Articles Tagged "rio tinto"

Copper Prices Steady Following Earlier Gains

Copper – The red metal rebounded from a three-month low today after the release of positive manufacturing data from China, but finished flat overall. Copper futures for delivery in three months on the London Metal Exchange lost 0.1 percent and finished at $6,720 per tonne, while futures on the New York COMEX dipped 0.1 percent to finish at $3.035.

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.

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.