Coal – Bloomberg reported that South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal shipped a record 70.2 million metric tons (MT) in 2013, up from 68.3 million MT in the year-ago period.
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Coal – There are two types of metallurgical coal, thermal and metallurgical. Here's a look at what they are used for, where they are mined and which companies are mining them.
Iron – The Australian Financial Review reports that a secret agreement between BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP, ASX:BHP, LSE:BLT) and the Port Hedland Port Authority could play a key role in which companies are allocated port capacity in the future.
Coal – Reuters reported that Colombia's Cerrejon, a joint venture between Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL), BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) and Glencore Xstrata plc (LSE:GLEN), may have problems meeting its 2013 production target of 34 million tonnes of coal as a result of a strike earlier this year and attacks on its railway.
Coal – The Guardian reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) has opted out of a $5-billion plan to build a second terminal at the Abbot Point port, located near the Queensland, Australia town of Bowen. The move was reportedly prompted by the release of a report that states an expansion would be "misguided and could result in job losses."
Coal – Bloomberg reported that BHP Billiton Ltd.'s (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) Colombia-based Cerrejon coal mine will come close to a previously announced production target despite a month-long strike.
Coal – Australia was the fifth-largest coal producer in the world in 2012, according to the World Coal Association.
Uranium – Here are the top three uranium-producing mines in the world.
Iron – The world's second-largest iron ore producer is ramping up production and lowering its costs, which could threaten smaller producers of the steelmaking commodity.
Coal – BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) announced the opening of its Daunia mine, its ninth operating metallurgical coal mine in Central Queensland. Mitsubishi Corp. (TSE:8058) is BHP's operating partner.