BHP Billiton

BHP's Escondida copper mine workers end strike, threaten new walkout

Workers at BHP Billiton's (NYSE:BHP) Escondida copper mine in Chile have ended a 24-hour strike but the union says they could walk out again next …

Business

JSE flat as markets await rating decisions

Cape Town - The JSE closed flat on Thursday as markets failed to find a clear direction in anticipation of sovereign ratings decisions from Moody’s …

Business (South Africa)

Chinese Stocks Stable After Selloff

Asia-Pacific stock markets were calm on Friday with Chinese markets steadier following Thursday's rout.<p>China's mainland stock markets steadied …

Markets

Markets Live: Aussie back in the saddle

<b>European stocks</b> erased early losses to close little changed as positive economic data in the region offset negative sentiment following yesterday's …

Economy

Who Wouldn’t Dig an 11% Yield? Miners Just Might Pay It

The metals and mining sector could be increasingly fertile ground for dividend growth. While the industry struggled mightily in 2015 as the commodity …

Stocks

Lynne Brown hits back, says troubles at SOEs being used for political gain

Related Links<p>Attempts to influence the outcomes of the ANC’s national conference next month and the general elections in 2019 are behind corruption …

Corruption

South32 issues warning on rising costs

Diversified miner South32 has again issued a warning about costs, saying it expects raw material input prices to rise across the industry.

Economy

Miners outperform in Sydney as gold, iron rise

Shares in mining companies outperformed in Sydney on Thursday as prices for gold and iron showed signs of improvement.<p>The ASX All Ordinaries Gold and …

Rio Tinto

Iron ore extends rally, fresh bull market beckons

by Timothy Moore<p>The spot price of iron ore appears headed toward a bull market on optimism about Chinese demand for higher grades of the steelmaking …

Economy

China Stocks Falter Amid Regulatory Crackdown

Asia-Pacific stock markets were mostly lower on Thursday following the mixed messages from the FOMC minutes overnight.<p>China's mainland stock markets …

China

One Country, Two Systems Roils China's Mills as Curbs Bite

(Bloomberg) -- One country, two systems has come to the world’s largest steel industry. As China’s great environmental cleanup takes effect during …

China

Huge grain, potash terminals proposed for Fraser Surrey Docks

Fraser Surrey Docks could soon be home to two huge grain and potash terminals.<p>Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner is embracing the projects, but Delta’s mayor …

British Columbia

Stocks - European Markets Open Higher as Political Concerns Ease

Investing.com - European markets opened higher on Wednesday, as concerns over political tensions in Germany began to ease and as investors awaited …

Stock Markets

Rolleston prints cash at $US75/t. But is that realistic?

Who buys Glencore's Rolleston coal mine in Queensland - or whether it even sells - comes down to who takes the most bullish view of the coal …

Markets

Asia Stock Rebound Continues as Hang Seng Index Breaks 30,000

Asia's stock markets continued this week's rebound, with Hong Kong's benchmark index hitting new 10-year highs.<p>Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index powered …

Markets

Iron Fist, Velvet Glove: Why Vale Can Gain 40%

<b>Vale</b> (VALE) is trading higher on Monday afternoon, following an upgrade from <b>RBC Capital Markets</b>.<p>Analyst <b>Tyler Broda</b> and his team boosted their rating …

Stocks

Samarco dam disaster settlement deadline extended into 2018

The deadline for the settlement of claims between Vale and BHP Billiton and Brazilian authorities over the Samarco dam disaster have been extended to …

BHP gets more time for Samarco claims deal

A Brazilian court has granted an additional 150 days for BHP Billiton, Vale and their joint venture Samarco to negotiate a settlement of …

Environment

BHP, Vale closer to settling the multibillion-dollar lawsuits that hang over Samarco venture

BHP Billiton and Brazilian miner Vale have inched closer to a settlement over the multibillion-dollar lawsuits that continue to hang over their …

Latin America

BHP, Vale get extension to settle $48 billion Samarco claim

(Reuters) - BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Ltd and Vale SA have secured a 150-day extension from a Brazilian court to negotiate a settlement of a $48 billion …

BHP-Vale deal with prosecutors distances Samarco from $53B in lawsuits

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP), Vale (NYSE:VALE) and their Samarco joint venture closed a deal with prosecutors late last week that distances the companies …

Business

Ethereum studio ConsenSys opens European Hub in London

The London hub in Shoreditch has space for 60 ConsenSys members and sponsored projects.<p>Ethereum design studio ConsenSys is expanding its global …

Bitcoin

Dividend surge from British miners helps global pay-outs to record high

A surge in dividend payments from British companies led a record quarter for pay-outs to investors around the world as an improving global economy …

Economy

Downbeat Mood Extends to Asia Stocks

Asia stocks continued from last week's downbeat end to close mostly lower on Monday with Japan's benchmark index leading the region's declines.<p>The …

Markets

3 Top Metals and Mining Stocks You Should Consider Buying Now

These three established metals and mining stocks look poised to thrive in coming years.<p>Metals and mining stocks were thrown off gear after prices of …

Stocks

Mining Stocks Are Booming, but Did You Miss Your Chance?

Global commodities mining companies have seen their stocks propelled over the past several months, with BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Rio Tinto plc (RIO) …

Banking

Stocks- U.S. Futures Down Ahead of Data, Earnings

Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a weak open on Friday after closing on a strong note on Thursday as investors digest a flurry of economic …

Stocks

Market report: Electrical engineer's record orders in London spark recovery for stock

Having just powered the new London HQs of Bloomberg and Facebook, building services firm T Clarke shows no sign of slowing its momentum.

Markets

Asia Stocks Limp Home as Early Optimism Fades

It was a mixed day for Asia's stock markets as early optimism from Wall Street overnight cooled later in the day.<p>Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 led the …

Markets

BHP says its Nickel West unit 'potentially on the block'

SYDNEY (Reuters) - BHP Billiton (BHP.AX) (BLT.L) said on Thursday it was looking for the right time to sell its Nickel West business in Australia.<p>FILE PHOTO - BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie is silhouetted against a screen projecting the company's logo at a round table meeting with …