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  1. August 27, 2014

    Iron ore tumbles to two-year low

    Iron ore fell for the eighth day in a row on Wednesday, tumbling to a fresh two-year low. Benchmark Australian ore, with a...

  2. August 25, 2014

    Ebola virus piles pressure on west Africa iron ore miners

    Already battling tough mining conditions and a price slump, a clutch of west Africa iron ore miners are being plunged...

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  1. August 24, 2014

    Dominion keen to resurrect deal for Diavik mine

    Dominion Diamond Corp is keen to buy control of Canada’s Diavik mine from Rio Tinto if the global mining group revives plans...

  2. August 22, 2014

    Common sense disappears in mining mergers

    Many a good mine is spoiled by sinking the shaft, as the old adage goes. The new adage might run: many a good mining company...

  3. August 21, 2014

    UK oil, gas and mining companies face new anti-graft rules

    Hundreds of UK companies face tougher anti-corruption rules from next year under European efforts to shed more light on...

  4. August 21, 2014

    Drugmakers help lift FTSE 100

    The FTSE 100’s two biggest drugmakers were on the leaderboard on Thursday after AstraZeneca developed a partnership it hoped...

  5. August 20, 2014

    Glencore plans $1bn share buyback

    Glencore is returning $1bn to investors in the first share buyback by a global miner since the decade-long commodities boom...

  6. August 19, 2014

    BHP Billiton’s spin-off is a turning point for mining industry

    BHP restructuring BHP Billiton’s asset spin-off is set to be seen as a turning point for the global mining industry: a...

  7. August 18, 2014

    Tales of the uneggspected show power of political risk

    In mature democracies, businesses need only plan for a narrow range of external influences. In unstable countries, the...

  8. August 18, 2014

    Rio Tinto puts Papua New Guinea copper mine under review

    Rio Tinto is set to cut down further its portfolio of marginal projects after announcing a review of its options for the...

  9. August 8, 2014

    Iron ore price hangs in the balance

    It is the big question hanging over the price of iron ore – how much high-cost supply in China and other countries will need...

  10. August 7, 2014

    Rio Tinto: Ironback gorilla

    Lean, mean cash machine, or 140m tonne gorilla? Rio Tinto draws shareholders’ attention to the cash machine and to the...

  11. August 7, 2014

    London’s miners fail to hold gains

    A sector-wide rally sparked by upbeat results from Anglo-Australian metals producer Rio Tinto failed to hold on Thursday,...

  12. August 7, 2014

    Record iron ore production fuels Rio Tinto earnings

    Rio Tinto has flagged the prospect of material cash returns to investors after the Anglo-Australian miner announced...

  13. August 6, 2014

    Contenders for Rio Tinto’s chief executive role

    Sam Walsh steers Rio Tinto to recovery Rio Tinto approaches its interim results on Thursday knowing they are likely to...

  14. August 6, 2014

    Sam Walsh steers Rio Tinto to recovery

    Rio Tinto approaches its interim results on Thursday knowing they are likely to represent a watershed for the miner and Sam...

  15. August 4, 2014

    Resource stocks help FTSE 100 rebound

    The FTSE 100 started a tentative rebound on Monday, with its heavily-weighted resource stocks looking undervalued after the...

  16. August 1, 2014

    Resource stocks undermine FTSE 100

    Resource stocks were taking a toll on the FTSE 100 on Friday, in line with the fall in prices seen this week on metals and...

  17. July 30, 2014

    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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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....

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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,...

  29. beyondbrics

    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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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,...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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