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  • Gold Road Resources: We're enjoying currency benefits

    Ian Murray, executive chairman at Gold Road Resources, says some miners are "making good money" from the current gold price in Australian dollars. He later introduces the company's latest discovery: the Gruyere deposit.

  • Expect RBA to hold rates after Aussie dollar's fall: HSBC

    Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to keep interest rates steady following the recent fall in the Australian dollar.

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the Clean Power Plan at the White House in Washington August 3, 2015.

    President Obama unveiled his plan to tackle climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Is there a global industrial recession?

    Colin Hamilton, head of commodities research at Macquarie, discusses the commodities market and the collapse in prices for metals such as copper and gold.

  • Copper production in Johor, Malaysia

    Copper tumbled to a six-year low on Monday, as weak manufacturing data and the selloff in Chinese equities continued to weigh on industrial metals.

  • Why Independence Group acquired Sirius Resources

    Peter Bradford, managing director & CEO at Independence Group, says the company acquired Sirius Resources so as to strengthen its development pipeline and future cash flow.

  • What lies ahead for Sirius Resources

    Mark Bennett, managing director at Sirius Resources, discusses the company's merger with Independence Group.

  • How is Australia coping with the commodity downturn?

    Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council and the former assistant to the President for Economic Policy, discusses Australia's outlook amid a China-led downturn in the commodity industry.

  • How Sandfire Resources is surviving the downturn

    Karl Simich, managing director of Sandfire Resources, says the miner is focused on keeping costs to a minimum while optimizing its business to be as efficient as possible.

  • Energia Minerals: It's a good time to be in Italy

    Kim Robinson, MD of Energia Minerals, explains why the company decided to expand its underground drill program at the Italy-based Gorno zinc project.

  • Inside Australia's ghost towns

    Scattered across Western Australia are scores of ghost towns - once-thriving mining hubs that reflect the grim reality of the end of the mining boom.

  • How Western Australia-based listed firms are faring

    Tim Richards, markets partner at Deloitte, discusses the company's latest report which showed the value of Western Australia's top 100 companies falling 11.6 percent this financial year.

  • Australian miners adapt to tough market: Report

    David Hand, managing director at Newport Consulting, discusses the findings of its latest report which showed Australia's mining sector adjusting to tough market conditions.

  • China growth concerns weigh on metal prices

    Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst for VSA Capital, discusses the commodity price rout and the falling price of gold.

  • Miners slash jobs as metal prices fall

    Marc Elliott, mining analyst at Investec, discusses the job cuts at Lonmin and other mining companies, as commodity prices, hit record lows.

  • Heavy equipment is used used to mine copper at the Anglo American PLC Los Bronces (Minera Sur Andes) copper mine in central Chile,

    One of the world's largest miners, Anglo American maintained its interim dividend on Friday as a deep sell-off in metals hurt its first half profit.

  • Job cuts needed to stay competitive: Anglo American CEO

    Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, says job cuts are necessary to ensure the company stays competitive in a tough market.

  • RBNZ cuts interest rates and the kiwi ... rises?

    Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist at Commonwealth Bank, attributes the New Zealand dollar's relief rally to factors such as positioning adjustments and a tweak in the central bank's policy statement.

  • Australia's Newcrest, Fortescue release production reports

    Gaurav Sodhi, senior analyst at Intelligent Investor, analyzes the production reports of gold producer Newcrest Mining and iron ore miner Fortescue Metals.

  • Expect elevated Australia Q2 CPI: JPMorgan

    Ben Jarman, senior economist at JP Morgan, says consumer prices down under could be strong in the second quarter due to an "intense rebound" in petrol prices.