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Sylvania, Ruukki join to create large PGM producer

FINLAND-based ferrochrome and platinum group metals (PGM) company Ruukki Group plc is planning to merge

Africa

03 JUL 2009

Xstrata/Anglo American merger: analyst opinion

Most commentators agreed a merger between Xstrata plc and Anglo American plc would be a positive for

Africa

26 JUN 2009

Anglo American likely to attract more bids

Anglo American plc could be targeted for takeover by Vale SA or aChinese consortium, according to analysts

Africa

26 JUN 2009

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This time last year, the Melbourne Mining Club held its second annual lunch at London's Café Royal.

Africa

26 JUN 2009
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Makuutu scoping study from April returned an NPV of US$321 million and an IRR of 38%

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Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint continues exploration in the World's Richest Uranium Region

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'Where there's muck there's brass' concept

Saturn Metals' well-funded exploration continues

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saturn metals

Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022

Argosy on schedule for lithium production

2,000tpa plant construction underway

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argosy minerals

Xstrata may struggle to fund hostile Anglo bid

Xstrata plc may struggle to fund a hostile bid for Anglo American plc after the rejection of its offer

Africa

23 JUN 2009

Risky business

One of the most popular board games of the 1970s was a very basic strategy game called Risk. Compared

Africa

19 JUN 2009

Winners and losers

AS THE dust settles on the Rio Tinto saga it should become clearer who are the winners and losers. Rio

Australia

12 JUN 2009

Back to the future

Harry Adams, chief executive of EMED Mining, is an engaging speaker and he certainly did not let his

Africa

05 JUN 2009
Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia
Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia
Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia

Social opposition remains key industry hurdle

Duque's reforms buoy investors, but solving the popular consultation conundrum will be a tricky task

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Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Developer on path to vertically integrated graphite production

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Turkish delight offers taste of more to come

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Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro

Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play

Following a decade long bear market, the price of uranium has soared in recent months

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Platmin raises £39 million on AIM

Platmin Ltd's £39 million (US$62 million) secondary raising was the biggest such deal on London's AIM

North America

29 MAY 2009

Benchmark spotted

It has stood the test of time but after 40 years the future for an integral part of the metals market

Africa

29 MAY 2009

Out of South Africa

For the past five days, London has been focusing on PGM as it has been platinum week. Any focus on platinum

Africa

22 MAY 2009

Lonmin sells shares to slash borrowings

Platinum producer Lonmin plc will raise US$457 million through a rights issue following a lacklustre

PGMs

15 MAY 2009

Lonmin launches US$457 million rights issue

Lonmin plc, the world's third biggest platinum producer, unveiled a US$457 million rights issue on Monday

Africa

11 MAY 2009

Aquarius Platinum swings to Q3 profit

Aquarius Platinum Ltd, the world's fourth-biggest producer of platinum, said on Tuesday it swung to a

Africa

21 APR 2009

Aquarius Platinum to raise up to US$251 million

Aquarius Platinum Ltd plans to raise up to US$251 million in a share placing, rights issue and convertible

Africa

26 MAR 2009

Commodity matters

There was a clear accord between mood and commodity at the recent Mining Indaba in Cape Town. The metals

Africa

20 FEB 2009
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Makuutu scoping study from April returned an NPV of US$321 million and an IRR of 38%

SPONSORED

ionic rare earths

Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint continues exploration in the World's Richest Uranium Region

SPONSORED

purepoint uranium

'Where there's muck there's brass' concept

Saturn Metals' well-funded exploration continues

SPONSORED

saturn metals

Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022

Argosy on schedule for lithium production

2,000tpa plant construction underway

SPONSORED

argosy minerals

Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia
Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia
Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia

Social opposition remains key industry hurdle

Duque's reforms buoy investors, but solving the popular consultation conundrum will be a tricky task

SPONSORED

verisk maplecroft

Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Developer on path to vertically integrated graphite production

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Turkish delight offers taste of more to come

SPONSORED

ariana resources

Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro

Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play

Following a decade long bear market, the price of uranium has soared in recent months

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blue sky uranium