Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights






Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights Rio Tinto shareholders could be set for a treat when it reveals its first half profits in August, with RBC Capital Markets saying the miner could pay a $US1 billion special dividend. The broker says Rio Tinto (RIO) is in a good position to pay out an additional dividend […]






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP.AU) said Wednesday it plans to step up activity in the U.S. oil-and-gas shale fields that activist shareholders are agitating for the resources company to offload. The move is expected to revive flagging onshore production volumes even as BHP continues to invest in conventional energy operations […]






Mount Gibson Iron Limited (ASX:MGX) Settlement With Koolan

Mount Gibson Iron Limited (ASX:MGX) Settlement With Koolan






Mount Gibson Iron Limited (ASX:MGX) Settlement With Koolan July 7 – Mount Gibson Iron will receive a $64.3 million business interruption insurance settlement following the failure of the Koolan Island main pit seawall in October 2014. The company temporarily suspended mining activity at the Koolan Island hematite mine’s main pit due to pit wall instability […]






BC Iron Limited (ASX:BCI) HEFFX Highlights

BC Iron Limited (ASX:BCI) HEFFX Highlights






BC Iron Limited (ASX:BCI) HEFFX Highlights ASX-listed BC Iron on Wednesday told shareholders that the scoping study estimated a capital cost of between A$225-million and A$255-million, with operating costs estimated at between A$19/t and A$21/t free-on-board, while Mardie was expected to generate average revenues of around A$45/t. The project would have a net present value […]






Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Lowers Iron Ore Forecast

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Lowers Iron Ore Forecast






Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Lowers Iron Ore Forecast Rio Tinto lowered its forecast for iron ore shipments on Tuesday by up to 10m tonnes — but analysts said the revised estimate would not stop the Anglo Australian mining group returning cash to shareholders and could help support the price of the commodity. Rio said it […]






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP.AU) said Wednesday it plans to step up activity in the U.S. oil-and-gas shale fields that activist shareholders are agitating for the resources company to offload. The move is expected to revive flagging onshore production volumes even as BHP continues to invest in conventional energy operations […]






Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Aims To Be King

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Aims To Be King






Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Aims To Be King It has been just over a year since Jean-Sébastien Jacques took over the reins at Rio Tinto. The 45-year-old France-born executive knows there is much more still to do to restore investor confidence in the sector. Years of profligate spending and dealmaking left the industry saddled with huge […]






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton Limited was upgraded to Outperform by Bernstein on the strength of the Australian company’s core mining business. BHP has traded lower than its peers in recent months, but shares are poised to return to their “intrinsic value,” analyst Paul Gaitsaid in a Wednesday note. “We now see a […]






Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM) HEFFX Highlights

Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM) HEFFX Highlights






Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM) HEFFX Highlights The gold miner announced that it has increased its stake in the highly sought after Brisbane-based gold mining company SolGold plc. Newcrest has invested a further US$40 million in the London AIM-listed company and now holds 14.5% of the issued equity in SolGold. Late last year mining giant BHP […]






Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) HEFFX Highlights






Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) HEFFX Highlights Rio Tinto shareholders have given their backing to the sale of the company’s Australian coal assets to China’s state-backed Yancoal for $2.69bn, spurning a bid by rival Glencore. Shareholders in the UK and Australia voted overwhelmingly in favour of the deal, with 97.2 per cent of a little […]






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) 20/20 Hindsight

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) 20/20 Hindsight






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) 20/20 Hindsight HP Billiton has released a $250m (£193m) payment that will go towards rehabilitation work in Brazil, where efforts continue to clean up a deadly tailings dam collapse. The world’s largest miner by revenue will put $174m towards the Renova Foundation to aid clean-up work for the rest of this […]






President Trump Champions US Energy Dominance

President Trump Champions US Energy Dominance






President Trump Champions US Energy Dominance $USO, $UNG, $SRE Thursday, The Trump Administration said Thursday it is taking steps to expand Crude Oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans as President Donald Trump continues to push for US “energy dominance” in the global market. The Interior Department is rewriting a 5-year drilling plan established […]






