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BHP says opponents of its expansion plans have inferior assets and are merely seeking to protect profits.
Mining remains the most male-dominated business, with men holding more than 90% of executive positions.
Australian miner Atlas Iron is high on analysts' lists as "collateral damage.”
The global miner has been refused a license to extend the life of its Drayton coal mine in eastern Australia.
The Premier of Western Australia, Colin Barnett, lambasts the iron ore miners for generating oversupply. He might reconsider.
Clive Palmer's attempt to stop a case brought against him by CITIC has been rejected by an Australian court.
Rio says it overstated its estimated WA iron ore resources by almost 50% in a presentation to financial analysts last week.
Ivan Glasenberg has plenty of financial reasons for Glencore to make another offer for Rio Tinto.
Fortescue will make a $500 million bond repayment on Friday and hopes to turn a profit despite a slump in iron prices.
Whitehaven Coal is looking to speed up construction of its Maules Creek project, the biggest currently under way in Australia.
Rio Tinto CEO, Sam Walsh, insists tumbling prices won’t halt the company’s plans to give money back to shareholders.
Exports from Queensland hit a record 158.5 million tonnes in the January-September period.
Making a tie-up unlikely due to a lack of synergies, says Alberto Calderon, a former BHP Billiton executive.
Source close to the matter say the commodities trader considered a stock-exchange listing in Australia.
Coal producers are pressing on with plans to open new mines, defying prices at five-year lows.
We consider the pros/cons of Glencore taking over a new - but important - entrant into the iron ore industry.
Arch-rival BHP Billiton has pledge to upstage Rio Tinto as the world's lowest cost iron ore miner.
Rio shares fell as much as 3.1 percent to A$58.20, the most since March 10.
Exports retreated to 29.77 million tonnes last month from the 32.03 million-tonne record set in August.
Glencore has been laying the groundwork for a potential deal with Rio next year and has reached out to Aluminum Corp.
BHP Billiton tries to wring as much profit from its iron ore operations as prices fall, aiming to beat it's rival Rio Tinto.
The iron ore market is in the midst of a dramatic upheaval that’s squeezing high-cost producers.
BHP Billiton has unveiled an ambitious plan to beat Rio Tinto as the most profitable iron-ore supplier.
Gold sales climbed 89% in September to the highest level in almost a year as prices declined.
Multotec, has launched a water treatment and metals recovery solutions and services division in partnership with Australian company, Clean TeQ using the latter’s CIF technology.
The islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu are studying a plan to jointly mine and process nickel ores into refined metal.
Train movements resumed on Monday at the Newcastle port, hours after a protester disrupted operations by chaining himself to tracks.
The mine will be shut down by the end of January next year due to a slump in coal prices.
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