Tag: BHP

Australian iron ore China Brazil demand profit Simandou

Could this be as good as it gets for Australian iron ore?

At the moment Australia’s big iron ore miners are riding high as strong Chinese demand continues to keep prices high and profit margins very strong. However, there are signs that the iron ore boom ...
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Uranium stocks rally as nations tighten emissions targets

The uranium industry is setting up for an accelerated rise in prices with a supply deficit looming and demand growing as governments target ‘cleaner and greener’ energy sources – a sector in which nuc...
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Coppertunities: how to play the red metal as a serious shortage looms in the Biden era

While investor interest in ‘battery metals’ has focused on lithium and graphite, copper has been the quiet achiever in terms of its role in the renewable energy revolution. But with the copper pric...
Aldoro Resources ASX ARN airborne em survey Narndee nickel-copper-PGE

Aldoro Resources kicks off Narndee exploration with airborne survey

An airborne electromagnetic (EM) survey is on track to begin this weekend at Aldoro Resources’ (ASX: ARN) Narndee nickel-copper-platinum group elements (PGE) project in Western Australia. The compa...
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Gawler Craton exploration heats up as juniors step-up efforts to uncover new major deposits in South Australia

Back in 2001, Minotaur Resources — now Minotaur Exploration (ASX: MEP) — put the Gawler Craton back on the mining investor’s map when it discovered the huge Prominent Hill copper-gold deposit south-ea...
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World’s largest wealth fund pulls US$1.6bn from coal companies, puts BHP on notice

Norway’s huge sovereign wealth fund which made its money largely from oil (a fossil fuel) has dumped its stakes in companies that use coal (another fossil fuel), blacklisting players across the globe ...
Argonaut Resources ASX ARE BHP OZL OZ Minerals Murdie Oak Dam copper

Argonaut Resources receives operational approval to drill Murdie near BHP’s Oak Dam copper discovery

Argonaut Resources (ASX: ARE) has received the green light to kick-off exploration at its Murdie project, near BHP Group’s (ASX: BHP) massive Oak Dam copper discovery in South Australia. The South ...
Rio Tinto ASX LYL MND Mondium Lycopodium Monadelphous Western Turner Syncline

Monadelphous-Lycopodium JV wins $400m Rio Tinto contract

Iron ore mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) has awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth $400 million to a Western Australian joint venture between Monadelphous (A...
BHP Group ASX driverless truck mining Goonyella Riverside coal mine autonomous haulers Komatsu

BHP announces plans for driverless trucks at Goonyella Riverside coal operations in 2020

Australia’s largest coal producer BHP Group (ASX: BHP) has announced it will automate 300 jobs in Queensland’s Bowen Basin following the conversion of 86 Komatsu trucks to autonomous haulers next year...
Western Areas ASX WSA BHP nickel price rise low stockpiles

BHP Group and Western Areas forecast big future for nickel as price continues climbing

Despite global economic headwinds and the ongoing trade war, nickel’s price has continued climbing in recent weeks with nickel producers BHP Group (ASX: BHP) and Western Areas (ASX: WSA) both forecast...
BHP Brazil dam collapse Samarco Vale claim Fundao tailings dam

BHP hit with $7.2 billion claim for Brazil dam collapse

The world’s biggest miner, BHP (ASX: BHP), has been hit with the UK’s biggest damages claim of $7.2 billion for its part in the 2015 Fundao tailings dam failure in Brazil. The failure of the dam ki...
Mincor Resources ASX MCR Cassini nickel Kambalda WA

Mincor Resources grows contained nickel at Cassini by 52%

Mincor Resources (ASX: MCR) has boosted resources at its high-grade Cassini nickel sulphide deposit in Kambalda, Western Australia, with the contained nickel content expanding more than 50%. The up...
Mincor Resources ASX MCR BHP Nickel West offtake nickel sulphide

Mincor Resources secures nickel offtake agreement with BHP Nickel West as restart plans gain momentum

As it advances restart preparations Mincor Resources (ASX: MCR) has secured an offtake term sheet with BHP’s (ASX: BHP) subsidiary BHP Billiton Nickel West Pty Ltd, which will underpin a binding agree...
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Copper price heads up on easing trade tensions and eroding inventories

As a trade resolution between China and the US finally becomes a possibility, eroding copper stockpiles have begun to bump the metal’s price back up. Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump an...
Cohiba Minerals ASX CHK exploration Olympic Domain BHP copper discovery

Cohiba Minerals kicks-off accelerated exploration at Olympic Domain following BHP’s massive copper discovery

Cohiba Minerals (ASX: CHK) is taking advantage of the nearology phenomenon as it announces accelerated exploration at its Olympic Domain project, following major miner BHP’s (ASX: BHP) making a major ...
BHP ASX copper Olympic Dam South Australia Rio Tinto mining

BHP pulls ahead of rival Rio Tinto with a major copper find near Olympic Dam

The copper race is on between long-time rivals BHP (ASX: BHP) and Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO), with BHP announcing it had pulled out of the ground what some experts call the thickest high-grade copper inters...
DGR Global ASX SolGold BHP Guyana Goldfields

Positive progress for DGR Global’s mining investments as BHP takes a bite

Exploration investment house DGR Global (ASX: DGR) has this week reported significant business developments in four of its daughter companies which have minerals projects at various stages of emergenc...
BHP Rio Tinto RIO ASX mining

BHP and Rio Tinto start to pull their weight

Australia’s share market is dominated by two ends of the same barbell. On one end are the big four banks and on the other end are the big mining powerhouses of BHP (ASX: BHP)  and Rio Tinto (ASX: R...