Mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP are continuing to engage with Native American tribes as they seek permission to develop the Resolution copper project in Arizona, the United States.
Gold prices have experienced an erratic run in recent weeks, falling from $2776.19 an ounce on August 18 to as low as $2647.95 an ounce on September 8, according to ABC Bullion.
Whitehaven Coal has felt the impact of trade tensions between the United States and China on the global coal demand.
The seaborne iron ore price has experienced its largest one month drop in almost eight years as shipments increased to China sparking supply pressure.
Donald Trump’s decision to not issue a quota that would have limited uranium imports into the United States has been praised by Australian companies.
The Australian Government expects commodity export earnings to peak a year later than expected due to a swing in the global iron ore price and a slight weakened exchange rate against the United States dollar.
Global events continue to push the gold price in the United States and Australian dollar to record levels as the precious metal strengthens its position as a safe haven for investors.
Mining services company Ausdrill is dropping a previously announced refinancing plan due to ongoing heated trade debates between the United States and China.
The gold spot price has reached just over $US1300 ($1814) for the first time since May 2018.
Slowdown in the Chinese economy is the biggest risk to the mining and metals sector in 2019, according to a survey of 51 key decision makers.
The equation looks simple; the supply of graphite is tightening, while the demand is currently forecast to skyrocket. Tom Revy discusses the market environment in the graphite industry.
BHP will record a $US1.8 billion ($2.3 billion) tax expense in its upcoming half-year report due to changes to the US corporate income tax rate.
Nicholas Frappell reviews the market performance of gold in May in the first part of ABC Bullion’s precious metals review for the month.
As the United States ponders the uncertain future of President Donald Trump commodities markets have benefitted, especially gold.
Trump heading closer to presidency has seen a rally in metal and oil prices, further strengthened by the strong US dollar.
Trump’s fiscal policies could mean commodities rally in the short term, boosting the Australian government’s budget, but this could be undone in the long term.
A new ABN AMRO study states gold will rise in price under a potential Trump presidency.