The commodity research teams at Macquarie and Barclays, however, are not as optimistic when it comes to potash, aluminum and steel.
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Despite continued investment in copper assets on the continent from China and India hunting for coal mines.
The country’s state planner said it would also set up a no-coal zone in cities around Beijing in 2017 to try reducing the capital's hazardous smog levels.
A credit upgrade, a rocketing share price and rally in coal and iron ore call into question downsizing strategy of world's number five miner.
Texas-based Ocean Minerals says the area is also rich in scandium, a key ingredient for making an extremely light, strong, corrosion resistant, heat tolerant and weldable alloy.
Increased supply from Brazil and Australia will results in 300 million tonnes of price-induced curtailments through 2020 says new report.
The world’s two largest iron-ore exporters Brazil and Australia will each add about 100 million metric tons of supply through the end of the decade, boosting a global glut and hurting prices in a slump that will then force marginal miners to cut output, according to Citigroup Inc.
The explore-develop-produce model cannot be eliminated, but there are plenty of models that work within it or alongside it. Two are worth mentioning.
Coking coal/iron ore ratio at 16-year low.
The equipment maker is currently spending most of its R&D budget in its digital area, which aims to help miners reduce the amount of machinery needed at operations.
Duterte's government has also ordered a stop to small-scale mining operations working outside the country's mining co-operatives system, a decision that touches gold miners.
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Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.
Deadly November tailings dam burst at Samarco iron ore mine and commodity downturn key considerations to slash executive pay.
Prices for the steel-making ingredient are down by 9.8% over a month ago and most of the massive projects expected to come on stream this year are not producing at full steam yet.
The world’s second largest miner says is now rather “cautiously optimistic” in relation to what China's effect on commodity prices has in store.
The world's largest iron ore exporter will be able to haul S11D's output to the Port of Ponta da Madeira in Sao Luis.
With supply gluts persisting from corn to oil, traders are already gearing up for declines.
The situation could add further heat to prices that have nearly doubled since the start of August.
Australia's largest iron ore mine eases some near-term oversupply fears.
Value of South Africa's mining industry forecast to contract 11.4% in 2016, followed by years of close to zero growth according to new report.
The main challenge for mining near-Earth celestial bodies is neither technology nor cost, but simply “convincing people it is realistic,” says Dr. Phil Metzger.
S11D is the most recognized four letter word in the iron ore world.
"China’s steel use will also reflect its maturing economic structure and consumerization."