The head of the iron ore division, Andrew Harding, defens Rio's own plans to ramp up ore production.
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.
Industry body sees demand rising as economic growth lifts consumers’ incomes.
Today’s interim injunction prevents Mineralogy from stripping its Chinese business partner from its iron ore mining rights in the Pilbara.
CEO Andrew Mackenzie's pay package is already only half that of his predecessor.
U.S. federal court won't make a final decision until at least January 2, 2015.
Bubble chart shows heavy reliance on iron ore and oil for revenues and profits post demerger.
Top iron ore miner Vale expected claw back market share from Australian competitors thanks to its Serra Sul mine and use of Valemax mega-carriers.
New company would still have its primary listing in Australia, with secondary listings in South Africa and the UK.
Shanghai Metals Market warns slim profits and continuous declines in steel prices have dampened Chinese mills’ appetite for iron ore.
Is the transition complete?
Fresh data suggests it is still too early to celebrate a recovery in the sector.
Companies said over-staffing in the current environment was threatening the viability of their Australian operations.
"All that's required is to hand the world’s best mining assets to the world’s best management."
Iron ore will recover to above $90 a tonne over the medium term, but dips to low $70s not ruled out.
After 4% surge on Monday, benchmark prices resume slide.
A GlenTinto is not as far-fetched as it sounds.
Up nearly 4% on Monday; rallying after weeks of intense selling.
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