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He is richest who is content with the least

It is not known what Xstrata chief executive (CEO) Mick Davis thinks of his revised retention package,...

Base metals

29 JUNE 2012

Hungry for M&A

About 57% of mining and metals sector respondents in a recent surveysaid they expected current cross-border...

Base metals

15 JUNE 2012

Charity doesn

Charity may begin at home, as the saying goes, but the ever-expanding reach of the mining industry means...

Base metals

08 JUNE 2012

Aspirations beyond the great divide

WAS it a good or tough week for Aspire Mining? A confidence-boosting pre-feasibility study on its Ovoot...

Bulks

06 JUNE 2012

Norilsk: Asian says no

Vietnam-focused nickel developer Asian Mineral Resources Ltd (AMR) rebuffed an all-cash offer from the...

Asia

01 JUNE 2012

Diamond Jubilee

If you have wandered around parts of the UK over the past few weeks, you will probably have noticed the...

Asia

01 JUNE 2012

Research targets dragline cost

IT costs an opencut coal mine more than $A1.5 million each year to replace worn dragline ropes for each...

Bulks

29 MAY 2012

When the euro dies?

That well-known European country Azerbaijan (ahem) will be hosting the 57th Eurovision Song Contest in...

Base metals

25 MAY 2012

IMX- Continental merger

Australian iron-ore producer IMX Resource Ltd is to merge with Continental Nickel Ltd, in a deal that...

Africa

25 MAY 2012

The changing nickel market

It is a brave or foolish forecaster who can see signs of recovery in one of the metals hit hardest by...

Base metals

25 MAY 2012

Mirabela raising

Mirabela Nickel Ltd said it planned to raise up to A$120 million (US$120 million) through a strategic...

North America

18 MAY 2012

Happy 100th birthday stainless steel

By the time you read this you will probably already have come into contact with stainless steel at some...

Base metals

18 MAY 2012