Coal – Mineweb reported that attendees of the Coaltrans Mozambique conference were told that the country's major coal producers, such as Rio Tinto plc (ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO) and Vale SA (NYSE:VALE), need to decrease their logistics costs in order to become profitable.
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Iron – Australian mega-miner Rio Tinto (LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO,ASX:RIO) said today that it will spend $400 million to expand production in the Australian Pilbara region to 360 million tonnes per annum by 2015.
Iron – Rio Tinto (LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO,ASX:RIO) has sold its Borborema iron ore project in Brazil to Australian company Latin Resources (ASX:LRS), MINING.com reported.
Copper – Copper prices took a fall after weak data emerged from China and the Eurozone.
Iron – Now may be the time to take another look at iron ore companies as an investment, with many making major gains over the last 3 months.
Coal – Reuters reported that Rio Tinto plc (ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO) will be selling its 50.1-percent stake in the Queensland-based Clermont thermal coal mine to Glencore Xstrata plc (LSE:GLEN) and Sumitomo Corp. (TSE:8053) for $1.015 billion in cash.
Uranium – A new trade agreement between Canada and the EU is akin to a "new day" for Canada's uranium industry.
Coal – Linc Energy Ltd. (ASX:LNC,OTCQX:LNCGY) announced that New Emerald Coal Ltd., its 100-percent-owned subsidiary, has entered into a sale and purchase agreement under which it will acquire the Blair Athol coal mine from BACJV, a joint venture between Rio Tinto Coal Australia, Leichhardt Coal Pty Ltd., JCD Australia Pty Ltd. and J-Power.
Iron – Iron ore has had a pretty good run this year, but the market is awaiting an onslaught of new product from Australia, Brazil and India, which is likely to push the price down.
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