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The miner said it won't meet its coal export commitments due to the damage caused by cyclone Debbie, which struck Australia’s north-east coast last week.
So far this year, the commodity has risen just 0.6%, quite far from the over 20% gains seen just over a month ago.
Combined worth of $842 billion with 20% gains so far in 2017.
The Stellar Daisy, which set out from the a port in Brazil to China, last made contact on Friday. 22 out of the 24 crew members are still unaccounted for.
Damage to rail lines in cyclone-hit Queensland have disrupted the shipment of between 15 million and 20 million tonnes of coking coal destined to Asia.
With enough iron ore to construct Paris's Eiffel Tower nearly 13,000 times over, China's ports are bursting with stockpiles of the raw material and some of them are demolishing old buildings to create more storage space, trading sources said.
The news follows the end of a historically long 43-day strike at BHP Billiton’s Escondida, the world's biggest copper mine in neighbouring Chile.
Iron ore price down 12% in two weeks – Rio Tinto says Chinese domestic reboot is "main source of uncertainty" for the market.
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, today announced that it has established a polished diamond grading partnership with Lukfook Jewellery, a leading Hong Kong and Mainland China jewellery retailer.
New report predicts the price of seaborne coal used in power generation to consolidate 2016's sharp gains.
Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.
The steelmaking ingredient has shed almost $10 a tonne in just a week.
Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines claimed the lives of 11 miners working the pits in Henan province on Friday.
There are three key components to building a mine, starting with a competent, experienced management team.
The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.
China’s premier Li Keqiang and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull sign port and railway deal opening up vast new iron ore resources.
Denver is the global capital of private capital raising for investment in the metals and mining sector.
Prices for the raw material have dropped below $90 a tonne as doubts gather about the strength of demand in China at stockpiles hit record highs.
Work frozen at over 100 projects In China And India; 62 percent decline in global construction starts
"Investors are willing to back their positive sentiment towards natural resources with fresh capital commitments," says new study.
Around 1,300 unionized miners plan to start an indefinite stoppage at Peru's largest copper mine beginning March 24.
Rapid growth for Chinese industrial output and fixed investment push steel to highest since 2014 – iron ore price spikes 4.2%
China releases scorching industry output growth, fixed investment numbers for January-February. Third attempt to restart talks at giant Chile mine fails.
The 10 largest gold mining companies produce 30% of the world's gold and enjoy some of the sector's fattest margins.