Zug-based trading giant Glencore is weighing its strategic options in the royalty market
Investors are manoeuvring in SolGold, as it bumps-up drilling in Ecuador. “We think it's the best discovery since Oyu Tolgoi,” says Maxit Capital's Bob Sangha
Arizona Mining's Taylor zinc discovery in the US has “basin” scale potential, Graham Kerr tells Global Mining Observer in an interview in London
“We can put proposals for several hundred million dollars on the table and they don't blink”
Investors in royalty group Anglo Pacific should thank CEO Julian Treger for keeping a lid on performance
Private meetings between India's prime minister and South Africa's president have all but carved-up the future of Anglo American. "The play is over, it's done."
Jean-Sebastien Jacques dicing-up assets in Rio's "unloved" Energy & Minerals division
Companies are sending geologists to scout out Myanmar, as the country comes out from under US sanctions
"If the boiler boy has an idea, I want him to be heard. If I hear he wasn't heard, I'll be pissed off."
“Guess what,” says mining boss Michael O'Keeffe. “Before you know it, the caterpillar will have eaten the mulberry leaf.”
Private equity group pulls plug on Peter Kukielski's mining fund, two years after it was founded
But zinc industry specialists disagree, as Arizona issues statement on metal impurities
$10.5m payment is "royally embarrassing" for Rio, but it also points to asset sales by Jean-Sebastien Jacques, as Warburg Pincus looks for Rio deals
Five years after Riversdale was sold for $3.9bn, Steve Mallyon has popped up in Vancouver, where he is building a golf course. Mallyon has an ulterior motive, obviously
Blue-chip mining bonds have seen huge moves, as prices rally and companies pull back from the brink of a financing crisis
Atrum Coal was the best performing mining stock of 2013. Now, management has quietly shelved its flagship Groundhog project in British Columbia
Barry Tudor buying coal tenements in Queensland, backed by private equity group Denham Capital
ASX-listed Avanco Resources is bidding for Vale's Furnas copper-gold deposit in the Carajas, backed by Evy Hambro's BlackRock
BHP is upping production; industry insiders say it is crushing its own market. “Does the Rio marketing guy speak to the guy at BHP? Fuck no”
He has a masters in theoretical physics. He has advised the Treasury. And he has built a data room to track iron ore by satellite. Is Paul Gait the biggest brain in mining?
"It just shows," says Michael O'Keeffe, flying into Labrador, "in today's market, in such a great area, what you can acquire."
How mining boss Michael O'Keeffe sold out (at the very top) and bought back in (at the very bottom)
Lundin Mining's bold move onto Serbia's emerging copper belt threatens to kick off a takeover tussle
In his sixth floor apartment in Pamplona in Spain, Anthony Hall's pouring over the cash flow statements of the world's largest potash producers
Bonds in many well established mining companies are trading at yields in excess of 20 per cent
By any normal standards, 2015 has been a terrible year for Rio. But the company has outdone peers and ever better assets are popping onto the market
Glencore's costly expansion resembles a failed strategy by bankrupt airline PanAm, says CEO approached to become Glencore's chairman
"We were never long and remained cautious on China," Glencore insider tells Global Mining Observer