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Anglo American likely to attract more bids

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


26 JUNE 2009

Minmetals offer for OZ remains the best option

OZ Minerals Ltd, the Australian mining company trying to refinance A$1.1 billion (US$882 million) debt,...


04 JUNE 2009

Uranium to fuel Namibia's growth

The ruling South West African People's Organisation (SWAPO) is likely to retain its two-thirds majority...


01 MAY 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

Lundin share sale to relieve credit pressure

Toronto's Lundin Mining Corp plans to raise up to C$188.6 million (US$152.6 million) through a share...

Base metals

09 APRIL 2009

Tala Hamza zinc project receives funding

Terramin will issue equity of A$17.5 million at A$0.65/share – almost 50% higher than the closing price...

Base metals

03 APRIL 2009

OZ Minerals gets revised offer from Minmetals

OZ Minerals Ltd said on Tuesday it received an alternative rescue bid from Minmetals, after Australia...


31 MARCH 2009

Australia's Terramin gets backing for Algeria mine

Terramin Australia Ltd on Monday said it had begun financing for a proposed zinc and lead mine in Algeria,...


30 MARCH 2009

FIRB extends OZ Minerals, Minmetals investigation

The FIRB has extended the evaluation period for the bid by 90 days. The news, announced on Monday,...


27 MARCH 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

Zhuzhou Smelter annual profit tumbles 76%

Zhuzhou Smelter Group, China's largest zinc producer, posted a 76% drop in net profit in 2008, as the...

Base metals

09 MARCH 2009

Oz Minerals gets debt rollover, China bid looms

Australian-listed Oz Minerals Ltd,the world's second-largest zinc miner, has won another debt rollover...


27 FEBRUARY 2009