aluminium

Bauxite on Metallica’s playlist as Chinese demand soars

Barry FitzGerald

Metallica Minerals is preparing to cash-in on China’s booming appetite for bauxite, with its Queensland project set to secure a mining licence followed by off-take deals. And Kairos Minerals, which has already returned strong results from its WA gold exploration project next to Breaker Resources, hits cobalt. Show More

The Trump Factor - Commodity Scorecard So Far

Gavin Wendt

It’s worthwhile reflecting on the impact of Donald Trump’s election victory on commodities so far. In the immediate aftermath, we witnessed a surge in commodity prices pretty much across the board, with the obvious exception of gold – viewed by some as a likely laggard investment in the growth-fuelled Trump... Show More

Join the conversation

Rio's remarkable turnaround in aluminium

Livewire Equities

Rio's remarkable turnaround in aluminium. Lots of remarkable things and figures in Rio Tinto's 2013 results. The $US10.2 billion profit comfortably beat market consensus, as did the annual dividend of $US1.92 a share. Then there was the stunning operating cost reductions, as chief executive Sam Walsh crooned from a soggy... Show More