Share price drops more than 6%.
A rally in US oil to six-week highs and a 25% narrowing of the discount paid for Canadian crude help bitumen-derived oil close in on $70 a barrel.
Chief Andrew Mackenzie highlighted he will base future decisions on BHP's "four key pillars": coal, iron ore, petroleum and copper.
Canadian mining companies are becoming increasingly unwilling to add employees to their payrolls and are reporting the weakest hiring intentions since Q3 2009.
The Obama administration began preparing its final review of Keystone XL's northern segment on Monday.
The new data will allow the joint-venture to upgrade Indicated resources to the Measured category in an updated resource estimate.
The three key metals that struggled to find footing in 2013, however, are expected to stabilize, says the report.
The miner would need to lay off about 30,000 employees and dozens of contractors if it is not allowed to ship concentrates from the Indonesia.
Researchers from Stanford University may have found a way to permanently bury greenhouse gas emissions inside the Earth.
"A gas is never going to be much good as a currency."
Gold now suffers from a ‘smokescreen’ designed by the United States, which stores 74 percent of global official gold reserves, to put down other currencies and maintain U.S. dollar hegemony.
This is a very bullish omen for battered gold prices.
Gold hit a five-month low in the wake of the jobs report, but recovered quickly climbing 4.8% to 1,230.
The miner and trading house giant is spending more on coal than any of its three closest competitors, BHP, RIO and Anglo.
Deutsche, Europe's number two bank, has joined the US exodus and is getting out commodities trading, although it is keeping precious metals in its portfolio.
Jewellers are converting the remains of deceased loved ones into "unique" diamonds.
If you are reading this on a tabloid or a smartphone, then you are likely holding bits of so-called “conflict minerals,” mostly used in the manufacturing of mobile phones, tablets and laptops.
Thornton brings finance background and strong China connections, while James Gowans, former chief of the diamond giant's Canada unit brings mining experience.
Gold prices hit a 5-month low, and is now within shouting distance of the psychologically important $1,200 level and the three-year low of $1,180.
Molycorp, Lynas and perhaps one other small player are sufficient to meet light REE demand, while there's room for one or maybe two heavy producers outside China, says outgoing CEO Constantine Karayannopoulos.
China’s yuan has overtaken the euro to become the second-most used currency in trade finance.
In Tracking the trends 2014, Deloitte uncovers the pressing trends facing the mining industry in the year ahead and offers strategies that companies can employ to adapt to changing industry dynamics.
It took a FOIA.
The world's largest potash miner by capacity, is cutting 18% of its workforce, or about 1,045 people,.
While resource nationalism is still a major risk for miners, corrupted governments can be equally or more detrimental to the industry.
The gold price declined more than $30 on Monday, dragging gold mining stocks down with it.
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