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Rio gives away Bougainville mine stake

Rio gives away Bougainville mine stake

PNG and Bougainville's government will own equal stakes

Asia

06 JUL 2016
Progress at Barruecopardo

Progress at Barruecopardo

Commissioning on track for late-2017

Politics

29 JUN 2016
PwC report rings more alarm bells

PwC report rings more alarm bells

Mining Journal survey themes echoed in PwC Mine 2016 report

Leadership

24 JUN 2016
Peru: a muddy picture for mining

Peru: a muddy picture for mining

Opposition has more support in legislature than new pro-business president

"We developed significant new business in oil and improved profitability while maintaining volumes and market share in metals and minerals"

"We developed significant new business in oil and improved profitability while maintaining volumes and market share in metals and minerals"

The company delivered a profit of US$602 million in the period, down 10% from the comparable period a

Politics

07 JUN 2016
Noble Group looks to change it up

Noble Group looks to change it up

Increased liquidity to go towards financing opportunities

Companies

06 JUN 2016
"It is not entirely surprising that a coordinated response to an unevenly felt dynamic could not be reached"

"It is not entirely surprising that a coordinated response to an unevenly felt dynamic could not be reached"

“It is not entirely surprising that a coordinated response to an unevenly felt dynamic could not be reached

Politics

27 MAY 2016
"Markets are still only pricing in a 30% chance of a June hike"

"Markets are still only pricing in a 30% chance of a June hike"

“Commodity prices fell back in the past week after the release of the minutes from the April FOMC signalled

Politics

23 MAY 2016
"Yellen might well wait for more convincing evidence of a sustained pick-up in the economy and a resolution of Brexit risks before pulling the trigg...

"Yellen might well wait for more convincing evidence of a sustained pick-up in the economy and a resolution of Brexit risks before pulling the trigg...

The comments come after minutes from the latest US Federal Reserve meeting suggested a hike in rates

Politics

19 MAY 2016
"A spoonful of liquidity helps commodities rebound … in the most unhelpful way"

"A spoonful of liquidity helps commodities rebound … in the most unhelpful way"

“[F]inally fundamentals are no longer getting worse,” the bank said.  “The underlying situation, however,

Politics

19 MAY 2016
De Beers and Namdeb agree new sales accord

De Beers and Namdeb agree new sales accord

Diamond producer seals longest ever pact with Namibia

Politics

18 MAY 2016
RBC: We

RBC: We've seen the worst

Better things to come but seasonal weakness to endure, first

Politics

16 MAY 2016
"The markets protest too much"

"The markets protest too much"

A ‘Market Commentary’ note containing 15 charts – covering precious and base metals; the equity, currency

Politics

15 MAY 2016
"Chinese authorities are keen to talk down commodity prices … when ... preparing to buy steel and copper on a relatively large scale"

"Chinese authorities are keen to talk down commodity prices … when ... preparing to buy steel and copper on a relatively large scale"

A Reuters report quoted the Chinese Commerce Ministry as saying external demand remained weak and the

Politics

10 MAY 2016
Potash oversupply hits Intrepid

Potash oversupply hits Intrepid

Market headwinds lead miner to cut production

North America

10 MAY 2016
"The yo-yoing of iron ore prices has provided a perfect excuse for momentum traders to book profits and flee to safer pastures"

"The yo-yoing of iron ore prices has provided a perfect excuse for momentum traders to book profits and flee to safer pastures"

Exports and imports were down 1.8% and 10.9% respectively on the back of weak demand, according to the

Politics

10 MAY 2016

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