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Creasy, Apex spin off nickel assets to Croesus

APEX Minerals NL and famed Australian prospector Mark Creasy will vend their nickel assets into former

Australia

12 JUN 2009

Minmetals offer for OZ remains the best option

OZ Minerals Ltd, the Australian mining company trying to refinance A$1.1 billion (US$882 million) debt,

Australia

04 JUN 2009

Norilsk posts US$555 million loss on write-down

MMC Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest nickel producer, recorded a loss of US$555 million for 2008,

Australia

29 MAY 2009

Norilsk chairman says post-crisis merger possible

Norilsk Nickel Chairman Alexander Voloshin said on Tuesday it would make sense for the world's largest

Europe/Middle East

19 MAY 2009

Santa Rita funding

Mirabela Nickel Ltd has placed 5 million shares to institutional investors at A$2.15 (US$1.63) each to

Western Areas cash

Nickel sulphide producer Western Areas NL has raised A$35.35 million (US$26.62 million) through the placement

Australia

15 MAY 2009

OZ Minerals chief to resign to take Minmetals role

OZ Minerals said its chief executive, who masterminded the sale of the world's number two zinc mining

Australia

05 MAY 2009

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

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

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