In two weeks, four of today’s top experts in the metals and mining sector are gathering at the inaugural Metals Investment Forum to introduce some of their best bets for profiting in the upcoming turnaround.
Market valuation at lower end of expectations on worries over dearth of reserves. BHP stock falls 6%.
The recurring phenomenon — a warming of the Pacific Ocean as part of a complex cycle linking atmosphere and ocean — has in the past affected mine output, triggering price spikes.
Aluminum (or aluminium) is the world’s most common metal by crustal abundance, making up 8.2% of mass. It’s more common than iron (5.6%) and a whopping 1200x more abundant than copper.
BHP Billiton shareholders have overwhelmingly voted in favour of the South32 demerger, a spin off that creates Australia’s third-largest mining company.
Mick Davis hasn't spent a cent of his $6bn, but private money and non-mining players' share of M&A has already doubled in less than three years.
It's estimated that the labour action generated about US$26 million in losses, forcing BHP to declare force majeure last week.
China is the globe's top mining country, but its alarming reserves-to-production ratio is forcing domestic miners to hunt for deals in the rest of the world.
When asked about how much lower commodities prices will dive this year, Davis said he thought they were close to hitting rock bottom.
Cuba, the world’s sixth largest nickel producer and one of the top 10 nickel mining countries, also holds significant deposits of other minerals and oil, new U.S. Geological Survey report shows.
Director of $1bn fund discusses Denham's unique approach, the vibrant parts of the M&A market and what juniors should do to attract capital.
The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent three month in orbit trying to identify subsystems to explore and prospect for valuable resources on asteroids.
Davis is said to be finalizing talks with a Toronto-listed miner, in a deal that could kick-off a long awaited buying spree.
Quebec's $1 billion Capital Mines Hydrocarbures fund is close to buying equity stakes in mining projects outside iron ore worth as much as $200m a shot.
39 workers spent the night in safe houses down Vale's nickel mine in Thompson, Manitoba and those still trapped expected to return to surface Monday.
BHP Billiton spin-off worth just $7 billion when based on current spot prices for commodities.
Until Mick Davis pulls the trigger on X2's $5.6 billion, wishful thinking and unhealthy skepticism will pervade talk around private equity and mining.
Investment bank cuts 2015 nickel price forecast by 19%, while copper price estimate is slashed as market moves into oversupply.
The copper and gold miner will pay a dividend of 5 cents.
Following a $75m national mineral survey, Uganda has proposed a wide range of tax breaks ahead of a planned mining and exploration licensing round.
There are a number of challenges South32 is likely to face, including potential Black Economic Empowerment ownership concessions and power price hikes.
Dotted with lucrative gold mines like Red Lake, Hemlo, Musselwhite and Timmins, along with the nickel belt of Sudbury, Ontario with its storied mining history should be a prospector's dream.
Former Anglo-exec running hedge fund's mining business wants to follow up Talvivaara nickel acquisition with zinc, nickel, copper and coking coal deals.
The former Xstrata boss’ new firm may soon pull the trigger on some big deals at a time of low commodity prices and willing sellers.
Korean scientists create a cheap, flexible steel with a strength to weight ratio of today's best titanium alloys using a nickel catalyst.
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