Former Australian mining billionaire forced to sell in order to pay off debts.
Countries that are not now known for their oil and gas production are showing much shale oil and gas promise.
Analyst Andrew Richards believes his country's resource sector has turned a corner.
The proposed end to the licensing system marks something of retreat for Beijing which has made many attempts to wrest control over pricing away from the major producers.
China Minmetals Corp confirmed Tuesday it is considering a bid.
Unfortunately the optimism does not extend to mining services stocks.
The miner also said it would limit production to 11,000 tonnes per year at its Mt. Weld mine.
While the real and rand continues to weaken significantly, the Australian dollar is staging an impressive comeback and dealing damage to Rio Tinto and BHP.
Official documents reveal neither the Australian Federal Police nor the Australian Securities and Investments Commission did enough to investigate the 2008 Beijing Olympics-related claims against BHP.
"The figures follow a tough few weeks for the local gold sector."
New research says mining emissions are a cause of lead poisoning in children in Mount Isa in north-west Queensland.
Bookrunners are BNP Paribas Securities Corp., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse (USA) LLC and RBS Securities Inc.
Do you know which country holds the largest percentage of global copper? Platinum? Chromium? What about hafnium?
World oil production rose about 2.5% last year, from 4,019 million tonnes in 2011 to 4,119 million tonnes in 2012.
Report shows mining companies are not longer trusted on their abilities to control costs, deliver on promises and cope with resource nationalization demands.
It failed to find an investment partner.
Small-scale fault systems in the Earth’s crust have a strong correlation with the location of gold.
CEO Gavin Thomas talks about the current business environment in Australia and other parts of the world.
After a three day break, Chinese traders make the most of soft iron ore prices to replenish inventories that remain more than 20% lower than a year ago.
The report also says junior miners will continue to be cash strapped for at least another year, as the global mining industry slows down.
Underground nickel/copper mine in northern Michigan.
The deal is estimated to be wrapped up by Q3 of this year.
Experts say mining services providers’ earnings will continue to fall this year.
At the start of 2013, the company was flying in and out 70 workers from other areas of Australia.
The estimates are "highly uncertain and will remain so until they are extensively tested with production wells."
The Perth Mint will sell 168 limited edition pieces.
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