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The rumour machine

HERE'S Brad Mills, chief executive of Lonmin, explaining in a South African radio broadcast what happened

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12 MAY 2006

The greasy pole

THERE'S a guessing game going on in Johannesburg and London. It started after Anglo American revealed

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05 MAY 2006

Seat 1A

QUESTIONS are also being asked about why Tony Trahar will retire early, giving up the chief executive

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05 MAY 2006

A diversified portfolio

HARRY Dobson is known in Europe for his successful stable of 40 racehorses. In Ireland, where his horses

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28 APR 2006

The rich list

GLENCORE, the Swiss international trading group, has handed Mick Davis a cheque for SF26 million Swiss

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21 APR 2006

The original mining analyst

REG Eccles remembers quite clearly how he came to be involved in the mining business. He and his wife

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21 APR 2006

In Tiny's footsteps

EMMA Priestley vividly remembers her first meeting with David Lenigas, the Australian mining engineer

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13 APR 2006

A busy man

DAVID Lenigas faces an unexpected distraction from his work rebuilding Lonrho Africa. He has had to step

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13 APR 2006

Rubber ball

OUR subject today is Andrew Forrest. Someone said recently it is diffi cult to fi nd anyone in Mr Forrest's

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07 APR 2006

Rich man's toy

YOU might have noticed reports that some of the world's richest people are supposed to be benefiting

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07 APR 2006

Jewellery model

ROLAND Phelps is now the biggest shareholder in Galantas Gold, which the Toronto market currently values

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31 MAR 2006

Locational advantage

JACK Gunter recalls that he was about to take early retirement from Rio Tinto Zinc, as it was then known,

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31 MAR 2006

Coal tsar

CAREERS don't come much more colourful than that of Richard Budge. UK newspapers called him ‘King Coal'

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24 MAR 2006

Renaissance man

RANDALL Oliphant was only 39 in 1999 when he was appointed president and chief executive of Barrick Gold

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24 MAR 2006

Inside moves

LESS than six months after bringing his Bateman Engineering group to London's AIM market (MJ, October

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17 MAR 2006

Public-private partnership

GORDON Riddler has more than 30 years' experience in the minerals industry, both in the front line –

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17 MAR 2006

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