have become the accepted industry norm, but the world's top miner also has bad news for those hoping for a pick-up in the long term.
In the second half of 2014 the businesses bound for South32 generated $5bn worth of revenue and almost $890m of earnings before interest and tax.
The potash and oil-rich province was placed at the top of the Fraser Institute's annual rank of mining companies.
World number one miner notches "productivity gains" of $2.4 billion as profits fall 47% in second half of 2014.
The country's refusal of a deep sea mining venture off its coast has cast a shadow over the emerging mining practice.
Brazil’s Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world’s largest producer of iron ore, continued to flood the market with product in 2014 despite sharply lower prices.
Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista's riches to rags ride is a white-knuckle one.
Biggest jump of the year lifts iron ore price more than 6% off 2015 low.
Wide release is set for Sunday.
During a period of polarizing precious metals and industrial commodity pricing, Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings was kind enough to share a few comments—opining on global counterparty risk, resource capital markets, capitulation, and more.
In a bear market for junior miners, exploration capital can be hard to come by.
Glencore has slashed spending for this year by up to $US1.4 billion amid a rout in commodity prices, and will spin-off its stake in the unwanted South African platinum producer Lonmin inherited in its merger with Xstrata two years ago.
Outcome will say a lot about the long-term prospects for the industry.
Prices "need to decline to a level that's so painful higher-cost Chinese mines will be forced to give up".
If a junior mining company is in a dire enough situation, they may hit the “reset” button and rollback their stock.
Shanghai trader: "This Chinese New Year procurement period is very different from past years."
Dr Doom explains why the predictions of "Austrian economists, radical monetarists, gold bugs, and Bitcoin fanatics" have been so "spectacularly wrong".
International Construction Products alleges Big 3 manufacturers are colluding to keep the 1-year old company from selling cheap Chinese equipment in the US.
No money for iron ore.
It’s a common stat in the sector: only 1 in 1,000 discoveries becomes a mine. But David Harquail, president and CEO of Franco-Nevada, takes that sobering fact one step farther.
The Australian junior iron ore producer is also studying whether it needs to write down the value of any assets ahead of next month’s half-year result.
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