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Coal scramble: Riversdale, Massey and Western in play

A global scramble for coal assets continued this week as Riversdale Mining Ltd confirmed that it had...


10 DECEMBER 2010

Stockpile: New developments give Rio Tinto a boost in London

Rio Tinto responded positively to a series of announcements on the London main market this week. The...


03 DECEMBER 2010

Walter Energy to buy Western Coal for C$3.3m

US coking coal miner Walter Energy Inc has agreed to pay C$3.3 billion (US$3.2 billion) to acquire Vancouver-based...

North America

03 DECEMBER 2010

Stockpile: Miners soften along with commodities

There were only a handful of gainers on London's main board this week as both precious and base-metal...


22 NOVEMBER 2010

US$6.2bn in coal consolidation deals

Two unrelated major coal deals, with a combined value of US$6.2 billion, were announced this week. The...


19 NOVEMBER 2010

Winkelmann joins Western Coal

Western Coal Corp has appointed Neil Winkelmann as chief operating officer. Mr Winkelmann brings 23 years'...

North America

18 JUNE 2010