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Selwyn project entices Chinese backer

The Chinese have made further investment in the Canadian mining industry, spending C$100 million (US$94...

North America

18 DECEMBER 2009

Perilya raising

Perilya Ltd has launched a rights issue to raise around A$55 million (US$51 million). The company will...


20 NOVEMBER 2009

Angel loan

Angel Mining plc (formerly Angus & Ross) has secured a new loan for its two mines in Greenland; Nalunaq...

Base metals

16 OCTOBER 2009

Nyrstar makes more mining purchases

Belgium-based mining and smelting company Nyrstar NV made two acquisitions this week, in accordance with...

Central/South America

02 OCTOBER 2009

To boldly go

We know more about deep space than we do about the deep ocean, but as competition for mineral resources...


02 OCTOBER 2009

Nyrstar to buy Peruvian zinc mine

Nyrstar NV, the world's largest zinc smelter, agreed to acquire a Peruvian mine for US$15 million, the...

Central/South America

01 OCTOBER 2009

Angus restructuring

Angus & Ross plc has announced a restructuring of its US$12.5 million loan, as well as plans to change...

Europe/Middle East

07 AUGUST 2009

Chalco to post first-half loss

Aluminum Corp of China Ltd, the nation's biggest producer of the metal, expects to post a net loss for...


27 JULY 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...


09 APRIL 2009

Golden Minerals to hold Apex assets

Bankrupt silver producer Apex Silver Mines Ltd will be reborn as Golden Minerals Co, with creditors to...

Central/South America

12 MARCH 2009

Anglo scraps 2008 dividend, shares tumble

Mining group Anglo American plc scrapped its 2008 final dividend on Friday to conserve cash and said...


20 FEBRUARY 2009

Commodity matters

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


20 FEBRUARY 2009