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Talvivaara facility

Talvivaara Mining Co plc has secured a three-year €100 million (US$122 million) revolving-credit facility...

Europe/Middle East

02 JULY 2010

Extending the search

Japan is a both a producer and consumer of metals. Metals such as copper, lead, zinc and nickel are produced...

Africa

18 JUNE 2010

INV Metals makes board changes

INV Metals Inc, formerly International Nickel Ventures Corp, has appointed Terry MacGibbon as chairman,...

Europe/Middle East

18 JUNE 2010

Rio to develop US$469m Kennecott Eagle mine

Rio Tinto says it will spend US$469 million to build the Kennecott Eagle nickel and copper mine in Michigan's...

North America

15 JUNE 2010

Poseidon seeks Chinese investors

Australian exploration company Poseidon Nickel Ltd is in talks with potential Chinese investors to fund...

Africa

04 JUNE 2010

Mining holds on through Greek tempest

Apart from providing raw materials to key domestic industries (such as the aluminium industry) the mining...

Europe/Middle East

07 MAY 2010

China's Jinchuan makes C$150m bid for Canadian nickel miner

Jinchuan Group Ltd, the largest producer of nickel in China, has made a C$150 million (US$150 million)...

North America

09 APRIL 2010

Crowflight bid

Jinchuan Group Ltd, the largest producer of nickel in China, has made a C$150 million cash offer for...

Asia

08 APRIL 2010

Project manager joins African Eagle

African Eagle Resources plc has appointed Chad Czerny as project manager for the Dutwa oxide nickel project...

Africa

12 MARCH 2010

Costing for carbon

Unlike a simple carbon tax, cap-and-trade schemes allow the authorities to set economy-wide limits to...

Africa

25 FEBRUARY 2010

Sumitomo forecasts massive growth

Japan's largest nickel producer, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co, has said it plans to spend ¥190 billion (US$2.1...

Asia

19 FEBRUARY 2010

Western Areas to pay dividend

Emerging nickel miner Western Areas NL will pay its first dividend after posting a hike in revenue for...

Australia

19 FEBRUARY 2010