Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
Deal will allow North River to fast-track the development of its flagship lead and zinc mine.
The copper price has defied all predictions of a steep decline this year and is now honing in on 4-month high after the longest rally since 2005.
Patrice Merrin, 65, is a veteran to the industry.
Deal gives Antofagasta a path to a proposed joint venture.
Commodities from coal to gold once traded in close correlation, but today the graph looks helter-skelter.
Centamin issues in Egypt go back to 2012, when a court cancelled its mining license for Sukari, the firm’s only producing mine, and the country’s first large-scale modern gold operation.
Orbiting spacecraft could be refuelled with water taken from asteroids—but some experts doubt the economics.
World's largest mining company said to be unloading all of the non-core units acquired after the merger with Billiton 13 years ago.
Brent Cook from Exploration Insights chats with Cambridge House Live anchor Vanessa Collette about the state of the junior mining sector.
Unnamed major has a market capitalization in excess of US$10 billion.
Cost cutting by mining companies may damage the viability of advancing future projects.
The Kamoa and Kipushi projects make up 83% of the Ivanhoe's net asset value.
Restart of past-producing zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mine in New Brunswick now set for second quarter next year.
Speaking about what he calls "the trough of a turning point," John Kaiser of Kaiser Research Online makes the case for retail investors to look seriously at discovery exploration while waiting for metals prices—gold in particular—to move back into a supercycle.
The official was especially critical of the other two countries openness to foreign investors.
The two used to be joined at the hip, but now one or the other has lost touch with reality.
Tony Hayward was ousted from the oil giant in 2010 following the Gulf of Mexico disaster — the vastest marine oil spill in history.
Copper has gained an increasingly important role in Glencore Xstrata's portfolio since last year’s mega merger.
The company hopes to capitalize on the forecast increased global demand for zinc.
The company stated this decrease was primarily due to lower sales volumes and lower copper prices compared to the first quarter of 2013.
Vancouver-based miner's step-out drilling at producing San Jose mine shows great expansion potential.
Davis’ X2 Resources has already built a war chest of almost $4 billion and is believed to be asking JPMorgan for US$8bn loan to back up a formal offer to BHP.
Weak commodity prices hurt Teck's three core business units —coal, copper and zinc— but coal was particularly hard hit due to increased supply from Australia, the company said.
The Vancouver-based miner's shares surge after its silver and gold properties in Mexico and Peru up production more than 50%.
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