BHP president of minerals for the Americas Ragnar Udd has expressed his optimism for the growing copper demand in the future during the CRU World Copper Conference in Chile.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has stressed that Australia must adapt to emissions-reducing technology to meet growing seaborne thermal coal demand in the Asia Pacific region.
Global gold demand has continued to grow in the second quarter this year off the back of sustained central bank buying and growth in gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Domestic gas prices are predicted to rise sharply as a result of the increased export of LNG from Australian projects.
Atlas Iron has announced the signing of new supply contracts on improved terms, reflecting the strength of the iron ore market.
Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh says iron ore demand will remain strong on the back of Chinese growth, urbanisation and supply constraints, with predictions the Asian power-house will require one billion tonnes by 2030.
Cost cutting and a move to higher grade ores has seen Australia’s quarterly gold production rise 4 per cent to 69.5 tonnes.
The company vying to develop Western Australia’s first uranium mine say uncertainty around the future supply of uranium places its Wiluna project in the perfect position to meet world energy demands.
Analysts predict winter gas shortages in northern China will continue until 2020, leading to increased demand for LNG and higher spot prices.
Mineral sand miners have been warned to prepare for a price plunge as demand continues to slide.
Western Desert Resources will export its first shipment of iron ore from its $172 million Roper Bar mine in the Northern Territory just two years after lodging its first project approval.
240 people will lose their jobs in mid-2014 as mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar continues to respond to slowing demand from the resources sector.
Perth-based uranium miner Paladin Energy has posted a $40 million September quarter loss despite recording an 11 per cent rise in production at its flagship operation.
Rio Tinto and BHP are finalising plans to submit in the US which seek to develop one of the world’s largest copper deposits in a $US6 billion project.
Uranium One has announced it will be closing its Honeymoon uranium mine in South Australia, with around 90 people set to lose their jobs.
King Island Sheelite is working towards reopening its open cut tungsten mine, with 90 jobs set to be created if the operation resumes production.
Rio Tinto has launched its latest diamond marketing program in China, stating that the growth in volume from its Argyle mine will help meet Asia’s growing demand for the precious mineral.
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The World Gold Council has told the Diggers and Dealers mining conference that gold prices will improve over the long term due to strong demand from China and India.
Delegates at this year’s Australian Uranium Conference say that despite the tough ride the metal has seen in recent years, a boom in price is imminent as world energy demands increase.