Market news

The South African platinum producer Northam Platinum Ltd has thrown a potential spanner into the revised,...

Capital markets

19 JANUARY 2001

Xstrata to bid for Asturiana

Xstrata AG of Switzerland announced details of a takeover offer for the Spanish zinc producer Asturiana...

Capital markets

19 JANUARY 2001

Alcan chief resigns

Jacques Bougie, the president and chief executive of Alcan Aluminium Ltd of Canada, surprised the markets...

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Blue Circle agrees Lafarge offer

The UK cement manufacturer Blue Circle Industries plc has succumbed to the latest takeover initiative...

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Alcoa shrugs off energy prices

The world's largest aluminium producer, Alcoa Inc. of the US, has posted record earnings of US$392 million...

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Share prices and exchange rates

Table: Share prices and exchange rates

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Leading indicators

Table: Leading indicators

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Results round-up

The minority partner in the Ekati™ diamond mine in Canada's Northwest Territories, Dia Met Minerals Ltd,...

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Tantalum developer listed in Australia

The Australian Stock Exchange gained another mining and exploration company this Monday (January 8),...

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Market news

Shares in the Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedz fell to a 19- month low this Monday...

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Share prices and exchange rates

Table: Share prices and exchange rates

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

Cambior extension

Montreal-based Cambior Inc. has secured a short extension to the deadline for the completion of its refinancing...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

Market news

The long-awaited unwinding has begun of the cross-shareholdings between the natural resources giant Companhia...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

Mt Weld timetable set

The Mt Weld rare earths project in Western Australia could be in production by September 2002, according...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

Aquarius switches KPM offer to cash

Aquarius Platinum Ltd, listed in Australia and on London's Alternative Investment Market, has revised...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

LTV files for protection

The US-based steel producer LTV Corp. filed for protection under the Chapter 11 bankruptcy regulations...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001