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Building in steel

THERE will be a merger between Consolidated Minerals (CML) and Portman, Australia's third biggest iron-ore

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29 OCT 2004

Latin play

DIEGO Hernandez is not telling how BHP Billiton managed to snatch him away from Cia Vale do Rio Doce

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22 OCT 2004

In Harmony

SO WHO is Vladimir Potanin, the Russian who has given Ian Cockerill at Gold Fields the cold shoulder

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22 OCT 2004

Rocks to riches

IT PROBABLY will never again be possible. To be able, in the space of one career, to join a very small

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15 OCT 2004

Size matters

DID you know that Anglo American is the world's biggest producer of cardboard packaging materials? And

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15 OCT 2004

Big picture man

THERE can be very few people on earth with as much faith in their own ability as Thomas Kaplan – who

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08 OCT 2004

Copper-bottomed

AT THE age of 76, David Lowell deserves as much as anybody in mining to be described as a legend in his

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01 OCT 2004

Still at the sharp end

MARK Creasy laughs uproariously when told that the London Sunday Times, in its 2004 Rich List, suggests

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24 SEP 2004

Homeboy

EVERYONE involved in mining in Peru knows of Jesus Arias, says Ed Baer. The Arias family empire includes

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17 SEP 2004

Pip pip

FRONTIER Mining, run by people who know Kazakhstan well and just listed on London's AIM with the help

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17 SEP 2004

Diamond geezers

THERE'S an interesting cast of characters involved in the story of how Chapada Diamonds eventually got

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10 SEP 2004

New puppy, old trick

WHILE Xstrata is attracting most attention this week because of its success in the auction for the Bambas

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03 SEP 2004

Sons and brothers

PETER Lalor once explained to me why Australian companies had pioneered gold hedging. It was because

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03 SEP 2004

The appliance of science

PAVEL Maslovsky (pictured) remembers the time, not so long ago, when his monthly salary as a professor

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27 AUG 2004

Small toe, big foot

RIO Tinto is clearly not overly enthusiastic about present prospects for big mining groups in Russia.

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27 AUG 2004

End of the gold road

IT NOW seems certain that the Iamgold name will soon disappear, as the company merges with some Gold

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20 AUG 2004

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