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China syndrome

Chinese industrial capacity is being pared back as part of the enforcement of president Xi Jinping's...


13 MARCH 2014

New Joy boss has work cut out

Joy Global Inc is a name synonymous with coal and the US. Its machines are seen throughout the country,...

North America

17 JANUARY 2014

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

Top 20 banks 'bankrolling' coal mining sector

The top 20 banks that have “bankrolled the coal mining boom since 2005”� have been revealed in a report...


18 NOVEMBER 2013

Malawi: high-value minerals

Uranium is the principal mineral product in Malawi and accounts for a rising share of the country's exports....


04 OCTOBER 2013

BHP Billiton profits drop 30% on falling prices

BHP Billiton's (BHPB) profit for its 2013 financial year fell 29.5% compared with a year earlier, as...

Capital markets

20 AUGUST 2013

Miner's right: The times they are a changing

If the outlook for metal prices is as robust as some of the smarter people in some of the biggest investment...


12 JULY 2013

Miner's right: Tipping point for coal is now

Gold and copper executives might disagree, but the clear leader in the race for the title of sick man...


05 JULY 2013

Indonesia: Lagging behind

Indonesia is richly endowed with natural resources. According to the United States Geological Survey...


28 JUNE 2013

This week: 14/06/13

  Finance Rio Tinto agreed to sell its Eagle nickel-copper project (pictured) in Michigan, US, to...


14 JUNE 2013

Miner's right: Green shoots of recovery

It is in Andrew Mackenzie's interest to talk up China's growth prospects and for that reason alone the...


14 JUNE 2013

GVK gets environmental go-ahead for second coal mine in Oz

Indian conglomerate GVK Group has received environmental approval for its second coal mining project...


04 JUNE 2013