Galaxy Resources is seeing increased lithium sales to automakers around the world and that is boosting prices, says MD Anthony Tse.
CNBC is at the annual Diggers & Dealers conference in Kalgoorlie, talking to the big resources players and visiting even bigger mines.
St Barbara's Managing Director and Chief Executive, Bob Vassie, talks about the market and the industry.
Prices have been on the decline but that could change this year amid fresh demand catalysts, notes Dan Lougher of Western Areas.
The rare earths industry is gradually recovering after a bubble back in 2011, notes Amanda Lacaze of Lynas.
China is becoming the powerhouse in lithium-ion battery production, boosting lithium demand, says Pilbara Minerals's MD and CEO, Ken Brinsden.
BHP said the provision partly reflected uncertainty on when Samarco, its iron ore joint venture with Brazil's Vale, would restart.
The inflection point for BHP Billiton will have to come from an improvement in the commodity price cycle, says Patersons Securities' Rob Brierley.
Leyland Private AM's Alex Leyland says BHP Billiton's stock is down nearly 3 percent mostly because of the weakness in the broader sector.
Tribeca Investment Partners' Sean Fenton says the major commodity producers have been prioritizing keeping costs and capital expenditure low.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, discusses mining stocks. The U.K. mining index is up over 60 percent in the last six months.
Silver prices hit a two-year high above $21 per ounce on Monday, as precious metals continue to gain from the safe-haven rally following the U.K. referendum.
Goldman Sachs warned on Friday that benchmark iron ore prices could slump further due to a growing supply surplus.
Cliffs Natural Resources chairman, president & CEO, Lourenço Gonçalves, explains why it's time to take action on the glut in the steel market.
China's "steel dumping" has antagonized Europe and the U.S., but a senior figure at one giant mining company prefers to encourage the country's still-high demand for metals.
While it’s been a “dreadful” time to invest in the miners recently, there are signs that we’re reaching a bottom, says Giles Keating, Credit Suisse deputy global CIO.
Thyssenkrupp cut its full-year forecasts on a drop in prices for materials including steel that it said were sharper than it had expected.
New data has shone a light on the potential pitfalls for investors who are seeking sizeable returns from the metal lithium.
Nick Clarke, CEO of Central Asia Metals, shares his outlook for the mining sector and the uncertainty around copper prices and oversupply.
Chinese exports are a factor in the European steel industry's downturn, according to Alessandro Abate, head of metals & mining at Berenberg.