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Commodity matters

There was a clear accord between mood and commodity at the recent Mining Indaba in Cape Town. The metals

Africa

20 FEB 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

Africa

19 FEB 2009

Chinalco names new head; no change to Rio deal

Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) said Xiao Yaqing had stepped down as company president less than a

Africa

19 FEB 2009

Aquarius Platinum to make US$90 mln bid for Ridge

Aquarius Platinum Ltd plans to make an all-share bid for Ridge Mining plc valuing the firm at £63.9

Africa

18 FEB 2009
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Makuutu scoping study from April returned an NPV of US$321 million and an IRR of 38%

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Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint continues exploration in the World's Richest Uranium Region

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purepoint uranium

'Where there's muck there's brass' concept

Saturn Metals' well-funded exploration continues

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saturn metals

Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022

Argosy on schedule for lithium production

2,000tpa plant construction underway

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argosy minerals

China firms, Anglo American eyeing Fortescue

Fortescue Metals Group said on Wednesday it has held talks with Anglo American plc and China's sovereign

Australia

18 FEB 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,

Australia

16 FEB 2009

Long haul for Diamonds - 20:20 Series Diamond Day

There will only be a slow return to normality for the diamond mining sector, but it will emerge as a

Africa

13 FEB 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

Australia

13 FEB 2009
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Developer on path to vertically integrated graphite production

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Turkish delight offers taste of more to come

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Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro

Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play

Following a decade long bear market, the price of uranium has soared in recent months

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blue sky uranium

Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals and the clean energy transition
Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals and the clean energy transition
Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals and the clean energy transition

Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals

Nickel's role in global decarbonisation

Rough times

It was more grim news for diamond companies at the Indaba mining conference in Cape Town this week. De

Africa

13 FEB 2009

Norilsk chief denies merger discussions

OAO Norilsk Nickel is not in "concrete discussions" about creating a Russianmining giant in which the

Europe/Middle East

12 FEB 2009

Chinalco to invest US$19.5 billion in Rio Tinto

Chinese state-owned aluminium group Chinalco will invest US$19.5 billion in Rio Tinto in a deal that

Africa

12 FEB 2009

GRD Minproc coal group

GRD Minproc has appointed Brian Kennedy as manager of its newly-established Coal Group. Mr Kennedy will

Leadership

09 FEB 2009

Rio Tinto chairman-elect quits over Chinalco deal

Rio Tinto director Jim Leng has quitand will not become chairman as had been planned after objecting

Africa

09 FEB 2009

Peter Hambro finalises Aricom offer

Russia's No. 2 gold producer Peter Hambro Mining plc moved on Friday to dispel concerns about its debt

Europe/Middle East

06 FEB 2009

BHPB results show boom times are over

BHP Billiton chief executive Marius Kloppers was bullish on the outlook for iron-ore prices – the commodity

Asia

06 FEB 2009

Troubled Munali ramp-up receives financial backer

NICKEL project developer Albidon Ltd has reached an agreement with a private investment firm which could

Africa

06 FEB 2009
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths
Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Investor Insight: Ionic Rare Earths

Makuutu scoping study from April returned an NPV of US$321 million and an IRR of 38%

SPONSORED

ionic rare earths

Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake
Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint looks beyond Hook Lake

Purepoint continues exploration in the World's Richest Uranium Region

SPONSORED

purepoint uranium

'Where there's muck there's brass' concept

Saturn Metals' well-funded exploration continues

SPONSORED

saturn metals

Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022
Argosy on schedule for lithium production in 2022

Argosy on schedule for lithium production

2,000tpa plant construction underway

SPONSORED

argosy minerals

Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals
Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Investor Insight: BlackEarth Minerals

Developer on path to vertically integrated graphite production

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons
Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Ariana pays dividend as grander future beckons

Turkish delight offers taste of more to come

SPONSORED

ariana resources

Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro
Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play in Rio Negro

Blue Sky Uranium developing uranium play

Following a decade long bear market, the price of uranium has soared in recent months

SPONSORED

blue sky uranium

Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals and the clean energy transition
Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals and the clean energy transition
Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals and the clean energy transition

Giga Metals discuss demand for battery metals

Nickel's role in global decarbonisation