Metals prices may have outperformed oil over the past 20 months, but that's unlikely to continue, with metals set to keep dropping, Goldman Sachs said.» Read More
A group calls on regulators to create nature preserves on the bottom of the ocean to counterbalance the effects of deep-sea mining.
The dramatic plunge in Chinese equity prices has hit base metals hard, with prices subdued after Tuesday's tumble.
Nautilus Minerals wants to be the world's first deep-sea miner, and says the ocean floor is the safest place to get needed minerals.
Rumors that Molycorp may seek bankruptcy protection sent its shares plummeting last week.
As BHP Billiton's spin-off begins trading, investors are eyeing the battered mining sector for longer-term opportunities.
Baird says it's time to buy Caterpillar and Joy Global. Is that really wise? Erin Gibbs of S&P Capital IQ and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com discuss with Brian Sullivan.
Rob Brierley, head of Research at Patersons Securities, attributes the firm's valuation for South32 at $2.40 per share to potential upsides in aluminum prices.
Ahead of the shareholder vote on Wednesday, Barry Dawes, head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, explains why the demerger of BHP Billiton will be a positive move.
Iron ore's price plunge is likely to start claiming corporate casualties among the industry's smaller players, Goldman Sachs said.
Oversupply and a lack of demand growth has led some market analysts to speculate that iron ore prices will never recover to former levels.
Emily Lee, executive director of Lanka Graphite, discusses the state of Sri Lanka's business environment following a change in power early this year.
A powerful cyclone hits northeast Australia, causing massive damage and causing flash flooding, while a second storm made landfall to the west.
Fraser Jamieson, head of metals and mining research at JPMorgan, discusses the earnings outlook for the U.K. mining firms.
Mining stocks sold off sharply on Wednesday, with Glencore falling to an all-time nadir, after copper plunged to a five-and-a half-year low.
Copper prices have slumped to 2009 levels. Nic Brown, head of commodities research at Natixis, discusses what's leading the selloff, saying he's been pretty "bearish on copper for a while."
Gold has extended gains to climb to its highest level since last October as copper has fallen further below $6,000, beyond five-year lows.
The prices of a range of commodities slid further Monday, dragging down stocks as investors feared more pain ahead for the asset class.
While low-cost producers will survive the recent fall in iron ore prices, high-cost miners in Australia are the most vulnerable, says Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities.
Miner Glencore said on Wednesday it will launch a share buy-back program of up to $1 billion over the next six months.
Shares of mining giant BHP Billiton closed 4.9 percent lower in London on Tuesday after the group announced plans to spinoff businesses worth around $16 billion.