The world’s most populous country has been the primary engine of economic growth for decades, but recently investor optimism around China has diminished significantly.
China Mining News
The size of the drop was second only to the $107.9 billion fall in December, the largest monthly decline on record.
The new mineral processing technique also makes the extraction environmentally friendly.
The country's renewable energy industry will benefit, as it is set to step in as a substitute for coal in the coming years.
Beijing to set up tracing system to determine and certify the origin of the materials.
More than 200 delegates from the mining, renewable energy and finance sectors attended this event.
Iron ore prices, traditionally influenced primarily by demand and supply factors in the physical market, are showing signs of becoming “financialised” as paper trading increasingly plays a part in driving prices.
These high-grade mines will soon start competing with gold mining's industry leaders.
Rescuers drilled two big holes into the tunnel to save the trapped miners, who were brought to the ground in a capsule.
BHP Billiton began evacuating workers from its Port Hedland export facilities early Friday.
The global coal industry is being squeezed by competition from cheap gas, declining demand and clean-air regulations that have raised costs for burning the fossil fuel.
New warnings about impact of super-concentrated supply of steelmaking raw material.
Mining hits a BRIC wall.
The ratings agency expects physical supply/demand imbalance to widen further, leaving miners in extremely weak conditions.
China’s slowdown is nothing new. Growth peaked in 2007 and had been on a clear downward trend since 2011.
Plunging oil prices, rising market volatility, surging global debt—it’s all beginning to remind some investors of 2008.
From 2005 to 2015 Chile's copper output rose a mere 8%, while Peru’s grew 37%, China’s 114%, Zambia’s 72% and Congo’s 956%.
Top miners BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Vale and Anglo American are among the firms at risk of rating downgrade.
As the world prepares to house, feed and care for 9.7 billion people, Ahead of the Herd founder Rick Mills is looking for the companies that will profit from the silent tsunami of demand creeping up on resource and healthcare providers.
Beijing will invest $4.6 billion over the next three years to close small and inefficient coal mines across the country.
The company shipped roughly 10,000 tonnes of copper concentrate from Las Bambas from the Port of Matarani to China on Jan. 15.
Gwen Preston of Resource Maven discusses the recent downturn in the US markets and it's effect on the mining sector.
The freeze on new leases for coal mined from federal lands is part of a sweeping review of the federal coal plan.
Chief executive Sam Walsh told employees he expected 2016 to be "an even tougher year" than the last.
The world's largest producer of cerium – the bellwether for the rare earth industry – does so as a byproduct of iron ore mining.