Articles Tagged "mitsubishi corp"

Codelco CEO Resignation Dampens Japan’s Interest in Chile

Copper – The unexpected resignation of Codelco's CEO last week is increasing worries about how the Chilean mining giant's dispute with Anglo American may pan out. As the conflict drags on, there is growing wariness about investing in Chilean mines from Mitsubishi, which has invested $5.4 billion for a 24.5 percent stake in Anglo American Sur, as well as from other potential overseas investors.

Coal Mining Production Growing Despite Volatility

Coal – Concerns of weakening US and Chinese growth and European instability have led to a drop in coal company share prices However, coal production levels and expansion investments remain robust on the back of continued emerging market growth.

Lithium News from the Land of the Rising Sun

Lithium – Honda’s first attempt at mass marketing zero-emission motorbikes will use lithium-ion batteries that can be recharged to about 80 percent of capacity in 20 minutes using a rapid charger, or fully charged with a normal socket in four hours with the vehicle traveling a range of more than 30 km on a full charge.

Gold maintains value in tough times

Gold Investing News reports gold price remains stable as recession hits the global economy. Gold dropped in Asia on Wednesday, as a rally in the dollar continued for a third day, reducing the appeal of the precious metal as an alternative investment. “The dollar’s rebound has kept gold from gaining further,” Shuji Sugata, research manager [...]