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  1. Mining firm to ship iron ore from Australia

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Citic Pacific Mining is set to ship its first consignment of iron ore from its Sino Iron mine in Western Australia later this year after spending US$636 million on a fleet of 12 dry bulk cargo ships. The ships are part of an estimated US$4 billion investment by Citic Pacific to develop and exploit magnetite iron ore reserves at Cape Preston, 100 kilometres ...

  2. Push to boost profit margin in steel sector

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The central government hopes to more than double the percentage contribution of iron ore imports from overseas mines in which it has invested to improve the mainland steel industry's paltry profitability, says an industry veteran. Luo Bingsheng, the former vice-chairman of the government-affiliated China Iron and Steel Association that represented the industry in iron ...

  3. Spilled molten iron kills 12 at Nanjing Iron plant

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Molten iron spilling from the wall of a blast furnace killed 12 workers and injured another at Nanjing Iron & Steel on Wednesday, according to Xinhua and the company's parent, Shanghai-based Fosun International, a Hong Kong-listed conglomerate. A preliminary investigation concluded that molten iron at temperatures of 1,400 degrees Celsius had penetrated ...

  4. S&P slashes Citic Pacific rating

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... last week that the cost of its Sino Iron iron ore development in Western Australia had ballooned by US$900 million. The project, which was already slated to cost US$5.3 billion had already ... regulator have announced they are pursuing the matter, on which Yung has never commented publicly. Last Friday, Citic Pacific said Sino Iron's contractor, state-backed China Metallurgical Group ...

  5. Sichuan iron ore miner digs up 3b yuan budget to double its resources

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Vanadium Titano-Magnetite Mining, a major producer of iron ore in Sichuan, plans to spend three billion yuan (HK$3.5 billion) in the next three to five years to acquire mines ... flows should be enough to support our growth,' he said. China Vanadium aims to have more than 600 million tonnes of iron ore resources in three to five years, compared to 335.9 million ...

  6. Global iron ore prices to stabilise

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng in Tianjin eric.mpng@scmp.com International iron ore prices are expected to stabilise after a moderate rebound following a 30 per cent plunge in the past month, but record prices ... from the developed world.' Graeme Hossie, chief executive of London Mining (which develops iron ore projects in Sierra Leone, Greenland and Saudi Arabia), expected iron ore prices to trade ...

  7. The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... William Wadsworth The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister by John Campbell Penguin British political biographer John Campbell wrote Margaret Thatcher's life story in two parts, Margaret Thatcher: The Grocer's Daughter in 2000 and Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady, three years later. Now, with the help of California State University ...

  8. Test of mettle for million seeking an iron rice bowl

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com Almost a million people sat the civil service entry examination yesterday, down slightly from last year's record figure but still a clear demonstration of the draw of the 'iron rice bowl'. The 970,000-odd hopefuls sitting the tests nationwide were vying for fewer than 18,000 government posts- about a one-in-53 chance of success. ...

  9. China seen as key for iron ore, shipping firms

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com China will remain the world's key iron ore market for mining companies and the global dry bulk shipping industry, despite concerns about the future ... that 2012 and 2013 would see a large influx of new dry cargo Capesize ships, typically above 180,000 deadweight tonnes (dwt), which haul iron ore and coal. Clarksons, the British shipbroking house, ...

  10. Well-worn label is more ironic than iconic

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com 'Fashion icon' is possibly the most overused term in our industry, at least that I can think of. It's de rigueur these days for brands to describe any z-lister they've paid to attend a promotional event a ...




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