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    Rio Tinto closes dire chapter with $50m Mozambique coal sale

    Rio Tinto is to sell its coal assets in Mozambique for $50m – a fraction of the multibillion-dollar price it paid for...

  2. July 27, 2014

    Water scarcity and rising energy costs threaten mining industry

    Access to water has become one of the most significant business risks for miners, says a report that also highlights the...

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  1. July 27, 2014

    Miners: the hole truth

    In 1530, Charles V was the last Holy Roman Emperor to be crowned by a pope. He paid for it with the Royal Fifth: a levy upon...

  2. July 25, 2014

    French businessman jailed for 2 years in Guinea mining case

    A French businessman who sought to obstruct a US investigation into an alleged bribery scheme to secure multibillion-dollar...

  3. July 24, 2014

    Iron ore miners ramp up output to offset price weakness

    Iron ore is under renewed pressure with the price of the key steelmaking ingredient falling for a sixth consecutive session....

  4. July 23, 2014

    S&P 500 at record high as earnings please

    Wednesday 21:00 BST. A further fading of geopolitical concerns and some well-received earnings reports from Apple and...

  5. July 17, 2014

    Aluminium jumps to 16-month high amid falling inventories

    The price of aluminium has reached its highest level for 16 months as falling inventories, smelter closures and a strong...

  6. July 16, 2014

    Boart Longyear: short life?

    Boart Longyear claims a history of 120 years. The company is the biggest producer and operator of the drills used by miners...

  7. July 16, 2014

    Rio Tinto and Fortescue ramp up iron ore production

    Two of the world’s largest iron ore producers have revealed sharp increases in output, showing why prices of the bulk...

  8. July 15, 2014

    Miners strike top of FTSE as metals recover

    Fresnillo led the FTSE 100 in morning trade on Tuesday as miners played a prominent role at the top of the main index. The...

  9. July 14, 2014

    Nestlé warns water scarcity ‘more urgent’ than climate change

    World leaders must make water scarcity a bigger priority than climate change because the problem is far more urgent than...

  10. July 14, 2014

    A world without water

    The River Nar, a minor waterway about 100 miles north of London, is barely known to the average Briton. And at first glance,...

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    July 8, 2014

    China clamps down on "state secrets" after Hong Kong protests

    China said on Tuesday it will tighten curbs on journalists to prevent the disclosure of state secrets, commercial secrets...

  12. July 8, 2014

    Australia’s big three miners look to tighten their iron grip

    The man who made a US$10bn bet on the global iron ore market is predicting Australia’s big three miners will tighten their...

  13. July 4, 2014

    Iron ore boosted by China restocking

    The price of iron ore, a key ingredient in steelmaking, has risen to its highest level in more than a month, lifted by a...

  14. July 3, 2014

    Rio Tinto: aluminium’s moment

    Earlier this year, police in Mexico seized 120,000 tonnes from a drug cartel. It was enough material to warp the minds of a...

  15. July 3, 2014

    Trucks mining on autopilot

    Some of the most advanced applications of autonomous trucks are in the mining industry. From an operations centre in Perth,...

  16. July 3, 2014

    Rio Tinto looks to catch up in potash

    Dark clouds are gathering over the potash industry again. Last week, Rio Tinto and its partner, Russian fertiliser group...

  17. July 2, 2014

    Miners help FTSE index remain positive

    Fresnillo led a handful of miners on the FTSE 100 leaderboard on Wednesday, many of which had come under renewed broker...

  18. July 1, 2014

    Mining sector helps buoy FTSE 100

    The FTSE 100 is outperforming its European peers this morning, as its heavily weighted mining stocks rally after strong...

  19. June 30, 2014

    Global capital expenditure by companies still stalling

    An expected pick-up in global capital investment by cash-rich companies has failed to materialise so far this year. Although...

  20. June 27, 2014

    Surplus iron ore spells trouble for miners

    As the half year end approaches one commodity stands out from the others – and not in a good way. Comment by email Sign up...

  21. June 26, 2014

    FTSE builders climb after mortgage rules

    New mortgage lending conditions unveiled by the Bank of England on Thursday were more lenient than investors expected,...

  22. June 19, 2014

    Iron ore: a market fractures

    More people live in Shanghai than Australia. Beijing is catching up. How’s that for world-changing? But it is also worrying...

  23. June 19, 2014

    Australian coal industry caught in ‘perfect storm’

    Australian coal challenges Harry Kenyon-Slaney has seen tough times before in almost a quarter of a century with Rio Tinto,...

  24. June 18, 2014

    Aquila Resources boosts Baosteel’s bid

    Baosteel Group of China moved closer to gaining control of an Australian iron ore project after Aquila Resources said its...

  25. June 9, 2014

    Aluminium price hits nine-month high as bearish wagers are off

    Aluminium has risen to its highest level in nine months after investors cut bearish wagers and Rusal, the world’s biggest...

  26. June 6, 2014

    Coal cargo price slips to four-year low

    Thermal coal was in focus after a European cargo fetched the lowest price in four years. According to Argus, the price...

  27. June 5, 2014

    BHP Billiton pins hopes on China energy demand

    BHP Billiton was counting on Chinese demand for energy and fertiliser to take up the slack as the steel sector softened, its...

  28. June 3, 2014

    Vale steels itself for changing times

    The helicopter circles over a range of verdant mountains in the Carajás National Forest, a park in Brazil’s Amazonian state...

  29. May 29, 2014

    Rising supply splits iron ore bulls and bears

    In 2013 iron ore defied the sceptics. Demand in China, the largest importer of the commodity, grew at a stronger pace than...

  30. May 27, 2014

    Rio Tinto: Guinea digs

    “The meek shall inherit the earth, but not its mineral rights.” J. Paul Getty, who said that, clearly did not count on the...

  31. May 26, 2014

    Rio Tinto seals $20bn iron ore development project with Guinea

    Rio Tinto pledged to press ahead with one of Africa’s largest industrial projects after striking a deal with Guinea’s...

  32. May 22, 2014

    China property: be big

    If China’s property markets are about to go juddering into the abyss, has anyone let the mining industry know? Er, maybe,...

  33. May 22, 2014

    Miners lift London stocks on China hopes

    London-listed miners stocks are in demand, with HSBC’s “flash” estimate for manufacturing conditions in China – the main...

  34. May 21, 2014

    Glencore hits out at rivals’ iron ore output growth

    Anybody expecting fireworks at this year’s Glencore AGM in the sleepy Swiss town near Zurich would have left disappointed....

  35. May 19, 2014

    Iron ore below $100 on China demand worry

    Iron ore fell below $100 a tonne for the first time since September 2012 on concerns over reduced demand in China. Benchmark...

  36. May 16, 2014

    Iron ore hits 20-month low on China concerns

    Iron ore fell to its lowest level in 20 months on Friday after bearish signs from the Chinese steel industry and persistent...

  37. May 12, 2014

    Cash return hopes boost Rio Tinto

    Cash return hopes led Rio Tinto to its biggest daily gain in nine months on Monday. Miners took the London market higher...

  38. May 9, 2014

    Iron ore slips to 20-month low

    The price of iron ore has slipped to its lowest level since September 2012, weighed down by rising supply from low-cost...

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