In this issue: challenges ahead for Peru’s mining sector, a $36m copper scam, developing a Brazilian potash market, and more.
Australia’s trade surplus grew to A$8.5bn (US$6.55bn) in March 2021, driven primarily by an increase in demand for iron ore.
After a 2% decline in 2020, global coal production is expected to rise by 3.5% in 2021, says GlobalData
Global coal output, impacted by the COVID-19 related lockdowns and restrictions, is estimated to have declined by 2% in 2020, with significant reductions observed in the US (23.6%), Indonesia (13.1%), Russia (8.1%) and Australia (5.5%).
Rio Tinto’s share price is around the highest it has been since its inception, with the company reaching its all-time high in early Q1 despite the problems of 2020.
Following the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a giant trade deal consisting of 15 ASEAN nations including Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, and South Korea, BHP's chief executive has emphasised the importance of...
In this issue: the world's highest-grade ilmenite deposit, whether royalty financing can endure Covid-19, President-elect Biden's impact on mining, and more.