Articles On Iron Road (ASX:IRD)

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Bulk Buys: Iron ore imports for November soar in China to bring festive cheer for miners

The topsy turvy data coming out of China’s steel sector continues to roll on after the world’s biggest steelmaker revealed iron ore imports hit a 13-month high in November despite sliding steel production. China’s appetite for iron ore roar...

Stockhead IRD 1 day ago
Iron Road and Andromeda explore port potential

Iron Road and Andromeda Metals have entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the development of a deep, multi-commodity port at Cape Hardy in South Australia. According to a statement from the company, Andromed...

Australian Mining IRD 1 day ago
10 at 10: These ASX stocks are getting the warmest reception this morning

Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10, published at 10.15am each trading day, highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade using live data. It’s a short, sharp update to help frame the trading day by showing the biggest mov...

Stockhead IRD 6 days ago
Green Energy: Monash University licences green ammonia technology to Jupiter Ionics

Ammonia is an essential ingredient in the global food system through its role in fertiliser production. But for more than a century it has been industrially produced using the Haber-Bosch process, which contributes heavily to global carbon...

Stockhead IRD 1 week ago
Emission Control: The inconvenient truth about coal, big hydrogen moves, and NEM power prices set to fall

Coal has been high on the decarbonisation agenda, but Wood Mackenzie metals and mining vice chair Julian Kettle says the inconvenient truth is that we still need coal-fired power to ensure an orderly transition to a low carbon world. While...

Stockhead IRD 1 week ago
Resources Top 5: A critical zinc project, copper hits, and ‘one of the highest-grade iron ore deposits in the world’

Akora says ‘Bekisopa’ shaping up as one of the highest-grade iron ore projects globally Ironbark’s large ‘Citronen’ zinc project in Greenland could get special loan terms from EXIM Bank Redstone hits a highlight 16m at 2.62% copper from 74...

Stockhead IRD 2 weeks ago
Bulk Buys: Gina gets into magnetite with iron ore deal

Hancock Prospecting is making a big move into magnetite iron ore, this week inking an initial $9 million deal to farm into the Mt Bevan iron ore project owned by juniors Legacy Iron Ore (ASX:LCY) and Hawthorn Resources (ASX:HAW). It’s an in...

Stockhead IRD 3 weeks ago
Emission Control: Global EV sales to jump more than 80pc in 2021, BloombergNEF says

While the Australian government struggles to come up with adequate policies to support the transition to net zero emissions by 2050, highlighted by the recent release of an underwhelming Future Fuels and Vehicle Strategy, BloombergNEF says...

Stockhead IRD 3 weeks ago
Bulk Buys: FMG fields green queries and banks review iron ore prices

Westpac is the latest major financial institution to knock down its iron ore forecasts after prices dived below US$100/t again on a slowdown in steel production in China it describes as the largest since 2008. It revised its price forecasts...

Stockhead IRD 4 weeks ago
Bulk Buys: MinRes cops big discount for iron ore, coal’s miracle run brings Bluff mine back from the dead

If there was any doubt about the importance of grade in iron ore, check out the latest numbers from Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN). Chris Ellison’s miner suffered a 48% discount to average Platts 62% iron ore prices in the September Quarter. T...

Stockhead IRD 1 month ago
Closing Bell: ASX enters the weekend with second straight day of gains

It’s been a mixed week for the ASX but it has finished on a high. The ASX 200 closed 0.69% higher than yesterday, closing at 7,362 which marked a 3 week high but is still 3.5% above the all time high reached in mid-August. Travel stocks gai...

Stockhead IRD 1 month ago
Emission Control: A new energy economy is approaching but progress towards net zero remains sluggish

The International Energy Agency’s (IEO) flagship publication – the World Energy Outlook has emphasised in its latest edition that while a new energy economy is emerging around the world via solar, wind, electric vehicles and low carbon tech...

