India

Over 200 coal mining licences deemed illegal by India’s Supreme Court

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 25, 2014
Over 200 coal mining licences deemed illegal by India’s Supreme Court

The country’s top court will decide on whether to revoke those permits in a series of hearings starting September 1.

New $15bn coal mine in Australia to hire over 5,000 workers

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 25, 2014
New $15bn coal mine in Australia to hire over 5,000 workers

And that's only during the construction phase.

INFOGRAPHIC: A clear look at diamonds

Visual Capitalist | August 24, 2014
a clear look at diamonds feat

Diamonds coming to earth's surface are billions of years old.

If China, Russia succeed in ditching the dollar…

Sprott Group | August 24, 2014
What if China, Russia succeed in ditching the dollar

This is one of the greatest wealth transfers in history.

Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 19, 2014
Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said the project ramains in BHP's main plans, but added the firm is not in a rush to develop it.

America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises: Peter Epstein

The Energy Report | August 15, 2014
America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises

Who stands to capture the graphite market?

Queensland approves rail line to coal port by Great Barrier Reef

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 15, 2014
Queensland approves rail line to coal port by Great Barrier Reef

Adani now only needs to get the federal government green light on the same railway to have all required permits in place.

Western gold jewelry buyers come roaring back

Frik Els | August 14, 2014
Western gold jewelry buyers come roaring back

Q2 study shows decline in global gold demand, but US and UK jewelry buying surges and central banks add to holdings for a 14th straight quarter.

Indian millionaire splashes out over $200k on 22 carat gold shirt

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 8, 2014
Indian millionaire splashes out over $200k on 22 carat gold shirt

He had the expensive outfit made for his 45th birthday.

India is hoarding Switzerland’s gold, silver

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 5, 2014
India is hoarding Switzerland’s gold, silver

The country now accounts for 42% of Swiss exports of both precious metals.

Plenty of room for smaller iron ore players

Frik Els | August 4, 2014
Plenty of room for smaller iron ore players

800m tonnes going into Asian markets that the big four can't displace says 10m tonne per year Pilbara producer Atlas Iron.

Alpha to lay off 1,100 workers, mothball 11 coal mines in the US

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 1, 2014
Alpha to lay off 1,100 workers, mothball 11 coal mines in the US

The U.S. second largest coal producer blamed weak market conditions and increased government regulation for the decision.

Coal exporters not backing down despite glut; could China enter the market too?

SNL Energy | July 30, 2014
Coal exporters not backing down feat

No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.

Failure to cut carbon emissions to cost the U.S. $150bn a year: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
Failure to cut carbon emissions to cost the U.S. $150bn a year: report

The White House document concludes that the cost of mitigating the effects of climate change could rise by as much as 40%.

Australia’s newest and biggest coal mine gets federal approval

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Australia’s newest and biggest coal mine gets federal approval

The controversial US$15bn Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project is being developed by Indian conglomerate Adani Group.

China’s falling out of love with gold, demand drops 19%

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 23, 2014
China’s falling out of love with gold, demand drops 19%

Gold consumption in the country fell to 569.5 tonnes, with the weakness in the yuan adding to higher spot prices.

India may allow private companies to commercially mine coal

The Economic Times | July 21, 2014

India's government will initiate the process of allowing private companies to commercially mine coal and end the state monopoly after the public offer of shares of Coal India Ltd.

Domestic and Indian gold rally points to a strong second half

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Data points going back 35 years confirm the probability of gold gaining strength in the second half

Indian demand for Aussie coal to stay strong: economist

Jeffrey Richmond | July 15, 2014
indian demand for aussie coal to stay strong feat

Imports needed for struggling power plants.

Sirius delays application for $2.7bn potash mine in English national park

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 15, 2014
Sirius delays application for $2.7bn potash mine in English national park

According to the company, the mine will employ about 1,800 workers during construction and generate 1,000 permanent jobs once opened.

India may ask state-run miner to import coal

Jeffrey Richmond | July 14, 2014
India may ask state-run miner to import coal feat

Coal-based power plants struggling to meet demand.

Gold near 3.5-month high on Portugal bank worries

Jeffrey Richmond | July 11, 2014
Gold stays near 3.5-month high on Portugal bank worries feat

Mideast violence, Fed rate stance, India duty also concerns.

Gold smuggling into India hits record highs

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 11, 2014
Gold smuggling into India hits record highs

Officials estimate they have seized four times more gold in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (April to June) than in the same period last year.

JSW Steel raises iron ore imports to six mln tonnes in a year

Reuters | July 9, 2014

JSW Steel, led by billionaire Sajjan Jindal and India's third-largest maker of the alloy, will import 6 million tonnes of iron ore this fiscal year compared with no shipments a year earlier due to production cutbacks at home.

India's coal power plants about to run out of stocks

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 7, 2014
India's coal power plants about to run out of stocks

Government said close to a half of the country's coal power plants only have enough stocks to last a week.

Are you ready to capitalize on emerging world growth and US oil independence?

The Energy Report | June 27, 2014
Are You Ready to Capitalize on Emerging World Growth feat

India, China to require more coal for power, copper for infrastructure.

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