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DRC negotiates with China, opens doors for debt relief

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has altered a US$3.25 billion mining deal with China in order to

Africa

21 AUG 2009

DRC closer to IMF loan after adjusting China deal

The International Monetary Fund said the Democratic Republic of Congo is closer to being eligible for

Africa

19 AUG 2009

EMED approval

EMED Mining Public Ltd has received shareholder approval to raise £2.9 million (US$4.7 million) through

Europe/Middle East

14 AUG 2009

Bidders up cash in Asarco offer

Vedanta Resources plc has raised its bid for bankrupt US copper producer Asarco LLC, in an attempt to

North America

14 AUG 2009

Kinsevere financing

Anvil Mining Ltd has agreed a strategic alliance with Trafigura Beheer BV, the world's second-largest

Africa

14 AUG 2009

Outside interest on Xstrata's El Morro

Xstrata plc has been approached by potential buyers or partners for its El Morro project in Chile. Xstrata

Capital markets

14 AUG 2009

Chinese companies snap up more projects

China is on a buying spree once again, with two state-controlled companies this week making bids for

Australia

14 AUG 2009

Vedanta ups cash in Asarco bid

Vedanta Resources plc has raised its bid for bankrupt US copper producer Asarco LLC, in an attempt to

North America

12 AUG 2009

Anvil deal with Trafigura

Anvil Mining Ltd has agreed a strategic alliance with Trafigura Beheer BV, the world's second largest

Africa

10 AUG 2009

Kiska created

Rimfire Minerals Corp and Geoinformatics Exploration Inc have completed a business combination and the

North America

07 AUG 2009

Equinox loses chief operating officer

Harry Michael, vice president, operations and chief operating officer of Equinox Minerals Ltd, intends

Africa

31 JUL 2009

OZ Minerals appoint Dowd to board

Oz Minerals Ltd has appointed mining engineer Paul Dowd as a non-executive director. Mr Dowd has more

Australia

31 JUL 2009

Selkirk/Imperial merger

Selkirk Metals Corp and Imperial Metals Corp have planned a merger. Under the terms, each Selkirk shareholder

North America

31 JUL 2009

Grupo Mexico sweetens Asarco offer

GRUPO Mexico SAB has tweaked its payment options to creditors of Asarco LLC, in an attempt to win favour

North America

31 JUL 2009

EXECUTIVE CHANGES AT COPPER FOX

Guillermo Salazar has resigned as president and chief executive officer of Copper Fox Metals Inc. He

North America

24 JUL 2009

Steady Spain holds on during downturn

ONE of Europe's largest nations, Spain hosts one of the world's oldest known mining areas – Rio Tinto,

Europe/Middle East

17 JUL 2009