NEW YORK, Dec 1- Brazil's Vale SA said November's deadly mining disaster could cost it at least $443 million, but said it was too early to put a price tag on what it expects to be a long clean-up from the pollution spilled in the dam burst. Chief Executive Officer Murilo Ferreira said environmental recovery from the disaster on Nov. 5 at the Samarco joint venture...» Read More
Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays explains why BHP Billiton is still his top pick in the diversified metals space, even after a sharp rally in recent months.
Global resource stocks have had a run-up in the recent weeks driven by signs of stabilization in China's economy, but questions are arising over the sustainability of this trend.
Iron ore prices hit their highest levels in nearly four months on Tuesday, leading one analyst to forecast a further rally of up to 30 percent this year.
The U.S. commodities market regulator has subpoenaed a metals warehousing firm, as an inquiry into complaints about inflated metals prices gathers steam.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says strength of iron ore and Chinese steel production is encouraging Rio Tinto investors.
Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at MineLife, explains his forecast for underlying first-half earnings of $4.3 billion.
Les Davis, managing director at Silverlake Resources, tells CNBC that the worst of the write downs are behind them.
Ken Brinsden, managing director at Atlas Iron, tells CNBC that a ten or fifteen percent drop in the Aussie dollar translates to up to a thirty percent margin increase for the company.
Marcus Grubb, Managing Director of Investment, World Gold Council says rising demand from India and China will underpin a recovery in the price of gold.
Karl Simich, CEO and Managing Director of Sandfire Resources explains why greater productivity and cost reduction is possible even in an environment of falling metal prices.
George Jones, Chairman of Sundance Resources explains why the firm isn't avoiding Chinese firms even after its deal with Hanlong Group fell apart earlier this year.
Harry Adams, Managing Director at EMED Mining, discusses the firm's project to redevelop Rio Tinto's Spanish copper mine at the second day of the annual Diggers & Dealers conference.
CNBC's Matthew Taylor explores the mining potential of Sandfire Resources following the opening of it's Degrussa mine in Western Australia this week.
Australia's mining industry has been under increasing pressure over the past year, as slowing growth in China has led to waning demand and a slump in prices of key commodities.
Dan Lougher, Managing Director of Western Areas says it's all about managing costs when it comes to dealing with lower nickel prices.
Jon Price, Managing Director of Phoenix Gold, talks about when he expects the miner's exploration in Kalgoorlie, Australia to move into development phase.
Volatile commodity prices have put pressure on big players. Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays analyses stock picks.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs takes a look at big moves in energy and metals. Analysts continue to watch WTI Crude.
The mining sector in Zimbabwe is still uncertain territory, benefiting from ample platinum reserves and a discipline workforce, but weighed down by government policy and corruption.
A recovery in consumer sentiment in the United States presents attractive opportunities for diamond investors, Panmure Gordon mining analyst Alison Turner said on Monday.