Here's How to Find the Best Dividend StocksWed, 24 May 2017 07:38:00 GMT
Vale S.A. Producing iron ore and pellets, coal, and even precious metals ... that the company is being sued by Brazilian authorities over its role in the 2015 Samarco mine disaster, but with the lawsuit now suspended, and a settlement being worked out ...
China steel hits nine-week peak amid crackdown, lifts iron oreSun, 21 May 2017 21:57:00 GMT
MANILA Chinese steel futures jumped nearly 6 percent on Monday to their highest since March, stretching last week's gains on concerns over limited supply as Beijing keeps up a campaign to clamp down on polluting producers. Tangshan city in Hebei province ...
China pollution crackdown lifts steel inputs zinc, nickelSun, 21 May 2017 20:08:00 GMT
STEEL: Prices of steel and its input materials rallied, supported by worries over tighter supply as China sustains a crackdown against polluting producers. * CHINA POLLUTION: China's Tangshan city launched a campaign to improve air quality last week ...
China steel headed for 2nd best week this year amid crackdownThu, 18 May 2017 21:03:00 GMT
Shanghai rebar steel futures climbed to a six-week peak on Friday and were on track for their biggest weekly increase since January, supported by worries over tighter supply as China sustains a crackdown against polluting producers. Tangshan city in Hebei ...
BHP drops Billiton from its name, changes logo in new PR campaignSun, 14 May 2017 22:25:00 GMT
Picture: AFP The company has also experienced some PR disasters in recent years, including the Samarco incident in Brazil where a ... Australian Taxation Office for taxes owed on Australian iron ore and other minerals sold through its controversial ...
Miner BHP Billiton rebrands as BHPSun, 14 May 2017 22:11:00 GMT
BHP is among the world's top producers of major commodities including iron ore, metallurgical coal ... But he rejected suggestions it was a reaction to the Samarco tailings dam disaster in Brazil, which killed 19 people in 2015. This has been in the ...
BHP goes brand marketingSun, 14 May 2017 08:42:00 GMT
BHP owns half of the father of that disaster, an iron ore pellet producer named Samarco and the hurt caused sits an indelible stain on BHP's reputation. On March 17, 2016 BHP's chief legal counsel, Geoff Healy, was elevated to chief external affairs ...
BHP Billiton Rebranding Drops 'Billiton' in Return to RootsSun, 14 May 2017 08:21:00 GMT
In recent years, the company has consolidated its portfolio of assets and sought to simplify its structure around iron ore, oil and gas ... disaster that killed 19 and wiped out villages at its Samarco venture in Brazil with Vale SA.
Its goodbye Billiton as BHP returns to rootsSun, 14 May 2017 08:18:00 GMT
Eighteen months ago was when the tailings dam at BHPs half-owned Samarco iron ore operation in Brazil burst, sending a huge wave of mining sludge into the valley below, all but wiping out the town of Bento Rodriguez and polluting the Doce river system.
Dalian iron ore retreats as demand easesThu, 11 May 2017 13:44:00 GMT
Andrey Rudakov Iron ore futures in China fell to a four-month low on Thursday before recovering at the close, pressured by lean demand as the world's top steel producer sustains a crackdown against polluting industries that could limit output. Tangshan ...
Fortescue says bond raising upsized to $1.5 bln on strong demandTue, 09 May 2017 22:55:17 GMT
Australian miner Fortescue Metals Group said on Wednesday it had raised $1.5 billion in a high-yield bond offering, $500 million more than originally sought, due to strong investor demand. The unsecured debt, which will be used to refinance existing facilities as iron ore prices are falling, was also priced more favourably than marketing materials had indicated. 'This outcome recognises Fortescue's significant achievements across all of our operations, including safety performance, consistent production, sustained productivity and efficiency gains, together with the continued strength of our balance sheet,' Fortescue Chief Executive Nev Power said.
Gas leak in coal mine in central China kills 18 minersTue, 09 May 2017 01:27:00 GMT
The Associated Press reported that a gas leak in a coal mine in central China has killed 18 people. The leak happened on Sunday morning when miners were working in the shaft of the mine in Youxian county in Hunan province.....more
A Matter of Steel Industry SecurityFri, 28 Apr 2017 06:25:00 GMT
It also found that the steel that was imported came mostly from a diverse and safe list of foreign suppliers, such as Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. Fifteen years later, nothing fundamental has changed. China, one of the big trade bogeymen for this ...
Barrick Gold (ABX) - Mining Stocks To Watch As Commodity Prices ...Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:59:00 GMT
Iron ore is the odd man out here because its entered a bear ... because it doesnt have the negative baggage that comes along with an incident like the 2015 Samarco mine disaster in Brazil. But Rio isnt just a good bet by default, and thanks ...
Large Claims Becoming More Expensive, Complex & Global: AllianzTue, 25 Apr 2017 06:22:00 GMT
For example, one of the largest losses of 2015 came after the collapse of an iron ore tailings dam at the Samarco mine in Bento Rodrigues, Brazil. The Samarco mining disaster is one of the countrys largest environmental disasters, killing 19 people and ...
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