Antofagasta in $1bn copper mine deal

Purchase of 50% stake in Zaldívar marks ‘partnership’ with Barrick

Freeport considers cut in copper output

First leading producer to review plans as prices hit six-year low

Australian Currency isolated on white

Aussie dollar weakness here to stay

RBA central bank describes continued currency declines as ‘likely and necessary’

Shares in Australia’s Atlas Iron sink 70%

Stock hit as trading resumes after capital raising falls short

UK-listed gold miners stand firm in slump

Randgold and others weather falling price better than most

Aviva orders coal companies to clean up

Insurer threatens to sell shares unless firms tackle climate change

Junk bond yields for miners shoot higher

Fall in commodity prices seen challenging groups with high debt

Anglo American: self-help

Only options are to cut costs and hope prices recover

Anglo and Lonmin to cut 12,000 jobs

Workforce reductions cap a dismal week for commodities markets

Lonmin cutting operations as prices drop

Restructuring comes amid industry upheaval

Anglo American steps up cost cuts

Miner’s first-half profits fall more than third on previous year

South32 hires advisers to boost defences

Australian miner hit by fall in share price since listing

South32 has a difficult start to life

Newly created company is buffeted by the commodities downturn

EM can take only so much of a beating

Commodities horror story has to stop at some stage

Platinum: approaching crunch time

More than ever, miners need a sustained pick-up in auto industry demand

BHP takes $ charge on South32 split

Annual underlying profits to be hit by $350m-$650m of asset writedowns related to copper business

Mining shares plunge as commodities drop

Weakness in precious metals helps drive down raw materials prices

Attacks take their toll on Noble Group

Asia’s largest commodity trader defends its financial reporting

Petropavlovsk targets operating cost cuts

Mining group looks at trimming less profitable output in effort to weather falling gold price

Gold miners: dance of debt

Groups should be concerned about yellow metal price — and debt


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