Articles Tagged "NYSE:BHP"

The Met Coal Market in 2014: Conditions to Improve, Says Joe Aldina

Coal – At the 2014 Coal Association of Canada Conference and Trade Show, held in Vancouver from September 10 to 12, several analysts shared their views on the thermal and metallurgical coal markets. In particular, Wood Mackenzie analyst Joe Aldina gave an excellent overview of both markets and provided attendees with an idea of when they may start to "turn the corner."

BHP, Rio’s Escondida Copper Mine Holds Additional US$800 Million Copper Resource

Copper – The Sydney Morning Herald reported that BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) and Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) have at least 200 million tonnes of copper ore at grades higher than 1 percent underneath a concentrator at its Escondida copper mine in Chile. The miners could earn up to US$800 million between them over the next three years if they are able to add to existing production.

Jinchuan Group and Glencore Front-runners to Buy BHP’s Nickel West

Nickel – The Sydney Morning Herald reported today that China's Jinchuan Group (HKG:2362) and Glencore Plc (LSE:GLEN) are advancing talks with BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) regarding that company's Nickel West unit. Nickel West would garner a hefty rehabilitation bill, but Jinchuan and Glencore would be able and willing to pay those costs, according to the Herald.

Sandstorm Gold’s Nolan Watson on the Future of Streaming and Royalty Companies

Gold – Hot on the heels of the Sandstorm/Franco-Nevada streaming deal for True Gold Mining's Karma project, Gold Investing News spoke with Nolan Watson for the inside scoop on changes with streaming and royalty companies.

Potash Prices Still Sluggish, Could Be Affecting Potential Jansen Partnerships: BHP

Potash – Potash prices have been slow to rebound a year following Uralkali's exit from Belarus Potash Company. That could cause trouble for BHP Billiton as the miner looks for a partner for its proposed Jansen potash mine in Saskatchewan.