Iron – Reuters reports the Brazilian government has approved a new mining concession allowing Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world's second largest miner, to develop a 387-hectare iron ore deposit in Minas Gerais state.
Articles Tagged "NYSE:VALE"
Silver – Silver Wheaton's Q1 results fell short of analysts' expectations, but CEO Randy Smallwood doesn't think that's a problem.
Iron – Strengthening demand in the Chinese steelmaking sector is shoring up the price of iron ore, according to recent media reports.
Potash – Brazilian mining heavyweight Vale has come to an agreement with the Argentine government to drop its Rio Colorado potash project.
Potash – Project costs, labor disputes and concerns regarding "national interest" are front and center in the potash market as companies reassess opportunities.
Cobalt – Glencore is making a bet on Zambian cobalt — will other miners move to tap the nation’s significant potential?
A Newfoundland court case is shining a light on how water bodies are selected for mining waste containment — and the decision could have implications for resource development.
Potash – Brazil's Vale SA (NYSE:VALE), mothballed its $5.9-billion Argentina-based Rio Colorado potash venture after suspending work at the project in January.
Iron – Reuters reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) has responded to allegations from China's National Development and Reform Commission that the top three iron ore miners — BHP, along with Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO,NYSE:RIO,LSE:RIO) and Vale (NYSE:VALE) — and some traders manipulated the markets to show a shortage of iron.
Silver – Junior miners, prepare. Silver Wheaton believes majors are hungry for funding too.