David Wilson, director of metals research and strategy for Citi, says he expects demand for platinum from the autos industry to pick up.
BHP is reviewing its iron ore production guidance for fiscal 2016, following a mudflow and flood at its Samarco mine in Brazil.
A burst dam at an iron ore mine owned by Vale and BHP Billiton devastate a Brazilian town.
A burst dam at an iron ore mine owned by Vale and BHP Billiton left at least two people dead, more than 30 injured and dozens missing overnight.
Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings, says Glencore is addressing its debt problems by selling assets, but the actions thus far are not enough to solve the issue of low commodity prices.
Platinum miner Lonmin urged shareholders to approve a $400 million equity cash call, saying the injection was crucial to its survival.
Glencore shares jumped on Wednesday as the company said it was on track to reduce its debt and boost liquidity. It also plans more copper output cuts.
The overnight pop in oil markets was underpinned by lower production and growing demand, says Barry Dawes, head of resources at Paradigm Securities.
The steel industry's dire straits are in the spotlight this week, with both China and the U.K. warning about the hit from the dramatic slump in demand.
Bluescope will keep its Port Kembla steelworks open after persuading the government to defer $43M in payroll tax.
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Gaurav Sodhi, senior analyst at Intelligent Investor, says China's industrial production is "down all the way" and will weigh on commodity prices.
Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says investors need to pay attention to which commodities are being extraced by which mining companies if they want to turn a profit.
Although abandoned mines are better known for the environmental problems businesses are finding innovative uses for old mines. NBCNews reports.
Spot iron ore fell to its lowest level since July, pressured by weak steel demand in China that has dragged Shanghai rebar futures to a record low.
Although production cuts have been supportive, China's latest economic data remain a concern for the sector, explains Daniel Hynes, senior commodities strategist at ANZ research.
The world's top three iron-ore producers continue to consistently churn out record volumes of output, but just how long that strategy can last?
Rob Brierley, head of research at Patersons Securities, discusses BHP Biliton's production reports.
Kunal Sawhney, chief executive at Kalkine, is bullish on BHP Billiton since the miner still has an opportunity to cut cash costs further.
BHP hiked iron ore production by 7% year-on-year in the September quarter.