Source: Daily News | 2014-04-18
VANCOUVER – In 2011 the metallurgical coal market was hot. Chinese demand seemed insatiable and floods had disrupted Australian supplies, pushing prices as high as US$300 a tonne.
Source: Print Archives | 2014-04-02
The following is an edited excerpt of a speech about the global outlook for coal by Dean Dalla Valle, president of BHP Billiton Coal, at the CEDA Energy and Resources series in Brisbane, Australia, where BHP has consolidated its metallurgical...
Source: Print Archives | 2014-03-12
The Canadian government presented another gift to Canada’s mining industry with the signing of a new free-trade agreement with mineral-hungry South Korea.
Source: Print Archives | 2014-03-05
VANCOUVER — It looks like financing will be the last hurdle for Coalspur Mines (TSX: CPT, US-OTC: CSPZF) at its Vista thermal coal project, 10 km east of the town of Hinton, Alta. On Feb. 27 the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approved...
Source: Print Archives | 2014-02-26
Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK) saw its adjusted fourth-quarter and full-year profit both fall 44.5%, as lower commodity prices overshadowed strong production.
Source: Print Archives | 2014-02-19
On his second day on the job at Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) three months ago, newly appointed president and chief operating officer Gary Halverson shelved the company’s $3.3-billion plan to build a chromite mine in the Ring of...
Source: Print Archives | 2014-02-12
Shares in Cleveland-based Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) have been trading heavily since activist hedge-fund Casablanca Capital urged the company to spin off its international assets and implement other changes to boost...
Source: Print Archives | 2014-01-29
VANCOUVER — Shaanxi Coal Industry is preparing for its initial public offering (IPO) and expects to raise $1.6 billion by selling shares representing just 10% of the company. It’s a good reminder that coal is still big business in...
Source: Print Archives | 2014-01-08
Sherritt International (TSX: S) is firming up its balance sheet and putting itself in a position to take advantage of perceived low prices for non-coal mining assets.
Source: Daily News | 2014-01-02
Analysts at Macquarie Commodities Research in London and Beijing have totted-up the final numbers for 2013 and conclude in a research note published Jan. 2 that of all the precious and base metals, palladium posted the largest year-on-year...