Mining giant unfazed by iron price plunge

The price has recently rebounded modestly, currently sitting around US$116/t, but some analysts are tipping a bigger fall in coming months and years as China curbs steel production…

All the Metals We Mined in One Visualization

But obtaining these materials can be a complex process that involves mining, refining, and then converting them into usable forms. Manganese and chromium rank second and third resp…

Farmers bring polluted land back to life

For years, Indian farmer Chape Hanumaiya struggled to grow anything on his tiny plot of land — it was caked in the thick, red dust drifting from the iron ore mines that surrounde…

ASX closes 0.5% lower, BHP, Fortescue drop

Welcome to the Trading Day blog for Thursday, August 19. The ASX closed 0.5% lower, hit by iron ore miners including BHP and Fortescue Metals.