Samarco, co-owned by BHP and Vale, will pay at least $5B to settle damages caused by a dam spill in November, a source told Reuters.
The miner and commodity trader has been hit by the slide in raw material prices.
Ramin Nakisa, global macro strategist at UBS, says his company keeps away from mining stocks due to the cost of capital
Miner and commodity trader Glencore reported $5.8 billion of charges mostly due to the slide in commodity prices.
Newmont Mining CEO, Gary Goldberg, talks about gold's performance this year, how negative rates and oil prices might affect the metals industry with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
James Butterfill, executive director, head of research and investment strategy at ETF Securities, says inflation; an inverse relationship with the U.S. dollar and political fears in the U.K. and U.S. have helped support gold.
Less than a year ago major shale firms were saying they needed oil above $60 a barrel to produce more; now some say they will settle for far less.
China expects to lay off 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel sectors, an official said on Monday.
CNBC "Halftime Report" trader Pete Najarian bought shares of a gold miners ETF on Thursday, after spotting unusual options activity.
Australia's South32 on Thursday reported a first-half loss of $1.7 billion, hurt by big writedowns for its manganese and energy coal businesses.
Graham Kerr, CEO of South32, talks to CNBC about its strong balance sheet and potential acquisition deals.
Glenn August, founder and CEO of Oak Hill Advisors, says there will be substantial debt-for-equity and rescue financing for energy companies.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals talks to CNBC about his aim to lower the break-even price of iron ore and reduce costs across the board.
Oil is selling off dragging stocks lower, so where should you be looking for opportunity, with Dan Denbow, USAA Investments, and Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Management.
Fat Prophets' David Lennox says S&P will not downgrade BHP, which made improvements to its balance sheet such as cutting its dividends.
BHP Billiton should not pay dividends because it spends too much to keep operations going, says Nathan Bell from Peters MacGregor Capital Management.
Australia's new trade minister has a message to the world: there's more to the country than just commodities.
The market will like having clarify on BHP's dividend policy as well as the miner's reduced capex forecast, says Rob Brierley of Patersons Securities.
Ian Harebottle, CEO of Gemfields, discusses the sector and shares his company's recent earnings results.
MineLife's Gavin Wendt says Arrium still has to address issues such as cost cutting and deciding if its steel business unit has a future.