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  • Russia should not engage in sanction race: Severstal CEO

    The sanctions against Russia have had minimal impact short-term but they could be "detrimental" long-term as trust deteriorates, Alexey Mordashov, CEO of Severstal, tells CNBC.

  • Alcoa improving its cost position: CEO Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 1:51 AM ET
    Alcoa improving its cost position: CEO

    Klaus Kleinfeld, CEO of Alcoa, says the group has made good progress on its cost curve to be more independent of where metal prices are and discusses risks.

  • Metal: What the sector leaders have to say Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 1:47 AM ET
    Metal: What the sector leaders have to say

    CNBC caught up with leading figures in the metal industry at the Platts Global Metal Awards to discuss the sector, exchange rates and key risks.

  • Politics trump other interests: Alcoa CEO Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 1:00 AM ET
    Politics trump other interests: Alcoa CEO

    Klaus Kleinfeld, CEO of Alcoa, says the group's facilities in Russia are operating normally and explains that he's not at SPIEF because the political dimension of the crisis "trumps other interests."

  • MMG: How we plan on becoming a $20 billion company Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 8:25 PM ET
    MMG: How we plan on becoming a $20 billion company

    Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG, explains how its acquisition of the Las Bambas project will help it become a $20 billion company.

  • MMG: Now is a good time for us to buy assets Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 8:18 PM ET
    MMG: Now is a good time for us to buy assets

    Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG, explains why the company chose to buy Glencore Xstrata's undeveloped copper deposit Las Bambas for $5.9 billion.

  • This is how oil price movement affects gold Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:15 AM ET
    This is how oil price movement affects gold

    James Steel, chief precious metals analyst at HSBC, discusses how inflation and commodity indices affects the price of oil and the knock on impact on gold.

  • How world leaders can spur growth: Rio Tinto CEO Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, West Virginia

    As a global business, Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh AO offers this advice to world leaders for how to spur growth.

  • Lonmin: Has breaking point been reached? Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Lonmin: Has breaking point been reached?

    Tom Wilson, director of intelligence and analysis at Africapractice, discusses the on-going weeks-long strike in Lonmin's South African platinum mines and what it means for the metal.

  • Turkish mine explosion: Death toll rises Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    Turkish mine explosion: Death toll rises

    The death toll following an explosion at a Turkish mine keeps on rising, says Emre Peker, reporter at The Wall Street Journal, adding that demonstrations have started in response to some of the Prime Minister's comments.

  • Cool commodities? Mining stocks back in vogue Monday, 12 May 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    Mining stocks have fallen out of favor, but just when things could have turned from bad to worse it appears that the sector is the new contrarian play for 2014.

  • ArcelorMittal trims outlook on China, Russia Friday, 9 May 2014 | 1:47 AM ET

    ArcelorMittal trimmed its forecast for global steel consumption on Friday, due to a slowdown in China and a decline in Russia.

  • Stanford Univ. to purge investments in coal firms Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    Students at the Stanford University campus

    Stanford University said it will no longer use any of its $18.7 billion endowment to invest in coal firms, a move aimed at combating climate change.

  • African copper belt new production frontier: Pro Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 2:40 AM ET
    African copper belt new production frontier: Pro

    Paul Gait, senior research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says the African copper belt is an exciting opportunity for miners, and highlights that Glencore Xstrata is one of the first to movers in this space.

  • Fortescue CEO: We aren't worried about China Monday, 5 May 2014 | 11:44 PM ET
    A driver inspects an earth mover at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.'s Cloudbreak iron ore operation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, on Monday, July 25, 2011

    The use of commodities as collateral in China has sparked a slump in iron ore prices, but Fortescue's CEO says volatility will blow over by year-end.

  • Aluminum in 'good position': Norsk Hydro CEO Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 4:15 AM ET
    Aluminum in 'good position': Norsk Hydro CEO

    Eivind Kallevik, CFO at Norsk Hydro, says the aluminium sector is in a good position at the moment as demand for the metal outpaces production.

  • France market 'sluggish', US returns to growth: Randstad CEO

    Jacques van den Broek, CEO of Randstad, says the French market is still "sluggish" but the U.S. has returned to being a growth market for the company.

  • China is not driving commodities: Pro Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    China is not driving commodities: Pro

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says China is not the driver of commodity prices at the moment, as demand slows in the world's second-largest economy.

  • We can operate at low copper prices: Central Asia Metals CEO

    Nick Clarke, CEO of Central Asia Metals, discusses the company's earnings and what effect a low copper price would have on the company.

  • Rio Tinto: Iron ore shipments down Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Rio Tinto: Iron ore shipments down

    Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, discusses mining stocks and the outlook for iron ore, after Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in the metal's shipments.