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Partners give ground to agree Tenke Fungurume terms

The contract terms for the major Tenke Fungurume copper mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Africa

22 OCT 2010

Minmetals to buy MMG from parent for $1.85 billion

Minmetals Resources Ltd (MMR) has agreed to buy Australian company Minerals and Metals Group (MMG) for

Australia

22 OCT 2010

Rio objects to Ivanhoe's US$1 billion rights offer

Rio Tinto has responded to a proposed rights offer by Ivanhoe Mines Ltd, saying  that it “offends”� a

Capital markets

22 OCT 2010

Minmetals to buy MMG from parent

Minmetals Resources Ltd (MMR) has agreed to buy Australian company Minerals and Metals Group (MMG) for

Australia

19 OCT 2010

Ivanhoe looks for independence with US$1 billion raising

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd, which is developing the world-class Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project in Mongolia with

Asia

18 OCT 2010

First Quantum to acquire Antares for C$460 million

First Quantum Minerals Ltd, the copper producer seeking to diversify after a battle over mining rights

Life cycle

It has been an auspicious week in Hong Kong, and not just because of the 10.10.10 date alignment (which

PGMs

15 OCT 2010

Government of Peru puts Magistral up for sale

Inca Pacific Resources Inc said the Government of Peru has put the Magistral copper and molybdenum project

Rex raises A$85 million

Rex Minerals Ltd has raised A$85 million (US$84 million) to accelerate exploration at the Hillside copper

Australia

15 OCT 2010

Kagara bids for Copper Strike

ASX-listed Kagara Ltd has made an off-market cash takeover offer for Queensland-focused explorer Copper

Australia

15 OCT 2010

ETF Securities confirms base-metal exchange-traded commodities

The annual LME (London Metal Exchange) week in London kicked off with confirmation from ETF Securities

Europe/Middle East

15 OCT 2010

Rex raises for Hillside exploration

Rex Minerals has raised A$85 million  to accelerate exploration at the Hillside copper project in South

Australia

13 OCT 2010

Exeter to raise C$50 million

Exeter Resource Corp intends to raise C$50 million (US$49.5 million) through a bought deal financing.

Kazakhmys chairman selling shares

Vladimir Kim, the chairman of Kazakhmys plc, has sold over a quarter of his shares in the company for

Capital markets

08 OCT 2010

Kazakhmys chairman sells shares, company may list in Hong Kong

Vladimir Kim, the chairman of Kazakhmys plc, has sold over a quarter of his shares in the company for

Capital markets

05 OCT 2010

First Quantum launches new arbitration

Three subsidiaries of First Quantum Minerals Ltd (International Quantum Resources Ltd, Frontier SPRL

Africa

01 OCT 2010