By Kishori Krishnan Exclusive to Iron Investing News Still smarting from its failed attempt to buy into the Australian mining giant Rio Tinto, Beijing is making a new bid to secure its supply of iron ore. Looking to mend fences with China, the company is working overtime to heal rifts caused by the collapse of [...]
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WA Business News declared that the state’s iron ore juniors are predicted to reap the rewards from the collapse of the Rio Tinto and Chinalco deal, with Chinese investment likely to flow to emerging iron ore producers. For full story, click here
By Kishori Krishnan Exclusive To Iron Investing News The alarm bells have started ringing. On the sidelines of a mining conference, Rio Tinto said iron ore prices are certain to fall in 2009, the first decline in seven years, but not by the 50 per cent suggested by some steel makers. On the spot market, [...]
By Kishori Krishnan Exclusive to Iron Investing News The talks haven’t borne fruit, as yet. Even as news comes filtering in that China has landed a 40 per cent price cut with the Top Three ore miners, final iron ore talks for fiscal 2009/2010 have yet to see the light of day. Shan Shanghua, secretary-general [...]
By Kishori Krishnan Exclusive To Iron Investing News It was bound to happen. Brazilian stocks dropped for the first time in three days, paring their best monthly gain in a year, on concern that the rebound in commodity prices may not be sustainable as the global economic slowdown deepens. Cia Vale do Rio Doce, (NYSE:RIO) [...]
Mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd/Plc announced that its proposed deal with Chinese state-owned Chinalco would not influence iron ore contract price negotiations for the year ahead. For full story, click here
By Kishori Krishnan Exclusive to Iron Investing News Rio Tinto Ltd. (LON:RIO) gave a gloomy assessment of global commodity markets Tuesday, saying there is unlikely to be much of a rebound this year and warning the downturn will continue to hit its profits. The downbeat outlook reinforces the company’s message that it needs to proceed [...]