Stockhead IRD 1 month ago
Bulk Buys: Profit over prophecy as iron ore miner doubts price Doomsdayers

Set against rumours of its demise, spot iron ore has remained stubbornly defiant, reminding investors again why forecasting is a fool’s errand by bouncing above US$135/t on Monday night. A broad consensus is forming around metals like coppe...

Stockhead IRD 1 month ago
Closing Bell: Tech stocks lead the way as ASX snaps two-day losing streak

It was a fairly turbulent night on global markets, but the ASX 200 put in a fairly solid day of trade on Thursday to snap a two-day losing streak. Risk-on sentiment held sway as the microcap Emerging Companies index rose more than 1%, while...

Stockhead IRD 2 months ago
Bulk Buys: What is normal when it comes to coal?

Is there any end to coal’s incredible price run in 2021? This week has seen thermal coal prices rise to record levels, with low volatility 6000kcal product from Newcastle soaring 5% to US$240/t yesterday. Twelve months ago, when China’s dip...

Stockhead IRD 2 months ago
Iron ore dips to 14-month lows; five penny stocks under spotlight

Highlights Iron ore prices have plunged in the wake of China’s renewed crackdown on heavily polluting industries. The prices of iron ore have slumped 33.65% in the last one month. Various ASX-listed iron ore players are struggling to...

Kalkine Media IRD 2 months ago
Emission Control: BHP goes Deep Green in climate report but path to decarbonise steel will be tough

  BHP flashes green credentials, but is it doing enough? BHP’s annual ‘climate change report’ is now a ‘climate action report’. What a difference a year makes when it comes to nomenclature. The action its referring to is at least a little m...

Stockhead IRD 2 months ago
Bulk Buys: As prices for coking coal soar, will China have to let Australian producers back into the club?

Coking coal prices have gone a wee bit crazy in recent weeks, presenting a once in a generation opportunity for ASX-listed companies who looked sickly as the 2021 financial year wrapped up. According to Fastmarkets MB, supply remains tight...

Stockhead IRD 2 months ago
Bulk Buys: UBS thinks Rio will miss guidance yet again in 2021

Is Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) going to disappoint on shipments yet again? The gaffe-prone Pilbara miner, which was carried by stratospheric iron ore prices to a US$9.1 billion dividend at the half year, appears likely to miss its ambitious guidanc...

Stockhead IRD 3 months ago
Bulk Buys: Would you bet against Andrew Forrest and FMG on iron ore?

Andrew Forrest said he wouldn’t bet against the price of iron ore this week as he addressed media and analysts in a lap of honour for Fortescue Metals Group’s (ASX:FMG) transformative 2021. That was driven by record high iron ore prices thr...

Stockhead IRD 3 months ago
Bulk Buys: Coking coal goes crazy in China while iron ore futures bounce

How’s that Aussie coal ban going for China? Prices of imported premium coking coal in the Middle Kingdom soared to record highs of US$384 per tonne while China looks around every nook and cranny to source the product it once got from our ea...

Stockhead IRD 3 months ago
Iron ore posts biggest single day fall… EVER. Where is it heading next?

It powers Australia’s economic engine room, but iron ore is sputtering after the spot price recorded its biggest single day drop on Friday since index pricing began. Fastmarkets saw iron ore prices for benchmark 62% fines to northern China...

Stockhead IRD 3 months ago
Closing Bell: Risk off sentiment reigns again as ASX loses 0.5%

The broader ASX continued its losing streak, shedding another 0.5% while the benchmark ASX 200 closed at 7,465 points, which is 2.2% lower than last Friday’s close. Health and consumer discretionary goods were rays of sunshine with gains of...

Stockhead IRD 3 months ago
Bulk Buys: BHP places chips on iron ore, met coal as it waves goodbye to petroleum in Woodside deal

BHP (ASX:BHP) has taken advantage of 2021’s astonishing boom in iron ore prices to shower shareholders with a record dividend and kickstart the transformation of the world’s biggest mining house. Its final payout of US$2 per share came off...

