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Ken Brinsden, CEO of Atlas Iron, says the new mine in Western Australia is an exciting development as it will be the firm's largest asset thus far.
Peter Bradford, Managing Director & CEO of Independence Group, says the firm's diversified portfolio in various metals helps it to cope with the volatility in commodity prices.
Ross Smyth-Kirk, Chairman of Kingsgate Consolidated, discusses the importance of having cost-cutting measures in the Australian mining industry.
Sandfire Resources looks set to return cash to shareholders soon.
The annual gathering of the Australian mining space has issued a cautiously optimistic note as the forum in Kalgoorlie kicked off on Monday.
David Southam, Executive Director at Western Areas, discusses how the miner plans to capitalize on rising nickel prices following an Indonesian ban on ore exports.
Karl Simich, Managing Director, Sandfire Resources, says the copper space comprises of large mines that are difficult to take over whereas the gold mining sector has smaller assets that are ripe for picking.
Mark Bennett, Managing Director & CEO of Sirius Resources, discusses the firm's Nova nickel-copper discovery in Western Australia's Fraser Range and outlines its development plans.
David Hand, Managing Director at Newport Consulting, discusses the findings of its survey which reveal that the outlook from senior executives in Australia's mining sector is at a five-year low.
CNBC's Matthew Taylor visits Northern Star Resources' latest acquisition in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia to see what's driving the gold miner's recent spending spree.
Brad Gordon, CEO of African Barrick Gold, says weaker gold demand has offset further price rises to the precious metal despite geopolitical tensions.
Rio Tinto said it was on track to produce 295 million tons of the steel-making material in 2014, up from 266 million last year.
Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Kodiak Oil& Gas for $3.8 billion, becoming the largest producer in North Dakota's Bakken shale play.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the market in doing "reasonably well" and outlines how best to invest in the sector.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on factors that may be impacting gold prices.
Demand is up for sand used in fracking, which blasts it into wells to crack rock and release oil and natural gas.
Prices of copper – the industrial metal used in everything from cars to houses – have declined this week, heading towards a one-month low.
Giacomo Baizini, CFO at Evraz, discusses the group's exposure to U.S. infrastructure and in particular rail projects and comments on iron ore.
Alex Latzer, Regional Head, Metals/Mining Research, Kim Eng Securities, says slowing growth in China may have contributed to the increasing use of metals for loans.
Raju Daswani, CEO of Metal Bulletin Research, says the aluminium market is still in a "fundamentally weak position" and advises taking a closer look at nickel.