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Commodity matters

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

Africa

20 FEBRUARY 2009

Australian unions want China mine deals watched

Australian unions want Chinese investments in the country's mining industry to be watched for signs of...

Africa

19 FEBRUARY 2009

China firms, Anglo American eyeing Fortescue

Fortescue Metals Group said on Wednesday it has held talks with Anglo American plc and China's sovereign...

Australia

18 FEBRUARY 2009

US$4.1M for Hillgrove

Hillgrove Resources Ltd has agreed to place 18.2 million fully paid ordinary shares at US$0.11 per share...

Asia

13 FEBRUARY 2009

Chinalco to invest US$19.5 billion in Rio Tinto

Chinese state-owned aluminium group Chinalco will invest US$19.5 billion in Rio Tinto in a deal that...

Africa

12 FEBRUARY 2009

Rio Tinto chairman-elect quits over Chinalco deal

Rio Tinto director Jim Leng has quitand will not become chairman as had been planned after objecting...

Africa

09 FEBRUARY 2009

Peter Hambro finalises Aricom offer

Russia's No. 2 gold producer Peter Hambro Mining plc moved on Friday to dispel concerns about its debt...

Europe/Middle East

06 FEBRUARY 2009

Russia may take stake in Rusal via convertible notes

UNITED Co Rusal chief executive and controlling shareholder Oleg Deripaska (pictured) said the Kremlin...

Capital markets

06 FEBRUARY 2009

Rusoro wants rid of Gold Reserve 'poison pill' in takeover defence

RUSORO Mining Ltd has called for the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to terminate Gold Reserve Inc's...

Capital markets

06 FEBRUARY 2009

BHPB results show boom times are over

BHP Billiton chief executive Marius Kloppers was bullish on the outlook for iron-ore prices – the commodity...

Asia

06 FEBRUARY 2009

CMB, Fortescue Metals in ships-for-shares deal

Belgian dry shipper CMB said itwould tie up with Australia's Fortescue Metals Group,trading a new shipping...

Australia

04 FEBRUARY 2009

ENRC sees gloomy 2009, shares jump on devaluation

Kazakh mining group Eurasian NaturalResources Corp plc (ENRC) reiterated a gloomy forecast for 2009 as...

Africa

04 FEBRUARY 2009