China steel dragon loses US coal appetite

It may be too late to save the coal industry from looming financial disaster, says John Dizard

Iron ore in biggest day fall since March

Shipments from Australia start to pick up

Plastics companies stretched by rising prices

Manufacturers see no gain from cheap oil

Bank Mandiri chief calls for consolidation

Budi Sadikin frets over competitiveness post-Asean integration

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OneWeb project could end up lost in space

US start-up’s plan for 600 micro-satellites appears ambitious

Iron ore rebound brings muted joy for miners

Forecast supply growth leaves little hope of sustained rally

Iron ore: buoyancy

The price cannot defy gravity for much longer

Noodle recall prompts India toxin debate

Nestlé lead scandal a wake-up call on food-chain contamination

Vedanta: less is more

Simplifying corporate structure could create other complications

Vedanta plans merger of units to cut debt

Cash-rich energy division to combine with struggling resources arm

Monsanto lures Syngenta with $2bn promise

Reverse break-up fee offered in bid to prompt discussions

UK faces first steel strike in 30 years

Tata Steel workers vote for stoppages to defend pension rights

Richest Australian loses in family trust fight

Eldest daughter of Gina Rinehart wins control of A$4bn vehicle

Fortescue soars on China investment talk

Shares in Australian miner up 15% on reports of approach

Productivity: It’s a drag

Restoring output levels is crucial to boosting living standards

EU turns up heat on cheap steel imports

Glut from China and Russia sparks growing protectionism

Australia rejects iron ore inquiry

Decision a victory for Rio and BHP in dispute with rival Fortescue

Tata Steel disappoints with $615m annual net loss

Group is hit by write-offs and UK strike threat

Great Barrier Reef: Battle under the sea

Environmentalists campaign against Australia’s coal industry

Rio Tinto puts aluminium assets on block

Proposed sale is latest sign of global miners adjusting to commodities downturn

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