He said he had intended to announce his retirement last year but chose to stay on while BHP dealt with the aftermath of the Samarco mine disaster in Brazil.
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BHP is not the first major player to flag green shoots in the mining industry. Caterpillar, the world's largest heavy machinery maker, said the same last month.
The deal, the biggest Canadian merger since CNOOC Ltd. bought Nexen Energy ULC in 2013, would create the world’s largest crop-nutrient supplier, worth about $36 billion.
Case study of how favorable results were achieved with a new wireless communication network at Mosaic Four Corners' phosphate mines.
All gold companies except for the top one.
Investors have seen a rise in the market capitalization of top junior mining companies on the TSX Venture Exchange by more than 100% compared to last year.
While many still see space mining as science fiction, global recruitment expert Fircroft has compiled data that proves it feasible.
While met coal is clearly the star performer, thermal coal is probably the biggest upset – seaborne prices have jumped 65% in 2016 to above $80 a tonne.
The company believes the market is set to move back into balance in 2017, with demand to exceed global supply.
Long-rumoured deal with US Mosaic to buy Brazilian unit worth up to $3 billion goes quiet.
The commodity research teams at Macquarie and Barclays, however, are not as optimistic when it comes to potash, aluminum and steel.
Cash optimization, capital access and productivity top EY’s 2016-17 business risks.
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.
With supply gluts persisting from corn to oil, traders are already gearing up for declines.
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.
The combined firm will be the world's largest crop nutrient producer and third largest natural resource company in Canada.
OSIRIS-REx will collect samples from an asteroid and return them to Earth, in what it could be a pivotal step for firms currently planning to tap into the space mining business.
Plans for a new potash mine in northern England moved a step forward on Thursday when the mine developer announced it has lined up six companies to backstop the project.
Ryan Lewenza, Portfolio Manager, Turner Investments joins Bloomberg TV Canada's Pamela Ritchie to discuss the potential merger of Potash Corp and Agrium and what that means for the market.
The country’s economy shrank 1.6% in the April-to-June period, the largest quarterly decline in seven years.
A tie-up could produce a fertilizer giant worth more than $30 billion.
Experts warn Canada's mining industry faces a looming risk it's not ready to deal with — lack of access to workers with the skills needed in an upswing.
Study shows commodities have been the best performing asset class during Fed rating hike cycles since 1983 with average returns for industrial metals 44%
Despite a rebound in commodity prices and successful costs cuts, Glencore remained in the red in the six months to end-June.