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Big week for mining M&A

SILVER producer Fresnillo plc has launched a bid to take over MAG Silver Corp, in a week that saw increased

Africa

05 DEC 2008

BUY-BACK LAUNCHED

Fresnillo plc, the world's largest primary silver mining company, is seeking shareholder approval to

Capital markets

28 NOV 2008

Golden Mali needs a boost

THE Republic of Mali in west Africa is mineral rich and under-explored. In addition to its gold industry,

Africa

28 NOV 2008

Merged company plans gold production in 2009

A MERGER between BMA Gold Ltd and Aflease Gold Ltd could form a new gold company, pouring its first gold

Africa

28 NOV 2008

Liberia: Full of potential

It is now five years since the UN peacekeeping force, United Mission in Liberia, arrived to ensure the

Africa

28 NOV 2008

Blazing a cleaner trail

Bobby Cooper estimates he saved Rio Tinto at least US$1 billion. Looking back on a 40-year career in

MJ comment

28 NOV 2008

Gold volatility good for Sabodala developer

MINERALS Deposits Ltd (MDL) has seized an opportunity presented by recent volatility in the gold price

Africa

28 NOV 2008

BHPB scraps Rio Tinto mega-merger

BHP Billiton has abandoned its hostile bid for Rio Tinto, blaming plunging commodity prices and the onset

North America

28 NOV 2008

Merchant bank Jaguar objects to HudBay/Lundin merger

HUDBAY Minerals Inc and Lundin Mining Corp have proposed a merger, which met with a counter-takeover

North America

28 NOV 2008

Antofagasta shrugs off gloom with 3% profits rise

London-listed Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc posted a 3% rise in itsnine-month core profit on Thursday

Capital markets

28 NOV 2008

Gold exploration scene in British Columbia (18-01-08)

BRITISH Columbia has been a prolific producer of base metals formany years, but with the exception of

Leadership

18 JAN 2008

Gold 2007

Forty years have passed since the former mining giant Consolidated Gold Fields commissioned the first

Leadership

01 JAN 2007

Gold - 2005

Gold`s performance over the past year was solid rather than spectacular. This may appear to be faint

Leadership

01 JAN 2005