But prediction of a rise above $100 a tonne in the "near future" may not be enough for smaller producers as the big three flood markets.
No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.
It's a trend already established in China where only 25% of insulated and overhead cables use copper versus 60% in developed economies.
The White House document concludes that the cost of mitigating the effects of climate change could rise by as much as 40%.
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China produces 20 million vehicles a year and has to double the average palladium load to catch up with US emissions standards.
There are 16 liquefied natural gas proposals in B.C., although energy analysts do not expect more than two or three will get built in the coming years.
Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.
There are four major trends investors should be watching.
Gold consumption in the country fell to 569.5 tonnes, with the weakness in the yuan adding to higher spot prices.
The 70 million tonne-a-year project in the Pilbara is meant to replace other Yandicoogina’s areas that are running out of ore.
State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.
BHP’s major vote of confidence in iron ore proves the company trusts it can mine the bulk commodity for less than many rival producers, and thrive even in an environment of weakening prices.
Anglo's unit Kumba plans to almost double production by 2030.
Few signs of stronger growth.
Las Bambas will be one of the world’s largest copper mines after it starts up in 2015, with annual output equivalent to more than twice the amount of copper MMG currently produces.
CEO Murilo Ferreira thinks the ore may get close to 2011’s peak of $168 a ton.
The world’s second-largest mining company’s produced 139.5 million metric tons of iron ore in the six months through June, while its shipments rose 20% to 142.4 million tons.
With the race on to develop non-Chinese REE sources, he suggests three projects likely to end up on the podium.
According to the company, the mine will employ about 1,800 workers during construction and generate 1,000 permanent jobs once opened.
The bonds are expected to be listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited tomorrow.
In the first half of 2014, the country’s coal imports grew just 0.9%, compared with 13.3% a year earlier.
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
This is the first time China enforces the use of clean coal, and it follows a series other pollution-curbing measures.
Currently China is the second largest producer of the red metal, with an annual output of about 1.6 million tonnes per year.
Billionaire Andrew Forrest, who made his fortune as the driving force behind Fortescue, says high cost competitors will exit the market shortly.
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