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Walsh defiant on coal

During his after-dinner speech at the Melbourne Mining Club's annual event at a hot and sweaty Lord's...

Pic of the week

02 JULY 2015

Rio forecasts 6Mt copper shortfall

Deficit looms as mines go offline and grades plummet around the world


02 JULY 2015

We've got you covered

London's big miners should be able to cover their respective dividends through the cycle, according to...

MJ comment

25 JUNE 2015

FIFO report reignites mental health debate

Lacklustre parliamentary response to a Western Australia FIFO report that raises more questions than...


24 JUNE 2015

West Angelas passes environment check

Rio Tinto's plans to expand Pilbara iron ore mine get green light


23 JUNE 2015

Rio's 'innovative' Savannah deal

Major brings in junior developer as it distances itself from what some see as a non-core project


23 JUNE 2015

Resolution copper project hits new snag

Local politician pushes to have land swap deal overturned

North America

22 JUNE 2015

ERA fallout continues

Three resign from uranium miner's board after Rio Tinto pulls plug on project


22 JUNE 2015

Mob rule

Minority holders get chucked onto the Ranger waste dump

Noble divide amid longer trading shadows

Commodity dealers should be wary of the rise of government-backed trading agents

Miner's right

15 JUNE 2015

A challenging shift for molybdenum

Non-Chinese producers remain under consistent pressure to reduce costs, as hunt continues for new, low-cost...

Base metals

15 JUNE 2015

ERA nosedives as Ranger plans halted

Rio Tinto supports decision not to go ahead with uranium project


12 JUNE 2015