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View from the West End: The sky is falling

"Form is temporary, class is permanent." РCricket clich̩ Being a country lad, if there was one skill...


17 MARCH 2014

Majors still positive on steel demand

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto remain positive about long-term demand even as the price of the steel-making...


14 MARCH 2014

From the capital: Now you see it, now you don't

The World Gold Council (WGC) report on gold demand and supply in 2013 highlighted a rebalancing in demand...


06 MARCH 2014

Cobalt: A changing market

Cobalt fell out of favour with investors when its price plummeted after 2007. However, it has staged...


06 DECEMBER 2013

Miner's right: Business as usual

China, and its demand for minerals, was a topic never far from the surface at this week's Mines and Money...

Base metals

06 DECEMBER 2013

Price points

While the effect of this year's sharp gold-price fall has been dire for mining companies, forcing massive...



Sparkling spend

Tiffany & Co recently announced plans for a store in Moscow, its first wholly owned retail business in...


30 AUGUST 2013

Galaxy raising falls short

Australia-listed lithium producer Galaxy Resources Ltd said it had raised A$17.2 million (US$15.3 million)...

Capital markets

30 AUGUST 2013

This week: 30/08/13

  Finance Jinchuan Group International Resources Company Ltd said it would pay US$1.29 billion...


30 AUGUST 2013

Thorium: Resource development

There is growing interest in generating electrical power with thorium molten-salt reactors (TMSR). In...


09 AUGUST 2013

Back in the game

Following months of rumours suggesting Western private equity could pounce on assets put up for auction...


02 AUGUST 2013

Codelco launches copper medical study

A medical study to test the antimicrobial effects of using fabrics containing copper fibres was launched...


27 JUNE 2013