*Avocet, London Mining and IMIC have signed loan deals. In West Africa, banks such as Togo- based Ecobank and Ivory Coast's Banque Atlantique are moving in on mining projects, emboldened by the expert local knowledge gained from their extensive branch networks.» Read More
Chilean Miner Antofagasta will continue to focus on controlling its costs, including power and labor charges, as falling demand from China could lead to a further drop in copper prices.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
David Baker, Managing Partner at Baker Steel Capital Managers discusses the steep decline in shares of Australian gold miners in the recent months.
Nomura and Societe Generale are the latest banks to warn about gold, as several banks in recent days have cut their price forecasts and warnings about a correction for bullion have risen.
With oil production at a twenty year high and predictions of a manufacturing renaissance for the U.S. economy, one of the world's largest investment banks has detailed how the "shale revolution" will negatively affect emerging markets such as China.
Bill Evans, Global Head of Economics at Westpac Bank, believes Australia's central bank could ease further in 2013. He says the mining sector will pose the greatest policy challenge this year.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at shares of Hong-Kong listed Rusal for the daily 'Stock in 60' segment after the world's largest aluminum producer reported a 63% fall in 2012 EBITDA.
Discussing whether it's time to buy gold now, with Joseph Greco, Meridian Equity Partners, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial. (3:43)
Renewed unease about sovereign and regulatory risk in Mongolia - triggered by a dispute between the government and mining giant Rio Tinto over the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project - is on the rise but shouldn't erode confidence among longer term investors in the mineral-rich nation.
Jay Richards, Investment Manager, GTL Capital Management says the Mongolian government is in a better position than Rio Tinto in terms of pressuring the company to come to terms with payments on the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine.
Molycorp is delaying its quarterly results and annual report as it has yet to determine the size of a goodwill impairment charge it will have to book in the fourth quarter, it said on Thursday.
Brian Han, Senior Research Analyst at Fat Prophets tells CNBC that the Australian property sector is a little to expensive to be investing in right now.
Nick von Schirnding, CEO of Bumi, tells CNBC the shareholder vote is a mandate to get on with things and execute a new strategy for Bumi.
The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, welcomes the new BHP CEO's focus on expanding the oil business which differentiates the company from other miners.
Marius Kloppers, outgoing CEO at BHP Billiton discusses the global miner's 43 percent profit slump while incoming CEO Andrew Mackenzie describes BHP's future strategy.
Puru Saxena, CEO of Puru Saxena Wealth Management says miners' profitability will come under pressure.
CNBC's Matthew Taylor takes on the challenge of the daily 'Stock in 60 Seconds' segment and looks at shares of BHP Billiton to observe the impact of CEO Marius Klopper's resignation.
Marius Kloppers, outgoing CEO of BHP Billiton reassures shareholders at a Sydney press conference that the world's biggest miner won't change tack after shocking investors by announcing Kloppers' retirement in May.
Global miner BHP Billiton appointed the head of its non-ferrous business as its new chief executive on Wednesday to replace Marius Kloppers.