African Minerals eyes debt restructuring

Frank Timis of African Minerals

Miner responds to falling iron ore prices by hiring banks

Seven things to know about Nauru

From German colony to fattest country on the planet

End of the Iron Age

A collapse of ore prices throws miners’ strategies into doubt and threatens an industry shakeout

Sumitomo’s US shale oil foray turns sour

Writedowns associated with Texas project nearly wipe out year’s earnings

London Mining facing financing crisis

Iron ore group struggling with drop in price of mineral

Sirius faces trials to reap moors’ potash

Uphill battle awaits miner looking to grow in fertiliser market

Vale in deal to expand large ore fleet

China Merchants Group to build 10 Valemax ships for miner

Palmer steps up battle with Citic

Magnate’s company moves to terminate Chinese group’s mining rights

Gunvor nearly doubles cash reserves

Oil trader benefits from move into new metal markets

Agarwal to give his fortune to charity

Vedanta Resources’ owner joins ranks of business philanthropists

Coal: before the flood

Coal miners feel the pressure

Peru seeks to revive economic miracle

BHP Billiton freezes top executives’ pay

Part of cost-cutting efforts as mining sector downturn bites

BHP offers to list spin-off in London

Miner bows to shareholder pressure for UK issue

India cancels hundreds of coal licences

Move carrying $1.2bn in fines hits power and steel sector shares

Australia export earnings set to fall

Lower iron ore and coal prices expected to offset rise in volumes

Australia’s luck runs low as China cools

Fall in prices of key exports such as iron ore weigh on economy

Rio and Mongolia close the gap in copper dispute

Mine expected to be one of the world’s biggest copper producers

Bellzone trading halted in fight over loan terms

Miner fails to reach agreement with investor China Sonangol

Iron ore miners: zombie economics

The living dead are good for movies, but bad for mining profits

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