Madagascar's drum beats loud across African seas

THE African island nation of Madagascar is well-known for its exotic animals and paradise beaches, yet...

Africa

01 MAY 2009

Reverse takeover offer for Jupiter

MINING executive Brian Gilbertson has revealed his intentions for Australian junior explorer Jupiter...

Australia

28 APRIL 2009

Karara JV equity payment proposal

GINDALBIE Metals Ltd, the Western Australian iron-ore producer, is considering raising A$162.06 million...

Capital markets

28 APRIL 2009

Delayed vote a sticking point in Cliffs' takeover of Alpha

IRON-ore and coal producer Cliffs Natural Resources Inc has changed the date of a shareholder vote on...

Capital markets

28 APRIL 2009

Europe closer to blocking BHPB takeover of Rio Tinto

EUROPEAN regulators have outlined their objections to BHP Billiton's attempted US$80 billion takeover...

Capital markets

28 APRIL 2009

UK Coal up despite loss

UK Coal plc, Britain's biggest producer of coal, said it swung to an annual pre-tax loss on Monday following...

Europe/Middle East

27 APRIL 2009

Cazenove raises European mining sector

Cazenove upgraded the European mining sector to "overweight" from "neutral" and said an improving macro-economic...

Europe/Middle East

24 APRIL 2009

Teck Cominco secures debt reprieve

Vancouver-based Teck Cominco Ltd has been granted relief from its largedebt, deferring US$4.4 billion...

North America

24 APRIL 2009

Valin closer to Fortescue investment approval

Hunan Valin Iron and Steel Group Co Ltd is closer to sealing its planned A$1.2 billion (US$845 million)...

Australia

24 APRIL 2009

Peter Hambro confirms move to LSE main market

Peter Hambro Mining plc, Russia's number two gold producer, confirmed it plans to move to the London...

Europe/Middle East

22 APRIL 2009

Fortescue shares rise on talks

Australia's Fortescue Metals Ltd has had discussions with a range of parties on future investment and...

Australia

20 APRIL 2009

Highveld enters BEE deal

Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corp Ltd, the South African unit of Evraz Group, has transferred 26% of its...

Capital markets

17 APRIL 2009

Investors demand answers at Rio Tinto AGM

Outgoing Rio Tinto chairman Paul Skinner faced tough questions about the company's desperate need for...

Australia

17 APRIL 2009

Coal of Africa stake

ArcelorMittal South Africa has acquired, from its parent company, a 16.3% stake in Coal of Africa Ltd...

Africa

09 APRIL 2009

Continental Coal chief

Continental Capital Ltd has appointed Petrus Snyders as chief executive of majority-owned subsidiary...

Africa

09 APRIL 2009

BHPB taxes

BHP Billiton has won a A$643 million (US$457 million) dispute with the Australian Tax Office over its...

Australia

09 APRIL 2009