Recovery in aluminium prices boosted Alcoa's Q4 earnings.
Plant to be built in Texas
Contractor extends work with long-term clients
Troubles at Darlot underground, but quarter's production rises, as do costs
Beament says company in a position of strength
Downer moves out of underground mining
Appeal of mining jurisdiction a potentially sustainable investment theme in fad-prone market
Negative report 'likely to stall momentum'
Iron ore heads for a record above US$200 in a perfect supply/demand storm
No 'big bang' in Rio's full-year production results and outlook
Volume not the issue; it's about quality
China's ban on Aussie coal proving no more than a costly nuisance