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Colin Bird
Colin Bird

Jubilee narrows loss, increases revenue, gross profit

Aim- and AltX-listed mining exploration and development company Jubilee Platinum narrowed its loss a share by 61% during the six months ended December 2013 to 7.41c, as the company focused on using its smelter processing infrastructure to drive...
26th March 2014

BHP moves to earn a 75% stake in exploration targets in northern Chile

BHP's targeted blocks for exploration Mining major BHP Billiton has committed $14-million to exploration activities on four of five blocks of exploration land owned by TSX-listed Canadian junior Polar Star Mining. BHP would earn a 51% stake in each block by injecting $3.5-million...
27th August 2013

Galileo may produce rare earths and phosphates at Limpopo project

London-listed junior Galileo Resources’ Glenover rare earths project, in South Africa, would likely also produce phosphates, CEO Colin Bird said on Tuesday. “Potentially we will produce phosphate in addition to rare earths and our current...
30th May 2013

Jubilee H1 earnings drop, revenues rise

Jubilee Platinum has reported a basic and headline loss a share of £1.40 for the six months ended December 31, 2012, on the back of a headline loss for the period of £4.13-million. This was a slight contraction from the basic and headline loss...
2nd April 2013

Galileo confirms Zambia rare-earth project tenure

London-listed Galileo Resources on Friday said it had completed due diligence at the Nkombwa Hill rare-earth project, in Zambia, after confirming tenure. The emerging rare-earth exploration and development company intended issuing 5.25-million...
11th January 2013

Due diligence on Zambia rare earths project completed

Aim-listed African Consolidated Resources (ACR) has completed due diligence at its the Nkombwa Hills rare earth project, in Zambia, subject to the confirmation of tenure. The Southern Africa focused miner’s CEO Andrew Cranswick said the Nkombwa...
10th September 2012

Galileo to participate in Zambia rare-earth project

Aim-listed African Consolidated Resources (ACR) on Wednesday said emerging explorer Galileo Resources had entered into a heads of agreement (HoA) with its joint venture (JV) partner Rare Earth International (REI) to earn an interest in the Nkombwa...
25th July 2012
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Colin Bird

Position: Chairperson and CE of Galileo Resources Main Activity of the Company: Rare earths project development
13th July 2012

Jubilee agrees deal with Indian Pacific over Madagascar project

Mine-to-metal specialist Jubilee Platinum said on Monday it had acquired participation rights in a potentially large noncore iron-ore opportunity in Madagascar, with minimum initial funding from the company. Jubilee executed a heads of agreement...
9th July 2012

Explorer’s share price soars 43% as ‘impressive’ resource estimate is unveiled

On the back of an impressive maiden resource estimate at its Glenover rare earths joint venture (JV) project, in Limpopo, shares in the AIM-quoted emerging exploration company Galileo Resources are up 42.47% to 52p.
25th May 2012

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27th January 2012

Glenover reports positive drilling results at Limpopo rare earths prospect

The global rare earths industry is in a state of flux, says natural resource exploration company Galileo Resources executive chairman Colin Bird.
27th January 2012
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