Tag: largest mining company in the world

June 28, 2018

Types of Iron Ore: Hematite vs. Magnetite

Iron ore is most often found in the forms of hematite and magnetite. Learn what makes those types of iron...
October 6, 2014

Glencore Eyes Rio Tinto Acquisition; Largest Integrated Mining Company Ahead?

Rumor has it that commodities giant, Glencore is honing in on is next acquisition target: Rio Tinto.
June 16, 2011

Copper Exploration Hot Spots

With copper supplies already in a deficit, and the near-term supplies are dwindling due to a reliance on aging mines,...
April 14, 2011

Vale Mining Continues Expansion into Cobalt Markets

Brazilian mining giant Vale has just acquired the South African-based Metorex, a producer of copper and cobalt, with operations in...