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AQM Copper adds board member

Ron Simkus has joined Canadian exploration company AQM Copper Inc as an independent director on its board.

Quadra FNX's China deal falls through

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture between Quadra FNX Mining Ltd and a subsidiary

Extending the search

Japan is a both a producer and consumer of metals. Metals such as copper, lead, zinc and nickel are produced

Africa

18 JUN 2010

New goal

Perhaps not something to quicken the heart, and a million miles from the action in the World Cup in South

PGMs

18 JUN 2010

Indophil suspends shares on reports of open-pit mining ban

Indophil Resources NL has suspended trade in its shares in Australia following reports of a potential

Asia

18 JUN 2010

Quadra FNX's China deal falls through

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture between Quadra FNX Mining Ltd and a subsidiary

Rio to develop US$469m Kennecott Eagle mine

Rio Tinto says it will spend US$469 million to build the Kennecott Eagle nickel and copper mine in Michigan's

North America

15 JUN 2010

Virtuous circle

There is always something deeply unsettling about a room full of people that appear to be in agreement:

Africa

11 JUN 2010

Steel spring

The price of seaborne iron ore imported into China has fallen by about 20% in the past six weeks, from

Australia

04 JUN 2010

Mitsubishi arranges US$322m debt for Copper Mountain

Mitsubishi Materials Corp has arranged US$322 million in debt for the Copper Mountain copper project

North America

04 JUN 2010

Cape Lambert closes sale of Lady Annie

Cape Lambert Resources has completed its sale of the Lady Annie copper project in Queensland to Hong

Asia

04 JUN 2010

Xstrata suspends Australian projects

Xstrata plc has suspended A$586 million (US$498 million) of expenditure to develop two major Australian

Australia

03 JUN 2010

Sale of Lady Annie completed

Cape Lambert Resources has completed its sale of the Lady Annie copper project in Queensland to Hong

Asia

01 JUN 2010

Bottom billion

The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, this week urges developed countries to look to the

Africa

28 MAY 2010

PIGS slaughtered

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced this week that the euro was in danger. She warned of “incalculable”�

Europe/Middle East

21 MAY 2010

Castle to make placement

Castle Resources Inc said it will raise up to C$9 million (US$8.8 million) through a brokered private

North America

14 MAY 2010