Iron ore will recover to above $90 a tonne over the medium term, but dips to low $70s not ruled out.
As in the retail gold market, there's a giant sucking sound in the official sector going East.
A recent report from Greenpeace found that China's coal consumption declined in the first half of this year and new Chinese government data suggests that the country's coal imports have dropped. Estimates indicate that by the end of the year, China's coal imports could be 8 percent below 2013 levels.
Economic slowdown, theft of intellectual property rights are among firms’ top concerns, Asia Pacific Foundation survey reveals
The latest restrictions on production, consumption and imports could drive prices 10% higher by the end of the year.
2014 is the "inflection point" and "until mines close it's a world of $70 prices of iron ore."
Filipino supply worries, depleting Chinese stocks and Indonesian refinery delays could see nickel rise close to $30,000 a tonne.
Reviving the China-India ore trade which peaked at 120mtpa in 2009 could be part of a grand bargain when Modi and Xi meet for the first time in New Delhi.
CEO Chuck Jeannes says barring a major technological breakthrough global gold production probably peaked in 2013.
A big corporate break-up à la BHP Billiton is definitively not in his books, he told FT.com.
The figure recently hit a seven-year low, rising concerns over how these cost-cutting measures may delay the country’s next generation of mines.
Here is one interpretation of how much is left on Earth.
Giant equipment maker sees strong fundamentals and changing mining dynamics keeping the price of copper above $3 a pound.
He argues the omissions and inadequacies of the WGC reports on China's gold demand are far larger than what the body would let the world see.
The firm no longer expects to complete its $7.3 billion (and climbing) project in four years.
After flirting with a five-year low for about a month, the iron ore price fell to the lowest price since October 2009.
I have made no effort to hide the fact that I am very bullish of gold. I am, after all, writing this for a site called GoldStockBull, and in fact my debut submission to the site was a piece in which I …
When gold prices plunged in late 2013, gold producers took notice and developed mine plans that offered greater flexibility in troubled times. But even the best plans take time.
Tension has been a feature of the copper market since the middle of last year but, so far, the net result has generally been stalemate and prices have moved sideways.
Vast stretches of northern Europe’s wilderness will soon host more mining companies going ahead with several projects in the area.
Following a meeting with BHP’s China boss, Beijing issued a statement saying it believed that “BHP and other iron ore suppliers should avoid abusing dominant market positions."
Historically holding gold going into September reaps investors a more than 3% return.
One year after Vladislav Baumgertner blasted the global potash market wide open, the now ex-Uralkali CEO's predictions seem to be playing itself out.
Iron ore is down 34% this year over China fears, soft demand and surging supply. The copper market is equally exposed, but has so far defied fundamentals.
Around 15,000 of the total 55,000 licences in effect risk fines and even losing all privileges over the land.
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