METALLA (OTCMKT:EXCFF) to Acquire Royalty & Streaming Portfolio from Coeur Mining 

METALLA (OTCMKT:EXCFF) to Acquire Royalty & Streaming Portfolio from Coeur Mining 






METALLA (OTCMKT:EXCFF) to Acquire Royalty & Streaming Portfolio from Coeur Mining $EXCFF, $CDE Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (CSE:MTA) (OTCQB:EXCFF) (FRANKFURT:X9CP) said Monday, that it has entered into a Share and Asset Purchase Agreement with Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE), and certain subsidiaries of Coeur Mining. The transaction, Metalla will do the following: acquire a portfolio of three (3) […]






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights






BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights A former adviser to BHP Billiton and doyen of the Australian equity capital markets scene has launched an extraordinary attack on the strategy of the resources giant, including questioning its board appointment of Business Council of Australia president Grant King. Brett Paton, who is now the chairman of Escala […]






Metalla Royalty & Streaming (OTCMKT:EXCFF) Closed on Properties in Timmins, Ontario

Metalla Royalty & Streaming (OTCMKT:EXCFF) Closed on Properties in Timmins, Ontario






Metalla Royalty & Streaming (OTCMKT:EXCFF) Closed on Properties in Timmins, Ontario $EXCFF Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (CSE:MTA) (OTCQB:EXCFF) (FRANKFURT:X9CP) said last Friday that it has closed the transaction with Matamec Explorations Inc. to acquire net smelter return royalties on properties located in Timmins, Ontario. Details of the transaction: SUMMARY OF ROYALTIES Properties owned by […]






Metalla (OTCMKT:EXCFF, CSE:MTA) Consolidates Canadian Extension Royalties at Hoyle Pond

Metalla (OTCMKT:EXCFF, CSE:MTA) Consolidates Canadian Extension Royalties at Hoyle Pond






Metalla (OTCQB:EXCFF, CSE:MTA) Consolidates Canadian Extension Royalties at Hoyle Pond $EXCFF Thursday Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd.(CSE:MTA) (OTCQB:EXCFF) (FRANKFURT:X9CP) signed a definitive agreement with Matamec Exploration Inc. to acquire net smelter return “NSR” royalties on mining properties located in Timmins, Ontario. The upfront payment will be, C$500,000 in cash and 2,000,000/shares valued at $0.50 for […]






The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is

The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is






The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is $ABX, $FNV, $SLW, $EXCFF, $CN.MTA There is a problem in the Gold mining business, and even the biggest mining companies cannot escape it. The more Gold they mine, the closer they are to running out. When that happens, companies scramble, do risky deals, […]






Mining Investment Bankers Seeking High Quality Junior Gold & Silver Targets

Mining Investment Bankers Seeking High Quality Junior Gold & Silver Targets






Mining Investment Bankers Seeking High Quality Junior Gold & Silver Targets $GLD,  $SLV,  $CU, $EXCFF Heffernan Capital Management Launches American Gold Mining Ventures Deal-making is starting to flow again in the mining sector, as the big producers return to the hunt after several years. A commodities price downturn sent metal prices falling for at least […]






World’s Top 10 Gold Mining Companies

World’s Top 10 Gold Mining Companies






World’s Top 10 Gold Mining Companies $ABX, $GG, $NEM, $AU, $KGC, $SBGL The price of Gold broke a 3-year losing streak in Y 2016, but the focus of the world’s top Gold mining companies in terms of output continued to be on cost-cutting and divestment which led to a decline in production for most of the sector’s majors. […]






