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Madagascar's drum beats loud across African seas

THE African island nation of Madagascar is well-known for its exotic animals and paradise beaches, yet

Africa

01 MAY 2009

Alumina plans A$1bln raising

ALUMINA Ltd plans to raise a minimum of A$644 million (US$470 million) to strengthen its balance sheet.

Base metals

01 MAY 2009

Uranium to fuel Namibia's growth

The ruling South West African People's Organisation (SWAPO) is likely to retain its two-thirds majority

Africa

01 MAY 2009

RIO STAKE SAFE

Alcoa Inc and Aluminium Corp of China's (Chinalco) 9% stake in Rio Tinto has not been affected by the

Africa

28 APR 2009
White Gold turns heads as exploration steps up a gear
White Gold turns heads as exploration steps up a gear
White Gold turns heads as exploration steps up a gear

White Gold turns heads as exploration steps

Yukon gold explorer has one of the sector's most prospective land packages

SPONSORED

white gold corp

Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection
Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection
Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection

Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection

Standout silver project's time in the spotlight is near

Poster South Africa mine regeneration on track
Poster South Africa mine regeneration on track
Poster South Africa mine regeneration on track

Poster South Africa mine regeneration on

Orion Minerals close to investment decision on Prieska

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orion minerals

Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution
Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution
Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution

Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution

Dassault Systèmes' Prashanth Mysore on the value for miners of today's digital-lean shift

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dassault systemes

Albidon in administration

Albidon Ltd, owner of the Munali nickel project in Zambia, has gone into voluntary administration.

Africa

24 APR 2009

Russian tycoon Potanin cuts Norilsk stake

Russian tycoon Vladimir Potanin has cut his stake in metals group Norilsk Nickel by 4.8 percentage points

Europe/Middle East

20 APR 2009

Investors demand answers at Rio Tinto AGM

Outgoing Rio Tinto chairman Paul Skinner faced tough questions about the company's desperate need for

Australia

17 APR 2009

No Griffin/Ivernia merger over claims of poor corporate governance

Griffin Mining Ltd has dropped its C$27 million (US$21.7 million) takeover bid for Ivernia Inc, claiming

Australia

09 APR 2009
Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South Africa gold rush site
Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South Africa gold rush site
Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South Africa gold rush site

Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South

Theta shallow gold find in South Africa's oldest gold district

SPONSORED

theta gold mines

Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves in Congo
Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves in Congo
Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves in Congo

Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves

DRC gold explorer sets sights high

SPONSORED

amani gold

White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project
White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project
White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project

White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project

'Second string' project has new glow for White Rock

Futureproofing education for mining
Futureproofing education for mining
Futureproofing education for mining

Futureproofing education for mining

Multifaceted approach from industry and academics required to address skills shortages

SPONSORED

swann global

Lundin share sale to relieve credit pressure

Toronto's Lundin Mining Corp plans to raise up to C$188.6 million (US$152.6 million) through a share

Base metals

09 APR 2009

Merger movements

Victory Nickel Inc announced that Richard Murphy has resigned from the board of directors. Mr Murphy

Africa

09 APR 2009

Alcoa opens results season with quarterly loss

Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc reported a second consecutive quarterly loss on Tuesday, as metal prices

North America

08 APR 2009

Tala Hamza zinc project receives funding

Terramin will issue equity of A$17.5 million at A$0.65/share – almost 50% higher than the closing price

Base metals

03 APR 2009

OZ Minerals gets revised offer from Minmetals

OZ Minerals Ltd said on Tuesday it received an alternative rescue bid from Minmetals, after Australia

Australia

31 MAR 2009

Australia's Terramin gets backing for Algeria mine

Terramin Australia Ltd on Monday said it had begun financing for a proposed zinc and lead mine in Algeria,

Australia

30 MAR 2009

FIRB extends OZ Minerals, Minmetals investigation

The FIRB has extended the evaluation period for the bid by 90 days. The news, announced on Monday,

Australia

27 MAR 2009

More Santa Rita funds

The equity raising is tied to a recent US$190 million debt issue, which was conditional on raising a

White Gold turns heads as exploration steps up a gear
White Gold turns heads as exploration steps up a gear
White Gold turns heads as exploration steps up a gear

White Gold turns heads as exploration steps

Yukon gold explorer has one of the sector's most prospective land packages

SPONSORED

white gold corp

Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection
Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection
Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection

Silver Mines times Bowdens to perfection

Standout silver project's time in the spotlight is near

Poster South Africa mine regeneration on track
Poster South Africa mine regeneration on track
Poster South Africa mine regeneration on track

Poster South Africa mine regeneration on

Orion Minerals close to investment decision on Prieska

SPONSORED

orion minerals

Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution
Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution
Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution

Lean mining and the fourth industrial revolution

Dassault Systèmes' Prashanth Mysore on the value for miners of today's digital-lean shift

SPONSORED

dassault systemes

Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South Africa gold rush site
Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South Africa gold rush site
Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South Africa gold rush site

Theta's triumphant return to forgotten South

Theta shallow gold find in South Africa's oldest gold district

SPONSORED

theta gold mines

Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves in Congo
Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves in Congo
Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves in Congo

Amani Gold fires up ambitious growth moves

DRC gold explorer sets sights high

SPONSORED

amani gold

White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project
White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project
White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project

White Rock ready to roll with NSW gold project

'Second string' project has new glow for White Rock

Futureproofing education for mining
Futureproofing education for mining
Futureproofing education for mining

Futureproofing education for mining

Multifaceted approach from industry and academics required to address skills shortages

SPONSORED

swann global