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Rio to develop US$469m Kennecott Eagle mine

Rio Tinto says it will spend US$469 million to build the Kennecott Eagle nickel and copper mine in Michigan's

North America

15 JUN 2010

Virtuous circle

There is always something deeply unsettling about a room full of people that appear to be in agreement:

Africa

11 JUN 2010

Steel spring

The price of seaborne iron ore imported into China has fallen by about 20% in the past six weeks, from

Australia

04 JUN 2010

Mitsubishi arranges US$322m debt for Copper Mountain

Mitsubishi Materials Corp has arranged US$322 million in debt for the Copper Mountain copper project

North America

04 JUN 2010

Cape Lambert closes sale of Lady Annie

Cape Lambert Resources has completed its sale of the Lady Annie copper project in Queensland to Hong

Asia

04 JUN 2010

Xstrata suspends Australian projects

Xstrata plc has suspended A$586 million (US$498 million) of expenditure to develop two major Australian

Australia

03 JUN 2010

Sale of Lady Annie completed

Cape Lambert Resources has completed its sale of the Lady Annie copper project in Queensland to Hong

Asia

01 JUN 2010

Bottom billion

The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, this week urges developed countries to look to the

Africa

28 MAY 2010

PIGS slaughtered

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced this week that the euro was in danger. She warned of “incalculable”�

Europe/Middle East

21 MAY 2010

Castle to make placement

Castle Resources Inc said it will raise up to C$9 million (US$8.8 million) through a brokered private

North America

14 MAY 2010

Rare map

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has completed a long-awaited report entitled ‘Rare Earth

North America

14 MAY 2010

Lagging supply and robust demand

With more than one third of global molybdenum reserves, China had ramped up its molybdenum output to

Africa

14 MAY 2010

Australian beamer

Almost 19 weeks after it was first delivered to the government, the Henry taxation review has been published

Australia

07 MAY 2010

Greek tragedy

The origin of the dramatic art form that is tragedy is uncertain. Aristotle suggested in 330BC that it

Europe/Middle East

30 APR 2010

China's Jinchuan buys into large Kazakh copper project

Kazakhmys plc, Kazakhstan's largest copper producer, is selling a 49% interest in its Aktogay copper

Capital markets

30 APR 2010

China's Jinchuan and Kazakhmys to form joint venture on Aktogay

Kazakhmys plc, Kazakhstan's largest copper producer, has agreed to sell a 49% interest in its Aktogay

Capital markets

26 APR 2010