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Where's the value: focus or diversity?

Where's the value: focus or diversity?

The benefits of single-mindedness usually outweigh ill thought-through diversity

From the Capital

20 JUNE 2019
Don't stick to your knitting

Don't stick to your knitting

FMG should be applauded for a logical step into the unknown

China Shenhua looks to broaden horizons

China Shenhua looks to broaden horizons

Possible merger with China Guodian to add clean energy to its mix

Bulks

04 AUGUST 2017
One-trick cow

One-trick cow

A cash cow it may be, but Rio's reliance on its iron ore division puts it in peril

Miner's right

17 JULY 2017
Letter: supporting conventional wisdoms

Letter: supporting conventional wisdoms

Choice of statistics blurs lines on true returns from diversitication

Forum

07 NOVEMBER 2016
Table hopping

Table hopping

Bigger may not always be better in the multi-commodity game

Companies

04 NOVEMBER 2016

Japan moving full-speed ahead towards 'hydrogen society'

Japan's nascent hydrogen fuel cell industry is driving the country towards becoming a hydrogen society...

Asia

21 APRIL 2015

Addressing the diversification question

Just like the nickel miners before them, the intermediate iron ore miners have been badly caught out...

Companies

22 NOVEMBER 2014

Forrest confirms diversification plans

Speaking to media in Perth after Fortescue’s annual general meeting, Forrest said the company was reviewing...

Australia

13 NOVEMBER 2014

Geographic diversification paying off for Sedgman

Sedgman attributed A$10.04 million (US$8.8 million) in sales to its Chile office and a further A$2.25...

Leadership

30 OCTOBER 2014

View from the West End: Baskets of eggs

“The expert knows more and more about less and less until he knows everything about nothing.”� – Mahatma...

Europe/Middle East

12 JUNE 2014

Thinking about tomorrow

Both Atlas Iron Ltd and BC Iron Ltd must surely be on the lookout for commodity opportunities outside...

Australia

15 MAY 2014