Rob Brierley of Patersons Securities weighs in on the mining company's results and says its "subdued" outlook.
Daniel Hynes at ANZ explains how steel capacity reduction in China is impacting iron ore prices.
All work has stopped at Freeport-McMoRan's giant copper mine in Indonesia and its workers are planning a demonstration.
Charles Bradford, president of Bradford Research, talks about the reductions in copper supply on the back of strikes at the Escondida mine in Chile.
Gavin Wendt of Minelife says iron ore prices have been surprisingly resilient.
Workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, walked off the job on Thursday.
BHP Billiton on Thursday approved its $2.2 billion share of investment for the second phase of the Mad Dog oilfield in the Gulf of Mexico, as expected.
Paul Bartholomew of S&P Global Platts says the rally in commodity prices helped to drive the strong showing from Rio Tinto.
BHP Billiton has begun halting operations at its Escondida copper mine in northern Chile.
Alex Leyland, portfolio manager at Leyland Private Asset Management, says Rio Tinto's cost discipline and higher iron ore prices made for strong results.
David Lennox, resources analyst at Fat Prophets, expects Australian iron ore miner Rio Tinto to report a full-year profit of $4.7-5 billion.
The Philippine mining minister's decision to close over half of the country's mines and suspend others is "illegal," an industry group said.
The planned closure of 23 Philippine mines, mostly nickel producers, and the suspension of five others will affect about 1.2 million people.
Freeport-McMoRan warned that it would need to start slashing output and jobs at its Indonesia mine if it fails to get an export permit.
Andrew Michelmore, CEO at MMG, says that market sentiment when it comes to investing has changed.
Philip Alexander, Jacanda Capital, says that the window for small tech floats is closing in the market.
Rob Brierley at Patersons Securities talks about how the miner missed its copper targets and his expectations for iron ore prices.
Global miner Rio Tinto hit its mid-point target for iron ore shipments from Australia in 2016 and kept its guidance for this year intact.
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Fortescue Metals Group's Nev Power expects iron ore and steel demand to remain strong as China undergoes the urbanization process.