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WHY on earth would a Hong Kong-based distributor of mobile phones start stalking an Australian iron-ore

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16 JUL 2004

Rocket man

THE sudden departure of Brian Gilbertson as chairman of Vedanta, possibly for a role with Sual, the Russian

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16 JUL 2004

The junior's view

JOCELYN Waller, founder and managing director of Trans-Siberian Gold (TSG), admits to feeling “an enormous

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09 JUL 2004

A smaller pond

ISN'T Sir John Craven just a little too, well, grand to become chairman of an AIM-listed exploration

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09 JUL 2004

If at first…

TALK about tenacious. For the past 17 years Michael Carvill, managing director of Kenmare Resources,

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02 JUL 2004

Major connections

IT'S not difficult to work out why Ivernia West picked Kevin Ross to be its chief operating officer (p21).

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02 JUL 2004

The Perth connection

KEITH Liddell is best known as one of the team that started Aquarius Platinum in 1996 and turned it into

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26 JUN 2004

Royal inheritance

STEPHEN Quin, executive vice president of Miramar Mining, has been in contact following my recent note

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26 JUN 2004

L'étranger

WHY does Vedanta Resources need such high-powered people on its board as non-executives? First came Brian

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18 JUN 2004

Burn rate

BERNARD Baruch, the American financier and adviser to US presidents who lived till he was 95, once said:

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18 JUN 2004

Exploration calling

JOSEPH Gutnick, one of the industry's unique – and often controversial – characters, has emerged from

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11 JUN 2004

What's in a name?

TALKING of Gutnick Resources, in my view it is a very brave or foolhardy person who puts his name on

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11 JUN 2004

A life less ordinary

MICHAEL Martineau discovered his first mineral deposit when he was 23 and doing research for his PhD

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04 JUN 2004

…or two

AMONG Michael Spriggs's many achievements was surviving a four-year stint writing for Mining Journal.

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04 JUN 2004

Big backers

THE former Emir of Qatar and Issa Al Kawari already have invested US$80 million in Oryx Natural Resources

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28 MAY 2004

Anglo Old Boys team

IMAGINE you are trying to revive a virtually moribund gold company – with only one mine struggling to

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28 MAY 2004

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