Fortescue Metals: a thousand cuts

Australia’s third-largest producer is in a bind

Australia steeled for China slowdown

Slide in demand for iron ore threatens federal budget

Asia Resource Minerals

Asia Resource stock rises on possible bid

Miner’s investors to first vote on Rothschild-backed refinancing

Antofagasta warns on Chile copper

Industry’s competitiveness at risk as productivity falls short

London miners hit by broker downgrades

Citi note calls end to the ‘iron age’

Copper market divided over outlook

Metal’s low price to be top of mind for key conference in Chile

North Americans chase AngloGold mine

US and Canadian miners retreat to more stable home turf

Srinivasan "Venkat" Venkatakrishnan
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Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, AngloGold CEO

The gold mining boss does not shy away from tough decisions

Small-cap Week, April 11

UK Oil & Gas, ADVFN, Netplay TV and Faroe Petroleum featured

Iron ore price sinks further

Supply shows no signs of abating amid China tax cuts

Atlas Iron struggles with China decline

Australian group forced to mothball facilities as slowdown hits

Glencore tweaks export model amid scrutiny

Move comes as Australia queries miners on potential tax avoidance

China moves to support miners via tax cut

Resources tax cut could prolong period of low iron ore prices

Google warns Australia over tax clamp

Companies could be hit by retaliatory action

Waning influence of Japan coal contract

Spot prices appeal in oversupplied market, premium will please miners

Mongolia confirms Rio Tinto mine agreement

Government aims to end stalemate over mothballed copper mine

Poland: Barriers to business

Is Warsaw’s open-door policy towards foreign investment in reverse?

Glencore chief bides his time on Rio

Rival’s share price remains main obstacle to a deal

Thornton to put shine back in Barrick

Chairman targets debt and spending at gold miner

Barrick open to deals to help cut debt

Group could cede control of assets to reach goal of $3bn cut


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