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Independence agrees to Jabiru takeover

Independence Group NL, an Australian nickel producer, has agreed to buy the shares it doesn't own in

Australia

09 FEB 2011

Pricking bubbles

The global demand for a range of commodities hit all-time highs in 2010, which was much earlier in the

Europe/Middle East

04 FEB 2011

Altona funds projects

ASX-listed Altona Mining Ltd will raise A$70 million (US$69 million) to fund its copper ventures through

Australia

04 FEB 2011

Imitating Icarus

It will come as little surprise to learn that I am not writing this from a ski resort in the Swiss Alps.

Europe/Middle East

28 JAN 2011

More Hong Kong listings on the way

China Hongqiao Group Ltd is set to be the latest large-scale miner to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Base metals

28 JAN 2011

Avalon raising

Avalon Minerals Ltd plans to raise A$10.4 million (US$10.4 million) to fund work at its Viscaria copper-iron

Europe/Middle East

14 JAN 2011

Hudbay offers C$520m for Norsemont

Hudbay Minerals Inc has made an offer for all the shares in Norsemont Mining Inc, valuing the Peruvian-focused

Blame allocated

The past week has seen two important safety-related announcements. Although both developments emanated

PGMs

14 JAN 2011

American cordillera: Mountains of fortune

Stretching the length of the Americas, the series of mountains that form the Western Cordillera in North

Companies agree to new Chile mining royalty

BHP Billiton and Antofagasta plc are among several producers to accept Chile's new royalty system aimed

Inmet and Lundin to merge into US$9bn Symterra group

Base-metals producers Inmet Mining Corp and Lundin Mining Corp have agreed to a no-premium merger of

Inmet and Lundin propose merger of equals

Base metals companies Inmet Mining Corp and Lundin Mining Corp have agreed to a no-premium merger of

Africa

13 JAN 2011

Hudbay offers C$520m for Norsemont

Hudbay Minerals Inc has made an offer for all the shares in Norsemont Mining Inc, valuing the Peruvian

Gate keeper

For those of us marooned in the UK, January is a dark and unpleasant month. December at least held festive

PGMs

07 JAN 2011

Bisha pours first gold

The Bisha precious and base metals project in Eritrea has poured its first gold, according to owner Nevsun

Base metals

05 JAN 2011

CDC raises US$65m in AIM listing

COPPER Development Corp (CDC) has completed a successful introduction to London's AIM market, raising

Asia

20 DEC 2010