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Counting the counters

WHAT'S going on? The mining industry is awash with cash, and profits have never been higher. Yet there

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12 AUG 2005

All change

THERE is no revolving door to the boardroom at Sierra Leone Diamond Co (SLDC) insists David Gadd-Claxton,

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05 AUG 2005

And then there were none

ANIL Agarwal is tearing down the last vestiges of the window dressing put up by the investment bank JP

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05 AUG 2005

Pay day

XX“Yet it's not all that long ago he could raise hardly any investor interest in his company”� PETER

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29 JUL 2005

Rebel with a cause

FRANCIS Ona, who has died aged 52 after a short illness, started out rather humbly as a surveyor and

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29 JUL 2005

What's in a name?

IDI Amin, then dictator of Uganda, once decreed that venereal disease should be called ‘good hope' so

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22 JUL 2005

Renaissance man

JOHN Catchpole admits that when he was an merchant banker at ING Capital, and Avocet Mining was a client:

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22 JUL 2005

Cross-holdings

AUSTRALIAN buddies Chris Kyriakou and John Byrne are hoping to list a company called Uranium Mining (UM)

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15 JUL 2005

A family aff air

THIS is a mining family saga that matches anything the scriptwriters for the Dallas and Dynasty television

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15 JUL 2005

Cashing in

JUNIOR mining companies seeking money in London are almost certain these days to pay a call on RAB Capital,

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08 JUL 2005

International career

THERE was never any doubt about what career Bernie Pryor would follow. For several generations his family

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08 JUL 2005

City life

ENTHUSIASM for scuba-diving helped bring together Bill Clough and Graham Roberts, a couple of geologists

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01 JUL 2005

Family man

WHAT do you do if you love cricket, but are not very good at it and want to compete against some of the

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01 JUL 2005

Frozen assets

CANADIAN diamond hunters are extremely competitive, and go to great lengths to outfox their rivals. Stornoway

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24 JUN 2005

In the blood

EVER since reading the following, highly dramatic, description of the early drilling that led to the

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24 JUN 2005

Market forces

A RELUCTANT Bill Humphries, managing director of AIM-listed Patagonia Gold , is being shoved into the

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17 JUN 2005

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