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Iron ore is not in oversupply

Frik Els | May 19, 2015
Iron ore is not in oversupply

Only lower grade fines are oversupplied shows new research report.

India’s higher potash import price threatens volumes

Mining Weekly | May 19, 2015

Having failed in a bid to avoid a price hike in the first two potash import deals for the financial year, fertilizer producers in India expected inward shipments of fertiliser minerals to drop during 2015/16.

India's physical gold demand likely to remain subdued in near term: Barclays

Platts | May 18, 2015

Looking at current trends Barclays analysis suggests that India's physical gold demand is likely to be subdued going forward, unless there's a correction in local prices, the bank said Monday.

Global gold demand drops 1% in Q1, but investments jump — report

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 13, 2015
Global gold demand drops 1% in Q1, but investments jump — report

Once again Asia drove demand, with China and India alone accounting for 54% of the total.

Spot uranium price ignores fundamentals

Irina Dorokhova - Kursiv | May 12, 2015
Uranium: China’s chase

The main reason for price correction may not be the growing demand but the producers’ inability to meet the consumers’ price expectations.

Iron ore price rally gains steam

Frik Els | May 11, 2015
Iron ore price rally gains steam

Chinese import prices surge more than 3% to 10-week high after Beijing's surprise rate cut boosts industry prospects.

Indian people hold 20,000 tonnes of gold

Andrew Topf | May 10, 2015
India gold

It may come as little surprise to those who understand the "fear trade" and the "love trade" in gold, as Frank Holmes of US Global Investors likes to say.

Forget Uranium. Real reason behind PM Modi’s Mongolia visit is China

First Post | May 8, 2015

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made a master move in deciding to undertake an official visit to Mongolia this week.

Global silver output running low — report

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 6, 2015
Global silver output running low — report

New supply from projects won’t be sufficient to replace production losses from aging operations, the World Silver Survey 2015 shows.

Uralkali Contract with Indian Company Could Stimulate Potash Demand

Investing News Network | May 5, 2015

When it comes to major deals in the potash space, 2015 has been a little sluggish.

Modi fails to get India's coal trains running on time

Bloomberg | May 4, 2015

India's Prime Minster Narendra Modi's plans to shift the country's economy toward manufacturing and away from agriculture and services are being held up by a different kind of coal shortage.

Cash flowed to Clinton foundation as Russians pressed for control of uranium company

New York Times | April 23, 2015

The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir V. Putin’s latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when its precursor served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: “Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.”

Canada and India sign historic uranium supply deal

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 15, 2015
Canada and India sign historic uranium supply deal

As part of the agreement, Cameco will supply 7.1 million pounds (3.22 million kilos) of uranium concentrate to India over the next five years.

Australia has a key role in nuclear’s contribution to clean energy future

Toro Energy | April 13, 2015

One of Australia’s leading uranium development proponents says the country’s natural advantage in delivering clean energy to meet growing global demand, is being eroded by the current policy differences between the states towards uranium exploration and mining.

India eyes uranium supply deal with Canada

Globe and Mail | April 13, 2015

Canada’s biggest uranium producer is in advanced talks with India on a deal to supply the country of 1.2 billion with fuel for nuclear power plants as Ottawa prepares to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Annual gold trade reaches $22 TRILLION

Frik Els | April 9, 2015
Annual gold trade reaches $22 TRILLION

New report shows In 2014 volume of gold traded in London, Shanghai, New York and around the globe was 3 times more than all the gold mined in human history.

Mining top executives the gloomiest of all: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 3, 2015
Mining top executives the gloomiest of all: report

Despite the overall pessimism, mining CEOs remain just as confident on their own company’s growth as they were in previous years.

Iron ore price massacre continues

Frik Els | April 2, 2015
Iron ore is not in oversupply

Unprecedented meltdown continues as iron ore price suffers worst trading day in more than year on Thursday bringing weekly loss to eye-watering 15%.

Indian billionaire wants to buy Aussie gold mines

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 2, 2015
Indian billionaire wants to buy Aussie gold mines

As several miners are in the process of shedding non-core operations to survive the current squeeze on the industry.

Indian gold smuggling soars

MINING.com Editor | March 20, 2015
India is hoarding Switzerland’s gold, silver

Gold has not surprisingly found a back door into India, despite import restrictions on the yellow metal that were only recently lifted.

Gold price to double by 2030 thanks to Asia: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 18, 2015
Gold price to double by 2030 thanks to Asia: report

ANZ predicts that as incomes rise across Asia, particularly in China and India, so will the appetite for gold rings and necklaces.

Asian miners transition towards digital mining

Timetric | March 18, 2015
Gold price just short of $1,200 as 'cautious optimism' returns

According to Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC), Asian mines are transitioning towards digital mining, as demonstrated by continuing investment in design software and mine surveying.

Iron ore mining in Goa may resume in two months

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 18, 2015
Iron ore mining in Goa may resume in two months

The move comes amid an ongoing collapse in commodity prices.

Potash producers rejoice — China likely to pay more for it this year

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 17, 2015
Potash producers rejoice — China likely to pay more for it this year

According to analysts from Credit Suisse, Chinese importers will settle at $320 a tonne, versus $305 a tonne they paid last year.

Australia can leverage its "doorstep" position with Asia to drive uranium exports – Toro Energy executive

Toro Energy | March 3, 2015

PDAC delegates in Toronto told overnight that emerging powerhouse economies would drive the future global demand for uranium, nowhere more so than that from China and India.

Plenty of potash, but almost no low cost sources for crop production

US Geological Survey | March 3, 2015
Plenty of Potash, but almost no low cost sources for crop production

While the earth contains enough potash to meet the increased global demand for crop production, some regions lack potash deposits needed for optimal food crop yields, the latest global assessment of the resource by the USGS shows.

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