Brazil Mining News

Global iron ore market in flux

The iron ore market will never be as a sexy as its gold and silver counterparts; it’s much more about hard hats and dirty Dodge RAM 3500 trucks – you know, the ones that can pull big fishing boats up mountainsides, something I did just this past weekend.

Coffey Mining – Brazilian mineral exploration on the up

Coffey Mining’s Global Business Development Manager, David Atchison, thinks continued growth in the Chinese economy is driving mineral exploration in countries such as Brazil. “Chinese mining companies are looking to secure future supplies of resources […]

Coffey Mining tackles challenges and solutions for mineral exploration at Brazil's SIMEXMIN 2010

Coffey International Limited subsidiary, Coffey Mining, will be discussing challenges and solutions for the Brazilian mineral exploration market in the upcoming Brazilian Symposium of Mineral Exploration ("SIMEXMIN"), between 23-26 May in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, […]

Coffey Mining tackles challenges and solutions for mineral exploration at Brazil's SIMEXMIN 2010

Coffey International Limited subsidiary, Coffey Mining, will be discussing challenges and solutions for the Brazilian mineral exploration market in the upcoming Brazilian Symposium of Mineral Exploration ("SIMEXMIN"), between 23-26 May in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, […]

Time for America to Wake Up to Brazil

When it comes to the BRICs, Brazil is sometimes an afterthought. China and India are burgeoning global powerhouses with more than 1 billion people each. Russia is a former military superpower looking to transition into an economic one.

Colombia says Venezuelan troops deported more than 400 illegal Colombian and Brazilian gold miners

The expulsions come as diplomatic relations between the two countries worsen, damaging a trade relationship worth some $7bn

Massive Brazilian power blackout may short circuit future mining ventures

A four-hour blackout, which plunged half of Brazil into darkness Tuesday, could be one indication of the inability of the country's power infrastructure to cope with commodity sector booms.