Anglo American

Chile’s copper exports down 21% in August

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 16, 2014
Chile’s copper exports down 21% in August

The drop was mainly due to reduced shipments from Codelco and Collahuasi, official figures show.

Glencore considered Australia listing: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 9, 2014
Glencore considered Australia listing: report

The commodities trader and miner explored a stock-exchange listing Down Under.

Anglo American to start mining at massive iron ore project in Brazil

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 1, 2014
Anglo American to start mining at massive iron ore project in Brazil

The company was granted final permits for its long-delayed and three times more expensive than originally expected Minas Rio iron ore project.

Northern Dynasty scores temporary win in battle against EPA

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 25, 2014
Northern Dynasty scores temporary win in battle against EPA over Pebble mine

U.S. federal court won't make a final decision until at least January 2, 2015.

Anglo American says wins license for slurry pipe at Brazil mine

Reuters | September 24, 2014

Miner Anglo American said on Wednesday it won environmental regulatory approval to operate the slurry pipe at its Brazilian iron-ore project Minas Rio, a crucial step in meeting a deadline to enter production by the end of the year.

Frik Els

What will Ivan buy next?

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
What will Ivan buy next?

A GlenTinto is not as far-fetched as it sounds.

Iron ore price in stunning turnaround

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
Iron ore price in stunning turnaround

Up nearly 4% on Monday; rallying after weeks of intense selling.

Anglo American to pay $4.5m for environmental breaches in Chile

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 3, 2014
Anglo American to pay $4.5m for environmental breaches in Chile

Authorities say the firm violated 16 environmental rules at El Soldado copper mine, located about 130 km northwest of capital Santiago.

Anglo American, horse breeders fight over mine expansion

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 22, 2014
Anglo American, horse breeders fight over mine expansion

The open pit mine would produce 7 million tonnes of coal a year and contribute $33 million in annual royalties.

This $2 million red diamond is the hero in Rio’s annual tender

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 12, 2014
This $2 million red diamond is the hero in Rio’s annual tender

In the 30 years Rio Tinto's Argyle Pink Diamonds have been tendering the rare gems, only 13 red diamonds have been brought in.

Coal exporters not backing down despite glut; could China enter the market too?

SNL Energy | July 30, 2014
Coal exporters not backing down feat

No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Will the KSM project suffer the same fate as Pebble?

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
kerr-sulphurets-mitchell (ksm) indian mask feat

Potential problems in the horizon for Seabridge Gold's proposed gold, copper, silver and molybdenum mine in northern British Columbia, just 30 km from the Alaska border.

Anglo American iron ore division earnings fall, but beat estimates

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 22, 2014
Anglo American iron ore division earnings fall, but beat estimates

Anglo's unit Kumba plans to almost double production by 2030.

De Beers changing its diamond sales model

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 22, 2014
De Beers changing its diamond sales model

The world's largest diamond miner by market value said it will adopt a more flexible sales approach.

Slow growth spoiling China’s appetite for coal

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 14, 2014
Slow growth spoiling China’s appetite for coal

In the first half of 2014, the country’s coal imports grew just 0.9%, compared with 13.3% a year earlier.

Diamond industry recovers place in miners’ hearts on climbing demand, prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 8, 2014
Diamond industry recovers place in miners’ hearts on climbing demand, prices

Sector now delivering some of the healthiest returns for many of the world’s biggest miners, including Rio Tinto and Anglo American.

Namibia advances plans of selling diamonds without De Beers

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 4, 2014
Namibia advances plans of selling diamonds without De Beers

Minister of Mines and Energy Isak Katali said the idea is to give diamond dealers and manufacturers the opportunity to buy directly from locals.

Sibanye Gold mulling move into platinum industry by year-end

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 30, 2014
Sibanye Gold fine-tunes details for Anglo’s platinum assets buyout

South Africa’s top gold producer is said to be going ahead with plans to expand into the country’s platinum sector before the end of the year.

Anglo American not interested in Simandou north

Frik Els | June 26, 2014
Anglo American not interest in Simandou north

Diversified giant Anglo American won't be bidding for the one of the greatest iron ore prizes anywhere in the world.

Colombia’s coal output recovering fast — up 33.8% in Jan-March

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 23, 2014
Work resumes at New Zealand Escarpment coal mine

Total coal exports, however, fell 13.1% in the quarter, from 17.4 million tons in the first quarter of 2013 to 15.1 million tonnes in the same period this year.

Australia’s mining jobs running dry as sector growth slow

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 19, 2014
Double-digit unemployment for Australia's minerals professionals

The country's mining industry has lost 6,600 workers in the three months to May.

Diamond demand to climb 4.5% this year — De Beers

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 12, 2014
Diamond demand to climb 4.5% this year — De Beers

De Beers, the world's largest diamond miner by market value, is also bracing for a rough diamond demand rush.

Alaska to join Pebble Partnership in lawsuit against EPA over mine project

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 5, 2014
Alaska to join Pebble Partnership in lawsuit against EPA over mine project

They oppose the agency's latest decision, which may block development of the Pebble mine before any permit application has been filed.

Miners profits sank 72% over past year, lowest level in a decade

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 5, 2014
Miners profits sank 72% over past year, lowest level in a decade

Global net profits have dropped to $20 billion in the last year, with gold, coal and diversified miners being the worst affected.

Major new coal projects unlikely to be profitable: Goldman Sachs

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 29, 2014
Major new coal projects unlikely to be lucrative: Goldman Sachs

The bank analysts say the window for profitable investment in new thermal coal mining and infrastructure capacity “has closed.”

EPA sued over process that could block Pebble Mine in Alaska

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 23, 2014
EPA sued over process that could block Pebble Mine in Alaska

The suit says the agency may kill the project before mine plans are finalized or it’s evaluated through the permitting process.

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