Iron Ore

Column: China’s resilient commodity imports contrast with weak…

Column: China’s resilient commodity imports contrast with weak…

Published 08/03/2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia - If the sharp plunge in China’s exports in February shows anything, it’s that a gap is opening between what the country is [more…]

ArcelorMittal says Brazil town evacuated after more rigid dam…

ArcelorMittal says Brazil town evacuated after more rigid dam…

Published 08/02/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Miner ArcelorMittal said in a written statement on Friday that it evacuated a Brazilian town of about 200 inhabitants near one [more…]

Brazil President Bolsonaro scheduled for surgery, two days’ rest

Brazil President Bolsonaro scheduled for surgery, two days’ rest

Published 28/01/2019

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was set to undergo surgery on Monday morning to remove a colostomy tube and reconnect his intestines, reversing [more…]

New dam disaster puts Vale CEO, deals and dividends under scrutiny

New dam disaster puts Vale CEO, deals and dividends under scrutiny

Published 28/01/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - When Fabio Schvartsman took the reins of Vale SA in 2017, he suggested a motto for the world’s largest iron miner, [more…]

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

Published 04/05/2018

DALIAN/MANILA (Reuters) - China plans to open more of its futures contracts to foreign investors, a senior official said on Friday, as Beijing launched its [more…]

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh/File PhotoAMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - [more…]

In Iran, France blends hard talks with soft power at Louvre exhibit

In Iran, France blends hard talks with soft power at Louvre exhibit

Published 06/03/2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shakes hands with French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Tehran, Iran, March 5, 2018. President.ir/Handout via REUTERSTEHRAN (Reuters) - [more…]

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Published 05/03/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian government officials removed trauma kits and surgical supplies from trucks that are part of an inter-agency convoy heading into the besieged [more…]

Russian military says new five-hour truce starts in Syria’s Ghouta:…

Russian military says new five-hour truce starts in Syria’s Ghouta:…

Published 02/03/2018

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, Syria March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Omar SanadikiMOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military said a five-hour truce [more…]

Rio Tinto’s Mozambique woes mount as Australian watchdog takes…

Rio Tinto’s Mozambique woes mount as Australian watchdog takes…

Published 02/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Rio Tinto mining company's logo is photographed at their annual general meeting in Sydney, Australia, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File PhotoMELBOURNE (Reuters) [more…]