Iron ore price holds above $80 a tonne, doubling in value in a year as Chinese cargo volumes jump.
China Mining News
Concentrate imports for the full year up 28% to 17 million tonnes.
Far-reaching new mining rules ease a controversial ban on exports of nickel ore and bauxite.
Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
Coking coal takes 6% tumble on Tuesday for a $120 a tonne decline over just six weeks.
The esoteric diamond industry has never been more interesting to observe and challenging to predict.
Company has decided to reconfigure the plan for its Turkey-based Kışladağ mine, which is its flagship operation.
Country’s top economic planner aims to cut 800 million tonnes of coal capacity a year until 2020, even as production and consumption of the fuel increases.
Analysts believe the upcoming Chinese New Year celebration will likely result in some physical restocking of metal in that country as well as India, the world’s top consumers.
New study says after lengthy and painful adjustment, rare earth industry will return to growth led by global government initiatives around green energy.
Courts continued to imprison private salt sellers even in the past decade.
Experts and industry actors interviewed by MINING.com see prices picking up this year, driven by declining supplies and the prospect of increased demand coming from construction, electric vehicles and other renewable technologies.
The Chinese National Bureau of statistics mentioned a growth of “157 percent in the first 11 months of 2016”.
A new survey shows those heading some of the world's largest corporations are increasingly sanguine about China hitting growth targets.
Turnaround in GDP expansion in world's top commodity consumer over the past few months "almost as sharp as in 2009" says new study.
TABLE: China's copper demand grew 11-fold in 15 years – the rest of the world shrunk. Sans China, the nickel market would've barely broken a million tonnes.
Global platinum mine or metal content in ore production is set to rise from 6.4 million ounces in 2015 to 6.7 million ounces by 2020, representing compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7%, according to the latest report from research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Down $110 in December.
The project, known as Laguna Verde, is located in the country’s north, known for its vast salt flats under which experts say there is enough of the commodity to supply the world for decades.
Mosaic has agreed to acquire most of Vale's phosphate assets in Brazil, its stake in Peru's Bayovar mine and the firm’s Kronau potash project, in Canada.
Chinese steel firm Shandong Iron and Steel Group plans to invest $700m iron ore processing plant at its Tonkolili mine in Sierra Leone.
China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. is pleased to announce that the commissioning of Series I of Jiama Phase II Expansion at Tibet Huatailong Development Co., Ltd. commenced December 1, 2016 as scheduled.
The country's uranium output is expected to triple in 2017 as the massive Husab mine begins production.
Fresh UN sanctions against North Korea aimed at punishment for a nuclear test in September will be honoured by China, the reclusive regime's most important trading and diplomatic partner.