The outlook for coal depends basically on the growth of electricity and steel production in Asia.
China Mining News
Rates for dry bulk cargo carriers have collapsed 70% since August.
China, the leading holder of international deep sea exploration licences, increases its lead in the race for alternative sources of battery minerals by taking samples from cobalt-bearing mountains deep in the Pacific.
China is the world's biggest consumer of the metal but its own copper mine production has been stagnating amid a broad crackdown on pollution, exacerbating a heavy reliance on imports.
The vessel performed a 138-day survey in the west Pacific.
The most actively traded rebar on the Shanghai Futures Exchange closed down 0.2 percent at 3,933 yuan ($566) a tonne, and lost 2.9 percent for the week.
We were initially skeptical about Diwali demand but it jumped this week, despite higher prices - Harshad Ajmera, the proprietor of JJ Gold House
Aluminium is a metal key for the transport and packaging industries but at current prices about 40% of the world's aluminium production is losing money.
The world's largest producer of rare earth minerals shipped 3,100 tonnes last month, versus 4,950 tonnes in September.
While lithium giants like SQM and Albemarle tangle with one another over scarce lithium brines and water, a beautiful lithium mine in Nevada’s Clayton Valley is taking shape.
China this year has been exporting unusually high volumes of alumina, a substance used to make aluminium.
Workers at Chinese company Shougang Group's iron ore mine in Peru will return to work on Wednesday.
The state-owned metals and mineral trading firm also signed a 2,400 tonne nickel briquette purchase agreement with Japan's Sumitomo Corp.
The October figure was also down 7 percent from the same month a year earlier, according to port figures.
What will define Chinese demand for iron ore is continued urbanization, infrastructure investments, auto production.
From January to September, scrap copper shipments from the United States fell 13.8 percent.
"Our vision is to be the world's leading uranium company" - Ni Tao deputy manager of China National Uranium Co Ltd
With $350 billion to spend in the next five years, China’s One Belt One Road – the massive push for a new ‘Silk Road’ – offers huge opportunities for the Australian resources sector.
China is on track for an annual record and is supporting consumption of raw materials.
The world’s largest miner has cut its economic growth forecasts for the world's two biggest economies as the superpowers engage in a "lose-lose" trade spat.
Beijing claims rare earth output quotas for the second half of 2018 only appear lower because the limit for the first six months of the year was for a larger portion of the total annual quota.
To counteract the slowdown, China’s top economic planning body is proposing to halve the tax on car purchases to 5%
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The Nanchang-based company earned net income of 767.3 million yuan ($110.31 million) in the three months to Sept.
Lead has all the hallmarks of a classic bull commodity story.