21 January 2020 Time: 15:42
Metals and mining research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie has identified five trends that will impact the iron ore industry in 2020.
17 January 2020 Time: 15:46
Brazil’s federal prosecutors’ office has threatened to revive a 155 billion reais ($37 billion) lawsuit against Vale SA and BHP Group, citing delays in helping survivors of a deadly dam burst at their Samarco joint venture, a source close to ongoing talks on the matter between the companies and prosecutors told Reuters.
17 January 2020 Time: 15:28
Tailings dams are the most common waste disposal methods for mining companies, whether they’re extracting iron ore, gold or copper.
17 January 2020 Time: 14:41
Benchmark iron ore prices climbed on Friday after economic data showed the country’s steelmakers produced just shy of 1 billion tonnes in 2019, the second record-breaking year in a row.
17 January 2020 Time: 14:38
South Africa’s mining industry body on Monday urged the government to bring on stream new private sector power sources to ease the power crisis that has pushed the country to the brink of recession.
16 January 2020 Time: 15:55
Rio Tinto on Friday posted a 3% drop in iron ore shipments in 2019 as the Anglo-Australian miner’s operations faced disruptions due to cyclone and a fire at a port facility.
16 January 2020 Time: 15:51
In the weeks and months after Vale SA’s deadly dam disaster, some of Brazil’s biggest investors snatched up shares in a bet they’d bounce back and then keep rising.
14 January 2020 Time: 16:00
Benchmark iron ore prices climbed on Tuesday after trade data showed Chinese imports of the steelmaking raw material topped 1 billion tonnes for the third year in a row as Beijing’s efforts to stimulate the economy pays off.
14 January 2020 Time: 15:57
Australian Vanadium said on Wednesday it penned a non-binding agreement with a unit of steelmaker HBIS Group Chengsteel that could see the Chinese firm buy vanadium and invest in the Perth-based firm’s flagship project.
13 January 2020 Time: 16:09
And although the broad commodity market finished up 17.6% on the year, the performances of individual commodities were all over the map. For those familiar with the sector, that’s pretty much par for the course.