The Oakajee port and rail project has the potential to become one of the major suppliers of Australian iron ore to Asia.
Very recently, we've been subtly shifting from producers and near-producers to advanced developers.
The move is considered by many a threath to Hong Kong’s transit role.
While Walter Energy shuts down two coal mines, leaving hundreds unemployed, HD Mining International plans to bring up to 480 Chinese workers to British Columbia.
At the moment about 90% of the world’s rare earths —used in a variety of industries including green technology, defence systems and consumer electronics— come from China.
The new method simplifies the process and may push miners to try securing more licences to explore the seabed.
Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in the nation, the world’s largest consumer of coal.
Some 1,000 tonnes of gold have been used in highly complex and lucrative deals designed to skirt Chinese capital controls. Deals that are now being unwound.
Beijing's strategy to consolidate the domestic iron ore industry under six to eight large miners has been met with skepticism.
The rare earth storm has passed, but a new critical metal conundrum could be ahead for the West.
While the WA government is favours Chinese capitals, Australian junior Padbury Mining says it has secured $6.5 billion to take over the project, but refuses to reveal backer's name.
Baotou says WTO ruling will only increase pain for the industry.
Parents on either side give the couple gold – what jewelry stores call jiehun san jin, literally "marriage, three gold".
While there continue to be many gold bugs out there, I’m not one of them—but I do see gold as a trading opportunity.
After steady recovery from near four-year lows, copper price sinks below $3 a pound again over China and supply growth worries.
The country's gold fever is expected to cool this year.
Chinese buyers cough up $6.3 billion in cool hard cash for massive Peru copper project indicating renewed confidence in prospects for the red metal.
The 8% one-day drop in the iron ore price in March was the result of a new dynamic in the market: panicked selling by traders using ore as loan collateral.
Founder and chief investment officer of $49 billion DoubleLine Capital may be a huge China bear, but he likes gold.
Major powers are scrambling for as much of the world’s resources as they can control. Exploration and drilling intensify daily. Previously inaccessible or unprofitable areas are targeted – the days of easy access to the globe’s resources no longer exist.
China's iron ore imports jump 21% to 74 million tonnes while copper imports surge 31%.
Of the 70 pirate attacks so far this year, 53 have been in the waters off Southeast Asia and West Africa and some 50 crew remain in captivity.
Iron ore is honing in on the $120 a tonne-level, long considered an industry price floor.
As China's rare earth production winds down, other sources worldwide could shape up to reward early investors.
The closely-watched Thomson Reuters GFMS annual copper survey paints a grim picture for the copper price in 2014 and beyond.
Iron ore is up 12% from lows sparked by panicked selling from Chinese traders and mills using stockpiles for trade credit.
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