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Fortescue and founder in court

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Australia's third-largest iron-ore miner, misled markets five years ago about

Australia

09 APR 2009

Alcoa opens results season with quarterly loss

Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc reported a second consecutive quarterly loss on Tuesday, as metal prices

North America

08 APR 2009

Rio Tinto lines up rights issue

Rio Tinto has drawn up contingency plans to raise up to US$10 billion in a rights issue underwritten

Africa

06 APR 2009

Consolidated Thompson signs iron-ore deal with Chinese

The letter agreement provides for CLM to issue Wisco 29,748,897 shares, representing 19.9% of CLM post

North America

03 APR 2009

Diamond producer plans cash boost

It will offer 75 million new shares at £1 (US$1.44) each, representing a 33% discount on the day prior

Asia

03 APR 2009

Tala Hamza zinc project receives funding

Terramin will issue equity of A$17.5 million at A$0.65/share – almost 50% higher than the closing price

Base metals

03 APR 2009

Brockman board appointment

Brockman Resources Ltd has named Australian mining executive David Nixon as a non-executive director.

Australia

03 APR 2009

New chair at Toro

Workload demands have prompted the resignation of founding chairman Ian Gould. Ms Smyth, currently non-executive

Australia

03 APR 2009

China tightens grasp on Australian mining assets

Competition and government regulators ruled on the purchase of stakes in Oz Minerals Ltd, Fortescue Metals

Asia

03 APR 2009

Chinalco passes German scrutiny over Rio deal

Chinese metals group Chinalco has cleared a second anti-competition hurdle for a proposed US$19.5 billion

Europe/Middle East

01 APR 2009

OZ Minerals gets revised offer from Minmetals

OZ Minerals Ltd said on Tuesday it received an alternative rescue bid from Minmetals, after Australia

Australia

31 MAR 2009

Australia approves China investment in Fortescue

Australia approved a US$438 million Chinese investment in iron-ore producer Fortescue Metals Group on

Australia

31 MAR 2009

Australia's Terramin gets backing for Algeria mine

Terramin Australia Ltd on Monday said it had begun financing for a proposed zinc and lead mine in Algeria,

Australia

30 MAR 2009

Chinalco raises $21 billion loan for Rio deal

Chinese metals group Chinalco has arranged a US$21 billion loan to finance its planned tie-up with global

Australia

27 MAR 2009

FIRB extends OZ Minerals, Minmetals investigation

The FIRB has extended the evaluation period for the bid by 90 days. The news, announced on Monday,

Australia

27 MAR 2009

Chinalco's Rio Tinto deal edges closer

Aluminium Corp of China's (Chinalco) Rio Tinto deal took two small but significant steps towards completion

Australia

27 MAR 2009