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Newmont ordered to sell shares in Indonesia unit

Foreign shareholders in an Indonesian unit of US gold miner Newmont Mining Corp must sell part of their


01 APR 2009

HudBay board resigns following proxy fight

HudBay announced this week that the board had resigned in light of preliminary proxy vote counts relating

North America

27 MAR 2009

Uranium explorers sign merger

Resources executive Tony Sage, currently chairman of Cape Lambert Iron Ore Ltd, has been appointed non-executive


20 MAR 2009

Burnstone development funds secured

The offering consisted of 100 million units, comprising one common share and half a share purchase warrant.


20 MAR 2009

IFC invests in Greystar's Colombian project

The IFC's investment will help fund the completion of the technical studies and the environmental and

Turkey – a star in the making

IN 2008, the Republic of Turkey celebrated its 85th anniversary. In under a century, Turkey has transformed


20 MAR 2009

Russia allows Prokhorov to own 75% of Polyus

Russia'santi-trust watchdog has given billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov permission toconsolidate a 75% stake

Europe/Middle East

13 MAR 2009

Fund Fundamentals: Facing the challenge

JPMorgan Asset Management 20 Finsbury Street, London, EC2Y 9AQ Tel: +44 (0)20 7742 3444 Web:


13 MAR 2009

Iamgold plans Essakane capital raising

Iamgold Corp plans to raise up to C$345 million (US$270 million) to fund construction and development


12 MAR 2009

Hochschild makes offer for Southwestern, Liam JV

Hochschild Mining plc will acquire full ownership of the Liam gold project in Peru, with a takeover offer

Silver Wheaton opens war chest with Silverstone offer

Silver Wheaton Corp, in a strong financial position after a recent capital raising, has bid for Silverstone

Golden Minerals to hold Apex assets

Bankrupt silver producer Apex Silver Mines Ltd will be reborn as Golden Minerals Co, with creditors to

Shareholder revolt

A group of shareholders with a 10.7% stake in Western Australian gold mine developer Regis Resources


12 MAR 2009

First Majestic Raising

First Majestic Silver Corp has closed the offering it announced in February. A syndicate of underwriters,

Patagonia completion

Patagonia Gold plc, the South American mining exploration company, has completed the placing of 116.5 million

Colombia withdraws permits on protected lands

The Colombian environment ministry, Minambiente, has withdrawn 44 mining permits from land in protected