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  • Trying to help Cliffs Natural Resources: Drapkin Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Trying to help Cliffs Natural Resources: Drapkin

    Casablanca Capital co-founder Donald Drapkin explains his call for big changes at Cliffs Natural Resources. "This is not us going after entrenched management," he says.

  • Flawless blue diamond found in South Africa Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:55 PM ET
    Flawless blue diamond found in South Africa

    An internally flawless blue diamond has been discovered at a South African mine. CNBC's Bernie Lo and Adam Bakhtiar discuss.

  • BHP looks to reward shareholders as output rises Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:13 PM ET

    BHP Billiton posted strong rises in its December quarter and said it was well positioned to reward shareholders as productivity increased.

  • The headwinds facing gold Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    The headwinds facing gold

    Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC, says a strong dollar and bullish equity market are creating headwinds for the gold price.

  • South African miners treated as 'slaves': Union head Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 11:57 AM ET
    AMCU leader Joseph Mathunjwa addresses miners in August, 2013

    The president of South Africa's main trade union for platinum workers told CNBC that miners were treated like slaves, after ordering strikes that will start on Thursday.

  • South African miners 'exploited for decades': Union Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    South African miners 'exploited for decades': Union

    Joseph Mathunjwa, president of South Africa's AMCU, says the miners' strike will hit platinum producers and possibly gold producers, as workers demand better wages.

  • Why it's time to turn bullish on miners Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 3:49 AM ET
    Diamond mine in Mirny, Russia

    After four years of sector underperformance due to oversupply and a lack of demand, miners present a buying opportunity in 2014, analysts say.

  • Marginal costs of oil production rising faster than past: Pro

    Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says the marginal costs of producing oil are rising faster than in the past.

  • 'Concerned' about oil price spike higher: Pro Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    'Concerned' about oil price spike higher: Pro

    Kevin Norrish, head of commodities research at Barclays, says OPEC's spare capacity is "not that great" and is concerned about the oil price pushing higher.

  • Time to be bullish on mining? Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Time to be bullish on mining?

    Heath Jansen, global head of metals and mining research at Citigroup, explains that the mining sector has gone through the "five stages of grief", and that he is now bullish on the sector.

  • Is Rio Tinto too dependent on iron ore? Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Is Rio Tinto too dependent on iron ore?

    Ephrem Ravi, head of metals and mining sector at Barclays, comments on Rio Tinto's strong production numbers and advises being cautious on the stock due to the group's dependence on iron ore.

  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore Parker Point loading facility reclaimer is seen as part of the mining activities of British-Australian mining and resources company Rio Tinto Iron Ore, at Dampier in Western Australia.

    Australian miners shoveled record tonnages of iron ore in the December quarter, supported by billions of dollars worth of expansion plans coming on stream.

  • How did Rio Tinto output exceed expectations? Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 8:44 PM ET
    How did Rio Tinto output exceed expectations?

    Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst, MineLife, analyses the factors that helped Rio Tinto accomplish a record fourth-quarter iron ore output.

  • Sundance: Seeing strong interest for Africa project Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 7:37 PM ET
    Sundance: Seeing strong interest for Africa project

    George Jones, Chairman of Sundance Resources, explains the reaction the firm has received after issuing tenders for its $5 billion Mbalam-Nabeba project in Africa.

  • Nickel cost-curve to rise after Indonesia ban: Pro Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 5:44 PM ET
    Nickel cost-curve to rise after Indonesia ban: Pro

    Mike Harrowell, Senior Resource Analyst at BBY, describes the outlook ahead for nickel and copper after Indonesia implemented a long-planned ban on mineral ore exports.

  • Indonesia bans mineral ore exports Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 5:45 AM ET
    An excavator operates on a stockpile of rock ore at the PT Aneka Tambang gold mine in Pongkor, West Java, Indonesia, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.

    Indonesia banned all mineral ore exports, as expected, on Sunday, but will likely allow some U.S. mining giants to continue shipments.

  • Alcoa revenue beats, but earnings come up short Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 5:11 PM ET
    A worker walks among rolls of semi-finished aluminum at an Alcoa aluminum factory.

    Alcoa reported quarterly revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, but earnings came up short.

  • Gold will shine this year: Axel Merk Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 6:08 PM ET
    Gold will shine this year: Axel Merk

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments, describes his reasons for liking the precious metal despite 2013's steep losses.

  • See gold in $1,350-$1,400 range: Fat Prophets Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 5:44 PM ET
    See gold in $1,350-$1,400 range: Fat Prophets

    David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, outlines the factors that will support bullion prices this year.

  • Watch out! Gold to go below $1,000 in 2014 Sunday, 22 Dec 2013 | 5:50 PM ET
    Gold to go below $1,000 in 2014

    Scott Nations, CIO and President of Nations Shares, explains why he thinks gold is one of the most vulnerable asset classes and will get crushed next year.