NEW YORK— Holcim and Lafarge have agreed to sell cement plants, distribution terminals and other assets in order to complete their merger, which will make the world's largest cement company. In order to gain FTC backing for the deal, Lafarge will sell its Continental Cement business along with a cement plant, a quarry and some distribution assets, while Holcim...» Read More
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, discusses why major producers like Vale are cranking up iron ore output despite the recent slump in prices.
Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ, says concerns revolving China's property sector are holding back restocking efforts of Chinese steel mills.
Scott Phillips, Advisor at The Motley Fool Australia, says supply issue is the factor causing the greatest impact on iron ore prices.
The prices of a range of commodities slid further Monday, dragging down stocks as investors feared more pain ahead for the asset class.
Murilo Ferreira, CEO of Vale, tells CNBC's Sri Jegarajah why he isn't worried about the recent slump in iron ore prices. He also explains why he remains upbeat on China.
Nick Moore, commodities strategist at BlackRock, says investors should be long on copper due to shortages in China.
A group of 11 mining CEOs working in West Africa are calling for fewer travel restrictions in the face of the Ebola epidemic.
Diego Hernandez, CEO of Antofagasta, says he is "cautious" on the short-term copper price, but optimistic on the longer term prospect.
As negotiations to resolve a bitter dispute teetered on the brink of collapse, Freeport-McMoRan chairman James "Jim Bob" Moffett flew to Jakarta for last-ditch talks.
Maurice Mason, mining analyst at Peel Hunt, discusses the outlook for the iron ore market after prices hit a two-month low.
Iron ore has taken a beating this year, but one analyst told CNBC this presents the perfect buying opportunity.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses Glencore and BHP Billiton and says these offer "two completely different risk propositions".
Jonathan Stubbs, European equity strategist at Citigroup, and Charlie Morris, head of absolute return at HSBC, discuss whether there is value in mining shares amid restructuring in the sector.
Miner Glencore said on Wednesday it will launch a share buy-back program of up to $1 billion over the next six months.
Fortescue said it has made further headway in paying down $12 billion in debt it amassed building the world's fourth-biggest iron ore mining company.
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.
John Wilson, private client adviser at RBS Morgans, discusses BHP Billiton's results and demerger plans and says shareholders expected a share buyback program to be announced.
BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it planned to create a new global metals and mining company based on a selection of its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets.
Ben Kumar, fund manager at 7 Investment Management, and Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, discuss the move by BHP Billiton to create a new global metals and mining company.
RBA sees significant uncertainties around the economic outlook, which was why interest rates were likely to stay at record lows for some time yet.