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Story time

As a mining-company executive (if you are not, bear with me – pretend), what is your worst corporate

PGMs

15 JAN 2010

London Stockpile: Happy New Year for UK miners

The inevitable optimism that comes with the New Year must have been felt strongly in the UK, with investors

Europe/Middle East

08 JAN 2010

Poland values KGHM stake at US$719 million after bids

Poland has completed collecting orders for its 10% stake in copper producer KGHM Polska Miedz SA, valuing

Capital markets

08 JAN 2010

Goldcorp trumps Barrick's bid to buy El Morro

New Gold Inc has stifled Barrick Gold Corp's plans to acquire a 70% interest in El Morro copper-gold

Tongling to acquire Corriente Resources

China's second largest copper producer, Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co, has joined with

Asia

08 JAN 2010

Hong Kong's Taifeng backs Cairn Hill

IMX Resources Ltd said development of the Cairn Hill Phase 1 magnetite-copper-gold project in South Australia

Australia

08 JAN 2010

Taking sight

Turning insight into foresight takes a particular skill, and can only be properly judged, of course,

Europe/Middle East

08 JAN 2010

Kazakhmys financing secured

London-listed Kazakhmys plc has secured up to US$2.7 billion from Kazakh sovereign wealth fund, Samruk-Kazyna.

Europe/Middle East

08 JAN 2010

Kazakhmys financing secured

London-listed Kazakhmys plc has secured up to US$2.7 billion from a Kazakh sovereign wealth fund, Samruk-Kazyna.

Base metals

31 DEC 2009

Tongling acquires Corriente Resources

China's second largest copper producer, Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co, has joined with

London Stockpile 18-12-09 - Festive investing not so jolly

London markets were sluggish in the final full-trading week of the year, like someone who's eaten too

Europe/Middle East

18 DEC 2009

Q Copper listing delayed, raising amount decreased

Cape Lambert Resources Ltd has delayed listing Q Copper Australia Ltd until February while also reducing

Australia

18 DEC 2009

Africa's turn

As we draw to the end of the first decade of the new millennium, it is easy to visualise at least one

Africa

18 DEC 2009

Xstrata takes on US$2.4 billion impairment charge

Xstrata plc has announced US$2.4 billion in impairment charges for 2009 after closing a number of nickel

Australia

11 DEC 2009

Sukuk Credit

Attempts by Dubai World to restructure its US$26 billion debt have dominated the financial press this

PGMs

11 DEC 2009

Eritrean charms

Eritrea, which became independent in May 1993 (two years after the end of a 30-year war), is the size

Africa

11 DEC 2009