Filipino supply worries, depleting Chinese stocks and Indonesian refinery delays could see nickel rise close to $30,000 a tonne.
Countercyclical investors sitting on $8 billion unspent funds have been waiting for clear signs of a market bottom. The wait may well be over.
Vale’s companywide nickel production in the second quarter of 2014 was 61,600 tonnes, an 8.6% drop from the first quarter and 5.3% fall from the year-ago period.
A big corporate break-up à la BHP Billiton is definitively not in his books, he told FT.com.
There's a history there of course. Just ask Mick Davis.
President Danilo Medina vetoed bill creating a National Park, which would have blocked the expansion of Glencore's Falcondo mine.
Nickel prices have surged this year, making rationalization and cost-cutting in the Sudbury basin less urgent.
Here is one interpretation of when we’ll run out of each metal or energy source.
The country’s legislators approved this week a ruling that declares the region surrounding the mine a national park, affecting Glencore's ability to expand it.
Commodity funds & investors have bid up zinc prices, anticipating tightening supplies over the next three- four years — with mine supplies not keeping pace with demand growth
Operations at the miner's Batu Hijau copper and gold mine to resume soon.
Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg strikes positive note after announcing jump in profits, output and better trading conditions at Swiss commodities giant.
Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said the project ramains in BHP's main plans, but added the firm is not in a rush to develop it.
Australia's non-bulk mining industry "will die without a strong pipeline of projects moving to development stage," says study.
World's number one miner hopes to save $3.6 billion spinning off aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into new company.
The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.
Speculation is of a new Perth-based company with current CFO Graham Kerr at the helm housing non-core assets including Australian lead-silver mine.
Decision to to lob off Billiton assets could come as early as next week.
Mines in Australia and Dominican Republic put on care and maintenance and Canadian operations' reserves depleted during first half of the year.
Index gained 9% from April to June, outperforming the S&P/TSX Composite index, which gained 6%, and the London Metal Exchange index, which gained 7% in the same period.
Trend of mine production moving to emerging economies will continue.
Survey shows 9 out of ten Australian mining execs see few positives over next 12 months.
Indonesia's top copper miner hopes next month to ramp up production and restart concentrate shipments from Grasberg, one of the world's largest copper mines.
About $500 million of exports a month have been halted in Southeast Asia's biggest economy because of the minerals dispute.
State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.
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