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  • Freeport-McMoran Sets Two Deals Worth $9 Billion Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 9:05 AM ET
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    Freeport-McMoran bought Plains Exploration and McMoran Exploration -- a company in which it already owns a partial stake -- in two deals worth a combined $9 billion.

  • Hi-Yo Silver!     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 6:41 AM ET
    A miner from the Lonmin Platinum mine returns to work after Lonmin resolved a five-week strike by agreeing to pay raises of up to 22 percent, in Marikana, Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

    John Smith, Silver Standard Resources CEO, discusses his latest mining project in Mexico, which holds one of the world's largest silver reserves.

  • Still Chasing Yield: Portfolio Manager     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 10:45 PM ET

    Paul Trainor, Senior Portfolio Manager, Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should still be focused on yield while interest rates are falling in Australia.

  • Australian Fundamentals Still Strong: Swan     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 9:35 PM ET

    Wayne Swan, Treasurer of Australia says weaker third quarter growth figures shouldn't be a concern. He says the country's economic fundamentals are still strong, despite market concerns about the slowing mining boom.

  • Rio Tinto Boost Is Short-Lived: CEO     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:45 AM ET

    Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings, explains to CNBC his reaction to Rio Tinto's recent jump in the stock market, saying the price of its shares will most likely come back down shortly.

  • Rio Tinto: Cautiously Optimistic on China     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 12:10 AM ET

    Tom Albanese, CEO of Rio Tinto discusses the impact of China's recovery on commodity prices as well as the company's latest round of cost-cutting measures.

  • Investment committed to Australian resource projects rose by nearly A$8 billion in the six months to the end of October, while the number of projects declined, in part underscoring rising construction and labor costs in Australia's resources sector amid weakening demand.

  • Australian Mining Heiress Hero Worships Her Father Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:16 AM ET

    Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart, one of the world's wealthiest people, has displayed a trait rarely revealed publicly among the super-rich: insecurity.

  • Gold Steady Around $1,750 Per Ounce     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold is taking a breather after Friday's rally.

  • Japan has a miserable future ahead of it without radical changes to the business climate, the former chief executive of camera and medical equipment maker Olympus has told CNBC.

  • Glencore International's $31 billion takeover of Xstrata — approved by shareholders Tuesday — will create a merged company that may rival BHP Billiton as the world's top miner in five years' time, according to resources-focused private equity investor CEF Holdings.

  • Gold on 11-Year Winning Streak: Pro Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    Rich Ilczyszyn, CEO and founder of iiTrader, talks turkey about a seasonal gold trade that is on a winning streak.

  • China's Growth Composition is Changing: Pro     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst, Intelligent Investor says that investment as a part of China's GDP growth has shrunk, which will negatively impact commodity markets.

  • BHP Begins Hunt For New Chief Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    BHP Billiton has quietly started looking for a successor to Marius Kloppers, chief executive, in what could herald a further shake-up in the leadership of the global mining industry following a five-year period of stability. The FT reports.

  • Time to Buy Silver? Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 12:23 PM ET

    "Futures Now" trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at whether silver can be bought at current levels.

  • Could Copper Show the Way to Recovery? Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:42 PM ET

    "Futures Now" trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at key levels for this industrial metal.

  • Opt for Treasurys and Gold as Stimulus Boost Wanes: Report Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    Investors should opt for U.S. Treasurys and gold because the boost to risky assets from central bank stimulus measures may already be over, according to a report by macroeconomic research firm Capital Economics.

  • Physical demand for gold from Asian consumers may be showing some modest signs of stabilization but the buying interest so common at this time of year during religious festivals and the wedding season still won't be strong enough to lift prices above $1,800 an ounce, strategists said.

  • Oil Companies to ‘Bounce Back’ After Sandy: BP CEO Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 10:23 AM ET

    ‘Superstorm’ Sandy is set to inflict a negative hit on demand for crude oil as U.S. East Coast refineries come to a standstill, but BP’s Chief Executive Bob Dudley has told CNBC that oil firms are set to bounce back quickly.

  • Copper Fundamentals Remain Strong: CEO Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 6:55 PM ET

    After a slump in third-quarter earnings, Richard Adkerson, Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold CEO, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Monday, he’s still optimistic about his business and copper fundamentals longer-term.

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