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Big, bigger, best

Macro trends in the gold space include decreased capital expenditure to help cash flows (and hence lower...

Australia

06 MAY 2014

M&A deals on the up

The total value of mining industry mergers and acquisitions (M&A) reached US$11.87 billion in the March...

Critical crossroads

Petropavlovsk plc has warned of a potential breach of its debt covenants in 2014 and said it was looking...

Asia

02 MAY 2014

Credit crunch hits iron ore

Iron-ore prices dropped below US$110/t this week, the lowest level in almost two months, as more reports...

Asia

02 MAY 2014

X2 on the prowl

Mick Davis' X2 Resources was looking at making a bid for BHP Billiton's (BHPB) thermal coal and nickel...

Europe/Middle East

02 MAY 2014

Improving operational productivity

Based on PwC's experience and data-driven insights, three key factors that miners should address to improve...

Australia

01 MAY 2014

View from the West End: Exit stage left

“Know when to walk away and know when to run.”� – Kenny Rogers It seems to me that a higher proportion...

Europe/Middle East

01 MAY 2014

Undersea boost

It has been a good few weeks for the undersea mining industry. Late in April, Nautilus Minerals Inc and...

Europe/Middle East

01 MAY 2014

Re-focusing

Now Asia Resource Minerals plc (formerly Bumi plc) has cut ties with Indonesia's Bakrie family and promised...

Asia

01 MAY 2014

Vatakoula resignations

Vatukoula Gold Mines plc (VGM) has seen two of its board members resign this month, with chief executive...

Asia

25 APRIL 2014

Anglo on the up

Anglo American plc pleased the market with better-than-expected March quarter production numbers. Copper...

Africa

25 APRIL 2014

Mining

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

Europe/Middle East

25 APRIL 2014