China Mining News

Mapped: The global coal trade

The global coal trade doubled in the decade to 2012 as a boom took hold in Asia. Now, the coal trade seems to have stalled or even gone into reverse.

Why China is really dictating the oil supply glut

The Chinese urgency points to two things. China believes that crude oil prices will not remain at the current levels for long, and that a disruption is possible due to geopolitical reasons, which can propel oil prices higher.

China and India could destabilize global coal market

Tectonic shifts in the global coal market are underway, posing a series of questions for traditional coal supply markets.

China scare drops mining stocks

Factory conditions in China unexpectedly worsen for the 14th straight month raising fears that the rally on commodity markets in 2016 was losing steam.

Frank Holmes: China’s very aggressive program of gold buying in motion right now

Gold could easily trade back to $1,900. That would be normal for these types of corrections.

INFOGRAPHIC: The riskiest places to live

Risk, from a mathematical perspective, is the probability of an event multiplied by its potential impact.

Iron ore price plummets as Chinese stockpiles rise

The drop comes as stockpiles in China, the world’s biggest buyer, climbed 1.2% to 98.5 million tons last week.

China and India could destabilize global coal market

China and, until recently, India, have been late but significant players in the global coal market.

More iron ore price madness as China's mom-and-pops pile in

As iron ore rallies again – up 6% on Friday – report shows just how bonkers Chinese speculation in ore futures are compared to anything on Wall Street.

This chart shows actual China GDP growth highest since 2014

Few trust official Chinese growth numbers, but new research shows activity across a wide section of the economy accelerated sharply in the first quarter.

Anglo American to sell Brazilian units to China Molybdenum for $1.5 billion

The niobium and phosphates division, which consists of mines, plants, processing facilities, chemical complexes and deposits, was one of Anglo’s more profitable businesses.

INFOGRAPHIC: Four maps showing China’s rising dominance in trade

China’s economic prowess is one of these new paradigms that has emerged, but many people still can’t really wrap their heads around the scale or scope of it.

Iron ore price plummets amid Chinese speculative mania

China clamps down, but Beijing's record on market intervention is not good and speculative bubbles tend to blow up spectacularly inside the country.

Iron ore price: Only question now is how rapid the fall

Beijing clampdown on Chinese commodity markets where six out of ten of the world's most active derivates are now traded doesn't bode well for iron ore price.

Eldorado Gold to sell Chinese mine for $300 million

Jinfeng produced 149,655 ounces of gold in 2015 and is expected to generate 95,000-105,000 ounces of gold this year.

CAT chairman pours cold water on mining rally

"It is not clear at this time that the current prices are either sustainable or sufficient".

CAT sales latest sign of mining improvement

World's number one heavy equipment manufacturer arrests sales decline in March.

Iron ore soars past $70 to a 16-month high

The spot price for benchmark 62% fines gained 8.78%, the third largest surge since iron ore pricing first began in May 2009.

Uranium market is getting crushed

Uranium price falls to lowest since May 2005 as bearishness overwhelms the sector.

Silver plays catch up with gold — hits 11-month high

Increasing interest from hedge funds and Chinese buyers are driven the metal to its biggest monthly rise since January 2015.

Myanmar Wanbao: A new dawn for the Chinese copper miner

Documentary focuses on how Chinese mining company Myanmar Wanbao is changing and speaking the new language of a changing Myanmar.

Rare earth price bulls are back

Shares in world's top miner of high-tech raw materials surge on speculation Beijing is stepping in to support rare earth prices.

Potash miners hit by increased competition, supply amid low prices

Analysts, companies expect prices to stay below 2015 levels for at least the next two years.

China launches yuan gold fix in bid to gain more influence in metal pricing

It is set twice a day based on a few minutes of trading by 18 trading members,

DMCC and Silver Group sign memorandum to drive commodities trade in China

DMCC, the Government authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, announced today its signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the leading Chinese silver producer China Silver Group Limited in Shanghai.