CVRD wins 19% price hike

CVRD wins 19% price hike

BRAZILIAN iron ore giant CVRD said it has reached agreement with European steel maker Arcelor to raise

Capital markets

14 JAN 2004
Gold hits US$425

Gold hits US$425

GOLD is testing levels not seen since early 1990 on continuing weakness in the US dollar and hints by

Capital markets

06 JAN 2004
China proposes coal price hike

China proposes coal price hike

THE Chinese government has proposed a 12 yuan (US$1.45) thermal coal price hike for 2004 to counteract

Capital markets

05 JAN 2004
Dollar slump pushes gold higher

Dollar slump pushes gold higher

SPOT gold is trading at levels unseen since February 1996 as the US dollar slumped to a record low against

Capital markets

31 DEC 2003
CommSec predicts 20% iron ore price rise: report

CommSec predicts 20% iron ore price rise: report

COMMONWEALTH Securities believes a 20% price hike for iron ore could be on the horizon thanks to massive

Bulks

29 DEC 2003
Japanese coking coal coup

Japanese coking coal coup

AUSTRALIAN and Canadian coal suppliers have secured a major coup with Nippon Steel Corp and its rival

Bulks

22 DEC 2003
Incentives for New Caledonia nickel developers

Incentives for New Caledonia nickel developers

THE French government is stepping in with a financial aid package to ensure that its Pacific Island dependency

Capital markets

19 DEC 2003
Shipping rates high till 2008

Shipping rates high till 2008

Bulk carrier shipping rates are tipped to stay high until 2008, according to comments made by a senior

Bulks

19 DEC 2003
ANZ boosts gold outlook

ANZ boosts gold outlook

CONTINUED weakness in the US dollar has seen ANZ Bank's Natural Resources Group increase its forecasts

Capital markets

18 DEC 2003
Chile lifts 2004 copper forecasts

Chile lifts 2004 copper forecasts

WITH copper pushing through the US$1 per pound barrier for the first time in six and a half years earlier

Capital markets

18 DEC 2003
Nickel pushes through US$15,000/t

Nickel pushes through US$15,000/t

NICKEL has surged to a new 14-year high on the London Metal Exchange, with the three-month delivery price

Capital markets

18 DEC 2003
Queensland coal output up in October

Queensland coal output up in October

LATEST figures for Queensland coal mines show an overall rise in coal output for October compared with

Capital markets

17 DEC 2003
Australian mineral exports set to decline: ABARE

Australian mineral exports set to decline: ABARE

THE Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics believes Australia's mineral and energy export

Capital markets

15 DEC 2003

Nickel at US$10/lb in sight: Macquarie

MAQUARIE Bank analysts Jim Lennon and Adam Rowley say there is

Capital markets

15 DEC 2003
Mineral export receipts reach $13 billion: ABARE report

Mineral export receipts reach $13 billion: ABARE report

AUSTRALIAN Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics executive director Brian Fisher, said total earnings

Bulks

12 DEC 2003
First Quantum in Neves Corvo queue

First Quantum in Neves Corvo queue

CANADIAN-based First Quantum Minerals has joined the queue forming for the Portuguese copper producer,

Capital markets

12 DEC 2003

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