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Falling oil eats into the cost curve

After a long period of stability the oil price has had a terrible second half of 2014 and shed nearly...


10 DECEMBER 2014

Adding fuel to the fire

University is wasted on the young, they say, a truth certainly evidenced by my performance. Like all...

View from the West End

08 DECEMBER 2014

Do oil and mining mix?

However, the past three years have seen several large mining companies, BHP Billiton, Freeport-McMoRan,...


25 NOVEMBER 2014

Forrest confirms diversification plans

Speaking to media in Perth after Fortescue’s annual general meeting, Forrest said the company was reviewing...


13 NOVEMBER 2014

Canadian oil sands mining off the boil

The recent suspension of Total SA's joint venture Joslyn oil sands mine in Alberta, Canada will affect...

North America

05 JUNE 2014

Elango calls time

Vedanta Resources Ltd's Cairn oil subsidiary said that interim chief executive (CEO) P Elango has stepped...


09 MAY 2014

Progress of a different kind

The departure of stalwarts such as Les Emery and Paul Benson from their long-term chief executive posts...


02 MAY 2014


Mergers and acquisitions will drive more mining technology companies from the US$100-to-US$250 million...

Europe/Middle East

25 APRIL 2014

Irons in the fire

China's Year of the Horse marks a critical juncture for the global mining industry's perennial frontrunners...


17 APRIL 2014

Gold standards

While much has changed for gold equities over the past 12 months or so, one golden rule still applies....

Europe/Middle East

11 APRIL 2014

Stronger for longer

Dean Dalla Valle's long-term love affair with coal shows no signs of abating despite the pressures the...


04 APRIL 2014

D-day here for NWT

Devolution, decentralisation, diversification and development: they're all important words to David Ramsay....

North America

28 MARCH 2014