Stockhead IRD 3 months ago
Emission Control: BloombergNEF says a huge carbon charge may be needed to kickstart the hydrogen economy

Largely driven by where else but fast moving China, electrolyser shipments will double in 2021 and quadruple by the end of 2022. There are a couple of types of this new-fangled technology, the polymer electrolyte membrane electrolysers curr...

Stockhead IRD 4 months ago
Bulk Buys: Haircut for iron ore on steel production cuts, MinRes deal sends Red Hill Iron to the moon

Iron ore prices fell to their lowest level in two and a half months on the back of noise about steel production cuts in China on Friday, only to moderate on Monday. A 7% flop in iron ore prices to a little over US$180/t to end last week wou...

Stockhead IRD 4 months ago
Bulk Buys: Global steel shows its strength as Australia’s BlueScope breaks earnings record

Are Chinese steel margins on the way back up? Sliding and eventually negative steel margins in June led many analysts to the conclusion that high prices for iron ore would slide rapidly in the second half of the year as steel producers look...

Stockhead IRD 4 months ago
Renewable energy’s share of the electricity market is growing and that could be a good thing for miners

Within the span of only a few years renewable power has grown from supplying a fraction of the electricity used by Australians on a day to day basis to more than 25% of the national grid. In South Australia, where wind power’s share of the...

Stockhead IRD 4 months ago
Emission Control: Australia has no offshore wind farms. Can it be a major part of our energy mix?

Our Emission Control column wraps all the news driving ASX stocks with exposure to renewable energy stocks.   Offshore wind lacks support, but can it be a major player in our energy mix? Some areas off Australia’s coastline are windier than...

Stockhead IRD 4 months ago
Bulk Buys: Grange Resources punching above its weight with absurd iron ore price premium as Vale and BHP report

Tasmanian iron ore producer Grange Resources (ASX:GRR) has become well known for the quality of its iron ore and, while small in volume, makes up for it in tactical nous by supplying pellets that grade around 65%. The Caleb Daniel of the ir...

Stockhead IRD 4 months ago
Stocks that trended the most today

Summary Swoop Holdings (ASX:SWP) posts huge gains on internet firm acquisition NRW Holdings (ASX:NWH) to sell mining assets to Boggabri Coal Titomic (ASX:TTT) rises on completing acquisition of U.S.-based Tri-D Dynamics The S&...

Kalkine Media IRD 4 months ago
ASX ends 0.8% higher; BHP, Fortescue lead

Summary The S&P/ASX200 closed 20 points or 0.83% higher at 7,333.50. The index gained 1% intraday to 7,353, crossing above its 20-day moving average. Eight of 11 sectors ended in green, while materials and realty gained the most....

Kalkine Media IRD 4 months ago
Bulk Buys: Rio Tinto port issues dampen historic iron ore market

In spite of China’s complaints about commodity prices, iron ore was relatively steady in June after a volatile May, with benchmark 62% fines opening the first full week of the new financial year above US$220/t. Those price levels, up from a...

Stockhead IRD 5 months ago
Bulk Buys: Australian iron ore proves Ol’ Reliable as Brazil, China face supply disruptions

The sun is shining again on Australian iron ore, at least for now, with prices again threatening to touch historic levels just one month after reaching record highs. Benchmark 62% fines opened the week in China at US$222.30 a tonne, just US...

Stockhead IRD 5 months ago
Green Energy: Ammonia is one of our biggest carbon emitters. These scientists think they can make it 100% green

• Monash scientists prepare to spin-out green ammonia breakthrough • Green energy sector poised to end week on a high   Monash claims breakthrough in green ammonia development Victoria’s Monash has staked their claim in the race to bring gr...

Stockhead IRD 5 months ago
Emission Control: Queensland bulks up fund to super-power renewables sector

Emission Control wraps all the fortnightly news driving ASX stocks with exposure to renewable energy Queenslanders needed a pick me up after their sobering hammering at the hands of New South Wales in this week’s State of Origin opener. Wit...

Stockhead IRD 5 months ago
Closing Bell: Today’s biggest small cap movers on the ASX

Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest winners and losers during the trading day. Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT. Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intrad...

