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Australian minerals - on the rebound

In 2008, the Australian minerals industry rode the crest of the wave of surging worldwide demand for

Asia

24 JUL 2009

Silvercorp cancellation

Silvercorp Metals Inc has terminated its offer for Klondex Mines Ltd, after the conditions for the offer

Capital markets

24 JUL 2009

Bullet dodged

A rapid cooling of global steel activity in the second half of 2008 saw spot prices for iron ore plummet.

Australia

24 JUL 2009

Ballarat for sale

Lihir Gold is selling its Ballarat operation in Victoria after a review of the project concluded that

Australia

21 JUL 2009

Dwyka/Minerva marriage approved

THE merger between Dwyka Resources Ltd and Minerva Resources plc is going ahead, after the Dwyka board

Africa

17 JUL 2009

Dioro rejection

Takeover target Dioro NL has told shareholders to reject Avoca Resources Ltd's upgraded takeover bid

Australia

17 JUL 2009

Nevsun secures finances

NEVSUN Resources Ltd has secured debt facilities totalling US$235 million for its Bisha gold project

Africa

17 JUL 2009

Golden constant

Despite enthusiastic predictions earlier this year, gold remains stubbornly under US$1,000/oz. Yes, the

Events Coverage

17 JUL 2009

Bidding war erupts for Moto

Randgold Resources Ltd is seeking control of the coveted 22.5Moz Moto gold project in the Democratic

Africa

17 JUL 2009

Paying the penalty

John Gregory Paterson has, for the first time, admitted he is guilty of fraud and illegal insider trading.

MJ comment

10 JUL 2009

To Tweet

The generation that remembers mobile phones as bricks that required shoulder straps will scarcely believe

Africa

10 JUL 2009

CIC invests in Teck

China Investment Corp (CIC) has purchased a 17.2% equity interest in Teck Resources Ltd through a wholly-owned

Africa

03 JUL 2009

Booming Brazil

Brazil has the largest economy in South America and a strong, diverse mining sector which contributes

Buka board

Cape Lambert Iron Ore Ltd has moved to replace the board of Buka Gold Ltd. Cape Lambert gained a 20%

Australia

03 JUL 2009

The case of the missing gold

Here's a conundrum: around 17,500oz of gold from the Royal Canadian Mint remains “unaccounted for”� after

North America

03 JUL 2009

Boddington sold

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd has completed the sale of its 33% interest in the Boddington gold project in Western

Australia

03 JUL 2009