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Japan: Road to recovery

More than a year has passed since the Japanese earthquake. While there is still no noticeable effect...


15 JUNE 2012

Anglo American Sur dispute continues

The ongoing dispute between Anglo American plc and Chile's Codelco has continued at full steam into the...

Central/South America

03 JANUARY 2012

Anglo issues writ

Anglo American has filed a writ with the Court of Appeals in Santiago, for distribution to the competent...

Central/South America

22 DECEMBER 2011

Anglo American sells Chile stake direct to Mitsubishi

Anglo American plc has announced the sale of a 24.5% stake in its Anglo Sur (AAS) copper business in...

Central/South America

10 NOVEMBER 2011

BHPB-Mitsubishi invest US$4.2 billion on coking-coal expansion

The coking-coal alliance in Australia between BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi has approved the development...


04 NOVEMBER 2011

Barnett piles pressure on Oakajee developers

Colin Barnett, Western Australia's premier, will not grant the developers of the troubled Oakajee port...



Macarthur supports new takeover offer

Peabody Energy Corp looked finally on course for a takeover of Macarthur Coal Ltd this week after the...



Rio Tinto, Mitsubishi offer to buy out Coal & Allied minorities

Rio Tinto and Mitsubishi Corp have offered A$1.49 billion (US$1.54bn) to buy out the minority shareholding...


12 AUGUST 2011

Rio Tinto, Mitsubishi to buy Coal & Allied minority stake for US$1.5bn

Rio Tinto and Mitsubishi Corp have offered A$1.49 billion (US$1.54 billion) to buy out the minority shareholding...


08 AUGUST 2011

Murchison adds to Oakajee development cost

Murchison Metals Ltd said it now expects the cost of developing its controversial Oakajee Port and Rail...


08 JULY 2011

Oakajee fears grow as Sinosteel suspends project

Sinosteel Corp's subsidiary in the midwest of Western Australia has halted work at its A$2 billion (US$2.1...


24 JUNE 2011

Waiting for growth

Argentina's economy is growing again in 2010. A growth rate of 3-5% is predicted this year (following...

Central/South America

13 AUGUST 2010