Warning, the extension looks great but it is not conducive to productivity.
Despite iron ore prices touching rock bottom, the top three producers have no plans to slowdown production. Quite the contrary.
Amongst the swathe of comment, reaction and analysis surrounding Glencore’s attempted takeover of Rio Tinto – revealed recently but rebuffed back in August – there was little surprise that Glencore would attempt such a move.
2014 has seen graphite stocks in Australia take-off with the value of ASX-listed companies topping $1bn
The Guardian and ABC News led with the remarks in its coverage.
The US$3.4 billion project is expected to produce up to 5.5 million tonnes metallurgical coal per year and create 500 jobs in Queensland.
Is there any hope on the horizon for the gold funds?
The sudden reversion to protectionism is designed to save the local coal industry.
It is unclear whether Mick Davis bid for all the assets that BHP ended up including in the new to-be listed firm.
The commodities trader and miner explored a stock-exchange listing Down Under.
The head of the iron ore division, Andrew Harding, defens Rio's own plans to ramp up ore production.
Anglo's chief warned the company plans to take severe measures over the next two years.
It’s good to be Ivan Glasenberg’s neighbour.
The state government submitted an application to the federal government for 3mn m³ of dredging material to be disposed on land.
But with BHP Billiton's announced production boost the port is likely to recover quickly.
Preferring to "successfully execute" alone.
Mining giant Rio Tinto will face protests around the world on Oct. 7, in a coordinated day of defiance by thousands of its employees.
While BHP gets ready to further expand iron ore output, Glencore's Glasenberg warns the move will make investing in African iron ore a less appealing prospect.
The $6 billion China Stone thermal coal project slated for Queensland is pushing on, despite sliding prices and other mine closures, with the proponents submitting a plan to export 38 million tonnes of thermal coal a year.
In response to the widespread devastation caused by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities has donated US$400,000 to the Pooled World Health Organisation (WHO) Ebola Response fund.
The company was granted final permits for its long-delayed and three times more expensive than originally expected Minas Rio iron ore project.
It would also create a a 15-kilometre long ‘‘super pit’’ from the union of Rio’s Mount Thorley Warkworth and Glencore’s Bulga open-pit mines.
Each of the diamonds in the ring is laser inscribed with a serial number.
The Crowsnest Pass in southern Alberta hasn't seen a working coal mine in decades, but an Australian company has a plan to change that.
Uranium mining hopeful Toro Energy has signed a farm-in joint venture deal with nuclear powerhouse AREVA Resources.
The Australian coal sector continues to contract sharply, with hundreds of workers at another Queensland mine set to be told of imminent job losses on Tuesday morning.
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