*Copper rises on falling stocks, output cuts. *German data reinforces worries over China slowdown, limits gains. LONDON, Oct 6- Copper prices rose on Tuesday, buoyed by falling inventories and output cuts but persistent worries about demand growth in top consumer China kept a lid on the market.» Read More
Speaking at the Mines and Money conference in Hong Kong, Gina Rinehart urged governments to reduce red tape on mining projects.
With commodity prices unlikely to return to the levels seen during the mining boom period, miners will need to "get to grips" with current levels, says Dan Lougher, CEO of Western Areas.
Karl Simich, CEO at Sandfire Resources, says the depreciation of the local dollar helps to attract investments into Australia.
Alex Burns, executive chairman of Energia Minerals, expects prices of iron ore to remain subdued on the back of a sustained period of oversupply.
Mark Bennett, managing director and CEO of Sirius Resources, expects prices of nickel to find "sensible levels" soon and discusses the company's flagship Nova nickel mine in Western Australia.
Shontel Norgate, CFO of Nautilus Minerals, says its focus on deep sea mining can be the "next disruptive technology" in the mining space.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals, remains optimistic that China can achieve its growth target of 7 percent for the year.
Emily Lee, executive director of Lanka Graphite, discusses the state of Sri Lanka's business environment following a change in power early this year.
Joe Magyer, senior analyst at the Motley Fool, discusses news that billionaire mining heiress Gina Rinehart will start developing the $10 billion Roy Hill mine in Pilbara.
Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners, explains why shareholders will likely vote in favor of BHP Billiton's planned South32 spin-off.
Mike Harrowell, director, Resources Research at BBY, discusses the movements in the shares of loss-making miner Yancoal on Monday.
Brinsden Ken, managing director of Atlas Iron, says its cost-cutting program has generated "substantial success" and the Australian miner will do more to lower its operating costs.
Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, says the rise in BHP Billiton's free cash flow is "extraordinary" and is set to continue amid cost cuts and higher productivity.
BHP Billiton posted a 31 percent drop in half-year profit as prices for all its main products collapsed, but beat market forecasts.
Tim Schroeders, portfolio manager at Pengana Capital, explains why he is reading the 31 percent slump in BHP Billiton's half-year profit positively.
Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners, discusses the outlook for the global miner following the announcement of half-year profit results.
Metals and mining companies Grupo FerroAtlantica and Globe Specialty Metals have entered an agreement to combine their businesses.
A powerful cyclone hits northeast Australia, causing massive damage and causing flash flooding, while a second storm made landfall to the west.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals, discusses the first-half results and explains why the miner will continue to "drive the maximum amount of tonnes out of its assets."
Brad Gordon, CEO of Acacia Mining, says there is more work to do to restructure the company.