Trucks, tools and containers among items up for grabs at auction.
Prosecutors are trying to prevent the restart of Vale and BHP Billiton's stalled iron-ore venture until the mine proves it isn't continuing to pollute waterways.
Metal producers whose debt soared as prices collapsed have a chance to pay some back by tapping equity markets, but only if they act fast.
Aluminium hit a nine-month peak on Friday as speculators pushed prices higher thanks to a weaker dollar, but analysts were wary about a possible retreat.
Iron ore's surprise rally may be a thing of the past in just three months, according to Brazil's Itau Unibanco Holding.
Brazilian miner Vale has poured cold water on speculation it will soon buy 15 per cent of Fortescue Metals Group.
Rio Tinto will offer a $100 million loan to Kakadu uranium miner ERA in a bid to ensure it can complete its rehabilitation obligations near the world heritage site.
Iron ore retreated for a fourth day after commodity exchanges in China intensified a crackdown on speculative trading in raw materials.
Vale had its first profit in three quarters as the best-performing major iron-ore miner this year cut costs and prices rebounded.
Independence Group may have sold its stake in Gold Road Resources but this is not indicative of a change in its growth strategy.
Bill Shorten is sending a clear signal he's willing to make climate a centrepiece of the 2016 election campaign.
Senior executives of Australian goldminer Kingsgate Consolidated are strenuously defending the company's environmental record at its Thai operations.
Copper dipped to the lowest in a week on its third straight day of losses as a crackdown on speculators in China dampened sentiment.
Iron ore forecasts have been revised higher by the World Bank after the commodity rallied in the first quarter on a surge in steel prices in China.
Atlas Iron's shareholders have given the troubled iron ore miner the chance to fight on by overwhelmingly backing a critical debt restructure proposal.
Indian mining giant Adani is facing another court battle over its plans to build Australia's biggest coal mine.
The resurgent Fortescue Metals Group will use the spoils of the higher iron ore price to repay another $US577 million of debt.
US Steel Corp has launched a campaign to prevent imports from China's largest steel producers, as a trade brawl escalates.
Copper prices fell in a sell-off fuelled by worries that expectations of stronger demand in top consumer China were overly optimistic.
Goldman Sachs says daily volumes in trading of iron ore futures in China are so large that they sometimes exceed annual imports.
A Shorten Labor government would slash carbon emissions by significantly more than the Turnbull Coalition by 2030 and rein in land clearing.
While the popularity of a lily-white smile spawned a billion-dollar business for Procter & Gamble, it's meant only more bad news for gold.
A host of downtrodden mineral exploration companies have switched their focus to lithium from out-of-favour metals.
The man in charge of BHP's mining operations in Australia has effectively ruled the miner out of the hunt for bargain assets.
Carnage hits companies servicing the oil industry.
Bonuses should be forteited when there are fatalities.
China is on a collision-course with the world's leading steel-making powers.
London's best blue-chip stock is one most analysts spent this year telling investors to dump.
China's gold miners plan to extend the biggest buying spree in four years as the nation seeks greater clout in the global bullion industry.
Goldman Sachs has one piece of advice after this year's dramatic iron ore rally: go short.