Articles Tagged "NYSE:BHP"

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.