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Sirius mine 'may never be developed'

Fears grow that an English potash project could be blocked by planning officials


19 JUNE 2015

Happy St Drogo's Day

Misunderstood, down on luck, and prone to self-flagellation - a new patron saint for miners?

Bank negative on FMG

Morgan Stanley has retained its “cautious stance”� on Fortescue Metals Group, warning that a deteriorating...


19 JUNE 2014

Iron awful

Management at iron ore juniors have been trying to reassure shareholders and investors that their businesses...


13 JUNE 2014

FMG forces the pace

Another challenging quarter is underway for Fortescue Metals Group, with even a strong supporter in RBC...


16 APRIL 2014

Australia: Digging into South Australia

South Australia has played an important role in the mining industry since around 1850, when it was the...


27 JULY 2012

Mines & Money 2011: Strength to strength

Brian Menell, the keynote speaker at the Mines and Money conference, challenged the international mining...

Europe/Middle East

16 DECEMBER 2011

Industry should embrace adversity

The international mining industry should embrace resource nationalism and see it as an “opportunity in...

Europe/Middle East

09 DECEMBER 2011

China facilitates global buying spree

In 1978, former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping started opening up the reclusive Asian nation to the outside...


09 OCTOBER 2009

Fortescue appoints new CFO

Fortescue Metals Group has announced that Fiona Barclay has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO)...


02 OCTOBER 2009

Australian minerals - on the rebound

In 2008, the Australian minerals industry rode the crest of the wave of surging worldwide demand for...


24 JULY 2009

Australia approves China investment in Fortescue

Australia approved a US$438 million Chinese investment in iron-ore producer Fortescue Metals Group on...


31 MARCH 2009