Australian exports were about 69.1 million tonnes in April, up 20% from 57.5 million tonnes in March.
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GFG is building up a South Australian franchise to its global steel and energy business.
Five firms, including BHP, were removed from the Prompt Payment Code, an initiative to speed up settlement of invoices owed to suppliers.
Minority shareholders of Vale SA have enough votes to request that board members be elected independently using a cumulative voting system.
The country's sprawling steel sector, which has cut 150 million tonnes of steel production over the past three years, was "far from achieving its tasks" amid Beijing's supply-side reforms, the association reports.
According to the Responsible Mining Foundation, most of the companies assessed show little or no evidence of efforts to strengthen the gender balance of their leadership and governance teams.
The credit ratings and research division of the Fitch Group says producers should take advantage of the current environment of lower supply, healthy demand and higher prices.
The results of the election will be released May 23.
The $208 million project, which includes infrastructure such as a conveyor belt leading to the port, railway tracks and three bridges, is expected to start operations by July next year.
Production dropped 6% in the quarter.
Clive Palmer, who made his fortune in mining, is running for the Senate on his right-of-center United Australia Party ticket.
The arbitration case stemmed from a dispute between Vale and BSG Resources Ltd over a joint venture to develop the Simandou mine.
The document divides operations into six levels, from zero (entirely manual) to five (fully autonomous), and assists in the preparation of a business case for autonomous mining, depending on level and needs.
The outlook for commodities is bullish, according to Citigroup, which expects raw materials to be supported by a potential US-China trade deal, improved demand from China, and a weaker dollar.
Anglo American’s defense advisers are said to plan attacks on the quality of Vedanta’s portfolio compared to Anglo’s assets.
A ship loaded with 23,000 tonnes of ore set sail for China Friday, where it will be processed for a European buyer.
The world's no. 4 iron ore miner cut its fiscal 2019 shipments estimate to 165 million-170 million tonnes, down from 165 million-173 million tonnes.
A tropical cyclone hit Western Australia in late March, causing operation disruptions and port damages that would affect some 25m tonnes of iron ore production.
The Stoxx Europe 600 is still stuck in a tight range as the earnings season is getting into full swing.
Niron Metals, an investment vehicle co-founded and headed by Davis, has struck a deal with Liberia allowing it to use a rail and port to export iron ore from Guinea's Zogota iron ore deposit.
The Anglo-Australian miner lowered projections for its fiscal 2019 iron ore production to 265 million-270 million tonnes.
A Brazilian court has authorized Vale to resume operations at the Brucutu mine, its largest in the state of Minas Gerais.
Rio Tinto's warning to mining lobby groups that they have to acknowledge the threat of climate change is likely a sign that the industry will inevitably fracture into two camps.
The decline in commodity imports in the first quarter seem to confirm the narrative of slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Vale's situation could force other steelmakers to halt production if nothing is done to normalize supplies.