Iron shipments fell about 5 percent, hurt by planned maintenance and safety pauses across all operations following a fatality.
BHP Billiton Mining News
Iron ore shipments to China from Australia's Port Hedland terminal rose 5.3 percent in September.
PIRC has recommended that BHP Billiton shareholders oppose the mining company's remuneration report at its AGM on Oct. 17
Coal’s push to $100 a ton in Europe may benefit the greenest energy providers more than it does for miners.
BHP Billiton said on Monday its Kalgoorlie nickel smelter has been closed after a fire that broke out over the weekend and the plant will remain shut while it assesses the damage.
A fire at its Spence copper mine in Chile had forced it to partially shut down operations. No one was injured in the fire, which has since been extinguished.
It would resolve shareholder claims stemming from the Nov. 5, 2015 bursting of the Fundão dam in Minas Gerais run by Samarco.
Vale on top.
Miner will ask shareholders at the annual meeting in October to vote to rename the company in an effort to emphasize its Australian roots.
Drilling at new projects up 57% as spending on gold exploration reaches 21-year high.
“Everyone loves copper and everyone wants to buy it” has been this year’s mining mantra. Today the ball started rolling.
Victoria's government wants to spend $220 million on exploration and drill one million metres by 2023.
Analysts thought profits would reach $9.27 billion.
Canada's Nutrien Ltd, the world's biggest potash miner by capacity, has helped engineer a surprising price rebound for the fertilizer by idling capacity.
Fortescue Metals said that its annual profit halved as prices for its lower quality iron ore fell.
Copper bears could get caught wrong-footed as a strike looms at the world’s biggest mine.
Samarco, a joint venture of Vale SA and BHP Billiton, expects to obtain next year all licenses needed to resume operations.
Samarco expects to obtain next year all licenses needed to resume operations suspended after the 2015 environmental disaster.
The union had earlier asked the company to negotiate by 10:00 a.m. local time but said in a statement later on Monday that it had begun preparing for a strike.
The Nickel West operation in Western Australia, aiming to sell 90 percent of its output to the battery sector by the end of next year, has had success with lab tests.
The union at the world's biggest copper mine told the company it should prove its willingness to negotiate by Monday morning.
The vote began on Saturday and will continue through the middle of next week.
A unit of British oil major BP PLC will acquire BHP's unit which holds the Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Permian assets for $10.5 billion.
Labor negotiations at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, are frozen without signs of progress.
The possibility of a strike was talked about over the weekend.