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Sumatra listing

Sumatra Copper & Gold Ltd launched on the Australian Securities Exchange this week, following a A$12

Asia

30 OCT 2009

Boseto BFS funding

Discovery Metals Ltd has placed 29.1 million shares at A$0.45 (US$0.42) each to raise A$13.1 million

Africa

30 OCT 2009

Community toolkit

The ability to handle local grievances has leapt up the skills ‘wish list' of mining executives. Hardly

PGMs

30 OCT 2009

Nevsun raising

TSX-listed Nevsun Resources Ltd has entered into a non-brokered private placement financing for C$32.8

Africa

23 OCT 2009

Building brics

The world's biggest producer of iron ore has announced that it is to increase its annual capital expenditure

Monterrico in UK court battle

Monterrico Metals plc, controlled by a Chinese consortium led by Zijin Mining Group Co, is facing legal

Cloncurry development

Exco Resources Ltd has raised A$10.1 million (US$9.3 million) to advance its portfolio of copper projects

Australia

23 OCT 2009

Moly Mines signs US$700 project finance deal

Moly Mines Ltd has secured funding of up to US$700 million from Chinese backers, moving the start-up

Australia

23 OCT 2009

Spinifex Ridge gets Chinese backing

Moly Mines Ltd has secured financing from China's Sichuan Hanlong Group Co Ltd to accelerate development

Australia

20 OCT 2009

Rio doubles Ivanhoe stake

Rio Tinto has raised its stake in Ivanhoe Mines Ltd from 9.9% to 19.7% by exercising its option under

Asia

16 OCT 2009

Traders celebrate

Trading conditions for metals this week were described by one market participant as “ludicrous”�. Much

Europe/Middle East

16 OCT 2009

Monopoly rules

The confident prediction from CRU's John Sykes, at last week's Base Metals Investor Seminar, was: “The

Base metals

16 OCT 2009

Xstrata sells El Morro stake to Barrick

Xstrata plc has sold its 70% stake in the El Morro copper-gold project to Barrick Gold Corp for US$465 million

Xstrata abandons Anglo merger, commits to US$700m expansion

Xstrata plc has decided against pursuing an immediate merger with Anglo American plc, and will focus

Africa

16 OCT 2009

Xstrata abandons Anglo, commits to US$700m expansion

Xstrata plc will not be pursuing an immediate merger with Anglo American plc, and will focus on organic

Africa

15 OCT 2009

Xstrata sells El Morro to Barrick

Xstrata plc has sold its entire 70% stake in the El Morro copper-gold project to Barrrick Gold Corp for