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In the blood

EVER since reading the following, highly dramatic, description of the early drilling that led to the

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24 JUN 2005

Frozen assets

CANADIAN diamond hunters are extremely competitive, and go to great lengths to outfox their rivals. Stornoway

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24 JUN 2005

Market forces

A RELUCTANT Bill Humphries, managing director of AIM-listed Patagonia Gold , is being shoved into the

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17 JUN 2005

Directors eat too

TONY Trahar, Anglo American's chief executive, has sold nearly £1.3 million-worth of the group's shares,

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17 JUN 2005

From Scotland to AIM, via everywhere else

IN THE past couple of months Harry Dobson has been busy listing on London's AIM market two companies

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10 JUN 2005

Mid-tier movers

MARTIN Rosser also wants to help alleviate that shortage of medium-sized mining companies, particularly

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10 JUN 2005

The IFC connection

JUST what does Sir Sam Jonah do for AngloGold Ashanti, where he holds the grand title of president?

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03 JUN 2005

Gold card

ANDY Smith says: “A sense of humour generates a lot of goodwill and is essential in an international

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03 JUN 2005

Rough job

WITHIN a few hours of the announcement that he is to take over as De Beers' chief executive (MJ, May

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27 MAY 2005

Slings and arrows

THIS is how markets work. Regal Petroleum reported that its most important oil discovery, in Greece,

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27 MAY 2005

BIG personality

MENTION of Alan Bond (see above) reminds me that people who have met him recently reckon he seems to

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20 MAY 2005

Financial engineer

GRAHAM Mascall has spent much of the past three years lining up the US$155 million acquisition of the

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20 MAY 2005

Protest vote

SOME major shareholders sent two very clear messages to Xstrata at the diversified mining group's annual

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13 MAY 2005

Technology player

ANDREW Woollett is about to hit the fund-raising trail again. He'll be looking for about £13 million

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13 MAY 2005

Gone fishin'

SIMON Lawrence is leaving Gabriel Resources, and will take a long sabbatical before deciding what to

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06 MAY 2005

A model story

THERE'S no doubting Melissa Sturgess's determination. Juggling with the tricky business of being pregnant

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06 MAY 2005

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