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Search for naturally-occurring stainless steel

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc has confirmed its funding commitment to the Decar project of Vancouver-based First Point Minerals Corp. What lifts this announcement above the ordinary is the nature of the mineralisation at Decar. The mineral is awaruite, a naturally-occurring alloy of nickel and iron.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 24 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Eastern Platinum looks to raise C$300 million

Eastern Platinum Ltd plans to raise C$300 million (US$294 million) after launching a public offering of its common shares
Breaking News Article Finance 23 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Stockpile: Miners soften along with commodities

There were only a handful of gainers on London’s main board this week as both precious and base metal prices were softer overall.
Breaking News Article Finance 22 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Anglo sells Scaw assets for US$932 million

Anglo American plc has sold the international assets of its Scaw Metals Group subsidiary for US$932 million to Australia’s OneSteel Ltd
Magazine Article Finance 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Nyrstar goes upstream to get more concentrate

Nyrstar NV, one of the world’s largest zinc producers, has made a friendly C$409 million (US$400 million) cash offer for Farallon Mining Ltd, owner of the Campo Morado operation in Mexico
Magazine Article Finance 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Paulson supports Detour Gold financing

Paulson & Co Inc, the US hedge fund manager, has agreed to subscribe for at least US$230 million of Detour Gold Corp’s US$500 million convertible notes issue
Magazine Article Finance 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Umwelt additions

Sabina Silver & Gold Corp has extended mineralisation at its Umwelt gold discovery, part of the Goose property at its Back River project in Canada’s Nunavut Territory
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Woodjam intercepts

Additional drilling by Gold Fields Ltd at the Woodjam copper-gold-molybdenum property in British Columbia has intersected further long intervals of mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Polymet Glencore sale

Polymet Mining Corp has entered into a definitive agreement with Glencore AG to place 30 million shares, raising US$30 million
Magazine Article Finance 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

BHPB decides against committing more for PotashCorp

BHP Billiton has withdrawn from its hostile US$40 billion bid to acquire Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc after deciding against making further commitments to secure approval
Headline Article Finance 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Caterpillar to acquire Bucyrus

Caterpillar Inc is to acquire fellow US equipment manufacturer Bucyrus International Inc for US$7.6 billion in an agreed deal
Magazine Article Finance 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Imperial updates Red Chris feasibility

Imperial Metals Corp has produced an update for a 2005 feasibilty study for its Red Chris copper-gold project in British Columbia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Timberline results

An ongoing drilling programme at Timberline Resources Corp’s South Eureka gold property in Nevada has intersected sediment-hosted mineralisation at the Lookout Mountain prospect
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Coalspur raises Vista resource to 1.2Gt

Coalspur Mines Ltd has received an updated resources estimate for the Vista thermal coal deposit near Hinton in Alberta
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

US$6.2bn in coal consolidation deals

Two unrelated major coal deals, with a combined value of US$6.2 billion, were announced this week. The first, if successful, would create one of world’s largest thermal coal exporter to China. The second will be one the largest publicly-listed, coking-coal producer in the world
Headline Article Finance 19 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Caterpillar to acquire Bucyrus

In an agreed deal, Caterpillar Inc is to acquire fellow US equipment manufacturer Bucyrus International Inc for US$7.6 billion. Caterpillar will use a combination of balance sheet cash, debt and up to US$2 billion in equity to finance the acquisition.
Breaking News Article Finance 18 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Biodiversity threat continues

A new study to be published in the journal Science and presented that the Convention on Biological Diversity this month, has indicated that one-fifth of vertebrate species are now threatened with extinction
Breaking News Article Reports 16 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Corruption still rife

Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has indicated that bribery and corruption are still a problem for many countries around the world
Breaking News Article Reports 15 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Bill C-300 defeated in Canadian parliament

The Canadian government has rejected a controversial Bill which proposed giving the government authority to investigate complaints of human rights and environmental abuses against resources companies operating abroad
Breaking News Article Reports 15 Nov 2010 0 Stars

Anglo sells Scaw's international assets for US$932 million

Anglo American plc has sold the international assets of Scaw Metals Group for US$932 million to Australian steel company, OneSteel Ltd.
Breaking News Article Finance 15 Nov 2010 0 Stars
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Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
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