At the 2014 Hong Kong Gem & Jewellery Fair.
The company was granted final permits for its long-delayed and three times more expensive than originally expected Minas Rio iron ore project.
Analysts say this is “make or break” time for the company behind the massive mine, Sirius Minerals.
Coal currently generates about 36% of global electric power, according to the energy watchdog.
The new resource expected to encourage a more efficient use of coal, which has been blamed for the nation's severe air pollution troubles.
The slump in the gold price that has occurred in recent months shows no signs of letting up, and the latest import data from China will not give any joy to gold bugs.
Industry body sees demand rising as economic growth lifts consumers’ incomes.
Today’s interim injunction prevents Mineralogy from stripping its Chinese business partner from its iron ore mining rights in the Pilbara.
An average nickel price of US$20,000 per tonne has been forecast for Australian nickel producers in 2015 – but the sector has been urged to keep its grass roots focus on untapped potential nickel discoveries in Australia, rather than overseas.
Top iron ore miner Vale expected claw back market share from Australian competitors thanks to its Serra Sul mine and use of Valemax mega-carriers.
Mega-carriers docking in China will see Brazilian giant Vale double export volumes to China over the next five years.
New company would still have its primary listing in Australia, with secondary listings in South Africa and the UK.
Shanghai Metals Market warns slim profits and continuous declines in steel prices have dampened Chinese mills’ appetite for iron ore.
Fresh data suggests it is still too early to celebrate a recovery in the sector.
Iron ore is the lifeblood of industrial development with China’s ‘build it and they will come’ policy driving prices to a high of over $180 per tonne in 2011. Flash forward and iron ore prices have slumped to break below $80 per tonne, the lowest level in 5-years.
Diamonds from Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine in Western Australia will be showcased across China in an unprecedented fashion from next month, headlined by a special white and champagne diamond encrusted tiara.
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.
China's coal consumption declined in the first half of this year and government data suggests that the country's coal imports have dropped.
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.
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