iron Mining News

Delrey expands portfolio with BC vanadium properties

The Star and Porcher vanadium properties cover a combined 67.4 sq. km in northwest B.C., near the small logging community of Oona River on Porcher Island.

ICMM introduces innovation roadmap for cleaner mining vehicles

Following two innovation summits between ICMM members and suppliers, a governance model for collaboration has been designed.

BHP’s 1st quarter iron ore output jumps 8%, cuts copper guidance

BHP's iron ore output rose to 69 million tonnes during the three months ended Sept. 30.

Baffinland and Qikiqtani Inuit sign amended Mary River project agreement

The Amended Agreement supersedes the original Mary River IIBA, originally signed in September 2013.

Manganese’s novel chemical state could create more efficient batteries

According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, this new state enables a high-performance, low-cost sodium-ion battery.

There could be an iron throne in the Pyramid of Cheops

An Italian professor at the Politecnico di Milano says that there could be an iron throne right below the apex of the Pyramid of Cheops, located in Giza.

Archaeologists find connection between metalwork and Iron Age feasting rituals

Found during an excavation at Glenfield Park, Leicestershire, the collection is unprecedented in terms of the overall mix of findings.

Venezuela’s Mining Arch in the spotlight again

New reports highlighting the environmental dangers posed by mineral exploitation at the Mining Arch have emerged, as Venezuelan officials try to convince Alrosa to invest in the project.

New fertilizers based on metal nanoparticles expected to produce macro-harvests

Russian scientists have developed a new generation of innovative fertilizers that, they say, are capable of increasing crop productivity by 25 per cent.

Scientists discover why world’s richest ore deposits were formed

Scientists have discovered why some of the richest ore deposits on the planet, such as copper, zinc, silver and uranium, were formed in the middle period of Earth’s history.

South Africa’s mining industry continues to face tough times — PwC report

Companies had no choice but to cut back on new developments, re-focus on profitable production rather than maximum production and to save costs.

INFOGRAPHIC: The extraordinary metals in an iPhone 6s

Today, we open up one of the world's most popular mobile handsets - the iPhone - to see what metals and materials make it all possible!

Global vision for ‘green steel’

The vision for a cleaner, greener and more productive steel industry, moved a step closer with the recent signing of an agreement with a company in China to scale-up CSIRO’s dry slag granulation (DSG) technology.

BHP Billiton production report for the half year ended December 2012

The release highlights iron, copper, petroleum and coal production.

Cardero announces maiden inferred resource estimate for Sheini Hills iron project, Ghana

SRK reports 1.3 billion tonnes grading 33.8% iron including 1.05 billion tonnes primary ironstone and hardcap at 35.2% iron and 0.27 billion tonnes detrital iron at 28.2% iron.

CIBC's Matt Gibson sees upside in iron in 2013

Investors who want to play in the iron and copper space should look to small-cap producers for attractive valuations and lower risk, says Matt Gibson, institutional research analyst with CIBC World Markets.

Chinese stocks looking like a bargain

With negative sentiment toward China reaching an extreme in recent months, patient investors have been rewarded with recent news of improving data from the Asian giant.

Augyva announces receiving notice of completion from Century Iron Mines corporation of its $14 million earn-in for the Duncan Lake iron property

Augyva announces receiving notice of completion from Century Iron Mines corporation of its $14 million earn-in for the Duncan Lake iron property

Century Iron announces formation of Attikamagen joint venture and completion of initial $20 million investment by WISCO

The company announced the formation of the Attikamagen joint venture and completion of initial $20 million investment by WISCO.

Infographic: Iron, the core of the developing world

Did you know that 95% of all the metal produced per year is Iron? You do now and thanks to the brilliant infographics of Visual Capitalist.

Panama Canal expansion to change dynamics of commodity trade

When the third lane opens the canal's capacity will more than double. The largest ships will carry as many as 13,200 containers -- at least double the dry weight of bulk cargo that can pass through today.

Indian miners accuse government of causing artifical iron ore shortage

India's merchant miners have accused the Indian government of creating an 'artificial' shortage of iron ore via the imposition of high export duties and freight charges. The Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI), India's leading […]

Atlas Iron on track to double production by end of 2013

Western Austalia's Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) increased shipments by 25% in the second quarter and is well on its way to doubling production by the end of 2012.

Rinehart would pass government test for media ownership

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart would pass a proposed public interest test for ownership of media outlets according to the Australia government's Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.

Northern Iron surges as Indians fatten offer

Shares in Australia's Northern Iron (ASX:NFE) surged by around 38% in Tuesday trading, on news that India's Aditya Birla Group had increased its takeover offer by 4%, bringing the bid to USD$532 Million.