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Just a misfortune

TO LOSE a managing director and a chief executive all in the space of three weeks is, to say the least,

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29 APR 2005

Back to the Pilbara

GORDON Toll is opting for a complete change of direction. This comes after nine years working with the

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29 APR 2005

A leap in the light

JIM Wall vividly recalls one of the most memorable battles between a junior and a major mining group.

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22 APR 2005

Carefree to careful

NOW this is unusual. Someone who has given up the carefree life of a journalist, with its free drinks,

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22 APR 2005

Nice work

PHRASES such as “expect a shareholder backlash”� and “outrage”� are being bandied about in some UK newspapers

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15 APR 2005

Platinum purist

ED HASLAM, who spent 23 years with Lonmin, ending up as chief executive before retiring in April last

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15 APR 2005

Golden Boys

DON McKinnon reckons he personally staked 22,000 claims back in the late 1970s on ground near Lake Superior

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08 APR 2005

It could be you

I'M QUOTING here because I couldn't write it better myself. “Scotsman Harry Dobson, 57, and a partner

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08 APR 2005

Tot siens

HERE'S another example of how companies obfuscate. When Roger Kebble gave up the chairmanship of London-listed

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01 APR 2005

Adieu

THERE seems to have been a serious bust-up on the board of Vedanta, the first Indian mining and metals

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01 APR 2005

In the timing

AUSTRALIAN entrepreneur Colin Ikin and his wife have sold £2 million-worth of shares in AIM-listed GMA

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24 MAR 2005

Portfolio man

CRAIG Burton says he has lost count of the companies he's helped to list on stock exchanges in Australia

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24 MAR 2005

Big Ambitions

NOBODY who knows Mick Davis, Xstrata's chief executive, expects him to spend any time licking his wounds

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17 MAR 2005

Dim view

PRESIDENT Mugabe take note. Zimbabwe is the worst place in the world to invest exploration money, according

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17 MAR 2005

An Irish story

WHAT a cast of characters is involved in the Arcon saga! There's Sir Tony O'Reilly, probably Ireland's

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11 MAR 2005

Uncharacteristically low-profile

TALKING of industry characters, not many people seem to remember that Mohamed al-Fayed is in the mining

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11 MAR 2005

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