Nickel – Reuters reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) is improving the way it processes nickel ore in order to better its chances of selling its Australia-based Nickel West division.
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Nickel – US and European sanctions on Russia combined with Indonesia's ban on unprocessed ore exports to push nickel to an 11-month high.
Iron – Bloomberg reported that as "an additional productivity measure," BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) has suspended production at Yarrie, its smallest iron ore operation. Yarrie is located in Western Australia.
The Australian Securities Exchange rose 1.9 points today, ending at 5,190 points. During January as a whole, the ASX fell 16.2 points, or 2.9 percent.
Nickel – Indonesia's long-awaited ban on the export of unprocessed ore has sent nickel market participants reeling and shares of nickel companies soaring.
Iron – BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP,ASX:BHP) said on Thursday that its iron ore mines have resumed operations following a cyclone that closed major shipping terminals earlier this week, Reuters reported.
Nickel – Reuters reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) plans to halt operations in a sub-level cave at its Perseverance nickel mine. A recent investigation shows that an October earthquake has made it unsafe to operate there.
Nickel – Reuters reported that BHP Billiton Ltd.'s (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) nickel production will be lower this quarter because a magnitude 3.7 earthquake has forced it to halt operations at its Western Australia-based Perseverance mine.
Iron – Now may be the time to take another look at iron ore companies as an investment, with many making major gains over the last 3 months.
Iron – BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) said earlier than expected production from the Jimblebar mine in the Australian Pilbara has raised its 2014 production forecast to 212 million tonnes, Sydney Morning Herald reported.