Iron ore slides beneath $50 a tonne

Concerns about weak demand in key consumer China

Evraz announces loss and share buy-back

Weak rouble helps Russian steelmaker cut costs

Citic takes $2.5bn hit from iron venture

Australian partner Clive Palmer denies he is going broke

Noble fights back with legal action

Commodities group rejects reports questioning finances and accounting

City Insider: Harding’s civic duty

MP Austin Mitchell’s swan song and Holcim/Lafarge win big

CRH deal approved as Holcim talks stall

Investors back €6.5bn acquisition subject to European merger

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Business groups resigned to lack of giveaways

Praise for fiscal discipline in absence of big changes

US Steel: heavy metal

Imports have undermined prices, and the group’s efficiency drive

Tata Steel to shut UK pension plan

Union anger at move to close final salary scheme

Views diverge on China steel outlook

Analysts cut forecast while miners expect rising production

Alcoa to buy titanium group for $1.5bn

Acquisition of RTI highlights development of components business

South Africa: Staking a claim

Proposed land reforms criticised for being too populist

Globe Metals to merge with FerroAtlántica

Deal between US and Spanish groups to create the world’s largest producer of silicon metals

Concerns raised over China ‘peak steel’

Calls for industry to focus on quality and efficiency

Commodities slump hits Australian tycoons

Falling iron ore price has taken a toll on colourful entrepreneurs

ArcelorMittal warns of falling earnings

Mining unit hurt by sharp fall in iron ore prices

Tata Steel hit by cheap exports from China

Net profits fell by more than two-thirds in the last quarter

China supply could limit aluminium gains

Growing exports could disrupt expectations of a global deficit

Nordea probed over private jet use

Scandal has led to shake-ups in some of Sweden’s boardrooms

Rise and fall of a commodities powerhouse

Phibro, the former trading house leader, to close after 114 years

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