China Setting Out to Consolidate its Gold Mining Industry

China Setting Out to Consolidate its Gold Mining Industry






China Setting Out to Consolidate its Gold Mining Industry $GLD China’s official news agency Xinhua reported this week that the country is set increase annual Gold output to 500 tonnes by the Y 2020 from around 450 tonnes currently. China overtook South Africa as the #1 miner of the precious Yellow metal in Y 2007. […]






Australian Mining Company Unearths Massive Diamond, Shares Soar

Australian Mining Company Unearths Massive Diamond, Shares Soar






Australian Mining Company Unearths Massive Diamond, Shares Soar ASX:LOM Lucapa Diamond Company’s shares are soaring with its recent record-breaking discovery. The Perth-based Australian mining company has just unearthed a massive 404.2 carat Diamond, sending its shares up 32% to $0.425. Based on its weight, the Diamond is estimated to be worth over $800,000. The enormous […]






Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC

Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC






Exclusive Interview With founding CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC $EXCFF  $GG Tuesday, I sat down with Brett Heath, the founding President/Director of Metalla Royalty & Streaming, LLC (OTCMKT:EXCFF) to discuss the importance and benefits of his new enterprise to the industry, community and stakeholders in the world of precious metals mining, funding and production, […]






A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries

A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries






A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries $CS, $AEM, $SLW, $TECK A new Credit Suisse report takes a positive stance on some Key players in the metal and mining industries. Overall the CS analysts see improving apparent demand trends, accelerating global growth, positive earnings revisions and debt reduction as Key […]






Mining Has Been Banned Near Yellowstone National Park

Mining Has Been Banned Near Yellowstone National Park






Mining Has Been Banned Near Yellowstone National Park The US government has banned new mining claims close to Yellowstone National Park as the Obama Administration steps up efforts to keep the extractive industry out of environmentally sensitive areas before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. Temporary ban affects new claims on a 30,000-acres area north of […]






China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum






China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum China’s outbound direct investment (ODI) is surging despite weak global growth as Chinese companies continue to internationalize their business. Non-financial ODI increased 53.3% Y-Y to reach $145.96 in the January-October frame, surpassing the total for Y 2015 of about $121.4-B, according to the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday. […]






Queensland’s Mineral Exploration Spending Dives

Queensland’s Mineral Exploration Spending Dives






Queensland’s Mineral Exploration Spending Dives The latest exploration statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics simply confirm that exploration in Queensland is “on its knees”. For the 4th year running, the annual spending on exploration for minerals in Queensland has declined. Just 4 years ago, Queensland was investing almost AU$250-M each Quarter in mineral exploration. […]






The $50-B Gold Industry Deal Spree Is Extending

The $50-B Gold Industry Deal Spree Is Extending






The $50-B Gold Industry Deal Spree Is Extending $GLD, $ABX, $NEM The $50-B Gold industry deal spree is extending into its 3rd year, even as the rising bullion price makes sealing transactions and valuing mines more difficult. Gold has regained its “shine” as investors seek havens from volatile markets and weak interest rates. While the […]






Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain






Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain Simpley put, all Bitcoin transactions are recorded on a blockchain, a public, decentralized, permissionless ledger. The transactions are recorded in bundles, called “blocks,” by “miners” who receive a small reward in kind for mining. The process creates new Bitcoins. Miners currently earn 25 Bitcoins per block that is 16.175. The beginning […]






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland Japanese investors are buying Bullion and storing it in Switzerland because of negative interest rates and fears JPY will depreciate as the government grapples with the heaviest public debt burden in the developed world, according reports. The number of buyers jumped 62% in 1-H of Y 2016 […]






New EPA Rules Target Methane Leaks, Flaring & Venting

New EPA Rules Target Methane Leaks, Flaring & Venting






New EPA Rules Target Methane Leaks, Flaring & Venting Following US President Barack Obama’s promise to cut toxic methane leaks at Oil & Gas facilities, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, 12 May announced the US government’s “1st-ever” set of standards to reduce such emissions. The new regulations were criticized by environmentalist critics as not far-reaching enough. The […]