Steelmakers have accused the four countries of dumping the steel used in construction and machinery so the European Commission, the trade policy watchdog, had set out plans to levy tariffs of up to 33 percent.
Brazil Mining News
Federal judge Rolando Spanholo said opening the area known as Renca to mining can only be done by an act of Congress under the constitution.
Brazil's government will revise a decree that opened up a vast mineral reserve in the Amazon rainforest to mining responding to overwhelming criticism.
The region, preserved as a national reserve for more than three decades, is thought to be rich in gold, iron ore, copper and other minerals.
Prices for the steelmaking material have increased almost 50% since its 2017 lows.
Experts and mining companies fear some of the modifications that go in effect in November, will result in hefty taxes, higher research costs and decrease interest from foreign investors.
Bigger-than-expected shareholder support in Vale SA's stock conversion plan could lead the world's No. 1 iron ore producer to accelerate the listing of common shares in Brazil's strictest market segment and lure a boarder base of investors.
The steelmaking raw material hit its highest level since April driven by the demand of China’s steel industry
Brazilian newspaper had claimed BHP was selling its stake in the Samarco iron ore mine to its partner Vale.
The researchers say the realization of a stable and atomically thick two-dimensional diamond material is still forthcoming
Ore with 62% content in Qingdao jumped 7.2% to $73.70 a tonne, according to the Metal Bulletin, the highest price since April 11 and the largest one-day percentage gain since December 1, 2016.
Brazil's government will announce an increase in mining royalties and the creation of a new agency to regulate the industry in a bid to inject new life in Brazilian mining, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday.
Glencore (LON:GLEN) has placed a multi-million-dollar bet on copper by investing just over US$21 million (GBP 16.16 million) into Brazilian copper producer Paranapanema (PMA).
Prices have climbed almost 7% since Monday and almost 32% since the recent low of $53.36 a tonne hit on June 13.
From the recent low of $53.36 a tonne hit on June 13, iron ore prices have now surged more than 27%.
Ore with 62% content in Qingdao added $1.86 overnight to close at $65.91, the highest since May 3 and 20% more than those year lows hit mid-June
Combined worth of 50 largest mining companies grow to $768 billion during first half of 2017, but a few big names drop down rankings.
It also said that a Brazilian court had granted it and its partner Vale a four-month extension to negotiate a settlement to a $47 billion claim stemming from the 2015 mine disaster.
Physical markets, not just futures speculation behind the latest rally
Jandaga Mines is taking advantage of investors' concerns over buying into South African platinum businesses.
Shareholders of Brazil's Vale SA approved a share conversion plan on Tuesday in a move that should boost transparency, give equal votes to all shares and limit government meddling in the world's No. 1 iron ore producer.
China bulls kick iron ore price 6.5% higher.
Global environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse to Chair IUCN independent scientific panel on Brazil’s Rio Doce watershed
IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific and technical advisory panel on the restoration of the Rio Doce watershed in Brazil, following the 2015 collapse of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco iron ore mine.
Brazil ministry wants to open border regions to foreign miners. Amazon-basin area about the size of Alaska could be affected.
New Citigroup report predicts low $40s by end of the year, early 2018.