Monthly Archives: April 2015

Rio Tinto positions itself to rule the world of Iron Ore

24, 2015 1:52 GMT Summary •Rio Tinto is growing its volumes and will likely achieve its shipment target of 350 million tonnes. •The company, as well as its peers, will continue to pump additional quantities of iron-ore in the market. … Continue reading

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Helium Cargo Airships replace Hydrogen Zeppelins: Solar panels will replace coal for energy as well.

Robert S. Stewart The only thing that will drive coal out of the market will be the lowest installation, capex and operating costs offering more power. Silicon mining and petroleum will get a boost of market share, while old king … Continue reading

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EU lawmakers toughen up rules limiting the import of conflict minerals

April 14, 2015 by Robert S. Stewart Trading mineral resources can be used to fund military groups in conflict areas. The European Union (EU) voted on Tuesday 14th April, 2015 in favour of making it more difficult for armed groups … Continue reading

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Top 12 media myths on oil prices

April 9, 2015 The upstream oil and gas industry is not a black hole. There’s no mystery wrapped in an enigma here. There are a lot of meetings with engineers, chemists and geologists. There’s a constantly evolving learning curve. And … Continue reading

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The energy markets in flux: Looking back on 2014

INFOGRAPHIC – The energy markets in flux: Looking back on 2014 April 8, 2015 Above ground pipeline mining With a focus on Europe, this infographic sums up the major changes occurring in energy MARKETS in oil, renewables, sanctions, and more. … Continue reading

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UK’s risky obsession with US decline: Many policy makers seem to see the rise of China as inevitable

Comment by Robert S. Stewart Some fell. Babylon fell. Hindhead’s turn will come.” George Bernard Shaw’s bon mot in Misalliance was a reminder to British theatre audiences in 1910 that all empires eventually decline and fall. The fact that Hindhead … Continue reading

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