PGM consolidation to continue

RECENT mergers of platinum companies are set to continue, with executives and analysts agreeing that...


10 JULY 2009

Sylvania, Ruukki join to create large PGM producer

FINLAND-based ferrochrome and platinum group metals (PGM) company Ruukki Group plc is planning to merge...


03 JULY 2009

Xstrata/Anglo American merger: analyst opinion

Most commentators agreed a merger between Xstrata plc and Anglo American plc would be a positive for...


26 JUNE 2009

Anglo American likely to attract more bids

Anglo American plc could be targeted for takeover by Vale SA or aChinese consortium, according to analysts...


26 JUNE 2009


This time last year, the Melbourne Mining Club held its second annual lunch at London's Café Royal....


26 JUNE 2009

Xstrata may struggle to fund hostile Anglo bid

Xstrata plc may struggle to fund a hostile bid for Anglo American plc after the rejection of its offer...


23 JUNE 2009

Risky business

One of the most popular board games of the 1970s was a very basic strategy game called Risk. Compared...


19 JUNE 2009

Winners and losers

AS THE dust settles on the Rio Tinto saga it should become clearer who are the winners and losers. Rio...


12 JUNE 2009

Back to the future

Harry Adams, chief executive of EMED Mining, is an engaging speaker and he certainly did not let his...


05 JUNE 2009

Platmin raises £39 million on AIM

Platmin Ltd's £39 million (US$62 million) secondary raising was the biggest such deal on London's AIM...

North America

29 MAY 2009

Benchmark spotted

It has stood the test of time but after 40 years the future for an integral part of the metals market...


29 MAY 2009

Out of South Africa

For the past five days, London has been focusing on PGM as it has been platinum week. Any focus on platinum...


22 MAY 2009

Lonmin sells shares to slash borrowings

Platinum producer Lonmin plc will raise US$457 million through a rights issue following a lacklustre...


15 MAY 2009

Lonmin launches US$457 million rights issue

Lonmin plc, the world's third biggest platinum producer, unveiled a US$457 million rights issue on Monday...


11 MAY 2009

Aquarius Platinum swings to Q3 profit

Aquarius Platinum Ltd, the world's fourth-biggest producer of platinum, said on Tuesday it swung to a...


21 APRIL 2009

Aquarius Platinum to raise up to US$251 million

Aquarius Platinum Ltd plans to raise up to US$251 million in a share placing, rights issue and convertible...


26 MARCH 2009