Oct 1, 2012
The board of the Swiss mining company Xstrata has approved a merger offer made by Glencore, a commodities trader.
Sep 18, 2012
Last year, Harvard graduates made less money per year than alumni from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology -- which costs about four times less than Harvard to attend.
Sep 10, 2012
Trading giant Glencore has made a new bid for mining company Xstrata, thanks in part to some deal making by British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Aug 17, 2012
More than 30 people were killed after police in South Africa fired on striking miners. How might the incident impact the nation's mining economy?
Feb 7, 2012
The world's largest commodities trader Glencore has agreed to buy mining giant Xstrata to create a global giant in coal, zinc and copper mining and production.