China's steel industry in full panic mode as rumours of large mills collapsing see iron ore price and imports plummet.
$5bn ‘gigafactory’ to spark EV uptake; battery graphite demand could double in 6 years with no growth elsewhere.
Deteriorating outlook for China's steel industry and economy as a whole pushed iron ore price down 2.3% towards 9-month low on Friday.
Gold price hones in on 2014 high after surprisingly strong economic news from India creates opportunity for the government to lift gold import curbs.
The world’s No.1 mining company's CEO believes coal will remain the main source of affordable energy for growing economies.
Companies that boast 80,000 ton-per-year production or high purity levels don't always impress Kiril Mugerman, mining analyst with Industrial Alliance Securities.
In massive raid at one of the country’s main ports.
Despite the gloomy results, the commodities giant revenues for the year jumped 9% to $232.6 billion
Iron ore price weakness continues as Beijing cracks down on polluting steel plants and stockpiles jump again.
The chronological events of 2013 set the background for gold in 2014. It was a momentous year which should ensure a rise in the gold price in 2014.
Africa is really moving.
Visual Capitalist has launched the first entry in their new '2014 Gold Series' which details every aspect of the famous yellow metal.
Why are the NGOs so dissatisfied with the achievements of the Kimberley-process and the diamond sector?
One of the biggest challenges facing the renewable energy sector is how to economically store energy.
Davis Hall, global head of precious metals at Europe's third largest bank says days of making "easy money shorting gold" is over.
Steelmaking raw-material close to 8-month low as currency of top ore importer China is pushed down by central bank, boosting domestic producers.
Number one iron ore producer, Vale says first of its giant carriers will dock at its new Malaysian transshipment hub next month.
'The major uncertainty facing the world today is … the future direction of China. The growth model responsible for its rapid rise has run out of steam.' – George Soros
Chinese steel and iron ore traders are caught in a vicious circle.
Industry revenue grew 8%, but profits slumped 28% as China continues crackdown on illegal mining, smuggling and uncompetitive producers.
Liu Han who disappeared after cutting billion dollar mining deals in Australia and Africa, is accused of running a "mafia" gang protected by state officials.
About 40% of the 100m tonnes of iron ore stockpiled in China have been put up by steel traders as collateral for loans. Loans banks are now calling in.
Whatever analysis of individual countries might tell us, it has been easy to miss the threat of a deepening global recession, a risk increased by diminishing cross-border flows.
A gauge of manufacturing activity in top copper consumer China is down six months in a row and at the lowest level since July.
Stephen Riddle, CEO of Asbury Graphite Mills Inc., has been in the business long enough to have seen companies come and go, sometimes more than once.
As a result, the Australian company announced an interim dividend of 10 Australian cents per share – last year the company didn't offer this payout.
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