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Talent competition

INCWALA Resources faces some real difficulties now it has to find a chief executive to replace Arne Frandsen,

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23 JUN 2006

Gone sailing

THERE must have been mixed feelings at Barrick Gold when Peter Munk, founder and chairman, revealed he

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16 JUN 2006

Between the big boys

CHARACTERISTICALLY, Ken MacNeill is not crowing about how he outmanoeuvred De Beers over management of

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16 JUN 2006

Nomad's dilemma

Platinum Mining Corp of India (PMCI) has now seen the departure of nearly every director who was on the

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09 JUN 2006

High-profile departure

Are we to take at face value the announcement that Graham Mascall is resigning as chief executive of

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09 JUN 2006

Resurrection man

RODERICK Smith had to sell his house and all the furniture to help finance his long and very bitter legal

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02 JUN 2006

Travelling in style now

MANNE Dipico, the new deputy chairman of De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM), the diamond group's South

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02 JUN 2006

Chalice accepted

WHEN Tony Palmer announced he would be giving up the chief executive's job at Newcrest Mining Ltd, one

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26 MAY 2006

Television news

TODD Russell and Brant Webb, the two gold miners trapped in a small cage underground for 14 days at the

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26 MAY 2006

Not worth the metal

ONE of the classic indicators that metal prices have reached a peak is when daft articles about the situation

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19 MAY 2006

From Russia with love

THE story of how Sergey Kurzin, a Moscow-trained nuclear-power research engineer, came to be running

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19 MAY 2006

His own boss

MARK Ashley is in the process of transforming Perth-based Apex Minerals. To help him he has hired two

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12 MAY 2006

The rumour machine

HERE'S Brad Mills, chief executive of Lonmin, explaining in a South African radio broadcast what happened

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12 MAY 2006

The greasy pole

THERE'S a guessing game going on in Johannesburg and London. It started after Anglo American revealed

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05 MAY 2006

Seat 1A

QUESTIONS are also being asked about why Tony Trahar will retire early, giving up the chief executive

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05 MAY 2006

A diversified portfolio

HARRY Dobson is known in Europe for his successful stable of 40 racehorses. In Ireland, where his horses

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28 APR 2006

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