Articles Tagged "NYSE:BHP"

Big 3 Iron Miners Keeping Up Volume, Price Balancing Act

Iron – Reuters columnist Clyde Russell wrote today that iron ore miners BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) and Vale (NYSE:VALE) are bent on keeping their dominant position in the market by increasing low cost production. The strategy will depend on whether demand from China will continue to support prices, according to the author.

2013 Top 10 Primary Silver Mines

Silver – Silver is often produced as a by-product, but that doesn't mean there aren't any significant primary silver-producing mines. Here's a look at last year's top 10.

Falling Prices Could Benefit Vale, BHP, Rio Tinto

Iron – Bloomberg reported yesterday that major miners such as Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) and Vale (NYSE:VALE) could counter-intuitively stand to gain as iron ore prices fall. Bloomberg cites the China Metallurgical Mining Enterprise Association as saying that 20 to 30 percent of mines in that country have closed following a 44 percent drop in the price of iron ore since February, making it a good time for the miners to move in for a greater market share.