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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

BHP Iron-Ore Output Rises 19% on Australia Growth Projects

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company, said fourth-quarter iron ore output gained 19 percent, beating analyst expectations, and flagged increased production this fiscal year after expanding mines.

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1 hr ago | MarketWatch

BHP output trumps forecasts for fiscal year

BHP Billiton Ltd. exported more iron ore than expected from mines in Australia's northwest last fiscal year even after lifting guidance twice, as the world's largest mining company aimed to squeeze more from its operations.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals, Rio Tinto

2 hrs ago | International Business Times

BHP Billiton Goads Abbott Government to Also Repeal Mining Tax Law

Picture taken December 2, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray/Files Following the success of the Abbott government to repeal the carbon tax law, BHP Billiton is challenging the Coalition to also repeal another tax initiated by the past Labor government under former Prime Minister Ironically, BHP helped draft the law that created the minerals resource rent tax ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Itochu May Pause, But Has A Good Long-Term Model

As other companies get more proactive with share buybacks and return improvements, Itochu has lost some of its comparative luster.

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Related Topix: Mining, Life, Fruits, Food

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

BHP, ArcelorMittal Said to Seek Liberian Export Route for Nimba

BHP Billiton Ltd. has made a joint application with ArcelorMittal to export iron ore from a project in Guinea through neighboring Liberia, according to people familiar with the plan.

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Related Topix: Mining, Liberia, World News, Africa, BHP Billiton, Metals, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report -Afternoon July 21, 2014

The volume was very light today and the public holiday in Pedestrians look at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Mining, Newcrest Mining, Retail, Grocery, Woolworths

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Reuters

Ex-Santander executive to pay $1.9 mln for insider trading -SEC

A former Banco Santander SA executive will pay $1.92 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit accusing him of insider trading ahead of a proposed 2010 takeover of Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc by mining group BHP Billiton Ltd. The deal with Cedric CaA as Maillard, a former adviser to Banco Santander's chief executive, was disclosed on Friday by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Banking, Banco Santander Central Hispano SA, Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Global Mining Stocks Reach Highs On Chinese Growth

Global mining stocks could be set to resume a trend higher on the prospect of increased demand for commodities in China, which reported positive economic data on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Cleveland Cliffs, Metals

The Washington Post

Australia Scrapping Pollution Levy Marks First U-Turn on Climate

Australia's decision to repeal its levy limiting fossil-fuel pollution makes it the first nation to turn back from a market approach to fighting global warming.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Mining, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

BHP Urges India to Scale Back Mining

The head of the world's biggest mining company encouraged India to focus on upgrading crumbling infrastructure to receive commodity imports instead of aiming to boost its own production of the raw materials it needs for industrial expansion.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Advance for a Fourth Day Led by Materials

Asian stocks rose for a fourth day, with the regional benchmark index on course for the longest winning streak in more than a month, as material and industrial shares led the advance.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, RiskMetrics, MSCI

The Washington Post

Rio Tinto Iron-Ore Output Rises 11% on Australian Expansion

Rio Tinto Group said second-quarter iron-ore production increased 11 percent after the world's second-largest mining company expanded operations in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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Related Topix: Rio Tinto Group, Mining, Metals, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Does Vale Represent A Strong Value Play? The Struggle For Iron Ore Miners In 2014

July 2013 saw the lowest spot prices for Iron Ore for that year. Is Iron Ore going to rebound in 2014 the way it did in 2013? Much has been said in comparing the forward P/E for Vale against its peer group - should this indicate a buy? The EV/EBITDA for Vale is better than any other company in the Iron Ore mining industry - should an investor buy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce

International Business Times

Analysts Recommend 3 Retirement-Friendly Dividend Stocks

Finance experts have reiterated time and again that relying on savings to fund one's retirement is not advisable because inflation eats up the actual value of a person's retirement nest.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Retirement, World News, China, Mining, Home, Mortgage

Bloomberg

Dominion Diamond Sees Further Gains at Arctic Gem Mine

Dominion Diamond Corp. is proving it can operate a diamond mine in the harsh Arctic conditions of Canada 's remote Northwest Territories after selling the luxury Harry Winston jewelry brand last year.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Resource Investing News

Lundin Mining to Acquire Freeport's Candelaria Mine, Chile

Last Thursday, Seeking Alpha suggested that with Canada's Lundin Mining Corporation's "robust balance sheet and huge free cash flow" would make the company keen for an M&A later this year.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Freeport, Barrick Gold, Mining

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MarketWatch

Australia stocks inch higher ahead of data

A positive lead from the U.S. market and some gains for commodities helped support the market, though trading was reportedly cautious ahead of data later in the day, including Australian unemployment numbers and the Chinese trade account.

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ABC News

Sharp falls in Australian sharemarket following US slump

Among the miners BHP Billiton fell 0.9 per cent, Rio Tinto 0.4 per cent and Fortescue Metals Group 1.8 per cent.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Codelco to cancel some term copper shipments to China in H2-sources

Chile's Codelco has asked certain buyers of refined copper in China to cancel some term shipments scheduled for delivery in the second half of the year as the firm processes less ores from a new mine, three sources said.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

MarketWatch

Australia stocks fall despite commodity-price gains

Despite a 0.6% advance for spot iron-ore prices and sizeable gains for copper, zinc and other metals, the crucial mining shares traded mostly lower, with BHP Billiton Ltd. and China's Baosteel Resources said they would make a bid for the less than 10% of the company they don't yet own, as required by Australian law.

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