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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

OZ Minerals reassures on debt talks after shares dive

Debt-laden Australian miner OzMinerals sought to allay concerns on Wednesday that it was days away fromdefault,...


25 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

Australian unions want China mine deals watched

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


19 FEBRUARY 2009

China's Minmetals offers $1.7 bln for Oz Minerals

Chinese state-owned metals trader Minmetals agreed to buy Oz Minerals Ltd, the world's No.2 zinc miner,...


16 FEBRUARY 2009

OZ Minerals sees US$1.8 billion writedown

OZ Minerals Ltd expects to take a write-down of up to A$2.8 billion (US$1.8billion) in its 2008 accounts...


13 FEBRUARY 2009