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Valin closer to Fortescue investment approval

Hunan Valin Iron and Steel Group Co Ltd is closer to sealing its planned A$1.2 billion (US$845 million)

Australia

24 APR 2009

Albidon in administration

Albidon Ltd, owner of the Munali nickel project in Zambia, has gone into voluntary administration.

Africa

24 APR 2009

Peter Hambro confirms move to LSE main market

Peter Hambro Mining plc, Russia's number two gold producer, confirmed it plans to move to the London

Europe/Middle East

22 APR 2009

Aquarius Platinum swings to Q3 profit

Aquarius Platinum Ltd, the world's fourth-biggest producer of platinum, said on Tuesday it swung to a

Africa

21 APR 2009

Russian tycoon Potanin cuts Norilsk stake

Russian tycoon Vladimir Potanin has cut his stake in metals group Norilsk Nickel by 4.8 percentage points

Europe/Middle East

20 APR 2009

Fortescue shares rise on talks

Australia's Fortescue Metals Ltd has had discussions with a range of parties on future investment and

Australia

20 APR 2009

Highveld enters BEE deal

Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corp Ltd, the South African unit of Evraz Group, has transferred 26% of its

Capital markets

17 APR 2009

Legal suit against De Beers thrown out

A legal suit for damages brought against diamond mining company De Beers by British national Gordon Brown,

Africa

17 APR 2009

Investors demand answers at Rio Tinto AGM

Outgoing Rio Tinto chairman Paul Skinner faced tough questions about the company's desperate need for

Australia

17 APR 2009

No Griffin/Ivernia merger over claims of poor corporate governance

Griffin Mining Ltd has dropped its C$27 million (US$21.7 million) takeover bid for Ivernia Inc, claiming

Australia

09 APR 2009

Coal of Africa stake

ArcelorMittal South Africa has acquired, from its parent company, a 16.3% stake in Coal of Africa Ltd

Africa

09 APR 2009

Lundin share sale to relieve credit pressure

Toronto's Lundin Mining Corp plans to raise up to C$188.6 million (US$152.6 million) through a share

Base metals

09 APR 2009

Continental Coal chief

Continental Capital Ltd has appointed Petrus Snyders as chief executive of majority-owned subsidiary

Africa

09 APR 2009

Archangel changes

Archangel Diamond Corp has announced the resignation of Tony Guthrie as a board member. The board has

Africa

09 APR 2009

Merger movements

Victory Nickel Inc announced that Richard Murphy has resigned from the board of directors. Mr Murphy

Africa

09 APR 2009

BHPB taxes

BHP Billiton has won a A$643 million (US$457 million) dispute with the Australian Tax Office over its

Australia

09 APR 2009