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10 hrs ago | Resource Investing News

Investors Watchful as Copper Market Sees Modest Gains

Copper prices have picked up this week, but investors are anxious that a slowdown in China's economic growth could abate demand for the red metal.

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20 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Will BHP try again for PotashCorp? No one will say

The business community continues to mull over speculation that BHP Billiton Ltd. may make another bid for PotashCorp of Saskatchewan Inc. The business community continues to mull over speculation that BHP Billiton Ltd. may make another bid for PotashCorp of Saskatchewan Inc. Tim Tiberio, an analyst at Miller Tabak & Co.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Resource Investing News

BHP Billiton Increases Iron Ore Production, Vies for China Market Share

Reuters reported that BHP Billiton plans to raise its production of iron ore this year in an attempt to acquire more of the Chinese market for the metal.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

MarketWatch

Fortescue iron-ore shipments jump

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. said shipments from its Western Australia mines rose sharply last quarter as the company put the finishing touches to a major expansion of its iron-ore operations.

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Related Topix: Rio Tinto, Mining

Bloomberg

BHP Raises Annual Iron Ore Output Estimate After Quarterly Gain

BHP Billiton Ltd. , the world's biggest mining company, raised its full-year iron ore production guidance after third-quarter output gained 23 percent to beat analyst expectations.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

The Washington Post

BHP Raises Annual Iron Ore Output Estimate After Quarterly Gain

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company, raised its full-year iron ore production guidance after third-quarter output gained 23 percent to beat analyst expectations.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals, Science / Technology

Bloomberg

Canadian Stocks Advance for Second Day as Potash Corp. Climbs

Canadian stocks rose a second day after a report that BHP Billiton Ltd. may make another bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., while gold producers fell on lower metal prices.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining

Mon Apr 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

BHP Billiton Limited Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank

's stock had its "buy" rating restated by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank in a report issued on Monday, Stock Ratings Network reports.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Delaware Basin shale could be the next big thing

Houston-based Nuevo Midstream LLC has completed a major processing capacity expansion for shale gas in the Delaware Basin near Orla, Texas.

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Related Topix: Orla, TX, West, TX, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Mining

Bloomberg

China's Li Swaps Steel Production for Cleaner Air

China 's slowing economy and tougher government anti-pollution efforts are taking a toll on its steel mills , rattling the world's biggest producer of the alloy and flashing worries of a potential downturn in the global iron-ore trade.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Environment, Science, Mining

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Northern Miner

Capstone Mining "gets it right," analysts say

Mid-tier copper producer Capstone Mining impressed analysts this week after posting record production results for the first quarter of the year.

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Related Topix: Mining, World News, Mexico

Resource Investing News

BHP Submits License Request to Build World's Largest Underground Coal Mine

Mining.com reported that BHP Billiton is looking to build the largest underground thermal coal mine in the world, but could meet opposition from locals who have a stake in the proposed location at Liverpool Plains, Australia.

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Related Topix: Mining

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Miners Urge Chile Not to Squander Wealth in Development Efforts

The world's biggest copper miners are urging Chile not to squander its mineral potential amid mounting environmental opposition, power shortages and rising labor costs and taxes in Latin America's wealthiest economy.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Mining, Michelle Bachelet, Science / Technology

Bloomberg

Iron-Ore Bear Market Deepens as Aussie Mines Expand: Commodities

Australia , the largest supplier, sent 504 ships from Port Hedland during the first quarter carrying enough iron-ore exports to build more than 700 Golden Gate Bridges.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Mining, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, US News

The Motley Fool

Are Iron Ore Prices Set for a Rebound?

Iron ore prices have made a recovery in the past few weeks after falling sharply last month.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Mining

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Bubble debate continues

Shares trade higher as miners continue to climb, offset by weakness in the banks, ahead of terms of trade, local retail sales figures and a speech by the RBA governor.

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Related Topix: Mining, Financial Services, National Australia Bank

Resource Investing News

Is BHP Billiton Shedding More Assets?

BHP Billiton is looking to "simplify" its portfolio, potentially spinning-off its non-core assets into a new company.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Rio Tinto, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce

The Washington Post

Copper Pares Gains as Chile Earthquake Leaves Mines Undamaged

Copper pared gains to a three-week high in London after mining companies said their sites suffered no damage from an earthquake that struck Chile, the world's biggest producer of the metal.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Mining, Chile, World News, Science / Technology

Reuters

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 2

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 4 to 14 points higher, or as much as 0.2 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Australia, World News, Mining

Tue Apr 01, 2014

International Business Times

BHP Billiton Considers Setting Up of Separate Company for Aluminium, Bauxite & Nickel Assets

Mining giant BHP Billiton is reportedly planning to set up a separate company for its aluminium, bauxite and nickel assets for the firm to focus on its core businesses.

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