Stockhead IRD 6 months ago
Bulk Buys: Iron ore price bounces back to end wild May on a high

• Benchmark 62% Fe iron ore price closes a wild month after 5.6% rally to $US198.75 • Iron ore futures trend higher at the end of a week dominated by talk about Chinese intervention • Coking coal finds price support as Aussie export prices...

Stockhead IRD 6 months ago
Closing Bell: Today’s biggest small cap movers on the ASX

Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest winners and losers during the trading day. Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT. Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intrad...

Stockhead IRD 6 months ago
Video: NST shares on the cusp of a rally

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network, presenting “Stock Watch” each week – covering stock tips and shares on the Australian market (ASX). This video is dated 31 May 2021.  Shares covered: (ASX:NST), (ASX...

Fairmont Equities IRD 6 months ago
Bulk Buys: China tells iron ore players to stop with the high prices, or else

Early last week, Chinese premier Li Keqiang said China needed to take more steps to curb “unreasonable” price increases for bulk commodities, right after we wrote this: Lol. Hubris.…which aged badly. Iron ore prices have fallen below $US200...

Stockhead IRD 6 months ago
Iron Road independent technical review verifies CEIP ore processing flowsheet

The company is advancing Central Eyre Iron Project due diligence activities as well as the ongoing partnership process.

Proactive Investors IRD 6 months ago
Bulk Buys: Stuck with high iron ore prices, China is losing its trade war with Australia

Is this what winning a trade war looks like? Chinese sanctions on our wine, coal and lobster pale in comparison to the mammoth prices being paid for Australian iron ore. In fact, the Aussie government could rake in an extra US$34 billion ($...

Stockhead IRD 6 months ago
Iron giants, red metal: record prices highlight SA mineral potential

There’s no doubt it’s a positive time for those trading in resources, with two commodities in particular – copper and iron ore – hitting all-time price highs in the last few days alone. The basis on which those highs have been achieved is...

Stockhead IRD 6 months ago
Bulk Buys: Australia to blame for iron ore prices? Yeah nah

Iron ore 62 per cent fines prices were unchanged this week at US$188 per tonne Hard coking coal prices were up US$0.35 to $US111.13 per tonne at Queensland ports The Chinese steel industry has pointed the finger at the concentrated owners...

Stockhead IRD 7 months ago
Closing Bell: Today’s biggest small cap movers on the ASX

Closing Bell is Stockhead’s daily recap of the ASX’s biggest winners and losers. Data is taken at the market close – at 4.10pm AEDT. Stocks highlighted in yellow rose (or fell) after making announcements during intraday trade. WINNERS Scrol...

Stockhead IRD 7 months ago
10 at 10: These ASX stocks have begun the week on a roll this morning

Stockhead’s Top 10 at 10, published at 10.15am each trading day, highlights the best (and worst) performing ASX small caps in morning trade using live data. It’s a short, sharp update to help frame the trading day by showing the biggest mov...

Stockhead IRD 7 months ago
Last Orders: Despite losing week, best month in six for small caps

Small caps have declined for the fourth time in the past five days — but still finished April with their strongest performance in six months. The Small Ordinaries index gained 4.83 per cent in April despite declining 0.96 per cent this week...

Stockhead IRD 7 months ago
Government cash splash positions hydrogen as the ‘fuel of the future’

Australian governments are getting serious about the country’s fledgling hydrogen industry announcing further multi-million-dollar commitments to position Australia as the home of hydrogen. Ingrid Kukuljan – head of impact investing, lead p...

Stockhead IRD 7 months ago
Bulk Buys: Think $US190/t is good? You should see what Grange Resources is raking in

This is getting absurd. Iron ore was up another $US6.35 – or 3.4% — yesterday to $US191.45/t (CFR Tianjin port). That’s very close to all-time highs of ~$US200/t, reached in November 2007. The US iron ore price (62% fe) since late 2007. Pic...

Stockhead IRD 7 months ago